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China, officially known as the People's Republic of China is the largest country in Asia by land size and the most populous in the world. It is ruled by the Communist Party of China, which also controls the People's Liberation Army, the largest armed force in the world. It is the world’s biggest economy and a military superpower, with Beijing being the capital city.
17 Jun 2021
First three-man crew for China's new space station blasts off
China put the first module of its space station into orbit late in April. On June 17, the country announced that it has successfully launched a space vehicle carrying the astronauts who would man the space station for a period of three months.
16 Jun 2021
China to launch manned mission for its space station
China is all set to send three crew members to its new space station for three months on Thursday morning, the country's space agency announced on Wednesday.
14 May 2021
China's Tianwen-1 lander and rover successfully touchdown on Mars
Shortly after realizing the dream of launching its own space station, China reportedly succeeded at its attempt to land the Zhurong lander on Mars on May 14 as a part of its Tianwen-1 mission.
03 Feb 2021
WHO team visits Wuhan research lab
World Health Organization investigators, on Wednesday, visited a research center in the Chinese city of Wuhan that has been the subject of speculation about the origins of the coronavirus.
02 Feb 2021
US concerned by China's ongoing attempts to intimidate neighbors
In its first response to the China-India border standoff, the Biden administration has voiced concern over Beijing's ongoing attempts to intimidate its neighbors and said it was closely monitoring the situation.
18 Jan 2021
China mine blast: 12 trapped workers out of 22 alive
Chinese state media reported that 12 out of 22 workers trapped for a week by an explosion in a gold mine are alive, as hundreds of rescuers seek to bring them to safety.
11 Jan 2021
Indonesia green-lights emergency use of Chinese vaccine
Indonesia's Food and Drug Authority on Monday green-lighted emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine, called CoronaVac, produced by China-based Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Vaccination of high-risk groups is expected to start later this week.
09 Jan 2021
China ready to receive WHO experts to probe COVID-19 origin
China is ready to receive a World Health Organization expert team to probe the COVID-19 origin, a senior Chinese official informed the media but gave no specific timeline for the visit.
07 Jan 2021
Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem
Internet users in China erupted in laughter and sarcasm while reacting to Wednesday's riots at the United States Capitol, giving another proof of the deep discord between the two powerful nations.
06 Jan 2021
China blocks investigation into coronavirus origins, WHO chief 'disappointed'
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed disappointment after China blocked an investigation into the origins of coronavirus.
04 Jan 2021
Alibaba founder suspected to be missing after criticizing Chinese government
Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has not been seen in public for more than two months now, a development that has sparked questions about his whereabouts.
03 Jan 2021
Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals
Four people, including two Chinese nationals, have been arrested by the Chennai Police in connection with the loan apps case.
31 Dec 2020
China grants conditional approval to its homegrown COVID-19 vaccine
China has granted conditional approval to the country's first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine developed by state-owned pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm, an official announcement said on Thursday.
31 Dec 2020
China's Zhong Shanshan replaces Mukesh Ambani as Asia's richest person
Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairperson and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani is no longer the richest person in Asia. That title now belongs to China's Zhong Shanshan, a vaccine magnate and the founder of the bottled water company Nongfu Spring.
30 Dec 2020
PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.
29 Dec 2020
Conflict with India not good for China, says IAF chief
Any serious conflict with India is not good for China at the global front, the Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, said in a statement on Tuesday.
28 Dec 2020
Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious
During his last days at office, outgoing United States President Donald Trump has taken a decision that has left his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping miffed.
28 Dec 2020
Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years over coronavirus reportage
A 37-year-old citizen journalist was on Monday sentenced to four years in prison by a Chinese court over her coronavirus outbreak reporting, more than a year after the virus emerged in Wuhan.
23 Dec 2020
'Good riddance,' says China as Germany exits UN Security Council
"Good riddance, Ambassador Heusgen." That is what China's deputy United Nations envoy, Geng Shuang, said to Germany's ambassador as the latter completed a two-year term on the UN Security Council.
19 Dec 2020
China to expand COVID-19 inoculations; meat sellers also high priority
China will soon expand coronavirus inoculations for workers in health care, transport, and border control, a senior official said on Saturday.
19 Dec 2020
US accuses China of 'obstructing' WHO probe, 'peddling' questionable vaccines
Urging the international community to demand transparency from China about the spread of the coronavirus, the US has accused Beijing of "obstructing" a World Health Organization (WHO) probe into its origin and "peddling" questionable vaccines one year after the disease broke out in Wuhan.
18 Dec 2020
India, China continue talks amid border row, call for disengagement
Months into the India-China border row, both nations held another round of talks to resolve the conflict.
11 Dec 2020
India blames China for border standoff in Eastern Ladakh
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday hit back at China a day after it blamed India for the border standoff between the two countries.
15 Oct 2020
China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA
The Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir are integral parts of India, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Thursday.
12 Oct 2020
Indo-China tensions: Seventh round of military talks could remain inconclusive
India and China will hold the seventh round of military talks at Chusul on Monday with an agenda to ease tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), but the outcome is likely to remain unchanged.
10 Oct 2020
Talks won't help: US NSA on India-China border row
As talks to resolve border tensions between India and China have remained fruitless, the United States National Security Advisor (NSA) has said that it is time to accept that dialogue will not persuade China to change.
10 Oct 2020
60,000 PLA soldiers deployed: Mike Pompeo, amid Indo-China tensions
China has deployed over 60,000 soldiers on India's Northern border, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in interviews after returning from Tokyo where he met counterparts from Japan, Australia, and India.
09 Oct 2020
With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK
With the relationship between China and Pakistan going steadfast, the superpower is learned to be helping the Islamic nation set up missile systems in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, reports IE.
07 Oct 2020
In 14 countries, most people have unfavorable views toward China
China no longer evokes emotions of goodwill, at least among 14 advanced countries, that were surveyed by the US-based Pew Research Center. The findings of the research, published on Tuesday, showed China's unpopularity has reached historic highs in the last year.
05 Oct 2020
Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions
Sending a strong message to China, IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria said on Monday that India was well-prepared for airstrikes after the Galwan Valley episode in June.
02 Oct 2020
Global markets fall after US President Trump reveals coronavirus diagnosis
US President Donald Trump's disclosure that he and First Lady Melania have tested positive for coronavirus, threw global markets into uncertainty with losses being recorded almost everywhere.
30 Sep 2020
India and China discuss 5-point plan to ease border tensions
India and China held a fresh round of diplomatic talks under the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination (WMCC).
30 Sep 2020
Personal attacks, chaos rule Trump and Biden's first Presidential debate
US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden faced each other in Ohio on Tuesday (local time) for the first Presidential debate, and evidently policy talk was derailed by personal attacks and chaos.
29 Sep 2020
India says it never accepted China's 1959 interpretation of LAC
India on Tuesday reacted to China's claim that it abides by the 1959 interpretation of the Indo-China border, the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
29 Sep 2020
Cat Que: Another virus from China, ICMR raises alarm
Another virus from China could be making its way into India, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has warned.
27 Sep 2020
PUBG ban not likely to be revoked anytime soon: Report
The ban on PUBG came as a big blow for PUBG Corporation, the creator of the title, and Tencent Games, the Chinese company behind its mobile version.
26 Sep 2020
Was UN's response effective in handling pandemic, asks PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today delivered a virtual address at the United Nations General Assembly.
25 Sep 2020
Galwan-clash cost five soldiers, claims China; India says number higher
For the first time since the bloody June episode in Galwan Valley, China admitted its casualties, saying that five of its soldiers died. However, India is convinced the death toll is higher, with government sources telling News18 that China's count must be multiplied by three.
23 Sep 2020
Chinese soldiers seen crying on way to Indian border
A viral video showing crying soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given quite the opportunity to Taiwanese media to mock China.
23 Sep 2020
Donald Trump tears into China for unleashing coronavirus; demands accountability
The raging coronavirus pandemic took center stage at the UN General Assembly with US President Donald Trump blaming China directly for unleashing the virus onto the world and also urging world leaders to hold Beijing accountable.