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India, China to hold 13th round of military talks today

10 Oct 2021

India, China to hold 13th round of military talks today

India and China will hold the 13th round of high-level military talks on Sunday to achieve further disengagement in the remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh.

India, China had brief face-off in Tawang last week: Reports

08 Oct 2021

India, China had brief face-off in Tawang last week: Reports

Indian and Chinese troops were reportedly engaged in yet another face-off last week along the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh.

China: PCR test purchases increased before COVID-19 was first confirmed

05 Oct 2021

China: PCR test purchases increased before COVID-19 was first confirmed

A cyber security firm suggested that authorities in China alerted global agencies about COVID-19 much later than the emergence of the disease.

Highway projects haven't had Chinese investment since some time: Gadkari

21 Sep 2021

Highway projects haven't had Chinese investment since some time: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said that Chinese companies have not made investments in highway projects in India in recent times.

China astronauts return after 90 days aboard space station

17 Sep 2021

China astronauts return after 90 days aboard space station

A trio of Chinese astronauts returned to the Earth on Friday after a 90-day stay aboard their nation's first space station in China's longest mission yet.

What explains Taliban's invite to 6 countries for government ceremony?

07 Sep 2021

What explains Taliban's invite to 6 countries for government ceremony?

As the Taliban is getting closer to announce Afghanistan's new government, the group has invited six countries to attend the government formation ceremony.

China trying to take over Bagram Airfield base: Nikki Haley

02 Sep 2021

China trying to take over Bagram Airfield base: Nikki Haley

The USA needs to closely watch China as it might try to take over Afghanistan's Bagram air force base following the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan and use Pakistan to get stronger against India, the USA's ex-envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said.

Chinese minors limited to three hours of gaming per week

02 Sep 2021

Chinese minors limited to three hours of gaming per week

Authorities in China have announced even more stringent measures to prevent children from getting addicted to online video games.

COVID-19 'not developed' as a biological weapon: US Intelligence Community

28 Aug 2021

COVID-19 'not developed' as a biological weapon: US Intelligence Community

SARS-CoV-2 was "not developed" as a biological weapon, the US intelligence community has concluded in a report, with President Joe Biden reiterating the allegation that China continues to reject calls for transparency and withhold information about the origins of the virus.

COVID-19 most-transmissible two days before, three days after symptoms appear

26 Aug 2021

COVID-19 most-transmissible two days before, three days after symptoms appear

People infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, are most contagious two days before, and three days after they develop symptoms, according to a study conducted in China.

China accuses US of politicizing COVID-19 origins research

26 Aug 2021

China accuses US of politicizing COVID-19 origins research

China has gone on the offensive ahead of the release of a US intelligence report on the origins of the coronavirus, bringing out a senior official to accuse the US of politicizing the issue by seeking to blame China.

China holds first diplomatic talk with Taliban; communication 'open, effective'

25 Aug 2021

China holds first diplomatic talk with Taliban; communication 'open, effective'

A day after holding its first diplomatic talk with the Taliban representative, China on Wednesday said its communication with the Taliban is "open and effective."

China approves three-child policy; sops announced

20 Aug 2021

China approves three-child policy; sops announced

China's national legislature on Friday formally endorsed the three-child policy mooted by the ruling Communist Party, in a major policy shift aimed to prevent a steep decline in birth rates in the world's most populous country.

China pushes adoption of language, cultural symbols in Tibet

19 Aug 2021

China pushes adoption of language, cultural symbols in Tibet

A top Chinese official said on Thursday that all-around efforts are needed to ensure Tibetans speak standard spoken and written Chinese and share the cultural symbols and images of the Chinese nation.

America's strength is destruction, not construction: China on Afghanistan crisis

17 Aug 2021

America's strength is destruction, not construction: China on Afghanistan crisis

China on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at the United States, blaming it for the chaos that engulfed Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power in the country.

Willing to develop friendly relations with Taliban, says China

16 Aug 2021

Willing to develop friendly relations with Taliban, says China

As the Taliban has taken control of Afghanistan, China on Monday said that it is willing to develop "friendly relations" with the country.

COVID-19 origin: China rejects further WHO probe, calls it 'political'

13 Aug 2021

COVID-19 origin: China rejects further WHO probe, calls it 'political'

China on Friday rejected the World Health Organization's (WHO) request for a renewed probe into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak.

China: 21 killed, four missing as heavy rains lash Hubei

13 Aug 2021

China: 21 killed, four missing as heavy rains lash Hubei

At least 21 people were killed, four others remained missing and nearly 6000 people were evacuated as heavy rain lashed a township in central China's Hubei province, local authorities said on Friday.

Chinese media quotes 'inexistent' biologist to back COVID-19 origin study

12 Aug 2021

Chinese media quotes 'inexistent' biologist to back COVID-19 origin study

Chinese media has removed comments of a Swiss biologist on reports about the origin of COVID-19 after the Switzerland Embassy in China questioned whether the biologist even existed.

China: As Delta spreads, COVID-19 cases hit 7-month high

10 Aug 2021

China: As Delta spreads, COVID-19 cases hit 7-month high

China is witnessing a resurgence of COVID-19 as it reels under the impact of the highly transmissible Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2.

India deploys warships to South China Sea for Malabar exercise

04 Aug 2021

India deploys warships to South China Sea for Malabar exercise

The Indian Navy is scheduled to deploy a naval task group to the South China Sea in a move that could possibly affront China.

China releases video of Galwan Valley clash after deescalation talks

03 Aug 2021

China releases video of Galwan Valley clash after deescalation talks

China has released a video of the fatal 2020 Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese forces amid a prolonged border row along the Line of Actual Control.

China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

03 Aug 2021

China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

Chinese authorities announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan on Tuesday as an unusually wide series of COVID-19 outbreaks reached the city where coronavirus was first detected in late 2019.

China sees new COVID-19 outbreaks as Delta variant takes hold

30 Jul 2021

China sees new COVID-19 outbreaks as Delta variant takes hold

The Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, which was first detected in India, is now posing a challenge to China's efforts to contain local COVID-19 outbreaks.

Pakistan: 2 weeks after bus blast, Chinese nationals shot at

28 Jul 2021

Pakistan: 2 weeks after bus blast, Chinese nationals shot at

Weeks after a blast on a bus carrying Chinese engineers, two Chinese nationals were fired at by unidentified assailants in Karachi on Wednesday.

Typhoon to bring heavy rains to Taiwan, China over weekend

23 Jul 2021

Typhoon to bring heavy rains to Taiwan, China over weekend

A typhoon is forecast to bring heavy rains to Taiwan and coastal China over the weekend, days after the worst flooding on record in a central province caused at least 33 deaths.

Coronavirus: China rejects WHO proposal to probe lab leak theory

22 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: China rejects WHO proposal to probe lab leak theory

In its strongest pushback against the "lab leak" theory concerning coronavirus' origins, China has rejected a proposal by the World Health Organization (WHO) to investigate the matter.

Twelve killed in heavy rain, floods in central China

21 Jul 2021

Twelve killed in heavy rain, floods in central China

At least 12 people were killed while about 100,000 have been relocated to safe places in China's central Henan province which received the highest daily rainfall since the weather record began, state media reported on Wednesday.

Tencent's facial scans will catch Chinese children gaming at night

16 Jul 2021

Tencent's facial scans will catch Chinese children gaming at night

In a bid to curb addiction to video games and reduce the time youngsters spend gaming, game developer Tencent has taken the drastic step of using facial recognition technology to catch children gaming at night.

Pakistan bus blast: 9 Chinese engineers killed; China blames 'bombing'

14 Jul 2021

Pakistan bus blast: 9 Chinese engineers killed; China blames 'bombing'

At least 13 people were killed, including nine Chinese engineers in a blast on a bus in northern Pakistan on Wednesday.

Army says reports of fresh Indo-China clash 'false and baseless'

14 Jul 2021

Army says reports of fresh Indo-China clash 'false and baseless'

The Indian Army on Wednesday denied reports of a fresh clash with Chinese forces along the Indo-China border in eastern Ladakh.

Search ends in Chinese hotel collapse that killed 17 people

14 Jul 2021

Search ends in Chinese hotel collapse that killed 17 people

The death toll in the hotel collapse in China's Suzhou city raised to 17 on Wednesday as authorities ended the search.

At least eight dead in hotel collapse in eastern China

13 Jul 2021

At least eight dead in hotel collapse in eastern China

Rescue workers were digging through the remains of a collapsed hotel in eastern China looking for any survivors of a disaster that has killed at least eight people and left nine missing, authorities said on Tuesday.

Experts question if WHO should lead pandemic origins probe

02 Jul 2021

Experts question if WHO should lead pandemic origins probe

As the World Health Organization draws up plans for the next phase of its probe of how the coronavirus pandemic started, an increasing number of scientists say the UN agency isn't up to the task and shouldn't be the one to investigate.

China won't allow anyone to 'bully' it, Xi warns world

01 Jul 2021

China won't allow anyone to 'bully' it, Xi warns world

President Xi Jinping on Thursday called for building a strong military to defend the country and warned that the Chinese people will never allow any foreign force to "bully, oppress, or subjugate them," as the country marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Communist Party of China.

COVID-19 emerged in China around October 2019, not December: Study

25 Jun 2021

COVID-19 emerged in China around October 2019, not December: Study

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out across the globe, scientists have been trying to find the origins of SARS-CoV-2—the novel coronavirus that causes the deadly disease—to understand when and where the spread actually began.

China launches first bullet train in Tibet

25 Jun 2021

China launches first bullet train in Tibet

China on Friday operationalized its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, a strategically located Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, India.

China launches three astronauts to its space station: Details here

17 Jun 2021

China launches three astronauts to its space station: Details here

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 three astronauts who would man the space station for a period of three months.

China to launch manned mission for its space station

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.

Wokeness gone wrong: North Korean defector student slams US colleges

15 Jun 2021

Wokeness gone wrong: North Korean defector student slams US colleges

A woman who defected North Korea over a decade ago says she was excited about studying in the United States - only until she actually did that.