China: News

15 Feb 2017


BMW recalls over 41000 cars over defective air-bags

BMW has announced the recall of 41,685 cars in China due to concerns over defective air bags.

12 Feb 2017

Indian Government

India allows captured Chinese soldier to return home

A Chinese soldier, Wang Qi, was caught while entering Indian territory soon after the Sino-India War of 1962.

29 Jan 2017


What does China's 116% spike in lipstick sales indicate?

According to China Daily, China saw a massive 116% spike in lipstick sales this year in the Spring Festival shopping season.

Chinese President made head of new military, civilian reforms committee

Chinese President Xi Jinping was appointed as the head of the Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development.

Official Party newspaper reveals China faked its growth figures

China is set to release its GDP growth figures for 2016 tomorrow.

China's forex reserves drop, hit a 6-year low

China's foreign exchange reserves dropped by $41 billion to $3.011 trillion, the lowest since March 2011.

06 Jan 2017


China to launch 30 space missions in 2017

China has begun expanding its space faring capabilities.

01 Jan 2017


China's plans to overhaul its tourism industry

Announcing a new plan for its tourism industry, China said that it plans to invest $290 billion in the industry by 2020.

17 Dec 2016

Matt Damon

'The Great Wall' debuts in China

"The Great Wall" is a $150 million historical fantasy that has been co-produced by American and Chinese companies.

01 Dec 2016


Chinese couple developing an app for convenience marriages

32 year-old Chinese woman Ou Xiaobai and her girlfriend Yi Zhi, along with a team of part-time developers, are developing an app called iHomo which helps Chinese homosexuals find partners for convenience marriages so that they can appease their parents, relatives and employers.

25 Nov 2016

Narendra Modi

Money burning: "Worthless pieces of paper" can light up homes

The Centre would soon have a huge number of invalid notes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetized the Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes.

22 Nov 2016


Can India capture the global production limelight?

With growing linkages to other economies for export-driven production, India is soon rising up the global production ladder.

JPMorgan to pay $264.4 million in Chinese bribery scandal

JPMorgan Chase & Co. was slapped a $264.4 million fine by the federal officials to settle charges which proved that it employed relatives and friends of Chinese officials in order to obtain access to banking deals in China.

17 Nov 2016

Arunachal Pradesh

Manager of Indian badminton team denied visa by China

The manager of the Indian badminton team participating in the ongoing 'Thaihot China Open championship 2016' has been denied a visa by the Chinese Embassy.

11 Nov 2016

Alibaba Group

Alibaba's Singles' Day clocks over $5 billion in one hour

Alibaba Group's 'Singles' Day', a 24-hour shopping event held annually, garnered the online retail giant over $5 billion during the first hour of the shopping spree.

29 Oct 2016

Pakistan News

Asian Development Bank declines funding for Pakistan dam

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has refused to provide funding for Pakistan's $14 billion Diamer-Bhasha dam project on Indus river located in Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (PoK).

14 Oct 2016


Chinese lenders examine borrowers' bathrooms to determine creditworthiness

Lenders usually examine borrowers' credit histories and other financial details to determine whether they would pay them back.

12 Oct 2016

Xi Jinping

Report concludes Australian weather bureau hacked by 'foreign spies'

An official report has concluded that a major hacking-incident that targeted the Australian Bureau of Meteorology in December 2015 was indeed carried out by 'foreign spies'.

China's Yuan joins IMF's list of reserve currencies

The Chinese Yuan will enter International Monetary Fund's (IMF) reserve-basket of currencies with 'Special Drawing Rights' (SDR).

27 Sep 2016

Puerto Rico

World's largest radio telescope begins operations

China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) began searching for space signals and extraterrestrial life as hundreds of astronomers and enthusiasts eagerly watched its launch.

Athletes on a record breaking spree at 2016 Paralympics

Malaysian athlete Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli won gold in the men's shot put F20 event, breaking the current record by hurling a distance of 16.84m.

10 Sep 2016

Kuala Lumpur

China finishes world's longest bullet train tracks

China has built over 20,000 km of railway track network connecting Zhengzhou with Xuzhou.

05 Sep 2016


Giant pandas are no longer 'endangered' in China

The giant panda, one of the symbols of China, has been upgraded to the vulnerable species list after being listed as endangered for more than 25 years by the IUCN.

30 Aug 2016


India beating China in the world of operating systems

While China has failed to come out with a successful regional operating system, India's indigenous Indus OS has shown phenomenal growth in the last 2 years.

China unveils its 2020 Mars Mission probe and rover

China has given a glimpse of its design for the space probe and rover to the world in Beijing, which would be used in its first Mars mission.

China's ODI outshines FDI

China, the second largest economy in the world, saw itself being touted as a net capital exporter, when its Outward Direct Investment (ODI) surpassed its Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) levels.

09 Aug 2016


China to launch world's fastest train

China is set to launch world's fastest high speed train next month.

07 Aug 2016


China announces jail term for Christian church leader

In a week of activist trials and public confessions held by the Chinese courts, a prominent Christian church leader became the latest to be jailed.