China: News

01 Oct 2018

Rajkummar Rao

Want to put myself in an uncomfortable position: Sumeet Vyas

Sumeet Vyas says as an actor his aim is to keep pushing boundaries and stepping out of his comfort zone.

01 Oct 2018


Lenovo Z5 Pro with sliding camera to launch today

Lenovo is all set to launch its latest flagship, the Lenovo Z5 Pro, in China on October 1.

29 Sep 2018

United Nations (UN)

China defends blocking move to list Azhar Masood as global-terrorist

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has defended Beijing's repeated blockage of India's bids at the United Nations to list chief of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Azhar Masood as a global terrorist.

Won't be pushed around by US on trade, says China

China warned yesterday that its critical relationship with the US could break "like a glass," and used the UN General Assembly gathering of world leaders as the stage to warn Trump administration it wouldn't be pushed around on trade.

26 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

Can't hold US trade-talks with knife to the throat: China

China said it's impossible to hold trade talks with the US while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like "holding a knife to someone's throat".

25 Sep 2018


Sweden TV says 'Chinese poop in the open'; triggers outrage

It is an ugly world we live in. It is filled with bigots, racists, and despicable people.

25 Sep 2018


Reveal fate of 1mn minority Muslims detained: Amnesty to China

China must come clean about the fate of an estimated 1mn minority Muslims swept up in a "massive crackdown" in Xinjiang, Amnesty International said in a new report yesterday.

24 Sep 2018


China: Woman throws garbage out of car, biker teaches best-lesson-ever

How many times have you been upset with litter on the roads? Or how many times has your stroll on the street been obstructed by garbage? Uncountable times right?

21 Sep 2018

Russia News

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

Moscow said today Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the US against "playing with fire."

19 Sep 2018


#TodayInWhatIRead: Sober China-man jumps off overpass to avoid drink-driving test

In a bizarre incident, a driver in China jumped off an overpass to avoid a drink driving test. But that's neither funny nor the worst part.

19 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US: Trump

China rebuilt itself with the "tremendous amount" of money pouring out of the United States, President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday, amid the ongoing trade war between the two nations.

16 Sep 2018


India not lowering guard on border with China: Defense Minister

India will not lower its guard along the Line of Actual Control with China while maintaining border peace in sync with the "Wuhan" spirit, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

16 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

Arunachal MP suggests dredging of Siang river to prevent floods

Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh, Ninong Ering, has suggested to the Center for dredging of the Siang river to solve the recurrent flood and erosion problems in the downstream areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

16 Sep 2018


Typhoon aims at south China after killing 28 in Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut roared toward densely populated Hong Kong and southern China today after ravaging across the northern Philippines with ferocious winds and heavy rains that left at least 28 dead.

16 Sep 2018

South Korea

Trump ready to impose new tariffs on $200bn-worth Chinese goods

President Donald Trump is going ahead with plans to impose new tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese imports, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.

15 Sep 2018


Super Typhoon Mangkhut could cause damages worth $120bn in Asia

On Saturday, Super Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines causing floods, triggering landslides, disrupting electricity and travel services.

15 Sep 2018


Xiaomi creates new managerial positions to foster leadership

Amid increased scrutiny of governance and succession in mega Chinese tech firms, smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is looking to create new managerial positions to build a second tier of leadership under CEO Lei Jun.

14 Sep 2018


India should shed 'world's largest arms importer' tag: Official

Secretary in Department of Defense Production (DP) Ajay Kumar today said India has overtaken China as the world's largest arms importer and should shed the tag.

Nokia 9 with 5-cameras could be launched in September itself

Days after a concept render highlighted a penta-camera setup on Nokia 9, a new leak has claimed that the phone may be launched in September itself.

13 Sep 2018

South Korea

US House votes to ban eating of dogs and cats

A resolution has been passed in the US House of Representatives asking countries like China, South Korea, Vietnam, and India to end the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption, saying there is no place for such practices in a compassionate society.

11 Sep 2018

Donald Trump

China promises to hit back if Trump imposes new tariffs

China on Monday promised retaliation if US President Donald Trump escalates their tariff battle, raising the risk Beijing might target operations of American companies as it runs out of imports for penalties.

09 Sep 2018

Alibaba Group

Alibaba's Jack Ma isn't retiring, will announce his succession plans

Refuting an NYT report which claimed Jack Ma would be retiring from Executive Chairmanship of Alibaba group on Monday, South China Morning Post, a newspaper owned by the company, reported on Sunday that he would instead unveil his succession plans.

08 Sep 2018

New York City

Hong Kong is home to most ultra-wealthy people, not NYC

New York City, the largest city of US, has been toppled by Asia's giant Hong Kong, as the home to the maximum number of ultra-wealthy people.

08 Sep 2018

Alibaba Group

End of era: China's richest man Jack Ma announces retirement

Jack Ma, who serves as Executive Director of Alibaba, a company he founded in 1999 has announced his retirement. The business magnate will retire on Monday, September 10, according to reports.

05 Sep 2018


China: Dog steals man's wallet and our hearts!

A man was playing cards with his friends, when his wallet falls on the ground accidentally. A duo walks by them, discreetly picks up the wallet and sneaks off with it.

05 Sep 2018

North Korea

Xi to send top official to North Korea anniversary celebrations

Chinese President Xi Jinping will send a close ally to North Korea's 70th-anniversary celebrations, it was announced yesterday, following speculations he would use the occasion to make his first official Pyongyang trip.

04 Sep 2018

Xi Jinping

Xi announces another $60bn for Africa; dismisses 'debt trap' criticism

Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday announced a whopping $60 billion in new development financing for the African nations as he sought to refute criticism that the massive funding under China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is drawing the countries into a debt trap.

02 Sep 2018


Maoists enjoy 'regular support from Pakistan, China': BJP training manual

A BJP training guidebook, which is meant to orient its workers and office-bearers to its ideology and views on key issues, says that Maoists in India enjoy "regular support from Pakistan and China", making them a big threat to country's internal security.

01 Sep 2018

Pinarayi Vijayan

Indians in China contributed Rs. 32.13L towards Kerala flood relief

Union Minister KJ Alphons said today that he has collected Rs. 32.13 lakh from the Indian diaspora in China towards the Kerala flood relief.

01 Sep 2018

Rescue Operation

As 4-meter-long rod pierces through body, man plays with phone

In China, the surprisingly calm demeanor of a man, having a 4-meter-long rod pierced through his body has made it to global news.

31 Aug 2018


Arunachal Pradesh, Assam on toes as China's Tsangpo river swells

After water level in China's Tsangpo river rose, New Delhi has been alerted about a possibility of floods, Arunachal Pradesh MP Ninong Ering said.

25 Aug 2018


Xiaomi Mi Notebook launched with 8th-generation Intel processor

As the latest addition to its laptop range, Xiaomi has launched the Mi Notebook in China.

25 Aug 2018


China: Fire breaks out at hotel; 18 killed, 19 injured

At least 18 people were killed and 19 others injured after a fire broke out at a hotel earlier on Saturday in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.

24 Aug 2018


Can you guess who suggested title of Rajkummar-Shraddha starrer 'Stree'?

Upcoming horror comedy 'Stree', starring Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor, is all set to hit the screens on August 31.

21 Aug 2018

Asian Games

#AsianGames: Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in men's 50m Rifle-3 Positions

Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput clinched a silver medal after letting slip early domination in the men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions event at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang, Indonesia today.

21 Aug 2018


China's Defense Minister arrives in India today for 4-day visit

China has said its relations with India are improving steadily in all areas, including the military sphere, as its Defense Minister Lt Gen Wei Fenghe is set to begin his four-day visit to New Delhi today, the first after the 73-day Doklam standoff last year.

20 Aug 2018


Following criticism from Chinese media, Apple removes 25,000 apps

According to reports by Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal, Apple has removed as many as 25,000 illegal apps from its App Store in China.

Chinese national held at Delhi airport for entering with fake-ticket

A Chinese man was apprehended at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, a senior official said today.

17 Aug 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

When Vajpayee took flock of sheep to Chinese-embassy to protest

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the legend among men, passed away on Thursday evening.

17 Aug 2018


Vivo X23 to get next-generation in-display fingerprint sensor, 3D face-recognition

Vivo is working to launch Vivo X23 - the successor to Vivo X21 which was originally launched in China this March and later introduced in India in May.