China: News

11 Sep 2020


China approves trial of new 'nasal spray vaccine' for COVID-19

In a major move, China's National Medical Products Administration has cleared a new 'nasal spray' COVID-19 vaccine for human trials.

11 Sep 2020


Jaishankar tells Wang about China's transgressions, countries formulate five-point plan

In the two-and-a-half-hours long meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, India's External Minister Dr. S Jaishankar strongly protested the heavy presence of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

10 Sep 2020

Rajnath Singh

MEA S Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Moscow

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar's meet with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi is underway amid intensified Indo-China border tensions.

10 Sep 2020


India-China tensions can escalate, but 'threshold of war' hasn't reached

With India and China laying reciprocal allegations on one another about warning shots being fired along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) this week, questions about a full-blown war between the nuclear-armed neighbors have received attention.

08 Sep 2020

Indian Army

5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that the five missing youths from Arunachal Pradesh have been found on the Chinese side. Rijiju said the process to handover the youths is being worked out.

China shifting narrative from coronavirus origins to Wuhan's "success story"

As criticism against China on the global forum mounts, the country is working tirelessly to highlight its success against the coronavirus pandemic, rather than addressing questions about the disease's origins.

08 Sep 2020


India dismisses China's claims, says PLA fired shots at LAC

India on Tuesday responded to the post-midnight claims of China that the Indian Army fired warning shots at the Southern bank of Pangong Lake, asserting that it was the People's Liberation Army that used firearms.

08 Sep 2020


Ladakh situation "very serious," need deep political talks: S Jaishankar

Ahead of his trip to Moscow, where he is scheduled to meet the Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar called the situation in Ladakh "very serious," adding that a "deep political conversation" was needed.

08 Sep 2020


LAC: Amid brewing tensions, China claims Indian Army fired shots

In a new development that is sure to heighten tensions at the already volatile Line of Actual Control (LAC), China claimed that Indian soldiers fired warning shots at the Southern bank of Pangong Lake.

05 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

India-China border row: Trump says he would 'love to help'

United States President Donald Trump has extended his aid in resolving the ongoing border conflict between India and China.

05 Sep 2020

Rajnath Singh

LAC: Rajnath Singh tells Chinese counterpart to restore status quo

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held talks with Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe in Moscow amid a border conflict between the two nations.

04 Sep 2020


Amid tensions, China's Defense Minister seeks meeting with Rajnath Singh

As tensions are flaring up along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Wei Fenghi, China's Defense Minister, has sought a meeting with India's Rajnath Singh, in Moscow, PTI reported citing people in the know.

03 Sep 2020


China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

After India banned several Chinese mobile applications, China has said that it strongly opposed the move. China's Commerce Ministry on Thursday urged India to "correct its mistakes."

01 Sep 2020


Realme's latest 5G phones offer AMOLED screens and quad cameras

Expanding its portfolio of mid-range smartphones, Realme has launched the X7 and X7 Pro models in China.

01 Sep 2020


After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

Reacting to India's claims that China transgressed in Ladakh on the intervening night of August 29 and 30, Beijing said on Tuesday that it was the Indian Army that violated the consensus and "illegally trespassed the LAC."

01 Sep 2020


After fresh tension with China, Doval holds meeting, explores options

On the day the Indian government admitted that China engaged in yet another transgression in Eastern Ladakh, NSA Ajit Doval held a key meeting with high-ranked officials, where it was decided more troops will be deployed in the volatile area to thwart the neighbor's mischievous attempts.

31 Aug 2020


Indo-China clash: Army was "ready" for PLA soldiers in Ladakh

On the intervening night of August 29 and 30, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) came in "sufficient numbers," at the Southern Bank of Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh with an intent to change the status quo, but the Indian troops were well-prepared.

31 Aug 2020


Redmi K30 5G may be launched in India soon: Report

Xiaomi's Redmi K30 5G may be launched in India "soon," according to Pricebaba. The publication has not shared any timeline for the launch but stated that the handset will come with up to 8GB RAM, up to 128GB of storage, and will be offered in Frost White and Mist Purple color variants

31 Aug 2020


Months after Galwan clash, fresh tension in Eastern Ladakh

On the intervening night of August 29 and 30, the Indian Army, in a statement, said that it thwarted another mischievous attempt by China's People's Liberation Army to change the status quo in Eastern Ladakh.

24 Aug 2020


China clears COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use: Details here

China has given emergency use authorization to select candidate vaccines developed to prevent COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease that originated in the country.

22 Aug 2020


After Chinese-firm expressed interest, tender for Vande Bharat trains canceled

Indian Railways on Friday announced it was canceling the tender for 44 Vande Bharat trains after a Chinese joint venture firm placed its bids, said reports.

21 Aug 2020


Huawei MateBook X, with 10th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, launched

Following the unveiling of the MateBook X Pro in February, Chinese tech giant Huawei has launched the standard MateBook X in its home country.

15 Aug 2020


RedmiBook Air 13, with 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, launched

Expanding its range of laptops, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has launched a new RedmiBook Air 13 model in China.

12 Aug 2020


China agrees for Mulan's theatrical release, leaves Disney elated

Disney's Mulan is set to invade Chinese theaters.

10 Aug 2020

Hong Kong

Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under national security law

The Hong Kong Police on Monday arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai over suspicions of collusion with foreign forces under the new national security law.

08 Aug 2020

Christopher Nolan

Chinese exclusive trailer of 'Tenet' reveals intricacies of "time inversion"

Going full-throttle on promotions, after getting approval for theatrical release, Christopher Nolan's much-awaited tentpole Tenet has dropped a new trailer for its Chinese audience.

After bubonic plague death, China seals off Inner Mongolia village

Authorities in China have sealed off a village in the Inner Mongolia region after the death of a patient of bubonic plague.

06 Aug 2020

Defence Ministry

Defense Ministry accepts Chinese intrusion in Ladakh, later deletes document

For the first time since tensions with China sparked along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) earlier this year, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) admitted to intrusion. This information which was available on MoD's website since Tuesday has now been taken down, said reports.

04 Aug 2020

Vivo Mobiles

Vivo's 5G-ready S7 handset offers a 44MP dual selfie snapper

As the latest addition to its portfolio of 5G-ready smartphones, Chinese tech giant Vivo has launched the all-new S7 in its home country.

01 Aug 2020


US will ban Chinese app TikTok, declares President Donald Trump

After indicating his views about TikTok, owned by Chinese giant ByteDance several times, United States President Donald Trump said on Friday (local time) that he will ban the popular short-form video app.

29 Jul 2020

Indian Air Force

China's celebrated fighter jet toothless compared to Rafale: Ex-IAF Chief

With the airbase in Ambala prepared to welcome five Rafale jets, the former chief of Indian Air Force (IAF), BS Dhanoa has hailed the "game changing jets," saying that China's J-20 doesn't even come close to the fresh dispatch from France.

28 Jul 2020


Weeks after clash, China says disengagement at most locations "complete"

On Tuesday, China announced that disengagement between frontline Indian and Chinese troops has been completed in most of the locations.

27 Jul 2020


India mulls ban on 275 more Chinese apps, including PUBG

Weeks after banning as many as 59 applications from China over safety concerns, India has put 275 more apps from the neighboring nation on its radar.

Fifth round of LAC talks with China likely next week

India and China are expected to hold the next round military talks next week as the disengagement process at Pangong Tso is yet to see completion.

25 Jul 2020


OPPO A72 5G, with MediaTek Dimensity 720 chipset, launched

Expanding its portfolio of 5G smartphones, OPPO has launched the OPPO A72 5G in China. The budget-friendly handset comes as an upgrade to the 4G variant that was launched in June.

25 Jul 2020


LAC tensions: China, India agree on "early and complete disengagement"

Hostile neighbors China and India have reportedly come on the same page as far as early and complete disengagement along the Line of Actual Control is concerned, New Delhi said on Friday after the 17th meeting of Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC).

Vivo Y51s, with 5G-ready Exynos 880 chipset, launched in China

Expanding its range of budget-friendly smartphones, Vivo has launched the Vivo Y51s in China.

23 Jul 2020

Space News

China just launched a rover and orbiter to Mars

Merely days after the UAE, China has also started its journey to Mars.

23 Jul 2020

Ajit Doval

De-escalation unlikely soon? 40,000 Chinese troops present in Eastern Ladakh

Despite multiple rounds of talks at diplomatic and military levels, disengagement at volatile areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) seems to have hit a roadblock with thousands of Chinese soldiers still being present at the front and depth areas of Eastern Ladakh, multiple reports said.