China: News

30 Mar 2024

Delhi Police

Delhi Police files first chargesheet against news portal NewsClick

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has filed its first chargesheet against the news portal NewsClick and its founder and Editor-in-Chief, Prabir Purkayastha, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act of 1967.

28 Mar 2024

Galwan Valley

India and China hold fresh diplomatic talks amid border tensions

The 29th round of talks on India-China border affairs took place in Beijing on Wednesday, a Ministry of External Affairs readout said on Thursday.

26 Mar 2024


Pakistan: 5 Chinese engineers, local driver killed in suicide attack

Five Chinese nationals and their local driver lost their lives in a suicide bomb attack in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday.

26 Mar 2024


Apple collaborates with Baidu for AI technology in Chinese products

Apple, the US tech giant, has chosen to collaborate with Baidu, China's premier search engine provider, to meet its artificial intelligence (AI) technology requirements.

US and UK sanction alleged Chinese cyber espionage entities

The US and the UK have taken punitive measures against Chinese individuals and groups, believed to be behind a widespread cyber espionage campaign that targeted politicians, journalists, and critics of Beijing.

25 Mar 2024


Everything we know about China's first hydrogen-powered train

China has completed a trial run of its inaugural hydrogen-powered train, signifying a substantial advancement in its quest for greener urban transport.

25 Mar 2024


Xiaomi SU7 electric car now on display, pricing teased

Xiaomi, the renowned Chinese electronics titan, has announced plans to inject $10 billion into the automotive sector over the next 10 years.

24 Mar 2024

Elon Musk

'Super racist': Elon Musk slams US's green card policy

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO and globally acclaimed entrepreneur, took to his social media platform X on Saturday to voice his disapproval of the green card policy of the United States (US).

23 Mar 2024


Apple intensifies research initiatives in China amid declining market position

Apple plans to amplify its research initiatives in China, as announced by CEO Tim Cook during his trip to the nation.

22 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Explained: Significance of PM Modi's 2-day Bhutan visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday embarked on a two-day official visit to Bhutan.

21 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

US 'strongly opposes' China's claim over Arunachal Pradesh

The United States recognizes Arunachal Pradesh as Indian territory, a senior official of the Joe Biden administration has said.

20 Mar 2024


What's Article 23, Hong Kong's new draconian national security law? 

Hong Kong has approved a new national security law—Article 23—which gives lawmakers sweeping powers to quell opposition.

19 Mar 2024

Layoff News

World's leading solar manufacturer Longi to trim workforce by 30%

Longi, the global leader in solar manufacturing based in China, is poised to eliminate roughly a third of its workforce, as part of an aggressive cost-cutting plan.

19 Mar 2024


China Evergrande and its founder accused of $78 billion fraud

Evergrande, the beleaguered Chinese property behemoth, and its founder, Hui Ka Yan are accused of inflating revenues by a staggering $78 billion in two years leading up to the company's debt default.

18 Mar 2024

Morgan Stanley

India's growth unlikely to match China's historic levels: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley's Chief Asia Economist, Chetan Ahya, suggests that India may not match China's historic growth rates of 8-10%.

18 Mar 2024


Pokhara is officially Nepal's new tourism capital

In a picturesque ceremony at Barahi Ghat, overlooking the beautiful Phewa Lake, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamla Dahal declared Pokhara the "tourism capital of Nepal."

18 Mar 2024


India is now the third-biggest smartphone exporter to US

India's smartphone shipments to the United States have witnessed a remarkable upswing, hitting $3.53 billion between April-December of this fiscal year, per government data.

17 Mar 2024


China 'ready to intervene' if America, NATO attack Russia: Report

A representative of China's Ministry of Defense reportedly stated on Saturday that Beijing is "ready to intervene" if the United States (US) or North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) decides to attack Russia.

17 Mar 2024


India emerges as new toy manufacturing hub for global brands

India's toy industry has seen a significant surge between FY15 and FY23, with exports skyrocketing by 239% and imports dropping by 52%.

India abstains from voting on Islamophobia in UNGA; explains why

India on Friday (local time) chose to abstain from a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) vote on a resolution addressing Islamophobia, which was introduced by Pakistan and supported by China.

15 Mar 2024

Vladimir Putin

Establishing nuclear power unit in space is Russia's priority: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told government officials that space projects, including setting up a nuclear power unit in space, should be a priority and get proper financing, local media reports said.

15 Mar 2024


Japan's Honda, Nissan explore joint EV development to counter China

Japanese automobile giants Honda and Nissan have officially confirmed their discussions, about a potential partnership for the development of electric vehicles (EVs).

CIA made fake internet identities to propagate anti-China rumors: Report

Two years into his presidency, Donald Trump authorized a covert operation by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

14 Mar 2024


MG Excelor could be the brand's third EV in India

British marque MG Motor has secured the trademark 'Excelor EV' for its upcoming electric vehicle (EV) in India.

13 Mar 2024


10 best cities in the world for solo travel adventures

Solo travel has witnessed a surge in popularity, with approximately 24% of travelers now embarking on solo adventures, according to the Visa Global Travel Intentions Study.

12 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

India rejects China's criticism over PM's visit to Arunachal Pradesh 

India on Tuesday rejected China's diplomatic protest over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh last week and said objecting to such visits or developmental projects "doesn't stand to reason."

11 Mar 2024


China's housing minister says troubled property developers must go bankrupt

China's housing minister, Ni Hong, has announced that real estate developers facing severe insolvency must declare bankruptcy and undergo restructuring.

11 Mar 2024

Pakistan News

India sharply cuts arms imports from Russia

India has significantly reduced the import of Russian weapons despite rising tensions with Pakistan and China, The Times of India reported, citing a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

11 Mar 2024


China considers making bosses pay employees for 'invisible overtime' 

China is considering providing legal protection for workers who are required to stay online even after their work hours.

10 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

India's intervention made Russia abandon nuclear strikes on Ukraine: Report

India and China might have played a key role in preventing Russia from using nuclear weapons in 2022 during its war with Ukraine, CNN reported, citing United States (US) officials.

US presses allies for stronger chip Curbs on China

The United States is urging Japan and the Netherlands to broaden their restrictions on semiconductor-related exports to China.

US Army analyst arrested for selling military secrets to China

A United States (US) Army intelligence analyst was apprehended on Thursday for allegedly selling national defense data to China, the Justice Department stated in an official release.

07 Mar 2024


Ex-Google engineer accused of stealing AI secrets for Chinese firm

Linwei Ding, a former Google software engineer from China, has been accused of transferring artificial intelligence (AI) secrets to a Beijing-based company that secretly paid him.

06 Mar 2024


AMD faces US roadblock in AI chip sales to China

US officials have informed Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) that their artificial intelligence (AI) chip, designed for the Chinese market, is too powerful to be sold without a license.

05 Mar 2024


5% growth target: How China aims to transform its economy

Chinese Premier Li Qiang has announced an economic growth target of 5% for 2024, emphasizing plans to transform China's development approach and address risks caused by failing property developers and debt-ridden cities.

Explained: China's biggest annual political event, Two Sessions, begins

China's biggest annual political event, the Two Sessions, began in Beijing on Monday.

03 Mar 2024


Stop bullying: Taiwan responds to China objecting Taipei official's interview

After the Chinese embassy in India objected to an interview of Taiwanese Foreign Minister Jaushieh Joseph Wu conducted by an Indian news outlet, Taiwan slammed China for dictating how its neighbors operate.

02 Mar 2024

Space News

China to introduce new Long March rockets in 2024

China is reportedly gearing up to unveil several new Long March rockets this year, broadening its space launch capabilities.

01 Mar 2024

US Government

US to investigate security risks in Chinese cars: Here's why

The US government is investigating potential security risks linked to connected technology in cars made in China and other 'countries of concern.'

28 Feb 2024

Make in India

How India is challenging China's dominance as new export powerhouse

India is steadily grabbing a piece of the electronics export market from China, especially in the UK and US, where political tensions have been on the rise.