China: News

21 Apr 2024


Massive river flooding expected in China's Guangdong Province, threatening millions 

Guangdong, a populous province in China, is currently facing a severe flood risk as its rivers, waterways, and reservoirs reach dangerously high levels.

21 Apr 2024

South Korea

China's AI data centers to outpace Korea's human water consumption

China's burgeoning artificial intelligence (AI) sector is leading to the creation of numerous data centers with high water usage.

21 Apr 2024


Tesla gears up to launch full self-driving technology in China

Tesla, the electric vehicle manufacturer, is preparing to introduce its Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology in China, a significant market for the company.

21 Apr 2024


Maldives 20th parliamentary election today amidst political tensions

The picturesque island nation of the Maldives, located in the Indian Ocean, will hold its 20th parliamentary election on Sunday.

19 Apr 2024


China's major cities face land subsidence threat: Study

A significant number of China's major urban regions are grappling with substantial land subsidence, a situation that could potentially endanger millions of lives in the coming years, a study by Chinese scientists revealed.

19 Apr 2024


Apple removes WhatsApp, Threads from App Store in China

Apple has taken down WhatsApp and Threads, from its China-based App Store.

18 Apr 2024

Arunachal Pradesh

Officials brave harsh terrain to reach polling stations in Northeast 

In the rugged and remote terrain of Northeast India, electoral officers are preparing for the world's largest democratic exercise in full swing.

18 Apr 2024


No online shopping, travel: China's punitive measures for debt defaulters

Despite unparalleled economic growth in the first quarter of 2024, China has been battling a rapidly escalating personal debt crisis.

18 Apr 2024


US to grant $6B to Micron for semiconductor chip production

Micron Technology Inc., a prominent US computer chip manufacturer, is poised to secure over $6 billion in grants from the US Commerce Department.

18 Apr 2024

Elon Musk

US reacts to Musk backing permanent UNSC seat for India

The United States supports reforms in the United Nations, including the UN Security Council, US State Department Principal Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel said in a press conference on Wednesday (local time).

17 Apr 2024


India to lead global economic race with 6.8% growth: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised its global growth forecast to 3.2% for 2024, a slight increase from the previous year's projection of 3.1%.

17 Apr 2024


India's population estimated at 144 crore: UNFPA report

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently published a report titled "Interwoven Lives, Threads of Hope: Ending Inequalities in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights," indicating that India's population has reached an estimated 144 crore.

17 Apr 2024


Honda showcases three new electric cars under 'Ye' EV series

Honda has introduced the "Ye Series," a brand-new lineup of electric vehicles (EVs) set to debut in the Chinese market.

16 Apr 2024

Manoj Kumar Sharma

'12th Fail' set for wide release in China

Vikrant Massey, the lead actor of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's critically acclaimed film 12th Fail, has confirmed a major release of the movie in China.

16 Apr 2024


Microsoft invests $1.5 billion in UAE's AI company G42

Microsoft has announced a substantial investment of $1.5 billion in G42, the leading artificial intelligence company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

16 Apr 2024


China's Q1 GDP growth exceeds expectations, reaches 5.3%

China's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the first quarter of 2024 has reached 5.3%, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics.

15 Apr 2024


Samsung dethrones Apple in global smartphone market

Recent data from IDC reveals a significant shift in the global smartphone market, with Samsung surpassing Apple as the leading manufacturer.

12 Apr 2024


China directs state-owned telecom carriers to replace foreign chips

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has reportedly issued a directive to state-owned mobile operators, instructing them to gradually replace foreign semiconductors.

12 Apr 2024


Moody's Analytics forecasts 6.1% GDP growth for India in 2024

Moody's Analytics has predicted a 6.1% growth rate for India's economy in 2024, indicating a slowdown from the previous year's expansion of 7.7%.

12 Apr 2024


China: Tourists held captive in shop for 'not buying' products 

A group of 37 holidaymakers from Liaoning province in China were reportedly held captive inside a mattress shop for several hours after they refused to buy its bedding products.

12 Apr 2024

Latest Tech News

Meet Tiantong Project: China's revolutionary leap in satellite communication

In response to the devastating 2008 Sichuan earthquake, which claimed over 80,000 lives and was exacerbated by communication failures, the Chinese government initiated the Tiantong Project.

12 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

Biden urged to ban Chinese EV imports amid security concerns

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown has called on US President Joe Biden, to take decisive action against the imports of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs), citing national security concerns.

11 Apr 2024


Nijjar killing: Trudeau blames ex-government for being 'cozy' with India

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau testified at a hearing that his government was committed to defending Canadians, including addressing the murder of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

11 Apr 2024

Jairam Ramesh

Congress questions PM Modi's stance on India-China dispute during interview 

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent comments regarding the India-China border dispute.

11 Apr 2024


Amid labor shortage, 6,000+ Indian workers to reach Israel

More than 6,000 Indian workers will arrive in Israel during April and May to help the country's construction sector meet a labor shortage following the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas conflict.

08 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

Maldivian leader, suspended for 'anti-India' remarks, stokes fresh row; apologizes

Mariyam Shiuna, one of three Maldivian ministers suspended earlier this year for social media posts targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has stoked a new controversy.

08 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

India aims for $100 billion FDI annually, courts Chinese investors 

India is setting its sights high, aiming to attract a minimum of $100 billion in gross foreign direct investment (FDI) annually.

Explained: US bird flu outbreak, concerns of next pandemic

The diagnosis of the H5N1 bird flu virus in a Texas farm worker in the United States, the second human case in the United States, has raised concerns.

07 Apr 2024

North Korea

North Korean missile use in Ukraine sparks US deployment plans 

North Korea has been accused of allegedly supplying Russia with its latest nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, which are being used in the latter's assault on Ukraine, Bloomberg reported.

06 Apr 2024

Health & Wellness

Hong Kong man contracts rare B virus after monkey attack

In a first-of-its-kind incident, a 37-year-old man from Hong Kong has been diagnosed with the rare and potentially deadly B virus.

06 Apr 2024

Indian Government

Maldives thanks India for allowing limited essential exports amid tensions 

Maldivian Foreign Minister Moosa Zameer has publicly expressed gratitude to India for allowing the export of essential supplies to the Maldives for fiscal year 2024-25.

China will use AI to disrupt US, India elections: Microsoft

Microsoft has issued a warning about potential plans by China to interfere in the forthcoming elections in the US, South Korea, and India.

04 Apr 2024


Alibaba considering reusable rockets for express deliveries across the globe

Space Epoch, a Chinese rocket manufacturer, has announced its partnership with Alibaba's e-commerce platform, Taobao, to revolutionize cargo deliveries.

04 Apr 2024


Tesla introduces 0% interest loans in China to boost sales

In an effort to regain its declining market share, Tesla is introducing a new incentive in China—offering 0% interest loans on its electric cars.

03 Apr 2024


1 dead as 7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan

At least one person was killed and dozens injured in a 7.4 magnitude earthquake that hit Taiwan on Wednesday morning, the Taipei Times reported.

02 Apr 2024


China intensifies efforts to establish comprehensive blockchain network: Here's why

China is escalating its efforts to create a comprehensive blockchain network, despite maintaining a strict policy against cryptocurrencies.

'Senseless attempts': India rejects China renaming places in Arunachal Pradesh 

The Ministry of External Affairs on Tuesday voiced its strong disapproval over China's recent attempt to rename various locations in Arunachal Pradesh.

02 Apr 2024


How billionaire Lin Qi's murder ties to '3 Body Problem'

Netflix's recent release 3 Body Problem has captivated audiences worldwide, even in China, where the streaming platform is inaccessible.

01 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

Katchatheevu row: Chidambaram, Stalin hit out at PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under fire from former home minister P Chidambaram and Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin over the Katchatheevu island dispute.

31 Mar 2024


China's factories see growth for first time in six months

China's manufacturing sector exhibited signs of recovery in March, marking the first expansion in six months, according to a recent official factory survey.