China: News

30 Oct 2017

Hizbul Mujahideen

China to shield JeM-chief Masood Azhar at UN again?

China often stands up for its all-weather friend, Pakistan at the UN and other multilateral forums.

27 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

China backs Pakistan's terror record after Tillerson's sharp rebuke

China has praised its all-weather friend Pakistan's "positive efforts" at tackling terrorism.

27 Oct 2017


Japan to propose strategic dialogue with India-US-Australia to counter China

Japan will be proposing the creation of a strategic dialogue between it and the US, India, and Australia, according to Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono.

27 Oct 2017

Pakistan News

Why is the Gwadar port important to China and Pakistan?

The Gwadar port located by the Arabian sea in Pakistan's Balochistan province is being developed by Pakistan in partnership with China.

26 Oct 2017


Indian Navy unveils plan to counter China's growing assertiveness

Senior Indian Navy commanders have approved a plan to step up its maritime footprint in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

All the president's men: Xi Jinping reveals China's top leaders

President Xi Jinping has unveiled the list of the top leaders who have been selected to be part of the highest decision-making body of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC), the Politburo.

25 Oct 2017


Chinese cheese lovers can finally gorge on European cheese!

In a new development, China reversed an import ban on several types of European stinky cheeses, including Danish Blue, Stilton and Roquefort.

24 Oct 2017

Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping becomes most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong

The Chinese Communist Party has voted to enshrine President Xi Jinping's ideology in its constitution.

24 Oct 2017

North Korea

Trump to discuss China's 'predatory' trade practices during visit

A White House official said President Donald Trump will tell China to "cease predatory trade" practices during his maiden presidential visit to Beijing.

23 Oct 2017

Xi Jinping

Chinese military gives thumbs up to Xi, Doklam-standoff's resolution

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given the thumbs up to the "safely resolved" 73-day-long Doklam standoff with Indian troops.

21 Oct 2017


No country can meet Dalai Lama without offending China

It's been 58 years since the Dalai Lama fled to India seeking refuge after an unsuccessful revolt against China, but the country is still bitter about the Tibetan spiritual leader, whom it considers a "separatist."

Xi heralds "new era" for China during Communist Party congress

The Communist Party congress, China's largest political event, is underway in Beijing.

17 Oct 2017


Army seeks "Lego-like" modular bunkers to protect against enemy fire

The Indian Army is reportedly looking to induct "Lego-like modular portable, bullet and blast-proof bunkers" to guard the nation's borders against China and Pakistan's assertiveness, the Economic Times has reported.

People's Daily launches English news app to spread Chinese influence

The influential mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party, The Peoples' Daily, has launched an English-language mobile app.

15 Oct 2017


India not weak anymore; China understood India's strength: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh asserted India's borders are "completely safe" and that China has understood India's power.

15 Oct 2017


Bhutan discusses PLA activity near Doklam with Beijing

Despite ending the Doklam standoff, China has reportedly increased its troop presence close to the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction.

09 Oct 2017


China ready to maintain peace with India along the border

Following Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden visit to Nathu La post in Sikkim on the Sino-Indian border, China said it was ready to maintain peace with India jointly.

09 Oct 2017


China urges US to recognize Pakistan's role in fighting terrorism

India and the US have been turning up the pressure on Pakistan to force it to act against homegrown terror.

07 Oct 2017


Apple looking into battery problems in the new iPhone 8

There have been a few reports from at least five countries that the battery of the new iPhone is getting swollen and phones are being split open.

06 Oct 2017


China increases troop presence, widens road near Doklam standoff site

China continues to maintain a troop presence in an area close to the site of the Doklam standoff with India.

03 Oct 2017


Huawei triumphs over Apple, becomes top smartphone brand in China

It appears that Apple has finally lost its biggest overseas market. An FT survey shows that Apple, which is trying to regain its popularity in China, has fallen out of favor among the locals.

02 Oct 2017


Chinese sisters sell bags of "fresh air" at Rs. 150

In a bid to combat the deteriorating air quality in China, two sisters in the country have come up with an unusual idea.

02 Oct 2017


China gets $5.5 billion bullet train project nod from Thailand

According to reports, Thailand has greenlit China's first international order of bullet train technology by agreeing to a US$5.5 billion worth high-speed railway project, which will connect Bangkok, Thailand's capital city, with Southern China.

02 Oct 2017


Lava will now bring sub-Rs. 10,000 phones with high-end features

Home-grown mobile phone manufacturer Lava said that from now on, it'll be targeting the sub-Rs. 10,000 market to take on Chinese competitors.

01 Oct 2017


Chinese envoy: New Delhi, Beijing should build on BRICS consensus

PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping charted a new course for peaceful bilateral relations while meeting on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in China last month.

29 Sep 2017


Photo of Chinese cop breastfeeding suspect's baby goes viral

A photo of a Chinese female bailiff breastfeeding a four-month-old daughter of an under-trial prisoner is winning people's hearts on social media.

28 Sep 2017


Rohingya crisis: What are China's interests in Rakhine?

Amid rampant violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar's Rakhine state, China and India have been backing its government.

27 Sep 2017


China's Digital Wall gets a fresh coat of oppressive rules

As the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party comes closer, China ups its Internet norms further.

26 Sep 2017


Reports: Chinese censors block WhatsApp after several disruptions

China has blocked the Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp in its territory, security experts have confirmed.

26 Sep 2017


Chinese media slams Sushma Swaraj's UN speech as "arrogant"

Chinese state-run daily Global Times has termed Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's strong rebuke of Pakistan at the UN General Assembly as "arrogant."

23 Sep 2017

North Korea

China limits oil exports, bans textile imports from North Korea

China has stepped up sanctions against North Korea by limiting oil exports and banning textile imports from the isolated regime.

22 Sep 2017


Chinese carmaker eyes India entry, may piggyback on Tata Motors

According to reports, Chinese carmaker Chery International intends to make an entry into India's automobile market.

20 Sep 2017


China gets riddled with financial frauds and ponzi schemes

Financial frauds and pyramid schemes have now reached epidemic levels in China.

19 Sep 2017

Wonder Woman

Days after launching, Chinese company withdraws sex doll rental service

A sex doll rental service launched by the Chinese company Touch was forced to shut down after the strange concept attracted criticism.

19 Sep 2017

South Korea

North Korea: Sanctions would only accelerate nuclear program

In a statement, North Korea termed the latest round of UN sanctions "the most vicious, unethical and inhumane act of hostility."

18 Sep 2017


South China Sea: Are India and Japan changing positions?

Keeping China's expansionist tendencies in check is one of the common interests driving the India-Japan relationship.

14 Sep 2017

White House

US stops sale of American chip manufacturer to China-backed group

The US has stopped the sale of an American company to a Chinese-backed firm citing security concerns.

12 Sep 2017


Apple's rumored $1,000 iPhone should sing, dance and perform miracles

Apple is probably pushing its luck a bit because reports suggest that its 10th-anniversary special iPhone might cost a whopping $1,000. This, if true, will deter a lot of prospective buyers.

11 Sep 2017


After Doklam, India speeds up border road construction along LAC

India is breathing a sigh of relief after concluding the Doklam standoff. However, questions remain on India's preparedness to deal with similar situations in the future.

11 Sep 2017

Electric Vehicles

China plans to ban petrol and diesel cars soon

China's pollution level is one of the highest in the world; it's been seeking to remedy the situation for some time now.