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Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem

07 Jan 2021

Beautiful sight: China's internet is enjoying US Capitol mayhem

Internet users in China erupted in laughter and sarcasm while reacting to Wednesday's riots at the United States Capitol, giving another proof of the deep discord between the two powerful nations.

Global markets fall after US President Trump reveals coronavirus diagnosis

02 Oct 2020

Global markets fall after US President Trump reveals coronavirus diagnosis

US President Donald Trump's disclosure that he and First Lady Melania have tested positive for coronavirus, threw global markets into uncertainty with losses being recorded almost everywhere.

Chinese soldiers seen crying on way to Indian border

23 Sep 2020

Chinese soldiers seen crying on way to Indian border

A viral video showing crying soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has given quite the opportunity to Taiwanese media to mock China.

Arrested journalist shared India's border strategy with China, say police

19 Sep 2020

Arrested journalist shared India's border strategy with China, say police

The Delhi Police on Saturday said that freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma was sharing sensitive information about India's border strategy with Chinese intelligence.

China: Bacterial disease infects thousands, can leave men infertile

18 Sep 2020

China: Bacterial disease infects thousands, can leave men infertile

Even as the world reels from the COVID-19 pandemic, instances of other potentially scary outbreaks are lurching at the corner.

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

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."

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

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.

India's app ban could cost TikTok's parent company $6 billion

06 Jul 2020

India's app ban could cost TikTok's parent company $6 billion

Following the deadly Indo-China clash along the LAC, the Indian government announced the decision to ban 59 'unsafe' Chinese applications.

Top US Congressman slams China's aggression against India, suggests diplomacy

02 Jun 2020

Top US Congressman slams China's aggression against India, suggests diplomacy

The chief of the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Eliot Engel, spoke on the underway tensions between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), commenting on Monday that the aggression of the Chinese is a matter of concern.

China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

17 Apr 2020

China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

China, which has faced accusations of under-reporting cases during the coronavirus pandemic, has now admitted to some errors made in the past.

Chinese man dies from hantavirus. Here's all about this virus

24 Mar 2020

Chinese man dies from hantavirus. Here's all about this virus

Even as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the globe, with medical experts struggling to create a vaccine for it, newer viruses and diseases are popping up as well.

'US military perhaps behind coronavirus,' Chinese official echoes conspiracy theory

13 Mar 2020

'US military perhaps behind coronavirus,' Chinese official echoes conspiracy theory

A senior Chinese official has hinted at a United States conspiracy behind the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000; WHO team arrives in China

11 Feb 2020

Coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000; WHO team arrives in China

The fast-spreading 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has claimed over 1,000 lives, Chinese authorities confirmed on Tuesday.

Chinese netizens slam Amazon for selling Hong Kong T-shirts

16 Aug 2019

Chinese netizens slam Amazon for selling Hong Kong T-shirts

Netizens in China charged at leading online retailer Amazon for selling T-shirts supporting anti-government protesters in the country's semi-autonomous region of Hong Kong.

Now, China is inducting robots into its traffic police force

12 Aug 2019

Now, China is inducting robots into its traffic police force

After deploying cops with hi-tech facial recognition glasses, China has started inducting robots to monitor and police citizens.

Huawei to launch smart TV with proprietary OS in August

18 Jul 2019

Huawei to launch smart TV with proprietary OS in August

Huawei is working to launch its first-ever smart TV in China with the company's proprietary HongMeng operating system, according to Chinese news portal Yicai Global.

China's residential hub gets first-of-its-kind, high-tech 'robot watchman'

22 Mar 2019

China's residential hub gets first-of-its-kind, high-tech 'robot watchman'

A residential community in China's capital Beijing has adopted a first-of-its-kind "robot watchman" that integrates facial recognition, man-machine communication, and infrared thermal imagery, replacing human night patrol.

Amid Indo-Pak tension, Beijing cancels all flights to, from Pakistan

01 Mar 2019

Amid Indo-Pak tension, Beijing cancels all flights to, from Pakistan

China has canceled all flights to and from Pakistan and rerouted its international aircraft flying over the Pakistani airspace due to the regional tensions, official media in Beijing reported today.

#Pulwama: Stop blaming Pakistan and China, Chinese media tells India

19 Feb 2019

#Pulwama: Stop blaming Pakistan and China, Chinese media tells India

An opinion piece in Global Times, a tabloid affiliated to Communist Party of China's (CPC) mouthpiece, People's Daily, asked India to not "blame" Pakistan or China for Pulwama terror attack, and instead take steps to counter terrorism.

China unveils five year plan to align Islam with socialism

07 Jan 2019

China unveils five year plan to align Islam with socialism

China has come up with an outline for a five year plan that aims to sinicize Muslims living in the country by 2022.

Chinese media condemns Huawei executive's arrest by the US

07 Dec 2018

Chinese media condemns Huawei executive's arrest by the US

Chinese state-run media today condemned the arrest of a top executive of telecom giant Huawei in Canada on a US extradition request as a "despicable rogue's approach" to contain China's high-tech ambitions.

'China successfully conducts vertical landing test of space rocket'

01 Nov 2018

'China successfully conducts vertical landing test of space rocket'

China has successfully carried out a vertical landing test of a carrier rocket, which will promote development of a reusable space transportation system, official media reported today.

China: Experts blame perfume, hair-gel for fueling smog in Beijing

15 Oct 2018

China: Experts blame perfume, hair-gel for fueling smog in Beijing

Chinese experts have blamed the Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in hairspray, perfume and air refreshers for the recurring air pollution in China as the dreaded smog returned to haunt the capital city of Beijing today.

China to sell drones to Pakistan, after India's S-400 deal

09 Oct 2018

China to sell drones to Pakistan, after India's S-400 deal

On the back of India sealing a deal with Russia for the acquisition of sophisticated S-400 missile defence systems, Chinese state media has announced that Beijing is selling 48 high-end military drones to its "all-weather ally" Pakistan.

China asks India for 'level playing field' in 5G trials

19 Sep 2018

China asks India for 'level playing field' in 5G trials

Following reports that India is planning to exclude Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE from 5G trials in the country, China, on Wednesday, sought a "level playing field, transparent and fair environment" for 5G trials in India.

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

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.

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

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.

China successfully tests first hypersonic aircraft capable of carrying nuclear-weapons

06 Aug 2018

China successfully tests first hypersonic aircraft capable of carrying nuclear-weapons

China today announced that it has successfully tested its first cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft which could carry nuclear warheads and penetrate any current generation anti-missile defense systems.

China: Tibetan students banned from taking part in religious activities

24 Jul 2018

China: Tibetan students banned from taking part in religious activities

Children in traditionally Buddhist Tibet have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays in China.

Taiwan' is now 'Chinese Taipei' on Air India website

05 Jul 2018

Taiwan' is now 'Chinese Taipei' on Air India website

National carrier Air India changed the name of Taiwan to Chinese Taipei on its website, following instructions from the government.

China's PLA conducts military-drills, the first in Tibet since Doklam

29 Jun 2018

China's PLA conducts military-drills, the first in Tibet since Doklam

Two days ago, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) carried out drills to test their logistics, armament support capabilities and military-civilian integration, the first such exercise in Tibet since the Doklam standoff.

Chinese state-run bank ICBC launches first India-dedicated investment fund

14 May 2018

Chinese state-run bank ICBC launches first India-dedicated investment fund

A state-run bank in China launched the country's first India-dedicated publicly offered investment fund, saying the Indian market offers the best opportunity due to prospects of double-digit growth.

Chinese Army using new equipment for all-weather border monitoring

09 Apr 2018

Chinese Army using new equipment for all-weather border monitoring

China's military is bolstering the management of its border defense by developing new types of equipment including a satellite early warning system that can be used to monitor the border areas in all environments, according to official media reports.

After US targets China, Beijing hits back with proposed tariffs

23 Mar 2018

After US targets China, Beijing hits back with proposed tariffs

Hitting back at the US' trade tariffs, China has proposed similar action on 128 US products, which had an import value of $3bn last year.

According to Chinese media, what can China learn from India?

13 Mar 2018

According to Chinese media, what can China learn from India?

Chinese state media is normally known to be high on rhetoric and jingoism, condemning India at every opportunity. However, it recently praised India for doing a better job at showcasing its "soft power."

Chinese doctor removes over 100 fish bones from man's rectum

12 Mar 2018

Chinese doctor removes over 100 fish bones from man's rectum

In an unusual medical case, Chinese doctors have removed more than 100 fish bones from a man's rectum after he feasted on fish.

Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives

08 Feb 2018

Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives

After ex-Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed urged India to intervene to end the ongoing political turmoil in the nation, China said it was against any external intervention to resolve the crisis.

As US withdraws aid to Pakistan, China swoops in

08 Jan 2018

As US withdraws aid to Pakistan, China swoops in

US-Pakistan ties seem to be under significant strain following President Donald Trump's outburst against Islamabad on Twitter and subsequent cutting of financial aid.

Chinese media: 'India should apologize for drone intrusion'

10 Dec 2017

Chinese media: 'India should apologize for drone intrusion'

After an Indian drone recently crashed across the border in China, Chinese media has resorted to its characteristic aggressive rhetoric to tell New Delhi off.

China hopes India-US-Australia-Japan doesn't harm "third party"

07 Nov 2017

China hopes India-US-Australia-Japan doesn't harm "third party"

China is worried that the revival of the India-US-Japan-Australia quadrilateral security dialogue would seek to undermine its global influence.