Articles about Zhao Lijian

Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious

28 Dec 2020

World
Trump signs law on Dalai Lama's succession, Beijing furious

During his last days at office, outgoing United States President Donald Trump has taken a decision that has left his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping miffed.

Australia demands apology from China for sharing 'repugnant' fake image

30 Nov 2020

World
Australia demands apology from China for sharing 'repugnant' fake image

Australia has demanded an apology from China after a government account posted a distorted image depicting an Australian soldier killing an Afghan child.

China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA

15 Oct 2020

India
China has no locus standi commenting on Ladakh, J&K: MEA

The Union Territories of Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir are integral parts of India, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement on Thursday.

5 missing Arunachal civilians found on Chinese side: Kiren Rijiju

08 Sep 2020

India
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.

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

31 Aug 2020

India
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.

Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

16 Jul 2020

World
Will use 'all tools' to counter China's SCS claims: US

Terming China's claims over the South China Sea "illegal," the United States on Wednesday announced to support Southeast Asian countries that believe Beijing has violated their sovereignty in the territorially disputed waters.

After Modi's statement, China makes fresh claim on Galwan Valley

20 Jun 2020

World
After Modi's statement, China makes fresh claim on Galwan Valley

Amid heightened tensions with India, spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry Zhao Lijian gave a step-by-step account of what happened at the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh on Monday.

China doesn't want more clashes with India: Foreign Ministry

17 Jun 2020

World
China doesn't want more clashes with India: Foreign Ministry

A day after both China and India admitted to a violent clash in the Galwan Valley area of Ladakh, the former's Foreign Ministry retracted its aggressive stance, saying the country doesn't want to see more clashes.

Willing to mediate: Trump on border tensions between India, China

27 May 2020

World
Willing to mediate: Trump on border tensions between India, China

United States President Donald Trump said he was willing to mediate between India and China to resolve their border dispute, a development not many on both sides of the border anticipated.

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

18 Apr 2020

World
Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.

Deleted Chinese university notices suggest clampdown on coronavirus research

12 Apr 2020

World
Deleted Chinese university notices suggest clampdown on coronavirus research

As China continues to draw backlash over its handling of the coronavirus crisis, a report suggested that the government may be cracking down on academic research related to the origins of the virus.

Japan is paying manufacturers to move production outside China

09 Apr 2020

Business
Japan is paying manufacturers to move production outside China

As the spread of coronavirus continues to wreck economies, Japan is trying to revive its disrupted manufacturing sector - by encouraging companies to leave China.

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

13 Mar 2020

World
'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.