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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.

Girl dances for 5 days non-stop; sets Guinness World Record

05 May 2019

Girl dances for 5 days non-stop; sets Guinness World Record

A Nepali teenager has broken the world record for dancing.

Factory explosion kills five, injures three in China's Shandong Province

30 Mar 2019

Factory explosion kills five, injures three in China's Shandong Province

An explosion caused by a gas leak ripped through a factory in China's Shandong Province, killing five persons and injuring three others, the second such incident in about a week, state-run Xinhua news agency reported today.

Meet Xin Xiaomeng, China's revolutionary AI-powered female news anchor

20 Feb 2019

Meet Xin Xiaomeng, China's revolutionary AI-powered female news anchor

If you think journalists or news presenters cannot be replaced by machines, think again!

China vows increased US imports, IP protection at trade talks

01 Feb 2019

China vows increased US imports, IP protection at trade talks

China agreed to increase imports of US goods and boost cooperation on protecting intellectual property (IP) during trade talks in Washington.

China: Explosion at chemical plant kills 19, injures 12

13 Jul 2018

China: Explosion at chemical plant kills 19, injures 12

An explosion at a chemical plant in China has killed 19 and injured 12, authorities said today, the latest industrial accident in a country where lax regulations often lead to tragedy.

China's Xinhua news terms 2017 the 'Year of Brand Modi'

27 Dec 2017

China's Xinhua news terms 2017 the 'Year of Brand Modi'

Xinhua, China's official state-run news agency has declared 2017 as the 'Year of Brand Modi' in politics.

All smiles as "veteran cadres" Obama and Xi reunite

01 Dec 2017

All smiles as "veteran cadres" Obama and Xi reunite

Former US President Barack Obama met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, weeks serving American President Donald Trump's maiden state visit to China.

China gets $5.5 billion bullet train project nod from Thailand

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.

China plans to ban petrol and diesel cars soon

11 Sep 2017

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.

After racist video, Chinese media releases another one on Doklam

21 Aug 2017

After racist video, Chinese media releases another one on Doklam

After releasing a racist anti-India video on Doklam last week, China's state-run Xinhua news agency seems to be going for a more mellow approach.

Doklam Standoff: Chinese state media mocks India with racist video

18 Aug 2017

Doklam Standoff: Chinese state media mocks India with racist video

Chinese media has been warning and accusing India of wrongfully entering China's territory for over two months now.

No room for negotiations, India must withdraw: Chinese media

16 Jul 2017

No room for negotiations, India must withdraw: Chinese media

Continuing its tirade against India amid the ongoing Sikkim standoff, state-owned Xinhua news agency asserted that there was no room for negotiations with India and that the only solution was for Indian troops to withdraw from Doklam.

China sends troops to overseas base, should India be concerned?

12 Jul 2017

China sends troops to overseas base, should India be concerned?

Chinese state media have reported that ships carrying Chinese troops have departed for Djibouti to set up the country's first overseas military base.

China: Second pipeline blast of the week, five killed

05 Jul 2017

China: Second pipeline blast of the week, five killed

At least five people were killed and 89 injured in a blast in a gas pipeline in northeastern China's Jilin province on July 4.

Chinese ships arrive in Pakistan on "goodwill" visit

11 Jun 2017

Chinese ships arrive in Pakistan on "goodwill" visit

Three Chinese warships arrived in Karachi on June 10 for a "goodwill and training" visit, reported Pakistani and Chinese media.

China's "Gaokao" exams are a different kind of scary altogether

10 Jun 2017

China's "Gaokao" exams are a different kind of scary altogether

Millions of Chinese students are giving their "Gaokao" this week, which is China's annual university exams and authorities are bringing in an arsenal of surveillance equipment, like metal detectors, facial and fingerprint scanners, mobile-signal blockers, wireless detectors, drones and more, to nab cheaters.

Money burning: "Worthless pieces of paper" can light up homes

25 Nov 2016

Money burning: "Worthless pieces of paper" can light up homes

The Centre would soon have a huge number of invalid notes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetized the Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes.