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Xi Jinping set for 2nd term as Communist Party Congress begins in Beijing

Xi Jinping set for 2nd term as Communist Party Congress begins in Beijing

China's biggest political event, the Communist Party Congress that determines who rules the country and its direction for the next term, began here on Wednesday under tight security.

Oct 18, 2017, 11:29 AM IST

Typhoon Khanun to hit southern China early on Monday: Xinhua

Ferries linking Hong Kong, to Macau and nearby islands, were suspended while some flights to Taiwan and mainland China were canceled.

Oct 15, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Rafael Nadal beats Nick Kyrgios to claim second China Open title

Rafael Nadal beats Nick Kyrgios to claim second China Open title

The 31-year-old Spaniard dominated a seemingly disgruntled Australian in a 6-2, 6-1 thrashing which lasted 92 minutes on Beijing`s outside hard courts.

Oct 08, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
'Once done with chest thumping, explain what's China doing in Doklam', Rahul asks PM

'Once done with chest thumping, explain what's China doing in Doklam', Rahul asks PM

Rahul Gandhi on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi over China expanding its base in Doklam.

Oct 06, 2017, 17:07 PM IST

After 100 hrs, nine workers rescued from collapsed Chinese tunnel

All nine workers who remained trapped for about 100 hours in a collapsed expressway tunnel in north China have been rescued, officials said.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:44 PM IST

Mahatma Gandhi's 148 birth anniversary commemorated in China

The statue of Gandhi carved by China's acclaimed sculptor and artist Yuan Xikun was installed in Chaoyang Park 2005.

Oct 02, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

Thinking the unthinkable in China: Abandoning North Korea

Observers say the public debate might be a tactic to try and coerce Pyongyang into cooling its weapons programme.

Oct 01, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

Donald Trump's visit to China 'most important bilateral event': Xi Jinping

China regards US President Donald Trump's November visit as "the most important bilateral event", President Xi Jinping on Saturday said, as the two countries grappled to deal with deepening crisis over North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes.

Sep 30, 2017, 21:21 PM IST
North Korean firms in China ordered to close by January

North Korean firms in China ordered to close by January

Branches of China's biggest banks have told AFP that they have suspended financial transactions for North Koreans, a measure that is not required under UN sanctions. 

Sep 28, 2017, 22:12 PM IST
US declared war on us, we will shoot their planes down: North Korea

US declared war on us, we will shoot their planes down: North Korea

"The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country," Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told reporters in New York.

Sep 25, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports

China slashes trade ties with North Korea; cuts gas, iron ore imports

Beijing has halted its imports of coal, iron ore, seafood and other goods, implementing UN sanctions imposed on North Korea for its provocative nuclear and missile tests.

Sep 23, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
China jabs back at Trump's barb over South China Sea

China jabs back at Trump's barb over South China Sea

The United States has conducted three "freedom of navigation" operations near islands held by China to challenge Beijing`s maritime claims since Trump took office in January.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

China, Russia begin naval drills near North Korea

Diplomacy and dialogue will not work with North Korea and concerted pressure by the entire international community is essential to tackle the threats posed by North Korea.

Sep 18, 2017, 12:41 PM IST
China reacts to India-Japan's northeast Plan, says 'no third-party meddling'

China reacts to India-Japan's northeast Plan, says 'no third-party meddling'

Reacting to proposed Japanese investments in India's North-East states, as mentioned in the India-Japan joint statement, Beijing on Friday warned that any third party should not meddle in the disputes between China and India over territorial sovereignty in any form.

Sep 16, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
China says 'pleased' at India-Japan rail cooperation

China says 'pleased' at India-Japan rail cooperation

"China is pleased to see the infrastructure cooperation among regional countries, including the high-speed railway," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said.

Sep 13, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
Nepal focused on increasing connectivity with China: Krishna Bahadur Mahara

Nepal focused on increasing connectivity with China: Krishna Bahadur Mahara

He also expressed belief that the office will contribute in strengthening bilateral ties and broaden relations in the economic sector, Nepal's foreign ministry said.

Sep 10, 2017, 20:07 PM IST
'Lips and teeth' no more as China's ties with North Korea fray

'Lips and teeth' no more as China's ties with North Korea fray

The notion that mighty China wields diplomatic control over impoverished North Korea is mistaken, said Jin Canrong, an international relations professor at Beijing`s Renmin University.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

China, Pakistan to boost anti-terror cooperation along CPEC

The CPEC, a part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's Belt and Road (B&R) initiative, runs through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and India has raised objection to the project.

Sep 09, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

''Lips and teeth'' no more as China's ties with North Korea fray

Two years later, Kim ordered the execution of his uncle Jang Song Thaek, the country`s chief interlocutor with China and a relatively reform-minded official in the hermetic state.

Sep 08, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Independence banners on Hong Kong campus renew tensions

One remained strung up over a busy central square today. Posters on a nearby wall said, "Fight for our homeland. Fight for Hong Kong independence."

Sep 06, 2017, 15:45 PM IST