China will dispatch an elite unit from the People`s Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to UN calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.
The Uighur mayor of a violence-racked city in China`s far-western Xinjiang region is being investigated for corruption, a government notice said, as central authorities broaden their highly publicised anti-graft probe.
Minister of State for External Affairs, VK Singh, arrived in the Chinese capital on Thursday to take part in a key international conference on Afghanistan tomorrow which would focus on the war-torn country's future as US troops prepare to withdraw after nearly 13 years of war.
BJP MP and chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri met Chinese Army officers on the Nathu-la border post in Sikkim, according to a release from his OSD here on Thursday.
China's military Thursday expressed concern over India's plan to construct 54 new border posts in Arunachal Pradesh, saying India should not complicate the situation and do more to maintain peace as it is a "disputed area".
The ethnic Uighur mayor of a major city in China`s unruly far-western region of Xinjiang is being investigated for corruption, state media said on Thursday, one of the few minority officials to be caught up in the government`s war on graft.
The United States welcomed China`s growing role in trying to ensure Afghanistan`s stability on Thursday, saying a Beijing conference of foreign ministers on Afghan reconstruction this week shows its commitment to the region as Western troops pull out.
China held a grand funeral for more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed fighting in the Korean War more than six decades ago, state media reported, as ties between the former ideological foes steadily improve.
China today sacked a senior Hong Kong lawmaker from its top advisory legislature for making improper remarks against the territory's Chief Executive, giving a strong message that Beijing will not tolerate dissent over pro-democracy protests in one of Asia's financial hubs.
The Federation of Students of Hong Kong, one of the main groups carrying out pro-democracy protests, has asked the local government for direct talks with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, state broadcaster RTHK reported Wednesday.
China and Afghanistan have agreed to step up crackdown on the training camps of Uighur militants active in China's restive Xinjiang province even as it eyed major investments in the war-torn country's rich minerals and oil sectors.