Northeast MP flays China, lauds Centre's stand on Arunachal Pradesh

Castigating China for opposing development of border areas in Arunachal Pradesh, Lok Sabha member Ninong Ering Friday reiterated that the Himalayan state is an indivisible part of India.

China to send elite army unit to help fight Ebola in Liberia

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.

China pledges financial aid to Afghanistan

 China Friday pledged to provide a non-reimbursable assistance of 500 million yuan ($81.43 million) to Afghanistan this year, authorities said.

Mayor in China`s Xinjiang probed for graft: Govt

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.

Future of science lies in India, China: Nobel laureate

The future of science lies in India, China and other Asian countries and these are set to dominate new scientific inventions and discoveries in the coming times, Nobel laureate George Smoot has said.

Chinese vessel sets off on Antarctic expedition

China Thursday dispatched its research vessel and icebreaker Snow Dragon on a six month Antarctic expedition to build a base for its navigational satellite system.

VK Singh in China to attend key conference on Afghanistan

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.

Khanduri meets Chinese army personnel on Nathu-la border

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.

Chinese Communist leadership `fundamental` to rule of law: Party

Communist power is a "fundamental requirement" to ensure the rule of law in China, a party official said Thursday, days after a meeting of the organisation`s top leaders in Beijing.

Arunachal Pradesh disputed area; India should do more to maintain peace: China
Arunachal Pradesh disputed area; India should do more to maintain peace: China

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".

China `vulnerable` to Ebola outbreak: Expert

China is "vulnerable" to the deadly Ebola outbreak due to the soaring number of Chinese working in Africa and poor infection control at home, a co-discoverer of the virus warned Thursday.

China probes Uighur mayor of restive Xinjiang city for graft

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.

United States praises China's growing role in Afghanistan

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 buries war dead returned by South Korea

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 sacks pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker for improper remarks

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.

Hong Kong students seek direct negotiations with Chinese PM

 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 shuts down 375 polluting factories

China has shut down 375 polluting factories this year as a part of clean air action plan ahead of APEC summit that would be attended by US President Barack Obama among others.

China-Afghanistan decide to crackdown on Xinjiang militants

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.

China tries former bank head for corruption: Report

 The former head of one of China`s largest banks and two of his employees went on trial Wednesday for corruption, accused of embezzling $56 million, the official Xinhua news agency reported.