China ire as Myanmar jails scores for illegal logging

Beijing on Thursday hit out at long jail sentences handed to more than 150 Chinese nationals for illegal logging in Myanmar, in the latest tremor to shake relations between the neighbours.

China protests after Myanmar sentences its nationals to life for illegal logging

China has lodged a diplomatic protest with Myanmar after a court in the southeast Asian nation sentenced 153 Chinese nationals to life imprisonment for illegal logging.

Myanmar jails Chinese nationals for illegal logging: Report

 Myanmar has sentenced an unspecified number of Chinese nationals to more than a decade in jail for illegal logging, China`s state media reported Thursday, saying Beijing was "highly concerned" and had made representations.

14 people missing after barge capsizes in Singapore waters

Fourteen people -- 13 Chinese nationals and a Malaysian -- were missing Wednesday after their sand-carrier barge capsized in Singapore waters, officials said, as authorities despatched naval and coast guard vessels to search for them.

US charges 6 Chinese nationals with economic espionage

The US government charged six Chinese nationals with economic espionage, saying they stole secrets from two companies that develop technology often used in military systems, the Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

Pak Army to protect Chinese nationals working in the country

Pakistan will deploy 10,000 army personnel, including commandoes with anti-terrorism training, for the protection of Chinese citizens working in the country, President Mamnoon Hussain said today.

Govt considering extending visa-on-arrival facility to Chinese nationals

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to China, India is considering extending the tourist visa-on-arrival facility to citizens of that country.

Pakistan force to provide security to Chinese nationals

Pakistan has set up a 7,000-strong special protection force to provide security to over 3,000 Chinese nationals working on different projects in Punjab province amid intelligence reports that terrorists may target foreigners in the country, especially Chinese.

Chinese become targets in DR Congo anti-government riots

Clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo police and political protestors that left some 40 people dead last week also revealed the level of hostility towards the Chinese in the capital Kinshasa.

Red sanders wood smuggling bid foiled, four Chinese held in Karnataka

Four Chinese nationals were arrested in a rural Karnataka district for attempting to smuggle six tonnes of red sanders wood to China, a police official said Tuesday.

China denies hundreds of Chinese nationals trapped in Myanmar

 China on Tuesday denied a state media report that hundreds of Chinese citizens were trapped by fighting between government troops and insurgents in northern Myanmar.

Dozens of Chinese held in Kenya `cyber bust`

Police in Kenya are holding 77 Chinese nationals accused of running a cyber crime network and mysterious "command centre" from upmarket houses in Nairobi, officials and reports said Thursday.

Chinese nationals may be fighting in Iraq, says special envoy

Expressing concern over the growth of Islamic militant groups in the Middle East, China`s special envoy to the region on Monday said that radicals from its restive Xinjiang province may be taking part in the recent upsurge in violence in Iraq and Syria.

Two Chinese nationals detained along Indo-Tibet border

Two Chinese nationals were detained near Namgya check post on Indo-Tibet border in tribal Kinnaur district, police said on Sunday.

674 Chinese nationals overstayed in India

A total of 674 Chinese nationals, who came to India on valid travel documents, were found to be overstaying.

11 Chinese held with 270 kg of sandalwood in Kolkata

At least 11 Chinese nationals were arrested from Kolkata airport and 270 kg of red sandalwood, worth around Rs.1 crore, was seized from them, a customs official said Thursday.

China thanks India for rescuing crew from sunken ship

China on Wednesday thanked India for rescuing 17 Chinese nationals from a cargo ship which sank in the Bay of Bengal due to Cyclone Phailin.

Sixteen Chinese arrested for crossing over to India

At least 16 Chinese nationals, mostly Tibetans, were arrested along the Sino-Indian border for illegally crossing over to India in the last two years.

Four Chinese nationals slain in Papua New Guinea

The victims, three men and one woman, were killed late Monday night at a shop they ran in the capital, Port Moresby, said Papua New Guinea national police spokesman Dominic Kakas.

China asks Pak to guarantee safety of its nationals

China asked Pakistan to "guarantee the safety" of its nationals working there after a militant attack in the country in which 10 people, including 3 Chinese tourists, were killed.