China should not be judged by GDP alone: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said that China should not be judged by GDP alone, days after the country recorded last year's economic growth at 7.4 per cent, missing the official target and slumping to a 24-year low.

China faces 'unprecedented' security risks, warns CPC

China's ruling Communist Party on Friday warned that the world's second largest economy is facing "unprecedented and unpredictable" security risks and asked people to remain alert amid growing political and economic challenges.

China's Xi gets 62 per cent pay rise: Report

Chinese President Xi Jinping and the other six members of the Communist Party's elite Politburo Standing Committee have been given 62 per cent pay rises, state-run media said on Tuesday, as civil servants get their first increases since 2006.

China`s Xi gets 62 percent pay rise: Report

 Chinese President Xi Jinping and the other six members of the Communist Party`s elite Politburo Standing Committee have been given 62 percent pay rises, state-run media said Tuesday, as civil servants get their first increases since 2006.

Zhou, Bo formed `clique` to challenge leaders: Chinese media

The two biggest Chinese politicians to fall in recent years, ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang and former high-flyer Bo Xilai, formed a "clique" together, state media reported Thursday as President Xi Jinping pledges a crackdown on Communist Party factionalism.

Confucius the Redeemer symbol of Xi`s Chinese Dream

 Arms outstretched like Rio de Janeiro`s Christ the Redeemer, a towering Confucius statue stands in the seaside resort that hosts the Chinese Communist leadership`s summer retreat, opposite a hulking monument to President Xi Jinping`s dreams.

Chinese president to pay state visit to UK amid Hong Kong tensions

Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to Britain on a state visit later this year, a Foreign Office minister said on Tuesday, while fending off lawmakers` accusations that London was reluctant to confront Beijing over Hong Kong.

China's top spy chief held for corruption

China's top spy Chief, Ma Jian, has been detained for alleged corruption as part of President Xi Jinping's widening crackdown on graft, a media report said on Monday.

China says Sri Lanka `friendship runs deep` despite election upset

China on Friday downplayed the impact of Sri Lanka`s presidential election upset, dismissing suggestions that the stunning win by Maithripala Sirisena could shake up Beijing`s plans in the Indian Ocean.

China pushes for bigger Latin America, Caribbean role

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to increase cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean Thursday as he opened a forum in Beijing with leaders from 30 countries in the region.

Venezuela's Maduro heads to China to seek financial aid

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro begins a trip to China and OPEC member countries in search of financial support as his country reels from falling oil prices and a tattered economy.

Top Chinese diplomat sacked for alleged corruption

President Xi Jinping's sweeping campaign against corruption on Friday reached the Chinese Foreign Ministry after a top diplomat was for the first time sacked and placed under investigation for suspected graft.

No season of goodwill for China`s underground Christians

 A group of Christians gathered in an apartment above a Beijing dental surgery, the atmosphere jubilant as a choir belted out carols on Christmas Eve -- but the curtains stayed tightly closed.

Xi rejects Hong Kong pro-democracy demands, backs Chief Executive

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday virtually rejected pro-democracy agitators' demand for free elections in Hong Kong in 2017 and backed embattled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying who came in for severe criticism during the recent protests in the former British colony.

China raises Nepal aid five-fold in regional diplomacy push

China will increase official aid to Nepal by more than five times from fiscal 2015-16, officials said on Friday, to develop infrastructure in the landlocked nation where regional rival India has long wielded political influence.

China to build modern command headquarters for its military

China on Thursday night unveiled plans to build a modern command headquarters to enhance the capability of the world's largest military to win a regional war in the information age.

‘Narendra Modi’s tenure will be termed black days in India’s history’

As the temperature continues to dip in Delhi, election fever has begun to rise. The Congress, which suffered a catastrophic defeat in both Assembly and General elections, is preparing the ground to make a resurgence from the nation’s capital.

Chinese President likely to visit Pakistan in February

China's President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Pakistan in February after he had cancelled his September trip to the country due to massive anti-government protests here.

Chinese President Xi Jinping likely to visit Pakistan in February

 China's President Xi Jinping is expected to visit Pakistan in February to increase economic and strategic cooperation, government officials said on Monday.

'China arrests thousands in porn, gambling crackdown'

 China has detained over 30,000 people during a two-month clamp down on pornography and gambling, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.