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China plans to build world's brightest light source facility in Beijing

China plans to build world's brightest light source facility in Beijing

China is planning to build world's brightest light source, a next-generation synchrotron radiation facility in Beijing, said a researcher from Chinese Academy of Sciences.

China sentences former senior official to life term for graft

A Chinese court Monday sentenced a former top official to life in prison for corruption involving millions of dollars, the latest high-profile conviction in President Xi Jinping`s crackdown on graft. 

Boat capsizes in East China Sea, one killed, 12 missing

One person was killed and 12 others were reported missing today when a Chinese fishing vessel capsized in East China Sea.

China lauds PM Narendra Modi's for being optimistic about Sino-Indian ties

China lauds PM Narendra Modi's for being optimistic about Sino-Indian ties

China on Wednesday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being optimistic about Sino-Indian ties.

Russia, Turkey stage first joint air strikes against Islamic State in Syria

Russia and Turkey on Wednesday staged their first joint air strikes against the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria, the Russian defence ministry said.

China urges United States to bar Taiwan delegation from Donald Trump inauguration

China urges United States to bar Taiwan delegation from Donald Trump inauguration

The United States should not allow a delegation from Taiwan to attend U.S. President-elect Donald Trump`s inauguration, China`s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, raising a new bone of contention in Beijing`s relations with the incoming government.

`No point` in blaming globalisation for world`s problems: Xi Jinping

`No point` in blaming globalisation for world`s problems: Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that there is "no point" in blaming economic globalisation for the world`s problems, adding that no one would win a trade war.

Taiwan simulates China attacks as tension rises

Trump has riled Beijing by suggesting the "one China" policy could become a bargaining chip in negotiations over trade practises.

China's NSG stand is neither fair nor transparent, says Defence Expert

China's NSG stand is neither fair nor transparent, says Defence Expert

Defence Expert Major General (Retired) P.K. Sehgal on Tuesday said that China`s treatment is neither fair nor transparent with regard to the stand taken by it over the assent for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership , adding that former`s gesture is not friendly.

Will take the gloves off if you use Taiwan: China warns Donald Trump

Will take the gloves off if you use Taiwan: China warns Donald Trump

 China is running out of patience with Donald Trump`s stance on Taiwan, state media said Monday, and will "take the gloves off" if he keeps challenging the "One China" policy.

Will take the gloves off if you use Taiwan: China warns Trump

Will take the gloves off if you use Taiwan: China warns Trump

 China is running out of patience with Donald Trump`s stance on Taiwan, state media said Monday, and will "take the gloves off" if he keeps challenging the "One China" policy.

Air pollution: Thick blanket of smog returns to Beijing

Air pollution: Thick blanket of smog returns to Beijing

The National Meteorological Centre said smog will hit parts of north and central China starting Sunday. Xinhua news agency reported.

'Outlier' China blocking India from becoming NSG member: United States

'Outlier' China blocking India from becoming NSG member: United States

The outgoing Obama Administration has lashed out at China for blocking India from becoming a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group by describing the Communist giant as an "outlier" in its effort to bring New Delhi on board the elite grouping.

Seagate to cut more than 2,000 China jobs: Reports

US hard-disk drive manufacturer Seagate Technology will lay off more than 2,000 Chinese workers as it shutters a factory in eastern China, reports said Saturday, prompting anger among employees. 

China shelved South China Sea dispute during Vietnam leader's visit: Media

China shelved South China Sea dispute during Vietnam leader's visit: Media

China sought to improve political and military ties with Vietnam, shelving the maritime dispute over the South China Sea, during Vietnamese Communist Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong's ongoing visit amid Hanoi's push for closer relations with India, state-run media here has said.

Chinese Met dept issues warning to people in Beijing, says avoid contact with 'dirty' snow

Chinese Met dept issues warning to people in Beijing, says avoid contact with 'dirty' snow

Chinese Met department on Saturday warned people in capital Beijing to avoid coming in contact with snow which officials said is "dirty" as it has absorbed pollutants which had enveloped the city since the final day of the last year.

Beijing continues orange alert for air pollution

Beijing continues orange alert for air pollution

Beijing on Monday continued the orange alert for heavy air pollution until Thursday.

Smog in northern China shuts highways, causes cancelled flights

Large parts of the north were hit by hazardous smog in mid-December, leading authorities to order hundreds of factories to close and to restrict motorists to cut emissions.

Beijing sees one of its worst ever New Year due to heavy pollution

Beijing sees one of its worst ever New Year due to heavy pollution

The concentration of hazardous particles was 20 times higher than the acceptable levels, which turned everyone gloomy on the festiive spirit.

Taiwan won't cave to Beijing threats, says president

Taiwan won't cave to Beijing threats, says president

China has stepped up military drills near Taiwan since the call earlier in December, in a move seen as putting on a show of strength as its ties with the self-ruled island and the United States deteriorate.