Sri Lanka has backed China's surprise initiative to make India an important component of a regional cooperation to address New Delhi's concerns over Chinese involvement in large-scale projects in the country, a senior Sri Lankan minister has said.
Firming up ties with Nepal, Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged NRs 14.5 billion to Nepal for transport and infrastructure building as Kathmandu promised to keep up the crackdown on Tibetans supporting the Dalai Lama.
A court in China`s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has sentenced a man to six years in prison for "provoking trouble" and growing a beard, a practise discouraged by local authorities, a newspaper reported Sunday.
Top judges of BRICS countries on Saturday held their first meeting and called for equitable governance and inclusive growth while asking emerging economies to expand cooperation for sharing experience on judicial reforms.
Beijing is "cold enough," to host the Winter Olympics in 2022, the International Olympic Committee`s (IOC) evaluation chief said on Saturday, while avoiding criticism of a recent crackdown on Chinese activists.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has received non-discrimination assurances from Beijing and Almaty`s bids to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, an official said on Saturday after Beijing police raided an anti-discrimination group this week.
The controversial Colombo Port City project did not figure in President Maithripala Sirisena's talks with Chinese leaders during his current visit to Beijing, Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith P Perera said on Friday.
Chinese police officers raided the office of a prominent non-governmental organisation in Beijing this week, seizing laptops and details of contacts, its co-founder said on Thursday, the latest target of China`s crackdown on dissent.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that improving Sino-India relations would send a positive message to the international community shows India wants to independently develop ties with China regardless of pressure from other countries, strategic analysts here said.
If Beijing is successful in its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics then foreigners who attend will get uncensored Internet access, but this isn`t an issue for Chinese who "don`t like" sites like Facebook and Twitter, an official said on Wednesday.
As India and China on Monday held fresh border talks, official media here struck a positive note, saying with both sides agreeing to tap the vast potential of bilateral cooperation, a resolution to the vexed issue is not an "insurmountable barrier" for regional stability.
Tibetans who set themselves on fire in protest at Chinese rule face "extreme physical and psychological suffering" if they survive, a rights group said, alleging amputations, repression and forced disappearances.
The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan will meet for the first time in three years this weekend after bitter disputes over history and territory drastically scaled back high-level contacts and even raised security fears.
Bogged down by massive corruption scandals, the Chinese Army on Thursday carried out its first open bidding for nearly USD 15 million worth of equipment in an attempt to bring transparency in the procurement processes of the world's largest military.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will release the implementation plan for his ambitious Silk Road projects listing hundreds of infrastructure ventures at the Boao Forum next week in presence of heads of state from 13 nations.