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United States deploys aircraft carrier in South China Sea, calls it 'routine' patrol

United States deploys aircraft carrier in South China Sea, calls it 'routine' patrol

The United States deployed the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime "routine operations."

United States Navy begins patrol in South China Sea

United States Navy begins patrol in South China Sea

A US Navy aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrols in the South China Sea, an official statement said.

Chinese pilot acted legally in encounter with US military plane over South China Sea: Report

A Chinese pilot had responded "legally and professionally" to a close encounter between military planes from China and the US over the South China Sea, a media report said on Saturday.

Donald Trump's U-turn on Taiwan shows he is learning, says Chinese media

US President Donald Trump's decision to roll back his rhetoric on 'One China' policy is a sign that he is "learning" about his new job and no longer wants to be a "disruptor" of the Sino-US ties, China's official media said today.

Donald Trump's U-turn on Taiwan shows he is learning: Chinese media

US President Donald Trump's decision to roll back his rhetoric on 'One China' policy is a sign that he is "learning" about his new job and no longer wants to be a "disruptor" of the Sino-US ties, China's official media said today.

China to make preferential policies for Taiwanese

China to make preferential policies for Taiwanese

China said on Wednesday that Beijing will frame policies to support and attract Taiwanese to work and live on the mainland.

Beijing opposes United States sanctions on Iran involving Chinese firms

China has lodged representations to the United States over the latest sanctions against Iran which include Chinese nationals and enterprises.

Did China ask Pakistan to detain Hafiz Saeed? Top Chinese official's visit raises speculation

Did China ask Pakistan to detain Hafiz Saeed? Top Chinese official's visit raises speculation

Pakistan had put Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed under "house arrest" this week.

 

Russia seeks return of medals from athletes caught doping

Russian authorities want all athletes caught doping to return their medals.

Amid Beijing's "Silk Road" splurge, Chinese companies eye Pakistan

Amid Beijing's "Silk Road" splurge, Chinese companies eye Pakistan

Chinese companies are in talks to snap up more businesses and land in Pakistan after sealing two major deals in recent months.

China tests missile with 10 nuclear warheads: Report

China tests missile with 10 nuclear warheads: Report

The Dongfeng-5C missile, carrying 10 dummy warheads, was launched from the Taiyuan Space Launch Centre in Shanxi province, and flew to a desert in western China, a report said.

United States, South Korea to strengthen defenses against North Korea

United States, South Korea to strengthen defenses against North Korea

The two leaders agreed to take steps to strengthen joint defense capabilities to defend against the North Korean threat.

China must open market to match soaring words: European Union

China must open market to match soaring words: European Union

China has not done enough to open its market, the EU's ambassador said today, and must take "concrete actions" to give European companies equal access to the world's second-largest economy.

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.