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An island country of 12,000 stands up to China, demands apology for envoy's 'bullying'

An island country of 12,000 stands up to China, demands apology for envoy's 'bullying'

Following protocol, Nauru's President Baron Waqa refused to let China's envoy speak before PM of Tuvalu at the  Pacific Islands Forum. He later described him as "very insolent" and a "bully".

Sep 06, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
China fudged GDP figures to supersede Japan, alleges Russian media

China fudged GDP figures to supersede Japan, alleges Russian media

China manipulated the GDP figures, and that's how, in 2010, it superseded Japan, the world's second-largest economy, commented the Russian media recently.

Sep 05, 2018, 09:30 AM IST
Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls for expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan

Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls for expanding bilateral cooperation with Japan

The Prime Minister's Office said in a statement that PM Imran Khan has extended invitation to Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to visit Pakistan.

Aug 31, 2018, 23:10 PM IST
China issues flood alert in India as water level rises in River Tsangpo

China issues flood alert in India as water level rises in River Tsangpo

Ering said the communication from China came following heavy rains in that country after which Tsangpo was in spate.

Aug 31, 2018, 07:03 AM IST
China: Pressures on ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing intensify after latest passenger killing

China: Pressures on ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing intensify after latest passenger killing

The incident, which follows a similar grisly killing by a Didi driver in May, triggered public and government backlash - and created an opening for rival services to chip away at Didi`s dominance in China, industry analysts say.

Aug 30, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
China's first combat-ready aircraft carrier starts final sea trials

China's first combat-ready aircraft carrier starts final sea trials

Type 001A was towed by tugboats out of the Dalian shipyard in northeast province of Liaoning on Sunday, just three months after its maiden sea voyage. 

Aug 28, 2018, 11:36 AM IST
China logs hottest national average summer temperature in 57 years: Report

China logs hottest national average summer temperature in 57 years: Report

China`s national average temperature hit 22 degrees Celsius (71.6 Fahrenheit) this summer, the highest since 1961, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.

Aug 28, 2018, 06:25 AM IST
China hails first-time participation of India, Pakistan in SCO counter-terror drill

China hails first-time participation of India, Pakistan in SCO counter-terror drill

India and Pakistan are participating in the drill for the first time since becoming full members of the SCO in June 2017. 

Aug 27, 2018, 17:45 PM IST
China targets rumours, religion in updated party rules

China targets rumours, religion in updated party rules

Chinese President Xi Jinping has accrued more power than any of his immediate predecessors and has intensified efforts to ensure cadres are loyal, disciplined, upright and honest.

Aug 27, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
China protests to US after Donald Trump accuses Beijing of not helping in disarming North Korea

China protests to US after Donald Trump accuses Beijing of not helping in disarming North Korea

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Trump's allegation was not based on facts and was "irresponsible". "We are seriously concerned and have made solemn representations, (diplomatic protest) to the US side," Lu said.

Aug 25, 2018, 21:17 PM IST
China: 19 killed, 23 injured in hotel fire

China: 19 killed, 23 injured in hotel fire

The deadly fire started early in the morning at Beilong Hot Spring Leisure hotel in Songbei district and took around three-and-a-half hours for 100 firemen and 30 fire engines to bring it under control, they said.

Aug 25, 2018, 21:08 PM IST
BJP, RSS dividing India, spreading hatred: Rahul Gandhi in Berlin

BJP, RSS dividing India, spreading hatred: Rahul Gandhi in Berlin

Addressing the Indian Overseas Congress in Berlin, Gandhi said the Congress's thought of unity in diversity came from the times of Guru Nanak Dev.

Aug 24, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Pakistan backstabbed America in Afghanistan for years: Former US Army colonel

Pakistan backstabbed America in Afghanistan for years: Former US Army colonel

'Pakistan's duplicity has continued for seventeen years. While accepting billions of dollars in military and economic aid, Pakistan has been slowly bleeding the US to death in Afghanistan,' said the retired colonel.

Aug 24, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
New beginnings? India, China decide to improve communication between their armies

New beginnings? India, China decide to improve communication between their armies

The focus of the meeting, between Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her Chinese counterpart, was to build mutual trust between the two armies guarding the 3,500 km Sino-India border, officials said.

Aug 23, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
 Willing to play 'constructive role' in improving Indo-Pakistan ties: China

Willing to play 'constructive role' in improving Indo-Pakistan ties: China

Beijing is ready to play a constructive role in easing tensions between India and Pakistan, says Chinese spokesperson Lu Kang.   

Aug 23, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
China declines to renew visa for Indian-American woman journalist

China declines to renew visa for Indian-American woman journalist

"It is bittersweet to leave Beijing after spending six wonderful and eye-opening years as a journalist there," Megha, who previously worked for Reuters in Beijing, said.

Aug 22, 2018, 19:55 PM IST
Modi 'coping with China threat' by improving ties with US, says Chinese state media

Modi 'coping with China threat' by improving ties with US, says Chinese state media

According to the Global Times, India under Prime Minister Modi is emerging as a “major defence partner” and “major non-NATO ally” of the US.

Aug 22, 2018, 08:36 AM IST
Peace on India-China border indicative of maturity: PM Narendra Modi at meeting with Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe

Peace on India-China border indicative of maturity: PM Narendra Modi at meeting with Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe

"Terming India-China relations as a factor of stability in the world, the prime minister said that maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the border areas is indicative of the sensitivity and maturity with which India and China handle their differences, not allowing them to become disputes," the statement said. 

Aug 21, 2018, 20:11 PM IST
Malaysian PM backs China-backed rail, pipeline projects cancelled for now

Malaysian PM backs China-backed rail, pipeline projects cancelled for now

Mahathir made the comments while addressing the media in Beijing during his five-day trip to China. He said the projects would be cancelled until such time as Malaysia can afford it. 

Aug 21, 2018, 19:19 PM IST

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