Ahead of President Xi Jinping's first visit to India next week, China today said the two countries have the "confidence and capability" to resolve the border dispute through an "equitable and reasonable" solution based on dialogue and consultation.
On Wednesday, September 17, Chinese President Xi Jinping will reportedly visit Gujarat, before he lands in New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also expected to be in Ahmedabad that day - it is his 64th birthday.
China has quietly begun a probe into the operations of foreign non-government bodies in the country, to prepare for tighter regulations in future, as part of a security drive ordered by a new national panel headed by President Xi Jinping.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day visit during which India and China are expected to ink several key pacts, including an agreement on a mechanism to prevent incursions by Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control.
China on Saturday sacked the mayor of the the major eastern city of Nanjing for alleged embezzlement of USD 3.3 million from state funds, the latest high-profile case in a nationwide crackdown on corruption.
After relatives of over 100 people killed in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown accused China`s President Xi Jinping of taking the country "backwards towards Maoist orthodoxy", Beijing on Friday defended its new leadership.