PM Modi debuts on Chinese social media platform 'Weibo'
PM Modi debuts on Chinese social media platform 'Weibo'

In a move that will enhance his communication with the sisters and brothers of China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his debut on the Chinese social media platform 'Weibo'.

China's Xi calls for 'equal' political talks with Taiwan
China's Xi calls for 'equal' political talks with Taiwan

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered the head of Taiwan`s ruling Nationalist Party on Monday "equal" talks to resolve their political differences, but only if Taiwan accepts it is part of China, a concept many Taiwanese balk at. 

China`s Xi to visit Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Russia this week to attend World War II anniversary celebrations, the foreign ministry announced Monday, with Kazakhstan and Belarus also on his itinerary.

China rebuffs US criticism of military parade to mark end of war

China`s Defence Ministry on Thursday rebuffed a senior US official who cast doubt on China`s plans to hold a military parade in September to mark the end of the World War Two.

China needs to play by international norms, says US official

A senior bureaucrat of the Obama administration, who is currently on a visit to New Delhi, has said China needs to play by international rules and norms, or it will continue to be politically and economically stalemated.

'Terrific response' for PM Narendra Modi's Shanghai speech on China visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Madison Square-style event in Shanghai during his upcoming visit to China has generated a "terrific response" from Indian professionals and students based in various cities in the Communist nation.

Japan's prime minister goes to US to showcase close ties

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in the US for a week-long visit to showcase the success of the alliance built from Tokyo's defeat in World War II, while promoting a political agenda based on still stronger military and economic ties.

Tibet quake death toll 17; China sends rescue team to Nepal

Death toll in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has risen to 17 in the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit neighbouring Nepal yesterday, while the Communist giant today dispatched a 62-member search and rescue team to help the Himalayan nation.

China to provide 110 fighter jets to Pakistan

Pakistan will acquire 110 latest JF-17 Thunder fighter jets from China as the two countries forge closer economic and defence cooperation following President Xi Jinping's visit here earlier this week, a media report said on Saturday.

Taiwan ruling party says chief to meet China's Xi Jinping

Chinese President and Communist Party chief Xi Jinping will hold talks with the chairman of Taiwan`s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) in Beijing next month, the KMT said on Friday, in what would be the first meeting between the heads of the two parties.

Xi, Li to host PM Modi with high-profile events on China visit

Pillars of India's soft power such as Buddhism and Yoga will take centre stage during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China next month as President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will join him at some high-profile events tracing the roots of cultural links between the two countries.

China names 100 fugitives wanted in corruption cases

China has sought Interpol's help to nab 100 fugitives, including 23 women, wanted in major graft cases who are believed to have fled abroad, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's aggressive campaign against corruption.

Chinese soccer faces ping pong challenge, says Sven-Goran Eriksson
Chinese soccer faces ping pong challenge, says Sven-Goran Eriksson

Chinese football could struggle to attract youngsters away from table tennis and badminton and needs a home-grown star playing in Europe before it really takes off, ex-England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson told AFP.

China trial begins for ally of retired security chief

A deposed leader of one of China`s most populous provinces chose not to contest charges of bribery and abuse of power when his trial opened on Thursday, the latest senior official linked to retired security boss Zhou Yongkang to be tried in a sweeping anti-graft campaign.

Japan ministers go to Yasukuni hours after China talks

Just hours after Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat down for his first substantial talks with China`s Xi Jinping, two of his cabinet ministers Thursday visited the war shrine that Beijing sees as a symbol of Tokyo`s violent past.

Former China provincial governor on trial for graft

 The former deputy Communist chief of China`s Sichuan province went on trial for corruption Thursday, a court said, the latest senior figure to be prosecuted in President Xi Jinping`s sweeping anti-corruption campaign.

Pakistani politicians decry "unfair" change to China corridor

Politicians in Pakistan complained on Wednesday that a plan for projects worth $46 billion to be built with Chinese funding has been unfairly changed to the disadvantage of two provinces.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe meets China's Xi Jinping in Indonesia

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a summit in Indonesia on Wednesday, the latest sign of a thaw in relations between the Asian rivals.

Xi, Abe meet on sidelines of Jakarta summit: Japan official

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of an Asia-Africa summit in Indonesia on Wednesday, a Japanese government official said, the latest sign of a thaw in relations between the Asian rivals.