China to open new route for Kailash Manasorvar by 2015

China has assured India that all preparatory steps are being taken to open the new route for pilgrims of Kailash and Manasarovar in Tibet through Sikkim in summer next year as promised by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

China likely to close "gift" loophole in corruption fight

China`s largely rubber stamp parliament is likely to close a loophole when it meets next week to ban officials from getting around corruption allegations by claiming money received was simply a gift, a state-run newspaper said on Tuesday.

Australia set to help China seize assets of corrupt Chinese officials-paper

Australian police have agreed to assist China in the extradition and seizure of assets of corrupt Chinese officials who have fled with hundreds of millions of dollars in illicit funds, the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper reported on Monday.

'China's Xi to tighten control at key Communist conclave'

China's Communist rulers gather next week for a key meeting devoted to the "rule of law", but observers say the conclave will in fact mark another tightening of control by party leader Xi Jinping after crackdowns on internal dissent and graft.

Japan, China PMs meet in Milan despite shrine visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shook hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Milan on Friday, reports said, despite a mass visit by Japanese lawmakers to a controversial war shrine in Tokyo.

China`s Xi to tighten control at key Communist conclave: Experts

China`s Communist rulers gather next week for a key meeting devoted to the "rule of law", but observers say the conclave will in fact mark another tightening of control by party leader Xi Jinping after crackdowns on internal dissent and graft.

Japan PM Abe sends offering to Yasukuni Shrine for war dead

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo`s controversial Yasukuni Shrine on Friday, a move that might complicate his push for a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping to improve frayed ties between the world`s second- and third-biggest economies.

Singer married to China president's brother resurfaces

A Chinese army singer who mysteriously disappeared from public view six years ago has made a surprising reappearance in local media -- as the wife of the President Xi Jinping's brother.

Military singer resurfaces married to China President`s brother

A Chinese army singer who mysteriously disappeared from public view six years ago has made a surprising reappearance in local media -- as the wife of the President Xi Jinping`s brother.

Ball in Japan`s court for Xi-Abe talks: China envoy

There is "a significant opportunity" for a first meeting between the Chinese and Japanese leaders at a regional gathering near Beijing next month, but the ball is in Tokyo`s court, China`s envoy to Japan said Wednesday.

Chinese waste USD 32.6 billion worth of food every year

 Chinese people waste a whopping USD 32.6 billion worth of food every year which could potentially feed 200 million people, while 35 billion kgs of grain are squandered annually in storage and transportation, an official has said.

Australia to roll out red carpet for PM Narendra Modi in November

After mesmerising the United States of America, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to deliver a historic address to a joint sitting of federal Parliament when he visits Australia for the G20 summit in Brisbane in November.

Obama urged to press Xi Jinping on Hong Kong`s democracy

Hong Kong protestors won powerful US backing Thursday as a high-level panel urged President Barack Obama to press concerns about democracy with Beijing and called for fresh monitoring of the city`s progress.

Former party boss of China's Guangzhou accused of extortion

The former Chinese Communist Party boss of the southern city of Guangzhou has been expelled from the party after being accused of extortion, bribery and "visiting private clubs", state media said on Thursday, the latest official to fall in an anti-graft campaign.

China upgrades status of Tibet's police force to military body

China has upgraded the status of Tibet's top police force to that of a military body, recognising its key role in maintaining peace in the troubled Himalayan region which has witnessed anti-Beijing protests by Dalai Lama's supporters.

Anarchy in the People`s Republic, say Chinese punks

A marigold and magenta mohawk adorning his shaven skull, Chinese punk rocker Shan Lin has a subversive message in a country that suppresses dissent -- a rebel with a cause.

Impressed by Modi's commitment to fighting poverty: Bill Gates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment to improve health services and his focus on ending open defecation has "impressed" Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates who said it is "inspiring" to see India move to the forefront of providing such services to the underprivileged.

Border incursions during high-profile visits mysterious: IAF chief
Border incursions during high-profile visits mysterious: IAF chief

The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Marshal Arup Raha said Saturday it was "mysterious" how border incursions take place during high-profile visits.

China forms huge army of vigilantes to fight terrorism

Ahead of the APEC summit here next month, China has mobilised an army of over 850,000 vigilantes to be on the look out for "terrorists", adding teeth to the country's war on terror, specially against militants from the restive Xinjiang province.

Two-member panel to look into DD bloopers

Following recent instances of errors going on air on DD News, a two-member committee has been set up to get a "holistic" picture of what led to the occurrence of such cases.