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`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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.