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Hong Kong airport grinds to halt as China likens protests to terrorism

The airport authority said it was working with airlines to resume flights from 6 a.m. on Tuesday, but the developments raise the stakes after a weekend of skirmishes during which both activists and police toughened their stances. 

Aug 12, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

Chinese minister refers to India-Pakistan tensions, says conveyed concerns

India had rejected China`s opposition to its move of conferring Union Territory status to Ladakh, saying it does not comment on the internal affairs of other countries and similarly expects other countries to do likewise.

Aug 12, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

EAM S Jaishankar to visit Beijing this month to prepare for PM Narendra Modi-XI Jinping talks

In April this year, India and China said they are in touch for the second informal summit between Modi and Xi scheduled to be held in India later this year.

Aug 02, 2019, 17:36 PM IST

Chinese experts to test long-lasting HIV vaccine on humans

The candidate vaccine, known as DNA-rTV, relies on replication of the virus' DNA to stimulate "effective immunization" against the virus.

Jul 19, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Xiaomi shifting to new HQ in Beijing: Report

The handset maker reportedly rents its offices in Beijing.

Jun 20, 2019, 11:40 AM IST

Chinese importers to apply for tariff waivers on US goods

The waivers are for tariffs imposed in July last year on $50 billion worth of US goods in retaliation for similar measures taken by Washington. Beijing has since imposed additional tariffs on thousands of goods as a bitter trade war has escalated. 

Jun 05, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

UFO spotted in China during naval exercise: Reports

Chinese social media is abuzz with netizens claiming to have spotted an unidentified flying object (UFO) across multiple provinces of China when the Navy was conducting military exercises, official media reported on Sunday.

Jun 02, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

'Will be properly resolved': China on Masood Azhar's listing as global terrorist by UN

China said on Tuesday that the vexed issue of designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN will be "properly resolved" but it did not give any timeline, days after Chinese President Xi Jinping met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 30, 2019, 21:48 PM IST

'Will be properly resolved': China on Masood Azhar's listing as global terrorist by UN

China said on Tuesday that the vexed issue of designating Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN will be "properly resolved" but it did not give any timeline, days after Chinese President Xi Jinping met Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 30, 2019, 18:26 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Why China is soft on JeM chief Masood Azhar? Watch full video to know more

In this segment of Taal Thok Ke, We ask: Why Beijing is soft on Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar? Watch full video to know more. Watch full video to know more.

Mar 15, 2019, 21:20 PM IST

Paralympics: World body to lift Russia ban, with conditions

Russia has been barred from international Paralympic competitions since August 2016, over allegations of state-sponsored doping similar to the ones that led to the suspension of its athletics federation and anti-doping agency.

Feb 08, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

Pregnancy can raise risk of heart disease: Study

Women had a four per cent increase in the incidence of cardiovascular disease each time they gave birth, regardless of weight, diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking and income.

Jan 26, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Taiwan says it won't bow to pressure amid China tension

Beijing has stepped up pressure on Taiwan since Tsai, from the pro-independence ruling party, took office in 2016.

Jan 17, 2019, 09:57 AM IST

Citizens buying firecrackers for Chinese New Year will have to show ID

Beijing has decided to reduce the number of stores selling fireworks and firecrackers from around 80 to 30, and they can only sell them from January 30 to February 9.

Jan 14, 2019, 12:23 PM IST

US-China trade talks extended till Wednesday

The extension was a sign that discussions were moving in a positive direction while on the other side China announced it would approve the imports of five new varieties of genetically modified crops.

 

Jan 09, 2019, 10:09 AM IST

US navy ship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade talks with Beijing

It isn't China who claims almost all of the strategic waters, many countries like vietnam, Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia and Taiwan also claims for the same.

 

Jan 07, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

One killed, 10 missing in shipwreck in China

The 80-metre-long ship named "London" departed from the city of Kaohsiung with 14 Myanmar crew members and one from Taiwan.

 

Jan 03, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

China celebrates 2,569 years of Confucius

Confucius was an ancient educator and philosopher regarded as an icon of traditional Chinese culture.

Sep 28, 2018, 19:19 PM IST

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

US has started biggest trade war in history: China

The trade dispute between the world`s top two economies had rattled markets and prompted warnings from companies of damage to their bottom lines and higher prices for consumers.

Jul 06, 2018, 10:51 AM IST