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Top Chinese envoy visits Vietnam as South China Sea tension rises

China`s top diplomat met Vietnam`s leadership on Monday. The meeting was aimed at strengthening  relations. The trip by State Councillor Yang Jiechi comes amid a Chinese public relations blitz to try to discredit a looming verdict by an international tribunal.

Jun 27, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

Vietnamese dissident a reluctant tourist during Obama visit

Vietnamese dissident Nguyen Quang A spent much of Tuesday as a tourist with plainclothes cops - eating fish noodle soup, visiting a temple and a fortune teller – returning home just as President Barack Obama took off from Hanoi aboard Air Force One.

May 25, 2016, 15:02 PM IST

Beijing warns new Taiwan leader on independence

Beijing warned Taiwan`s newly-inaugurated leader against seeking independence Friday, saying peace would be "impossible" if the new government attempted to move away from the mainland.

May 20, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

New Taiwan president pledges peace, urges China to drop historical baggage

Taiwan`s new president urged China on Friday to "drop the baggage of history" in an otherwise conciliatory inauguration speech that Beijing`s Communist Party rulers had been watching for any move towards independence.

May 20, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

China formally charges former aide to retired president

China`s state prosecutor on Friday formally charged a former senior aide to retired president Hu Jintao with taking bribes, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power.

May 13, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

Top China paper warns of crisis risk over debt

China must turn off the taps of credit-driven growth to avoid a financial system crisis in the face of rising bad loans and other risks, the Communist Party's official mouthpiece newspaper said on Monday

May 09, 2016, 12:41 PM IST

Chinese newspapers on decline as people move to digital media

China's largely state-run print and television media is on the decline as more and more mobile savvy Chinese moved over to online social media which registered a phenomenal growth in recent years.

Apr 29, 2016, 18:27 PM IST

People of all faiths shouldn't challenge CPC leadership: Xi Jinping

 Ordering officials to resolutely guard against "overseas infiltrations" into China in the name of religion, President Xi Jinping has asserted that people of all faiths in the country should not challenge the leadership of the ruling Communist Party, the state media reported today.

Apr 24, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

China could build nuclear plants for South China Sea: Report

China has rattled nerves with its military and construction activities on the islands it occupies in the South China Sea.

Apr 22, 2016, 10:39 AM IST

Vietnam elects Prime Minister amid big challenges

Vietnam's rubber-stamp Parliament on Thursday elected Nguyen Xuan Phuc as prime minister, and he takes office at a time of soaring public debt, a worrying budget deficit and China's growing assertiveness in nearby seas.

Apr 07, 2016, 10:16 AM IST

Chinese activist says family 'taken away' over letter calling for Xi to quit

A New York-based Chinese Internet activist told Reuters on Friday that China`s authorities have detained three members of his family in connection with an open letter calling for the resignation of President Xi Jinping.

Mar 26, 2016, 10:05 AM IST

Jat protests a lesson for China about dangers of social inequality, says Beijing paper

A Communist Party-run paper 'Global Times' has said that ​Jat quota stir in Haryana were a lesson for China about the dangers of social unrest stemming from inequality.

Feb 23, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

China one of great thefts of all times: Donald Trump

"What China has done to us with devaluation of their currency is unbelievable."

Feb 18, 2016, 11:37 AM IST

Laos picks new Communist Party chief

Laos`s Communist Party on Friday chose Bounnhang Vorachit to be its new leader after a vote by a newly-formed central committee that did not include the prime minister and former party chief, signalling their political exits.

Jan 22, 2016, 15:53 PM IST

Vietnam kicks off secretive political transition

The country`s top three positions -- party general secretary, president and prime minister -- are up for grabs.

Jan 21, 2016, 16:16 PM IST

China says talking to US over brother of aide to former president

China on Friday acknowledged for the first time that it is communicating with the United States about the case of Ling Wancheng, the brother of a one-time senior aide to then President Hu Jintao, in a case that could complicate ties.

Jan 15, 2016, 10:56 AM IST

China to prosecute former deputy environment minister for graft

The investigation into Zhang Lijun, who served in his position between 2008-2013, began in July.

Dec 31, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

China says consulted widely on army reform, Xi closely involved

China`s military consulted widely on its sweeping reform programme, with President Xi Jinping closely involved by speaking with soldiers on the frontlines and hand-writing suggestions, the Army`s newspaper said on Thursday.

Dec 31, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

China's Xi tells top leaders to watch families amid graft fight

Senior Chinese leaders need to "strictly educate and supervise" their children and family members and not rest of their laurels amid an ongoing fight against corruption, President Xi Jinping told a meeting of an elite Communist Party body.

Dec 30, 2015, 08:57 AM IST

China officially ends three-decade-old 'one child' policy

China officially ended its one child policy on Sunday with the signing into law of a bill allowing all married couples to have a second child as it attempts to cope with an ageing population and shrinking workforce.

Dec 27, 2015, 13:46 PM IST