Great Wall

Melania Trump meets cuddly pandas in Beijing zoo, hikes Great Wall of China

While President Donald Trump jetted off to a summit in Vietnam after his state visit to China, his wife stayed behind to see the Beijing Zoo`s favourite tenants before heading to the Great Wall.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:47 PM IST

Melania Trump meets China's furry diplomats, hikes Great Wall

While President Donald Trump jetted off to a summit in Vietnam after his state visit to China, his wife stayed behind to see the Beijing Zoo's favourite tenants before heading to the Great Wall.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

China installs high-definition cameras along Great Wall

An expert on the Great Wall, Dong Yaohui, says many of the scratches were left by tourists in the 1980s to 1990s when people were less aware of the importance of ancient monument protection, and preventative measures were far from effective.

Aug 20, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

US warns Beijing of `self-isolation` in South China Sea

Beijing`s claim to nearly the entire South China Sea has angered Southeast Asian neighbours and pitted it against the United States.

Jun 04, 2016, 07:29 AM IST

China's Great Wall is disappearing: Report

Around 30 percent of China's Ming-era Great Wall has disappeared over time as adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities -- including stealing the bricks to build houses -- erode the UNESCO World Heritage site, state media reported.

Jun 29, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

'Game of Thrones' star Pedro Pascal in 'Great Wall'

Actor Pedro Pascal, who played Prince Oberyn Martell on 'Game of Thrones', is in talks to join Matt Damon starrer 'The Great Wall'.

Dec 20, 2014, 09:18 AM IST

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

China's second great wall, a vast seawall covering more than half of the country's mainland coastline, may be a foundation for economic growth but it can also result ecological disasters that can extend beyond China, says a study.

Nov 21, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

Unknown sections of Great Wall found in China

Archaeologists have discovered three previously unknown sections of the Great Wall in the northwestern region of Ningxia.

Apr 18, 2014, 08:35 AM IST

China opens fourth Antarctic research base

China has opened a fourth Antarctic research base, authorities said here Saturday.

Feb 08, 2014, 11:29 AM IST

China to expand presence in Antarctica with new research bases

China will expand its presence in Antarctica by building a fourth research base and finding a site for a fifth, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday.

Dec 20, 2013, 00:06 AM IST

China to repair Great Wall

China has started a project worth USD 6.5 million to renovate a section of the Great Wall in northern Huairou District.

Aug 18, 2011, 22:10 PM IST

Wind power company fined for damaging China`s Great Wall

Government has slapped USD 1730
fine on company for illegal wind turbines.

May 31, 2011, 18:28 PM IST

China archaeologists uncover more Great Wall ruins

Archaeologists uncovered previously unknown Great Wall ruins in a mountainous area in northeast China.

May 08, 2011, 10:20 AM IST

More Great Wall remains found in NW China

Many Great Wall remains have been found in the territory of Qinghai Province in northwest China.

Mar 21, 2011, 15:27 PM IST

Asian Games flame ceremony held at China’s Great Wall

The flame for next month’s Asian Games, to be held in the Chinese city Guangzhou, was lit in an Olympic style ceremony at the historic Great Wall here on Saturday.

Oct 09, 2010, 16:03 PM IST

Asian Games flame ceremony held at China’s Great Wall

The flame for next month’s Asian Games, to be held in the Chinese city Guangzhou, was lit in an Olympic style ceremony at the historic Great Wall here on Saturday.

Oct 09, 2010, 16:03 PM IST

Repair begins on damaged section of Great Wall

A section of Great Wall of China was damaged by a gold mining company.

Jun 13, 2010, 15:48 PM IST

700 km long ancient Great Wall found in northwestern China

Reports indicate that the third national survey on cultural relics in China has revealed more than 700 km of ancient Great Wall in the northwestern part of the country.

Feb 11, 2010, 09:10 AM IST

Sino-US ties better than rivalry: Wen to Obama

Chinese PM Wen Jiabao has told Prez Obama that "partnership" is better than "rivalry", as he sought to take to a "new level" the ties between the two nations.

Nov 18, 2009, 18:51 PM IST

A Great Wall: Obama tours China`s iconic site

President Barack Obama absorbed history`s expanse Wednesday from atop the Great Wall of China, a manmade wonder of such enormity that Obama found himself putting daily life in perspective.

Nov 18, 2009, 16:23 PM IST