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China keeps mum on Qureshi's claim on Beijing's plan for special envoy to India, Pak

In order to ease the tensions, China has maintained close communication with both India and Pakistan.

Mar 04, 2019, 15:48 PM IST

Never recognised India, Pakistan as nuclear states: China

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said this in a press briefing.

Mar 01, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

China again calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang's remarks came after Pakistan targeted military installations in India in response to Indian counter-terrorism in Balakot.

Feb 27, 2019, 16:14 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

China asks India not to comment on its construction activities in Doklam

China on Friday justified its massive construction activities in the Doklam area and asked India not to comment on its "legitimate" infrastructure development on its sovereign territory.

Jan 19, 2018, 19:05 PM IST

China jabs back at Trump's barb over South China Sea

The United States has conducted three "freedom of navigation" operations near islands held by China to challenge Beijing`s maritime claims since Trump took office in January.

Sep 20, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

Threats cannot help resolve crisis in Korean peninsula, says China

Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that threatening action or rhetoric cannot help resolve the deteriorating situation in the Korean Peninsula.

Sep 19, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

 Britain`s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson did not specify where exactly the vessels would be sent once operational in 2020, though the presence of such firepower will likely heighten tensions in the region.


Jul 28, 2017, 15:14 PM IST

China steps up warning to Botswana over Dalai Lama visit

China`s fast-growing demand for raw materials has made it one of the biggest investors in Africa and its largest trade partner. Chinese state-owned companies have been awarded contracts to build roads, dams, power stations and airports in Botswana.

Jul 26, 2017, 15:27 PM IST

Won't talk until India withdraws troops from Dokalam: China

China has repeatedly said the withdrawal of troops from Doklam was the precondition for any "meaningful dialogue" with India over the festering border row in the Sikkim section of the border.


Jul 20, 2017, 14:40 PM IST

Don't use Dokalam stand-off to achieve political targets, China warns India

India should not use "trespass" into the Dokalam area in the Sikkim sector as a "policy tool" to achieve its "political targets", China said on Tuesday, asking New Delhi to immediately withdraw its troops to avoid any escalation.

Jul 18, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

China condemns US warship near South China Sea island as 'serious provocation'

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said in a statement late last night that China had dispatched military vessels and fighter planes in response to warn off the US vessel.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

United States targets Chinese bank, company, two individuals over North Korea

A Treasury statement identified the bank as the Bank of Dandong and the firm as Dalian Global Unity Shipping Co Ltd. It identified the two individuals as Sun Wei and Li Hong Ri.

Jun 30, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

Sikkim border row: China calls for 'meaningful dialogue', seeks withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam

China on Friday called for a "meaningful dialogue" with the Indian government in connection with a border row in the Sikkim sector and asked it to withdraw its troops from Doklam, insisting that Beijing has "indisputable sovereignty" over the area.

Jun 30, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

Beijing's political nod to PLA's new aggression on India-Bhutan border

Considering that few plaudits are given to officers who show remarkable initiative - for the PLA adores conformity and the ability to follow party orders - this is presumably a confrontation that has been sanctioned by a higher military command, instead of just being something started by overenthusiastic troops on the ground and which got out of hand.

Jun 30, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

US lists China among worst human trafficking offenders

The State Department downgraded China in its annual "Trafficking in Persons Report," saying Beijing is doing little to combat the phenomenon or protect its victims. 

Jun 28, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan uphold peace

A day after Afghanistan said China wanted to broker peace between Kabul and Islamabad, Beijing hoped both countries would strengthen cooperation and uphold peace and stability in the region.

Jun 14, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Dalai Lama cannot change rituals to appoint successor: China

China on Friday said the Dalai Lama has no right to change the rituals and processes, set by the Chinese government, for appointing his successor.

May 26, 2017, 18:36 PM IST

China denies UN report on CPEC

"Indian media is reporting on this, but we have not seen the full text of the report but I can give you some response in general and principle," Lu said. 

May 25, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

'No information', says China, 24 hours after IAF's Sukhoi-30 fighter jet goes missing

China on Wednesday said that it has 'no information to offer' nearly 24 hours after a Sukhoi-30 fighter jet belonging to the Indian Air Force (IAF) went missing minutes after it took off from the Tezpur air base in Assam on Tuesday.

May 24, 2017, 13:51 PM IST