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Surprising! Chinese billionaire suffers a loss of Rs 18,365 crore for sharing a poem

Shares of Chinese food delivery giant Meituan slumped further in a sell-off precipitated by the social media posting by its chairman of an ancient poem that was perceived by some as criticising the government and President Xi Jinping. The company, which recently raised $10 billion, has lost $30 billion in market value over two days.

May 11, 2021, 20:48 PM IST

COVID-19: Chinese President Xi Jinping extends sympathies to PM Narendra Modi, says ‘very concerned’

The Chinese President said that he is "very concerned about the recent situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in India and on behalf of the Chinese Government and people." 

Apr 30, 2021, 20:01 PM IST

Xi Jinping to attend Biden's climate change summit, first meeting between two leaders

China`s President Xi Jinping will attend a US-led climate change summit on Thursday (April 22) at the invitation of President Joe Biden, where Biden has invited dozens of world leaders.

Apr 21, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping wants more equitable, fair global governance

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday(April 20) that the global governance system should be made more equitable and fair, and that rules set by one country or some nations cannot be imposed on others.

Apr 20, 2021, 12:01 PM IST

Don't play with fire, China warns America

China has warned the United States to stop playing with fire over Taiwan and lodged a complaint after Washington issued guidelines that will enable US officials to meet more freely with officials from the island that China claims as its own.

Apr 14, 2021, 10:27 AM IST

US President Joe Biden says China will not surpass US as global leader on his watch

US President Joe Biden said he would prevent China from passing the United States to become the most powerful country in the world, vowing to invest heavily to ensure America prevails in the rivalry between the world's two largest economies.

Mar 26, 2021, 06:49 AM IST

Chinese women workforce: Serving decorative purposes of CCP

While female health workers and countless low-level female officials combated the virus, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) saw this as a great opportunity for publicity and used their selfless sacrifice to attain their selfish objectives of bolstering their twister narratives and gaining sympathy from the international community.

Feb 24, 2021, 01:13 AM IST

Why does the world need to boycott China’s 2022 Winter Olympics?

Having signed a joint letter condemning the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, human rights groups have stated that allowing the games to continue would embolden China vis-a-vis its appalling human rights abuses in the mainland China and its forcibly occupied territories as well as its destabilising actions in the neighbourhood under the expansionist ideology of Xi Jinping. 

Feb 17, 2021, 20:04 PM IST

Direct hit? China will pay a price, says US President Joe Biden

In a two-hour phone call with Xi in February, Biden emphasized the US priority of preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region, where the United States and China are major strategic rivals. The United States will reassert its global role in speaking up for human rights, Biden said, adding that he would work with the international community to get China to protect them. 

Feb 17, 2021, 16:24 PM IST

Once a Buddhist nation, now China is involved in oppressing the Buddhists

China's religious diplomacy involves pervasive control of the CCP over every aspect of religion, from regular worship to conducting charity services, appointment and training of religious leaders to set several conditions on their activities. As per CCP ideology, Beijing has always pursued the idea of ‘national unity’ based on Confucian values.

Feb 12, 2021, 21:51 PM IST

US President Joe Biden speaks to China's Xi Jinping for two straight hours; know what the leaders spoke about

China has been building military bases on artificial islands in the region also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. "President Biden underscored his fundamental concerns about Beijing's coercive and unfair economic practices, the crackdown in Hong Kong, human rights abuses in Xinjiang, and increasingly assertive actions in the region, including toward Taiwan," the White House said.

Feb 12, 2021, 00:42 AM IST

Joe Biden's first hit at China as President, voices concern over Hong Kong crackdown, human rights abuse in Xinjiang

During the phone call, Biden shared his greetings and well wishes with the Chinese people on the occasion of Lunar New Year. Biden affirmed his priorities of protecting the American people's security, prosperity, health, and way of life, and preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific, the White House said in a readout of the call.

Feb 11, 2021, 09:47 AM IST

Xi Jinping’s Communism inspired by Adolf Hitler’s 'National Socialism'

Chinese scholars have been using the writings of German legal theorist Carl Schmitt about the primacy of the state to defend China’s heavy-handed tactics in Hong Kong. Carl Schmitt is also known as Adolf Hitler's “Crown Jurist”. 

Feb 06, 2021, 17:43 PM IST

US State Secy says this about China over abuses of international system

In recent years, China has faced severe criticism from western countries over human rights violations in Tibet and persistent reports of the mass detention of Uighurs and other minorities in Xinjiang. China has also ramped up a crackdown in Hong Kong after imposing a new law against subversion following major protests in the city.

Feb 06, 2021, 16:06 PM IST

Explained: China’s poverty alleviation goal still a myth

China's middle class (households that earn more than $10,000 annually) comprise only 6% of China’s population while nearly half of China's population earns less than $1000 per household a year. As per a research paper titled 'ncome inequality is growing fast in China and making it look more like the US' published by the London School of Economics, the share of national income earned by the top 10 percent in China has risen drastically from 27 percent in 1978 to a whopping 41 percent in 2015.

Jan 29, 2021, 10:48 AM IST

China: Eleven trapped miners rescued after 14 days underground

Chinese rescuers pulled 11 gold miners to safety on Sunday with most of them in good condition after 14 days trapped underground after an explosion, but 10 colleagues were still unaccounted. Television footage showed the first miner as he was brought to the surface in the morning.

Jan 24, 2021, 14:59 PM IST

China stoops to new low, country's tech companies developing racist software and devices

Xi Jinping believes that this goal can be achieved only if the identities of Chinese citizens have been consolidated into ‘one national identity'.

Jan 17, 2021, 23:57 PM IST

Pressure builds on China to release Uighur doctor Gulshan Abbas, who is sentenced to 20 years in jail

Dr Gulshan Abbas reportedly disappeared in 2018, shortly after her sister Rushan Abbas participated in a panel discussion on China and its internment camps in the XUAR.

Jan 12, 2021, 08:07 AM IST

Curious case of China's biosecurity law; read here

Under the Biosecurity Law, lab animals have been prohibited to enter the market. 

Jan 10, 2021, 20:09 PM IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping orders military to scale up combat readiness to 'act at any second'

Chinese president, Xi Jinping on Monday ordered his country`s army to be ready to `act at any second`, stressing on `full-time combat readiness`.

Jan 06, 2021, 11:59 AM IST