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07-Sep-2018 Beijing

China welcomes 2+2 dialogue, wants regional peace

China on Friday said it was "happy" to see the maiden "2+2" dialogue between India and the US and hoped the two countries would do more for regional peace and stability in the region.During the talks on Thursday, New Delhi and Washington inked a crucial defence...

03-Sep-2018 Beijing

Xi Jinping announces $60 bn for Africa

China will extend a total of $60 billion of financing to Africa, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Monday.The financing will be provided in the form of government assistance as well as investment and financing by financial institutions and companies,...

02-Sep-2018 Beijing

5 killed in China floods

At least five people were killed and 16 others missing after floods lashed China's Yunnan province on Sunday, authorities said.The flood was caused by heavy rain that started pounding the Mengdong Township, Malipo County early on Sunday, Xinhua news agency...

31-Aug-2018 Beijing

Trump's tweets are from alternate universe : China

A leading Chinese newspaper on Friday made a scathing attack on US President Donald Trump for his repeated accusations against China on Twitter adding that his messages are from an alternative universe.Official newspaper China Daily said: "There are few...

29-Aug-2018 Beijing

Lynching bad for India's reputation : K.J. Alphons in China

Incidents of lynching have hurt India's image, Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons, who is in China to draw in more tourists, has admitted.The minister, however, said that the ban on beef has not affected tourism in the country and sought to debunk a survey showing...

24-Aug-2018 Beijing

Trade talks with US constructive : China

A new round of meetings between Beijing and Washington to seek a way out of the trade war has been constructive and will continue, Chinese authorities said on Friday.At the invitation of the US, a Chinese delegation led by Vice-Minister of Commerce Wang...

15-Aug-2018 Beijing

India, China resolved border disputes in large parts : Ram Madhav

The border talks between India and China are going well and both countries have resolved disputes in large parts of their contentious frontiers, BJP leader Ram Madhav said here on Wednesday."Border talks are moving in the positive direction. As far as I...

14-Aug-2018 Beijing

China protests against signing of US defence act

China on Tuesday expressed strong dissatisfaction with the US government as it passed and signed a new defence legislation that was seen as targeted at Beijing.US President Donald Trump on Monday signed the National Defence Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal...

10-Aug-2018 Beijing

Tamil film 'Mersal' to release in China

Tamil film "Mersal" has been picked by Chinas HGC Entertainment, which is planning to release it in the country.The Vijay-starrer will be dubbed into Mandarin later this year or in early 2019, reports variety.com.Directed by Atlee, the action thriller released...

07-Aug-2018 Beijing

4 killed in China coal mine accident

Four people were killed and nine others reported missing in a coal mine accident in China's Guizhou province, authorities said on Tuesday.The accident took place at around 9.10 p.m. on Monday at the Zimujia coal mine in Panzhou city, reports Xinhua news agency.Rescue...

05-Aug-2018 Beijing

Novel tattoo-like electronic skin can help monitor health

Chinese scientists have developed a graphene-based tattoo-like electronic skin or e-skin, which could function as a wearable electronic device to monitor health.E-skin refers to thin, flexible and stretchable electronic material that mimics human skin and can...

27-Jul-2018 Beijing

US farmers paying the price of Trump's bullying : China

Farmers in the US are paying the price President Donald Trump's trade tactics, China said on Thursday.Trump posted a tweet on Wednesday alleging that China was attacking the US agricultural sector."US farmers are paying for the bullying of their government,"...

20-Jun-2018 Beijing

Chinese President meets Nepal PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping met Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Wednesday and said Beijing is ready to cooperate with the Himalayan nation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative."China stands ready to strengthen cooperation with Nepal in...

10-Jun-2018 Beijing

Narendra Modi slams attempts to disturb peace in Afghanistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed for a regional front against terrorism and slammed attempts to "threaten" peace in Afghanistan, which accuses neighbouring Pakistan of causing trouble in its territory.At the restricted session of the Shanghai...

09-Jun-2018 Qingdao (China)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping meet, take stock of developments post Wuhan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Saturday on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here and signed deals on Beijing sharing Brahmaputra river data with New Delhi and India's export of...

26-May-2018 Beijing

Xi Jinping calls for international cooperation in data

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for enhanced international exchange and cooperation in the development of the big data industry.He made the remarks in a congratulatory letter to the China International Big Data Industry Expo 2018, which opened...

24-Apr-2018 Beijing

Nirmala Sitharaman meets Chinese Defence Minister

Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday met her Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers' meeting here."Smt @nsitharaman has a bilateral meeting with the Hon'ble Minister...

23-Apr-2018 Beijing

Sushma calls on Xi, meets Chinese Vice President

India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping and had a crucial one-on-one meeting with Vice President Wang Qishan.Sushma Swaraj, who is in Beijing to attend the foreign ministerial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation...

10-Apr-2018 Beijing

China-Pakistan ties must for regional peace : Xi Jinping

China-Pakistan relations should be a pillar for regional peace and stability, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday at a  meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Boao Forum for Asia annual conference.The ties between the two countries...

10-Apr-2018 Beijing

China launches remote sensing satellites

The first group of China's Yaogan-31 remote sensing satellites was launched into space on Tuesday.The launch took place at 12.25 p.m. from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, Xinhua news agency reported.The satellites were carried by a Long March-4C rocket,...

09-Apr-2018 Beijing

Don't hype boundary row, work with us : China tells India

China on Monday told India not to hype up the boundary dispute and work with Beijing to maintain peace in the border areas.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang made the comment after Chinese troops reportedly objected to Indian troops' patrolling...

09-Apr-2018 Beijing

Ban Ki-moon named Boao Forum chair

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday was elected chairman of the Boao Forum for Asia, which is currently underway in China's Hainan province.Ban replaced Japan's Yasuo Fukuda at the annual conference, known as the "Asian Davos", reports Efe news.Former...

29-Mar-2018 Beijing

We support friendly India-Nepal ties : China

China on Thursday said it supports friendly ties between India and Nepal and that New Delhi, Kathmandu and Beijing are important neighbours to each other and can work together for common development.Beijing also praised Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli...

28-Mar-2018 Beijing

Kim Jong-un secretly visits Beijing, meets Xi Jinping

After keeping it under wraps and the world guessing, China on Wednesday announced North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was indeed in Beijing, and met Chinese President Xi Jinping.An arrival of a special North Korean train and heightened security in Beijing had...

26-Mar-2018 Beijing

No such thing as changing status quo in 'Chinese Doklam': China

China on Monday said Doklam is a "Chinese territory" and the question of changing the status quo does not arise after India's envoy Gautam Bambawale warned Beijing against any attempt to change the present state of affairs on the plateau.In an interview to...

23-Mar-2018 Washington/Beijing

As US-China trade war escalates, financial markets hit

Global financial markets plunged on Friday as a trade war between the US and China escalated, with President Donald Trump imposing tariffs worth $60 billion in Chinese imports and Beijing threatening Washington with higher tariffs worth $3 billion for imported...

20-Mar-2018 Beijing

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping talk, pledge more cooperation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday talked over telephone and pledged to deepen bilateral ties.China's state news agency Xinhua said Xi told Modi that he was ready to enhance communication with the Indian leader on...

20-Mar-2018 Beijing

Won't cede even an inch of land, ready for bloody battle : Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said China won't cede even an inch of its land and was prepared to fight the bloody battle against its enemies."Not a single inch of our land will be or can be ceded from China," Xi said on the concluding day of the annual session...

18-Mar-2018 Beijing

Li Keqiang re-elected as China's Prime Minister

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Sunday was re-elected for his second five-year term at the ongoing parliament session.Li is the second ranking leader in China after President Xi Jinping who has emerged as the most powerful leader after Mao Zedong.Li was...

17-Mar-2018 Beijing

Xi re-elected China's President, trusted aide is Vice President

China's largely ceremonial Parliament on Saturday re-elected Xi Jinping as the country's President and appointed his aide and once feared anti-graft body's chief Wang Qishan as Vice President.The 64-year-old Xi's re-election was a mere formality as the National...

11-Mar-2018 Beijing

'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' mints over Rs 150 crore in China

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's film "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" has amassed over Rs 150 crore in China since its release.After two years since it opened in India, the film released in China on March 2 this year, becoming Salman's first ever movie to release in the...

02-Mar-2018 Beijing

Arthritis drug may help lower blood sugar levels

A common rheumatoid arthritis drug may be an effective new therapy for lowering blood glucose levels in patients with Type-2 diabetes, according to a study.Rheumatoid arthritis, affecting approximately one per cent of the worldwide population, is a chronic...

16-Feb-2018 Beijing

Four killed in China fireworks explosion

At least four persons were killed and five injured in a fireworks explosion in China's Yunnan province, authorities said on Friday.The accident occurred late Thursday night at a fireworks stall in Tonghai county, reports Xinhua news agency.The cause of...

08-Feb-2018 Beijing

Eight killed in China road collapse

At least eight people were killed and nine others injured when a road in China's Guangdong province collapsed, authorities said on Thursday.The accident occurred at around 8.40 p.m. on Wednesday at a section which was a subway construction site, reports...

05-Feb-2018 Beijing

53-vehicle pileup kills four in China

Four people died in a 53-vehicle pileup on a freeway in China's Yunnan province on Monday, the police said.The pileup occurred at 6.10 a.m. on the freeway that connects provincial capital Kunming with Chuxiong, also in Yunnan, Xinhua reported. People died...

01-Feb-2018 Beijing

Xi Jinping meets Theresa May, calls for better ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping met visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, calling on both countries to forge an enhanced version of the "Golden Era" bilateral ties.During their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Xi said peace, development...

29-Jan-2018 Beijing

Sino-Japanese relations at crucial stage : China

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday said that Sino-Japanese relations are at a crucial stage, and called for joint efforts to bring ties back on track.Spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks at a press briefing when asked to comment on...

23-Jan-2018 Beijing

Overwhelmed' by 'Secret Superstar' success in China : Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan on Tuesday said he was "overwhelmed" by the success of his movie "Secret Superstar" in China.Aamir is in Beijing to promote "Secret Superstar," which has already grossed over Rs 200 crore within five days of its release.The revenue is way more than...

19-Jan-2018 Beijing

China downplays US Navy official's 'disruptive force' comment

China on Friday downplayed a US Navy official's comments that Beijing is a "disruptive force", wondering why Washington worries about Beijing's rise so much.A day after the US, India, Japan and Australia expressed concerns over China's increasing assertiveness...

13-Jan-2018 Lucknow

Four labourers choked to death in Lucknow

Four labourers sleeping in the basement of a hotel here were found dead on Saturday, police said.The labourers had lit a coal bonfire before sleeping, the police said which might have led to carbon monoxide poisoning as they asphyxiated due to the fumes from...

11-Jan-2018 Beijing

China slams Vietnam, opposes Indian investment in South China Sea

China on Thursday slammed Vietnam for inviting India for exploration in the South China Sea, saying Beijing is opposed to any arrangement which infringes upon its rights.Vietnam's Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh said Vietnam welcomes Indian investments...

09-Jan-2018 Beijing

China to prosecute former top general

One of Chinas top military officials, Fang Fenghui, will be prosecuted for taking and receiving bribes, the state media reported on Tuesday.Fang and his colleague General Zhang Yang, who committed suicide at his Beijing home in November, were being investigated...

06-Jan-2018 Beijing

China remains on alert as snowstorms kill 13

China has maintained its blue alert for intense snowfall in the central parts of the country, which has so far killed 13 people, the National Meteorological Centre said on Saturday.The NMC issued a blue snowstorm alert, the least severe of its four-tiered...

03-Jan-2018 Beijing

Baby formula from cow's milk may not up diabetes risk : Study

Drinking formula made from cow's milk may not put babies at higher risk of developing Type 1 diabetes, the first large international trial showed.Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the...

03-Jan-2018 Beijing

Not aware of intrusion into 'so-called' Arunachal : China

China on Wednesday said it was not aware of the reported intrusion by its troops into Arunachal Pradesh in December, emphasising that the so-called state in India's northeast does not exist.According to media reports, Chinese soldiers with road-building machines...

02-Jan-2018 Beijing

China defends Pakistan against Trump's barb

A day after US President Donald Trump blasted Pakistan for squandering billions of American aid meant to flush out terrorism and pledged to give it no more money, Beijing on Tuesday defended Islamabad on expected lines.The Chinese Foreign Ministry said...

31-Dec-2017 Beijing

China ready to promote trust, cooperation with Russia in 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said that he was ready to join his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in consolidating political and strategic mutual trust and expanding bilateral all-around pragmatic cooperation.Xi made the pledge in his New Year greeting...

29-Dec-2017 Beijing

Aware of our national's detention in India : China

hina on Friday said it was aware of the detention of its national in India near the Myanmar border and was closely following the development.A Chinese citizen, suspected to be a spy, has reportedly been detained near Moreh along the Myanmar border in Manipur's...

28-Dec-2017 Beijing

China warns citizens not to go to restricted areas in India

Worried over "many" of its citizens being fined, prosecuted and even imprisoned for breaking Indian laws, the Chinese government has told its people to respect local laws and not to go to areas restricted to foreigners.The warning issued by the Chinese Embassy...

22-Dec-2017 Beijing

Work with us to maintain peace on border, China tells India

As India and China held the 20th round of talks on their protracted border dispute on Friday, Beijing said it hoped that New Delhi will work with it in tandem to solve the vexed issue and make the most of the existing "mechanism" to iron out differences.China's...

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