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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...

25-Aug-2018 Harbin (China)

18 killed in China hotel fire

At least 18 people were killed in a hotel fire in Harbin, capital of China's Heilongjiang province, on Saturday, officials said.The deadly fire started at 4.36 a.m. at Beilong Hot Spring Leisure Hotel in Songbei district. It was put out at 7.50 a.m, Xinhua...

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...

07-Aug-2018 Guiyang (China)

4 killed in China mine accident

Four people were killed and nine others were missing in a coal mine accident in China's Guizhou province, authorities said on Tuesday.The coal and gas explosion occurred around 9.10 p.m. on Monday in Zimujia coal mine in Panzhou City, Xinhua news agency reported.The...

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...

05-Aug-2018 Nanjing (China)

Badminton Worlds : PV Sindhu loses in final

Indian women's singles star P.V. Sindhu lost in her second consecutive final of the Badminton World Championships here on Sunday.Third seed Sindhu, who was a three-time World Championships medallist before this edition, fell 19-21, 10-21 against Spanish seventh...

04-Aug-2018 Nanjing (China)

Badminton Worlds : P.V. Sindhu enters final

Indian women's singles star P.V. Sindhu overcame Japanese second seed Akane Yamaguchi in straight games here on Saturday to march into the second consecutive final of the Badminton World Championships.Third seed Sindhu, a three-time World Championships medallist,...

01-Aug-2018 Nanjing (China)

Kidambi Srikanth advances at Badminton World Championships

Indian star Kidambi Srikanth has entered the third round of the men's singles category at the Badminton World Championships following a hard fought win over Pablo Abian of Spain.The fifth seeded Indian needed more than an hour to clinch a 21-15, 12-21, 21-14...

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 Qingdao (China)

SCO achieves new progress after enlargement : Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said new progress has been made by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) since the arrival of India and Pakistan.On behalf of leaders of the SCO member states, Xi made the remarks at a joint press conference in the...

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...

28-Apr-2018 Wuhan (China)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping spent nine hours together at informal summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping spent nine hours together during the course of their informal summit here on Friday and Saturday, Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said.“7 events in 2 days, President #XiJinping and...

27-Apr-2018 Wuhan (China)

Narendra Modi invites Xi Jinping to India, discusses bilateral ties

Less than a year after their two armies ended a tense stand-off, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping on Friday discussed ways to boost Sino-Indian ties as they opened a two-day informal "one of its kind" summit in the central Chinese city...

27-Apr-2018 Wuhan (China)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping open talks in Wuhan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday opened their two-day informal talks in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.Modi arrived at the Hubei Provincial Museum at around 3.30 p.m. and warmly shook Xi's hand for 30 seconds....

27-Apr-2018 Wuhan (China)

Narendra Modi meets Xi Jinping, invites him to India in 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping agreed that healthy bilateral ties were important for a better world as the two met in the Chinese city Wuhan to re-set the ties between India and China hit by last year's military face-off.On the opening...

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...

29-Mar-2018 Changzhou (China)

India should open up solar PV market : Chinese manufacturer

Trina Solar of China, the largest manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels globally and India's biggest supplier, awaits further easing of business conditions for the sector to begin production in the country for which the company has acquired land in...

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...

19-Jan-2018 Jiuquan

China launches two remote sensing satellites

China launched two high-resolution optical remote sensing satellites into a preset orbit on Friday.The commercial satellites, Jilin-1 Video 07 and 08, were launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China at 12.12 p.m., Xinhua news agency...

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...

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...

03-Dec-2017 Beijing

China launches land exploration satellite

China on Sunday launched a land exploration satellite into a preset orbit.The satellite, which will be mainly used for remote sensing exploration of land resources, was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi desert at 12.11 p.m., reports...

03-Dec-2017 Shanghai

Google's work boon for Chinese companies, says Sundar Pichai in China

Hinting at a possible resumption of a harmonius relationship with China, Google's India-born Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Sunday said that a lot of the tech giant's work actually helps Chinese companies.Attending the fourth edition of the Chinese state-run...

27-Nov-2017 China

China to have over 60,000 film screens by 2020

China is expected to have over 60,000 cinema screens by 2020 which will make it the world's largest film market, a top official said.According to Zhang Hongsen, deputy director of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT),...

23-Nov-2017 Hangzhou, China

Alibaba Group and UNCTAD Launch eFounders Initiative

Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) brought together 24 Africa-based entrepreneurs to participate in the inaugural eFounders Initiative.   The eFounders Initiative is the first step to fulfill...

18-Nov-2017 Sanya (China)

India's Manushi Chillar wins Miss World crown

India's Manushi Chillar on Saturday won the coveted Miss World 2017 title at a glittering event here, ending 16 years of drought for India at the international pageant.Priyanka Chopra was the last winner from India in 2000.Chillar, 21, looked emotional as the...

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