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After year-long gap over Doklam stand-off, India, China resume defence dialogue

January 03, 2020 2:44 pm

The annual dialogue did not take place last year following the 73-day tense standoff between the two militaries at Doklam from June 16.

Chinese consul general in Kolkata: Zhanwu teases China-Kolkata bullet train, stresses BRI benefits

September 19, 2018 11:21 am

Elaborating on the bullet train project, he said, “... all these countries can be linked within a couple of hours. There can be industrial hubs and clusters created along this line.”

China warns against 'cyber battlefield' in internet strategy

March 02, 2017 3:45 pm

China, home to the largest number of internet users, has long called for greater cooperation among countries in developing and governing the internet.

A model prototype of China's first Mars probe is under development

March 02, 2017 3:13 pm

The probe will be launched at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in southern Hainan Province.

China's latest combat drone Wing Loong II could be its biggest export item

March 01, 2017 2:07 pm

China's latest combat drone which made its maiden flight this week could become the biggest export item as it is comparable to the US' Reaper UAV,

China's western prefecture to track cars by satellite as an increased security measure

February 21, 2017 2:20 pm

A prefecture in China's far western Xinjiang region is requiring all vehicles to install satellite tracking systems as part of security measures against violent attacks.

China to begin finger printing foreigners on arrival

February 09, 2017 5:16 pm

The new system will first be tested at Shenzhen Airport from tomorrow, the Ministry said.

China may have tested new 400-km range air-to-air missile: Reports

January 26, 2017 7:16 pm

An image released online by the Chinese Air Force has led to speculation that the military is testing a beyond-visual-range, air-to-air missile in combat drills, according to China Daily.

China to firmly defend sovereignty over South China Sea

January 24, 2017 7:24 pm

There is no change in our position. China has indisputable sovereignty over SCS islands and adjacent Waters," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said.

China's Internet population rises to 731 million

January 24, 2017 1:47 pm

Chinese netizens have hit a record high of 731 million, accounting for 53.2 per cent of the total population, as e-commerce drives consumer demand.

CHINA PHOTOS

Breathtaking pictures from China's Harbin ice and snow festival

January 06, 2016 8:16 pm

Check out these stunning images from China's famous Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival.

China landslide: After more than 60 hrs, 2 people rescued alive from Shenzhen landslide

December 23, 2015 11:04 am

In the China landslide, more than 70 people are still missing when a mountain of construction waste material and mud collapsed and flowed into an industrial park in Shenzhen.

China's Shenzhen swallowed by massive landslide

December 21, 2015 12:01 pm

The landslide collapsed and buried buildings at and around an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Sunday authorities reported.

Evacuation begins as typhoon Chan-Hom approaches China

July 11, 2015 11:08 am

Typhoon Chan-hom is expected to hit land Saturday afternoon between the coastal cities of Rui'an and Zhoushan, south of Shanghai, according to China's national weather service.

International outrage can't dampen spirits at Chinese dog meat festival

June 23, 2015 7:20 pm

Restaurateurs in the southern Chinese town of Yulin held their annual dog meat festival on Monday despite international criticism of the event as cruel and unhygienic.

China: Rescue operations underway, survivors pulled from boat capsizing

June 02, 2015 6:12 pm

Divers on Tuesday pulled three people alive from inside a capsized cruise ship and searched for other survivors.

Attractive Tibetan couple's photos takes Chinese social media by a storm

April 20, 2015 1:42 pm

A juxtaposition of the urban and modern, this photo shoot went viral in China.

Glimpse of Chinese New Year: Paying tribute to gods

February 21, 2015 2:10 pm

A steady stream of Hong Kong worshippers offered prayers for the new year,

CHINA VIDEOS

Exiled Tibetans criticise China for deploying missiles

February 19, 2016 8:11 am

Dharamsala, Feb 19 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile on Friday criticised China’s move to deploy surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The recent move by China stoked tensions between China and its Asian neighbours and the US. Tibetan government-in-exile spokesman Tashi Phuntsok said the move shows that China has imperial ambitions. He added that since there are claims and counter claims over South China Sea, which is an important sea route, international conflicts are bound to happen. Meanwhile, another Tibetan parliamentarian-in-exile Yeshi Phungstok said China might have maritime ambition to approach the Indian Ocean.

China seems to be moving towards market linked pricing of the Yuan: Shaktikanta Das

January 07, 2016 10:27 am

New Delhi, Jan 07 (ANI): Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said the new normal in global economy is uncertainty. He said that China seems to be moving towards market linked pricing of the Yuan. He also stated that YMF has accepted Yuan as a reserved currency. China devalued the Yuan in a move that rippled through global markets. As policy makers stepped up efforts to support exporters and boost the role of market pricing in Asia’s largest economy.

China-US: reef row gets real

October 27, 2015 3:22 pm

The USS Lassen reportedly breached the 12-mile exclusion zone imposed by China around the Subi and Mischief islands, part of the Spratly Archipelago.

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