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7 Bangladeshis arrested in Kolkata for carrying over $7 lakh

Chinese teacher detained for allegedly poisoning 23 children

  Beijing:  A kindergarten teacher has been detained for allegedly poisoning 23 children with nitrite in China’s Henan province. According to the state media, several children at Jiaozuo’s Mengmeng kindergarten were hospitalised for fainting and vomiting. Most of them had left the hospital after recovery, said the report. One parent[Read More…]

Tibet's GDP rose 191% since Dalai Lama fled: China

Tibet’s GDP rose 191% since Dalai Lama fled: China

Beijing: Tibet’s 2018 GDP has reached $22 billion — about 191 times more than the 1959 figure calculated at comparable prices, said a white paper released on Wednesday by China. The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama had fled the country in 1959. And in the next 60 years, the hard[Read More…]

China welcomes Modi, Imran Khan exchanging greetings

China welcomes Modi, Imran Khan exchanging greetings

  Beijing: China on Monday welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan exchanging greetings amid heightened tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors. Beijing also said that it wanted peace between the South Asian nations and was willing to play a “constructive” role to help them[Read More…]

44 dead after blast rocks industrial park in China

44 dead after blast rocks industrial park in China

Nanjing: Death toll has risen to 44 and 90 others were seriously injured after an explosion ripped through an industrial park on Thursday afternoon in Yancheng, east China’s Jiangsu Province, the rescue headquarters said on Friday. A total of 640 people are receiving medical treatment in hospitals. Among them, 32[Read More…]

China's yuan edges lower against US dollar

China’s yuan edges lower against US dollar

Beijing: The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 44 basis points to 6.6901 against the US dollar on Thursday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System. In China’s spot foreign exchange market, the yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2 per[Read More…]

US-China trade talks resume in Washington

US-China trade talks resume in Washington

Washington: Senior officials from the US and China gathered here on Thursday for a new round of trade talks, eight days before the deadline set by US President Donald Trump for reaching a deal to avert the imposition of higher tariffs on imports from the Asian nation. The US delegation[Read More…]

China-US trade negotiations underway in Beijing

China-US trade negotiations underway in Beijing

Beijing: The third round of negotiations between China and the US to end their trade war began on Thursday here as the parties planned to close their differences before the March 1 deadline, media reports said. Xinhua news agency confirmed the start of the high-level economic and trade consultations following[Read More…]

China trashes Turkey's remark on Uighur camps

China trashes Turkey’s remark on Uighur camps

Beijing: China on Monday trashed Turkey’s allegations that nearly one million Uighur Muslims were subjected to torture and political brainwashing at concentration camps and prisons in the Xinjiang region. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said Beijing respected freedom of religious belief and asked Ankara to stop making such accusations in[Read More…]

China angry after US sails warships in South China Sea

China angry after US sails warships in South China Sea

By Gaurav Sharma Beijing: China on Monday chided the US for sailing two warships in the disputed South China Sea, a move that comes ahead of the latest round of trade parleys between the countries this week. As the preparatory lower-level trade talks between the Chinese and US officials were[Read More…]

China defends Huawei after employee's arrest in Poland

China defends Huawei after employee’s arrest in Poland

Beijing, China on Monday defended the reputation of telecom giant Huawei after its executive was arrested in Poland on charges of spying. The executive was later fired by Huawei and the company said that the incident had harmed its reputation. “This case is an individual case. We hope the Polish[Read More…]

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