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
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’s box office breaks record with $210 million on Chinese New Year
Chinese cinema has collected 1.43 billion yuan ($210 million) in sales on Chinese New Year.
Chinese companies to give dating leaves every year, find out why?
Two Chinese companies are granting 8 days of dating leaves per year to its women employees.
Students follow this Chinese principal’s dance moves to stay fit, away from computers
In a generation bound with maximum computer-use throughout the day, this Chinese principal gives us major heath goals. A 40-year-old school principal named Zhang Pengfei at Xi Guan Primary School in Shanxi Province has become an internet sensation after since he went rogue, binning the state-approved, mandatory daily exercise program[Read More…]
Chinese employees who failed to meet year-end targets forced to crawl on road as punishment
In a shocking incident, workers from a Chinese company were recently forced to crawl on a road as punishment for failing to hit their year-end targets. The staff were on all fours as they made their way through the busy traffic with a man walking ahead of them holding a flag.[Read More…]
Live Streaming Football, South Korea Vs China, AFC Asian Cup 2019: Where and how to watch KOR vs CHI
South Korea and China play against each other on the third match-day of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 – Group C in Abu Dhabi. The two are paired alongside Kyrgyz Republic and Philippines in Group C of the competition. South Korea and China put their perfect records on the line in Asian[Read More…]
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…]
China warns India, US against transferring submarine technology to Taiwan
By Gaurav Sharma Beijing, China on Monday warned the US, India and other countries against transferring technology to Taiwan for producing submarines and said such a move could hurt their bilateral ties with Beijing. An Indian firm is reportedly among the six companies from the US, Japan and the European[Read More…]
Sri Lanka aims to import hybrid buses from China
Colombo, Sri Lanka is in talks with China to import hybrid buses to upgrade the island’s public transport sector, the media reported on Tuesday. State Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Ashoka Abeysinghe said that he was in discussions with Chinese companies which manufacture hydrogen powered buses and hybrid buses[Read More…]
Man United to open club-themed entertainment centres in China
London, English Premier League (EPL) giants Manchester United are to open a series of club-themed entertainment and experience centres throughout China, the club revealed in a statement on Tuesday. The EPL club, which has over 100 million followers on Chinese social media, will build the centres in partnership with Chinese[Read More…]
Musk in China to lay foundation of first Tesla plant outside US
Beijing, Electric car maker Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Monday said he was set to lay the foundation of a Tesla Gigafactory in China that is expected to produce 500,000 electric vehicles per year — doubling the production capacity of Tesla. “Looking forward to breaking ground on the @Tesla Shanghai[Read More…]
No fans of ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ in China; Aamir Khan, Big B starrer falls flat
Aamir Khan and Big ‘B’ Amitabh Bachchan’s “Thugs of Hindostan which kissed the screens on November 8, 2018 terribly received by fans and critics alike. After 7 weeks of its released in India the movie went live on theatres on China but in words of movie critic Taran Adarsh the[Read More…]
US issues new China travel warning amid detentions
Washington, The US State Department has urged Americans to “exercise increased caution” when travelling to China after a spate of high-profile detentions. The new advisory warns of so-called exit bans which prohibit foreign citizens from leaving China. It says the bans have been used “coercively” to “lure individuals” back to[Read More…]
Apple lowers Q1 revenue guidance on slow iPhone sales
San Francisco, Following weaker than expected iPhone sales, particularly in China, Apple has lowered its revenue guidance for fiscal 2019 first quarter, which ended on December 29. In a letter to investors on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company now expects revenue of approximately $84 billion, down[Read More…]
China’s space probe lands on Moon’s far side
Beijing, China’s Chang’e 4 space probe on Thursday became the first spacecraft to make a soft landing on the far side of the moon, Xinhua news agency reported. At 10.26 a.m. (Beijing time), the probe, comprising of a lander and a rover, landed at the pre-selected landing area at 177.6[Read More…]
5 killed as hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians in China
Fuzhou (China), At least five people were killed and 21 others were injured after a bus which had been hijacked in China’s Fujian province crashed into pedestrians on a street on Tuesday, authorities said. The incident took place in Longyan city, according to Xinhua news agency. The suspect was put[Read More…]
Yoga gains popularity in China, more colleges to come up
Beijing, The China-India Yoga College that was founded in June 2015 in Yunnan as part of a Delhi-Beijing cultural exchange program, plans to expand its training locations as yoga has been gaining popularity in China as a healthy lifestyle choice. The college opened its first branch on Saturday at the[Read More…]
China, Russia to boost military cooperation
Beijing, Chinese State Councillor and Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe has met Deputy Defence Minister of Russia and Chief of Main Directorate for Political-Military Affairs of the Russian Armed Forces Andrey Kartapolov in Beijing. The meeting took place on Thursday. Wei spoke highly of recent exchanges and cooperation between[Read More…]
China’s yuan rises to 6.8854 against US dollar
Beijing, The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 54 basis points to 6.8854 against the US dollar Tuesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System. In China’s spot foreign exchange market, yuan is allowed to rise or fall by 2 percent from the[Read More…]
Indian Army, Chinese PLA to hold 14 days military exercise in December: Will it change atmospherics between two neighbours?
For the first time since the 73-day old Doklam stand off last year, Indian Army and Chinese PLA will hold 14-day hand-to-hand drill from December 10 to 24 in Chengdu in China. Each side will send 100 troops to take part in the India-China military exercise, the 7th joint drill between[Read More…]
Is China’s aggressive design forcing India to ramp up its preparedness in Indian Ocean?
But India is now not a sleeping elephant. This year in May, India and Indonesia agreed for naval access to Sabang, a strategically located island which is close to the Malacca Strait.
China launches twin BeiDou navigation satellites
Xichang: China on Monday sent two new satellites of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province. The satellites entered a medium earth orbit more than three hours later and will work with 17 other[Read More…]
Return. If. Possible: Since 80 days, sobbing dog hasn’t left the spot where his owner died
You might need a pack of tissues as we did while we came across this heartfelt viral video of mourning dog that has been waiting in the middle of a road for more than 80 days for its owner to return. The state-owned China News Agency reported the dog in[Read More…]
Political crisis in Lanka: President Sirisena comes under pressure over dissolution of parliament while US, Japan block aids
Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena has dissolved parliament and has called snap election in the country for January 5, forcing his political rival and deposed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to challenge the President’s decision in the country’s Supreme Court. Is the Sri Lankan President’s move aimed at scoring political points for[Read More…]