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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…]

Sri Lanka aims to import hybrid buses from China

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

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…]

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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

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

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…]

Nawaz Sharif moved to jail in Lahore https://newsd.in/nawaz-sharif-moved-to-jail-in-lahore/

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

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

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

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…]

China, BeiDou Satellite, BDS, China long march

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…]

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…]

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