Tag: China

Top headlines of the day: 31 January 2019

China’s GDP grows 6.7% in first 3 quarters

Beijing: China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.7 per cent year on year in the first three quarters of 2018 to about 65.09 trillion yuan ($9 trillion), data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed on Friday. The growth was in line with market expectations and higher than the[Read More…]

US mid-term polls: Americans vote in key election for Trump

Trump accuses China of attempting to meddle in US elections

United Nations, Sep 27 (IANS) President Donald Trump accused China on Wednesday of attempting to meddle in the Nov. 6 congressional elections in the United States in retaliation for the tariffs his administration has imposed on Chinese goods. “Regrettably, we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our[Read More…]

NSG in mind, India’s heightened EU-centric diplomacy may give China run for its money

NSG in mind, India’s heightened EU-centric diplomacy may give China run for its money

In diplomacy, visits and interactions matter. However, what has surprised foreign watchers and political pundits alike is sudden rush in President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu’s back to back visits to Southern and Eastern Europe. While President Kovind concluded his trips to Europe in two rounds–first to[Read More…]

Why India bets for S-400 missile system than THAAD

Why India bets for S-400 missile system than THAAD

China made no official comment nor did Russia pass any remarks on inaugural two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US. It is viewed that China and Russia did so keeping in mind their individual relations with India which has improved in the recent days with all three countries enjoying similar[Read More…]

Why are neighbour countries making distance with India?

Why are neighbour countries making distance with India?

Right from the beginning, Narendra Modi has always been very confident about his policies for foreign countries. During his swearing-in ceremony, he tried to convey a message that he is determined to take away the path of foreign policy from his predecessor Manmohan Singh. He had called all the South[Read More…]

Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma to step down from Alibaba

Jack Ma, Alibaba’s co-founder and executive chairman, has said that he plans to step down from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to pursue philanthropy in education, a changing of the guard for the $420 billion internet company. In an exclusive New York Times interview, the Chinese billionaire said on Friday that his retirement was not the end of an era[Read More…]

China welcomes Pakistan, India participation in anti-terror drill

China welcomes Pakistan, India participation in anti-terror drill

Beijing: China has welcomed the joint participation of Pakistan and India in the ongoing anti-terrorism exercise under the SCO framework. Both the countries are important countries in South Asia. The stability of India-Pakistan relations is of great significance to regional peace and stability and even world peace and development, said[Read More…]

Blast reported near US embassy in China

Blast reported near US embassy in China

An explosion is reported to have occurred outside the US embassy in China here, the media said. The US embassy complex is in Beijing’s Chaoyang District. Witnesses have posted images on Twitter of smoke surrounding the building. Another bystander said there had been injuries, the Herald Sun reported. The explosion[Read More…]

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO if it doesn’t ‘pull up’

Trump threatens Iran, warns of dire consequences

President Donald Trump has warned his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani that if Tehran threatened the US again, it will suffer consequences the likes of which few have ever suffered before. The tweet in all-caps was posted on Sunday night and followed an apparent warning by Rouhani, in which he cautioned[Read More…]

Muslims fear eradication of Islam from China

Muslims fear eradication of Islam from China

The atheist ruling Communist Party has banned minors under 16 from religious activity or study in Linxia, China. Following the displeasing move, residing Hui Muslim community fear the eradication of Islam from the country. A deeply Islamic region in western China that had offered religious freedom for the ethnic Hui[Read More…]





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