Tag: China

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…]

World depends on US, China for growth: Buffett

World depends on US, China for growth: Buffett

New York: US billionaire investor Warren Buffett said on Saturday that the world depends on the US and China for progress, dismissing concerns that the two countries’ trade tensions could potentially escalate into a trade war. Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, made the remarks in response to a Chinese[Read More…]

Modi congratulates Xi on re-election

Beijing: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on his re-election and said that he looks forward to working with him to improve the bilateral relationship. “Dear President Xi Jinping, congratulations on getting re-elected as the President of the People’s Republic of China. I look[Read More…]

India, Hong Kong sign double tax agreement

Beijing: India and Hong Kong on Monday signed an agreement to avoid double taxation and prevent tax evasion. India’s Ambassador to China Gautam Bamabwale and Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo signed the treaty. A former British colony, Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China which enjoys[Read More…]

90% bottled water brands contaminated globally

Washington: With a market value of nearly $150 billion per year, bottled water from leading brands, including from India, have been found to be 90 per cent contaminated by microplastics, posing potential harm to humans, a report has said. The report, led by Orb Media, a US-based non-profit, revealed widespread[Read More…]

Already considering vendors for 110 fighter jets: Sitharaman

China building helipads, trenches in Doklam: Sitharaman

New Delhi: China has built helipads, trenches and other infrastructure in Doklam to maintain its troops during winters, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday. Asked if it is a fact that China has constructed seven helipads in Doklam and tanks and missiles have been stationed there, Sitharaman, in a written[Read More…]

Google to soon turn into an employment engine

Google partners with OEMs to bring AR service to China

San Francisco: To make further inroads in China, Google has partnered with three Chinese Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to bring its Augmented Reality (AR) service to the country. Company’s AR SDK for Android “ARCore” was launched in full in China following its announcement in November, Tech Crunch reported late Friday.[Read More…]

Not eyeing foreign territories to exploit resources: PM Modi

Not eyeing foreign territories to exploit resources: PM Modi

In an apparent dig at China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday India was not eyeing foreign territories and exploiting anyone’s resources. “We do not intend to exploit anyone’s resources, nor we are eyeing anyone’s territory. Our focus has always been on capacity building and resource development,” Modi said,[Read More…]

Half of China’s newborn babies are second child

In the first eight months of 2017, more than half of China’s newborn babies were the second child of the family, according to a health official. From January to August this year, about 52 per cent of the 11.6 million babies born have an older sibling, Wang Peian, deputy head[Read More…]

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