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EU ‘extremely troubled’ by China’s human rights violation

Chinese human rights situation has ‘extremely troubled’ the European Union, which on Friday has called for the immediate release of wrongly detained individuals, reported Reuters. “During the past year, we have been extremely troubled about the deterioration of the situation with respect to freedom of expression and association,” it said[Read More…]

Obama admin differs with Trump on China policy

The outgoing Obama administration appears to be in differences with President-elect Donald Trump over the China policy, saying it has been in contact with the Chinese officials to reiterate its continued support to the long-standing one-China policy.  Responding to questions, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest even tended to question[Read More…]

India set to become third largest diamond market

A report by Bain & Company has claimed that India is on course to become the third largest diamond market by 2020 overtaking Europe and Japan. The boom in diamond sales is being driven by the millennials, reports PTI. Currently, the largest markets for the luxury good is China, the[Read More…]

32 dead in China coal mine blast

At least 32 people died in an explosion at a coal mine in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The explosion took place on Saturday at Baoma Mining Co Ltd in Yuanbaoshan district in the city of Chifeng, Xinhua news agency reported. According to the report, there were a total[Read More…]

China might waste $490 billion on surplus coal plants: Study

According to a study from an environmental think tank, China risks wasting $490 billion by building more coal power plants than it needs. A climate campaign group on Monday argued that the world’s top carbon polluter already has more than enough such facilities, reported Bloomberg. As of July, the country[Read More…]

China: At least 67 people killed in power plant accident

Over 67 people were killed after a platform under construction at a power plant in eastern China collapsed early on Thursday. The latest industrial accident in a nation with a miserable safety record killed at least 67 people so far. According to the official Xinhua news agency, a cooling tower[Read More…]

Chinese police official to head Interpol

A Chinese police official has been elected president of Interpol, raising alarms from human rights groups concerned that the appointment will lead to abuse of the global police organization’s powers to issue international arrest warrants. Meng Hongwei, vice minister for public security since 2004 and the first Chinese to hold[Read More…]

China denies reports that its troops crossed LAC

China has refuted has reports that its troops crossed over to the Indian side in Demchok area in Ladakh region to stop the work of a canal undertaken NREGA. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said that either side shall not take any action that may unilaterally change the status quo[Read More…]

China confirms sale of 8 attack submarines to Pakistan

China has officially confirmed the sale of 8 attack submarines to Pakistan may be deployed in the Arabian Sea and challenge India’s interests in the Indian Ocean Region. Talks for the deal, estimated at more than $5 billion, were announced from Islamabad earlier this year, but China was yet to[Read More…]

West only interested in bad mouthing BRICS nations: Chinese media

The Chinese media on Saturday denounced the West’s ‘bad mouthing’ of the BRICS nations, saying disagreements among the members are ‘minor’ and cooperation is the norm. “BRICS countries themselves are different in many aspects. China and India have lived with territorial disputes, but the geopolitical contention between them is mostly[Read More…]

China to give Bangladesh whopping $24 billion

China is set to sign off on loans worth over $24 billion to Bangladesh during President Xi Jinping’s visit on Friday. China plans to finance around 25 projects, including a 1,320 megawatt (MW) power plant, and is also keen to build a deep sea port in Bangladesh. Japan has also offered finance[Read More…]

Rafale deal with France cleared; to be signed on Friday

Defence ministry has announced that the decks have been cleared for direct acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France on Friday. The overall cost of the 36 twin-engine Rafales, along with their weapon packages is pegged at around Rs 59,000 crore. The deal will be a booster dose for India’s air combat power.[Read More…]





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