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No naval bases in Indian Ocean, claims Beijing

Defending its submarine’s docking at Colombo port as common practice, Chinese military on Thursday termed “utterly groundless” reports that it is setting up 18 naval bases in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myan

China opens its defence industry to private sector

In an “unprecedented move” China has opened its arms industry to private sector to optimise its hefty $132 billion defence budget and modernise the Army.

Chinese media blames ‘Putin tiger’

An endangered tiger set free in Russia has killed 18 Chinese goats after crossing the frontier, with Beijing’s state media saying on Wednesday that the feline felon had been freed by President Vladimi

China lowers rate to boost growth

China cut interest rates unexpectedly on Friday, stepping up efforts to support the world’s second-biggest economy as it heads towards its slowest expansion in nearly a quarter of a century.

China bid to placate Vatican with new system

In a bid to repair strained relations with the Vatican, China has proposed a joint system for appointment of bishops, offering the papal authority a greater say in matters relating to administration o

Xi Jinping for cyber security cooperation

Xi Jinping

Amidst allegations by US and others of cyber attacks by Chinese entities, President Xi Jinping Wednesday said China is ready to work with other countries to build an international Internet governance

Keep calling each other comrade: Communist Party of China

The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has asked its members to continue calling each other as “comrade” after they failed to find an alternative word for it despite the term having dubious linkage

China wins fastest supercomputer crown 4th time

For the fourth consecutive year, China has retained the top spot in the list of the world’s fastest supercomputers for its Tianhe-2, according to a biannual Top500 list released today.

China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020': state media

China's first attempt to send a satellite into Mars orbit foundered in 2011 when the Russian rocket carrying the payload failed

Beijing: Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020", state media reported Tuesday, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US an

37 kg gold, $19.6 million found at China official’s home

Ma Chaoqun

China’s anti-graft watchdog has discovered 37 kg (82 lbs) of gold, documents for 68 houses and 120 million yuan ($19.6 million) in cash in the home of a Communist Party official who is being investiga

Viswanathan Anand has for the second year running been outclassed in the World Chess Championship by a player nearly 20 years his younger.

Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister on May 26, 2014, and has clearly won the sprint when his government completes six months in office on November 26.