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PLA plans unmanned battle tanks, vehicles

Chinese military has started research on developing unmanned armoured vehicles including battle tanks for deployment in future battles as part of an ambitious plan to modernise its defences.

China censors squash giant toad report

Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the Internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.

China town ‘sealed off’ after man dies of plague

Some 30,000 people living at Yumen in the north-western province of Gansu are not being allowed to leave, and the police at roadblocks on its perimeter is telling motorists to find alternative routes

In rare openness, China Army shows off dancing robots

A Chinese People’s Liberation Army cadet adjusts dancing humanoid robots at the PLA’s Armoured Forces Engineering Academy -AFP

To the sound of Shakira’s Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) robots demonstrated their dance steps, screaming recruits drilled with bayonets and tanks rolled as China’s military offered a rare moment of

McDonald’s, KFC face food safety scandal

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McDonald’s and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare on Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.

China CPC in ideology crackdown

China’s ruling Communist Party has demanded that government officials be prevented from “being disoriented and losing themselves” to the influence of Western ideals, a newspaper with close ties to the

China special envoy to Kabul praises Pakistan, ISI

China’s new special envoy to Afghanistan on Monday gave a clean chit to Pakistan and its powerful spy agency ISI amid allegations that they backed terrorist outfits.

China plans sea Silk Road from Fujian

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China has planned to make its southeast Fujian province the starting point of the Maritime Silk Road, a strategic initiative to improve connectivity and trade among Asian nations through sea-route.

US Navy chief in China for top level talks

The chief of the US Navy met his Chinese counterpart Tuesday for talks aimed at improving cooperation between their fleets amid concerns over regional territorial disputes and potential armed conflict

Apple iPhone 'threat to national security': Chinese media

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Frequent locations function could be used to gather extremely sensitive data

It is a measure of Sri Lanka’s return to “normal” democratic politics that conspiracy theories are once again resonating in Colombo.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces significant challenges in trying to reinvigorate India’s economy back to the robust growth it enjoyed a few years ago.