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Chinese President Xi Jinping to make first visit to US in September

US deputy secretary of state Antony Blinken (left) chats with Chinese vice-president Li Yuanchao during a meeting.  AFP

Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first state visit to the United States in September, China said on Wednesday, after both countries’ leaders laid out possible areas of friction in a telephon

China denounces Obama-Dalai meeting in US

China on Friday cautioned foreign countries against hosting the Dalai Lama and interfering in its domestic affairs on the vexed Tibet issue, a day after US President Barack Obama and the exiled Tibet

China warns of infiltration by hostile forces

Chinese military has barred soldiers from blogging and online chatting and will toughen political background checks on them in a bid to prevent “penetration” and “sabotage by hostile forces”.

China releases couple held on spy charge

China has released on bail a Canadian woman under investigation for undermining state security while her husband has been held on spying charges, Beijing said Thursday, six months after they were deta

Precious metals found in Indian Ocean?

China’s deep-sea manned vessel has discovered a huge active “chimney vent” 20 metres tall and two metres wide in a hydrothermal area of south-western Indian Ocean which points to deposits containing c

China now has 557 million mobile Net users: Government

China had 649 million Internet users by the end of 2014, with 557 million of those using handsets to go online, said a government report on Tuesday, as the world’s biggest smartphone market continues

Alibaba chief ousted as China’s richest

Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma speaks to the media after a speech on “Transforming Dreams into Successful Business” AP

Top spot was snatched by solar energy entrepreneur Li Hejun

China’s manufacturing falls again in January

Chinese factory activity contracted in January for a second straight month, a closely watched private survey showed on Monday, a day after the government announced the first official decline in the se

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for new progress in ties

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping wait for the arrival of Indian. AP

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping, who expressed full confidence in Sino-India relations, hoping that “new progress” would be made in the ties in

China to US: Against Barack Obama meeting Dalai Lama

FILE - In this July 18, 2011, file photo, the Dalai Lama speaks while participating in a multi-faith panel discussion. AP

China warned the United States on Monday that it was opposed to any country meeting the Dalai Lama “in any manner” after the White House said US President Barack Obama would attend an event with the e

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