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China acts on sexual content on WeChat

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The Cyberspace Administration of China said sexually explicit content to be punishable

Xi Jinping strengthens ties with ‘old friend’ Sirisena

Striking a friendly note amid growing discord over Chinese funded projects, President Xi Jinping called his new Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena an old friend, stating that China viewed Col

China targets PM Modi visit to Jaffna

Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tamil-dominated Jaffna as “interference” in Sri Lanka’s affairs, an official Chinese thinktank said on Friday the recent “incidents” in Sino-Lankan ties

PM Modi pips Xi in Chinese global survey

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pipped Chinese President Xi Jinping to secure the top rank in handling domestic and international affairs in a global survey.

Too haute? Chinese find French cuisine hard to swallow

With its unusual cutlery, bizarre names and complex etiquette, French haute cuisine is as daunting as it is appealing to Chinese diners, despite the Asian country’s own proud culinary tradition.

‘Entire world’ a topic in Kissinger-Xi meet

Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) shakes hands with former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger in Beijing on Tuesday. 	—AFP

US statesman Henry Kissinger, who spearheaded efforts to end Cold War hostility between Washington and China more than four decades ago, on Tuesday told President Xi Jinping that the two powers were n

China warns Myanmar of decisive response

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday that the government had the responsibility and the ability to defend its border with Myanmar, after China said a bomb from a Myanmar aircraft fell in its terr

China mulls changes in its 1-child policy

China is considering further changes to its family planning laws, Premier Li Keqiang said Sunday, after a relaxation in the “one child policy” failed to see significantly more babies being born.

China is firm on reforms despite pain

China’s Premier Li Keqiang expressed determination on Sunday to press ahead with reforms meant to reduce the Chinese government’s role in the world’s second-largest economy in hopes of spurring growth

China’s PM says one child policy will ease further

China Premier Li Keqiang. (Photo: AFP)

Beijing: China is considering further changes to its family planning laws, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday, after a relaxation in the “one child policy” failed to see significantly more babies being

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.

Official visits by heads of state or government are like vital surgical operations — if you come out of the operation theatre alive and are back in your room, it is deemed a success.