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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 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

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

$50k reward for terror tips in Tibet

Authorities in Tibet will offer rewards up to 300,000 yuan (more than $48,000) for tips on “violent terror attacks”, Chinese state media reported, in an effort to “promote stability” in the region bes

Sushma Swaraj holds talks with China

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday held talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here on a host of bilateral and multilateral issues, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first vi

PM Modi’s China visit before May 26

PM Modi’s China visit before May 26 (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on an “outcome-driven” maiden visit to China before May 26, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday as she held talks with her Chinese counterpa

The “Budgetometer” and its elsewhere equivalent played the real hero — caught in between the ecstatic urge to give a 10-plus and the understandably unreasonable rush in search of a negative score, it

Listening to Suresh Prabhu presenting the Railway Budget, I wondered whether he was really promising to bring back the halcyon days of luxury on the rails. But no, he can’t and won’t.