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China closes military newspapers as part of reform program

  China is cutting 300,000 personnel from the 2.3 million-member military. (Photo: AFP)

The military's People's Liberation Army Daily said all the publications ceased publishing last week.

China braces for worst cold in 30 years

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Beijing is forecast to see a low of -17 degrees Celsius, but some of the most unusual weather patterns were projected for further south.

American firms begin China exit

China is losing its biggest asset, the American companies even as it struggles with slowdown. (Representational image)

One in four US firms trim operations

China: Oil rig not drilling in disputed waters

China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that a $1 billion deepwater oil rig was not drilling in disputed territory in the South China Sea, in response to a warning from Vietnam against such activit

Tibet monks on China database

Online system will check ‘authenticity’ of top religious leaders

China University site hacked by ISIS

A hacker proclaiming allegiance to the Islamic State jihadist group infiltrated the internal network of one of China’s top universities to display images of masked and mounted militants, reports said

China's economic growth slowest in 25 years

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China's Gross domestic product (GDP) reached 67.67 trillion yuan in 2015.

Swede held in China for ‘inciting opposition’

China’s state media on Tuesday published an apparent confession from a Swedish human rights activist detained amid a crackdown on outspoken lawyers and accused him of inciting “opposition to the gover

China launches first online database on authenticity of monks

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First list of 870 verified Tibetan monks was published on the official website of the State Administration for Religious Affairs.

Xi Jinping launches AIIB, to rival World Bank, Asian Development Bank

China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), in which India is the second-largest shareholder, was inaugurated here on Saturday by Chinese President Xi Jinping who said it would boost inf

Though the victory march of the Bharatiya Janata Party that began in 2014 was brought to a halt in 2015 with major setbacks in the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections, there seems to be a reversal of t

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