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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

Chinese prefer Pakistan, Nepal as neighbours, not India

Majority of Chinese would like to move India away along with Japan and a host of other neighbouring countries with whom Beijing has territorial disputes and would prefer Pakistan and Nepal as neighbou

Chinese prefer Pakistan, want to move away India as neighbour: survey

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The border dispute and protection to Dalai Lama and his associates whom China regards as separatists led to adverse view of India.

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iran next week

 Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo: AP)

China depends on the Middle East for its oil supplies but has long taken a back seat in the region's diplomatic and other disputes.

Beijing should be careful not to step into Indo-Nepal issues: Chinese media

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As a responsible country, Beijing ought to help address the issue in accordance with its own capacities, says the article.

Patriotic fizz over return of 1980s China cola

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China’s favourite cola of the 1980s is to be relaunched, 20 years after an ill-fated deal with Pepsi consigned Tianfu Cola to the sidelines of the country’s soft-drink market.

Blast in fireworks factory kills five in central Chinese town

 The Tongxu county government in Henan province said that a team was set up to investigate the blast. (Photo: Google Maps)

China is less than a month away from New Year celebrations, when holiday revelers set off fireworks to ring in the new lunar year.

It’s got to be the heat. We have been warned this is going to be a long, hot summer.

A fortnight ago, in this column I had described the wrangle between India and Pakistan in the icy wastes of the Siachen glacier. Today, let us examine another dispute between the two neighbours.