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Xi Jinping’s ‘4 Comprehensives’ uphold tradition

Xi Jinping

With his latest political exhortation, President Xi Jinping is asserting his influence and advancing his agenda in a time-honoured tradition among Chinese leaders.

‘Thoughts’ removed from China terror law

Thoughts will not be subject to prosecution under China’s new definition of terrorism, state-run media said Thursday.

China fines 81-year-old writer Tie Liu

A Chinese court on Wednesday sentenced an 81-year-old writer to jail on a charge of illegal business after he criticised the ruling Communist Party’s propaganda chief in online essays, but the sentenc

PM in Arunachal Pradesh: Beijing lodges protest

In the second protest in as many days, China on Saturday expressed its opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh contending that the action “artificially amplified differ

Lenovo laptops are vulnerable to hacking

China’s Lenovo Group Ltd, the world’s largest PC maker, had pre-installed a virus-like software on laptops that makes the devices more vulnerable to hacking, cybersecurity experts said on Thursday.

Alibaba, Tencent turn Santa this new year

A golden statue of a goat is displayed for the upcoming Lunar New Year. — AFP

The Chinese tradition of giving gifts of money in red envelopes at Lunar New Year has turned into big business for Web giants Alibaba and Tencent, which now both offer electronic “hong bao”.

Maithripala Sirisena to visit China March 26

Maithripala Sirisena

After his current visit to India, new Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will visit China in March for talks with the top leadership here as his government tries to rebalance ties with Beijing

Gay couples from China win contest to marry in California

Ten gay couples in China have won a trip to the US to get married this summer as part of a competition organised by Alibaba’s e-commerce platform Taobao that ended Saturday.

China censorship hurts European businesses: Survey

China’s Internet restrictions are hurting European businesses operating in the country, a lobby group said Thursday, as controls over access to overseas websites are tightened under President Xi Jinpi

‘India, China need to show flexibility on border issue’

Asking India to adopt a more “proactive approach” to resolve the boundary issue before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here, a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday said both sides need to show flexi

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re

Arvind Kejriwal’s transfor-mation from an anti-corruption advocate and street fighter to a shrewd hard-boiled politician is a remarkable Indian political phenomenon without parallel.