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Does Xi Jinping ‘fit the bill’ as China’s next Mao

China needs a strong leader like Mao Zedong and President Xi Jinping “fits the bill”, an official publication of the ruling Communist Party said on the eve of a key meeting of the party, speculated to

24 Oct 2016 1:40 AM

China plans midnight internet ban

Children in China could be banned from playing online games after midnight under a new rule designed to combat Internet addiction amid rising concerns over mushrooming military style “boot camps” trea

09 Oct 2016 1:10 AM

India, China hold talks on terrorism for first time

India and China on Tuesday discussed ways to enhance security and cooperation to combat terror as officials from the two sides exchanged information on policies and legislation to deal with terrorism

27 Sep 2016 11:52 PM

China and Russia hold joint drills in South China Sea

China and Russia have carried out joint naval exercises in the resource-rich South China Sea off China’s southern Guangdong province away from the disputed areas, nearly two months after an internatio

19 Sep 2016 5:34 AM

China riled by India-Japan aircraft ‘deal’

Reacting angrily to a report that Japan plans to sell search-and-rescue aircraft to India at a lower cost, China on Tuesday said it would consider such a move “disgraceful” if it is aimed at pressurin

14 Sep 2016 12:04 AM

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China reforms rights law amid global heat

Amid global criticism over its rights record, China on Monday announced reforms in laws protecting human rights as well as outlined measures to improve the conditions of prisons and detention centres.

13 Sep 2016 4:09 AM

China gets world’s longest bullet train track

China’s high-speed railway which is making a big pitch to compete in India and global markets has completed over 20,000 kms of track network in the country, becoming world’s longest bullet train netwo

11 Sep 2016 11:10 AM

Barack Obama praises PM Modi for ‘bold policy’ on tax reform

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Barack Obama arrives for the opening session of G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China. (Photo: PTI)

05 Sep 2016 6:40 AM

1st human gene-editing trial in China

Chinese scientists will perform the world’s first genetic editing trial on humans this month, in an attempt to find a cure for lung cancer.

03 Aug 2016 1:42 AM

Chinese hack screens at 2 airports in Vietnam

Flight display screens at Vietnam’s two largest airports were hacked allegedly by Chinese hackers with messages criticising Vietnam’s claims over the disputed South China Sea being displayed, in an ap

01 Aug 2016 5:45 AM

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Woman complains of vulgar scribbling

China has taken up with Vietnam the issue of vulgar scribbling by Vietnamese border staff on the passport of a Chinese woman over the nine dash-line, which represents Beijing’s claims on almost all of

28 Jul 2016 7:33 AM

Chinese military unveils new arms

Chinese military has unveiled a range of new weapons, including long-range missiles, amid calls by its top officials to be combat-ready following a landmark verdict by an UN-backed tribunal that stru

23 Jul 2016 5:53 AM

Two million Chinese applied for second child last year

About two million Chinese couples had applied to have a second child last year before the government officially junked its over three-and-a-half decade-old controversial one-child policy, official med

22 Jul 2016 7:17 AM

Ahead of verdict, China targets SCS tribunal judges

Bracing for an adverse verdict by an international tribunal on the South China Sea dispute to be delivered on Tuesday, China has targeted the judges of the tribunal and the Japanese jurist who appoint

12 Jul 2016 7:10 AM

China: Subs in Indian Ocean are legitimate

Defending the movement of its submarines in the Indian Ocean as “legitimate” and in accordance with “international practices”, China on Thursday said it had never objected to the presence of Indian Na

08 Jul 2016 2:45 AM

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Lady Gaga albums banned amid boycott call

Pop singer Lady Gaga whose albums were reportedly banned in China following her meeting with the Dalai Lama came under heavy criticism in the social media with many Chinese netizens calling for boycot

30 Jun 2016 6:44 AM

78 killed, 500 hurt in China rain

Residents look for belongings after their houses were destroyed in the aftermath of a tornado that hit Funing county, in Yancheng city in eastern China's Jiangsu province. (Photo: AP)

24 Jun 2016 4:47 AM

Chinese call for ‘dog meat fest’ ban

On the eve of the infamous annual “dog meat festival” in China, majority of Chinese Sunday for the first time called for an end to the gory event in which over 10,000 canines are expected to be slaugh

20 Jun 2016 12:07 AM

Nude photos used as loan collateral in China

A Chinese money-lending platform followed a scandalous practice of demanding nude photos of women as collateral for loans, Chinese media reported.

16 Jun 2016 6:17 AM

Arunachal Border: China rejects incursion allegations

China on Wednesday rejected allegation of incursion by its troops in Arunachal Pradesh, saying the Sino-India border has not yet been demarcated and the soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army were c

16 Jun 2016 1:27 AM

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