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China

Alibaba CEO rules out layoffs this year

In November, Alibaba cut its full-year revenue forecast to between 375 billion yuan and 383 billion yuan (USD 54.4 -55.6 billion).

22 Feb 2019 11:13 AM

China gets an app for Xi Jinping’s ‘inspirational quotes’

The app’s name -- “Xuexi Qiangguo” or “Study to Make China strong” – is a pun as the Chinese word for studying.

21 Feb 2019 1:40 PM

China's Xinhua unveils worlds first AI female news anchor

The anchor will be making “her” debut during the upcoming Two Sessions political meetings in March.

20 Feb 2019 4:44 PM

US, China seek deal to prevent trade-war escalation ahead of tariff deadline

The two economic superpowers have already imposed duties on more than USD 360 billion in two-way trade.

14 Feb 2019 3:08 PM

US calls for Russian, Chinese nuclear transparency

The United States called for more transparency as it accused Russia and China of not fully reporting their nuclear programmes.

30 Jan 2019 12:39 PM

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China population rises 15.23 million in 2018, but rate slows

Numbers released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday put the population at 1.395 billion in 2018.

21 Jan 2019 3:41 PM

China's economy slumps to 28 year low to 6.6 per cent in 2018

China's economy grew at 6.6 per cent in 2018, its slowest rate in almost three decades.

21 Jan 2019 10:48 AM

China takes lead in hypersonic weapons and missiles technology: Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems

16 Jan 2019 10:58 AM

Trade talks with US were extensive, promoted mutual understanding: China

Trade tensions between the world's two largest economies escalated last year, putting global stock markets on edge.

10 Jan 2019 11:14 AM

Chinese military equips troops in Tibet with mobile howitzers: report

China's PLA has been equipped with mobile howitzers to boost troops' high-altitude combat capability to improve border security: report

08 Jan 2019 9:19 PM

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Man attacks children with knife at Beijing school in China; 20 injured

Xicheng govt did not give other details of attack, but social media posts said children suffered knife wounds to the head.

08 Jan 2019 2:00 PM

'Major changes never seen in a century': Xi tells Army to be battle-ready

Xi said the armed forces must devise strategies for the new era and take on responsibilities for preparing and waging war.

05 Jan 2019 11:58 AM

After US, China develops its own 'Mother Of All Bombs': report

It is dubbed as Chinese version of 'Mother of All Bombs' due to its huge destruction potential, report said.

04 Jan 2019 2:00 PM

China building ‘most advanced’ naval warships for Pakistan: report

'Equipped with modern detection and weapon systems, it will be capable of anti-ship, anti-submarine and air-defence operations.'

02 Jan 2019 12:32 PM

China successfully tests Russia's S-400 missile air defence system

It was the first time People's Liberation Army tested the system since it received the last shipments of the weaponry from Russia in July.

27 Dec 2018 11:02 AM

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5 dead, 21 hurt in China as hijacked bus ploughs into pedestrians

The newspaper and other reports gave no details of the attacker’s identity or motive.

25 Dec 2018 3:55 PM

'Untrue': China denies report of secret military project in Pak trade corridor

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the Belt and Road Initiative is purely an economic project with peaceful intent.

22 Dec 2018 10:25 AM

China denies report of hatching plan to build fighter jets in Pak under CPEC

Islamabad datelined report in NYT said Pak Air Force and Chinese officials were putting final touches to secret proposal.

21 Dec 2018 5:41 PM

China will 'never seek hegemony,' Xi says in reform speech

The Chinese leader said China would not develop "at the expense of other countries' interests."

18 Dec 2018 5:33 PM

No one can ‘dictate’ to China what should or should not be done: Xi Jinping

Xi said, 'We must resolutely reform what should and can be changed, we must resolutely not reform what shouldn't and can't be changed.'

18 Dec 2018 12:29 PM

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