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Keeping Up with China’s PLAN

CHINA IS no longer simply a rising power. It is now a maritime power that competes for influence with United States from the Korean Peninsula, through mainland Southeast Asia and to the Strait of Malacca. China challenges U.S. alliances and the U.S. Navy’s dominance...

U.S.-China trade war could hit Washington state hard: U.S. business leader

Any trade war between the United States and China is worrisome, but if it escalated and tariffs imposed, "it will hit Washington particularly hard," said a former business leader in the U.S. west Pacific state of Washington on Wednesday. "Avoiding that possibility should be our...

China announces Taiwan Strait live-fire drills amid tensions

China todaytoday anno live-firing military exercises in the Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions over increased American support for Taiwan's government. The announcement by the maritime safety authority in the coastal province of Fujian coincided with a statement from their counterparts in Hainan province that the...

China’s parliament gives Xi Jinping mandate to rule for life

Beijing: China's rubber-stamp parliament today ratified a historic constitutional amendment abolishing decades old practice of two term limits for the president, paving way for President Xi Jinping to become China's leader-for-life. Set for his second five-year term as President this month, 64-year-old Xi, the most...

India’s foreign policy is vibrant, assertive under Modi government: Chinese think tank

Beijing: India's foreign policy has become vibrant and assertive under the Modi government with its risk-taking ability also on the rise, according to a top official of a prominent state-run Chinese think-tank. Rong Ying, Vice President of China Institute of International Studies (CIIS), a think-tank...

China hails PM Modi’s Davos speech, says both countries share common interest

Beijing: China on Wednesday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos against protectionism. It said that the two countries share common interests in promoting globalisation and steering the world economy towards betterment. "We have noticed Prime Minister Modi remarks against...

Indian drone ‘intrudes’ into China’s airspace, ‘crashes’: Chinese Military

Beijing, Dec 7:The Chinese military alleged on Thursday that an Indian drone "intruded" into China's airspace and has "crashed". "The Indian UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) intruded into China's airspace and crashed recently, and Chinese border troops have conducted identification and verification over the vehicle," Xinhua...

Upgradation of toilets can boost China’s tourism: Xi

Beijing, Nov 27: Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for upgrading public toilets in the country as part of a "toilet revolution" aimed at boosting domestic tourism and improving people's quality of life. The President said: "The construction of clean toilets is an important part...

China’s Xi discusses Rohingya crisis with Myanmar army chief

YANGON, Nov 25: Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Myanmar's top military general in Beijing on Friday and discussed China's support amid international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya minority, according a statement from the general. China has offered diplomatic backing to its southern...

China police probe latest case of alleged childcare abuse

BEIJING: Police in China are investigating claims of sexual molestation and needlemarks on children at a Beijing kindergarten run by pre-school operator RYB Education Inc, the latest case in a booming childcare industry to spark outrage among parents. The official Xinhua news agency said in...
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