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Beijing

Aug 14, 2020 23:40
The external affairs ministry emphasised the need to complete the disengagement process “at the earliest” shortly after Indian envoy Vikram Misri met a senior general of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) in Beijing to brief him on New Delhi’s views on the situation along the border in eastern Ladakh. read more
Aug 14, 2020 20:37
The Indian embassy has not shared details about either of the two meetings – or for that matter why they were held as both the Communist party hierarchy as well as the Chinese government are aware of New Delhi’s stance on the border. read more
Aug 14, 2020 17:25
Xi’s renewed call for the “clean plate campaign” comes in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has battered the Chinese economy into contraction this year, and the worst floods in years impacting rice production areas in China. read more
Aug 14, 2020 15:59
Four famous amateur model grandmothers took off their masks during a saunter down the streets of Beijing on Thursday to demonstrate life returning to normal as the COVID-19 pandemic eases. read more
Aug 14, 2020 08:31
Washington and Beijing’s January deal represented a partial truce in their months-long trade war, and obligated Beijing to import an additional $200 billion in American products over two years, ranging from cars to machinery to oil to farm products. read more
Aug 14, 2020 00:58
As a “foreign mission,” CIUS will be subject to same administrative rules and restrictions that apply to the Chinese diplomatic missions on a reciprocal basis. read more
Aug 13, 2020 23:42
Haque was slated to be sent as the high commissioner to India but never took up the post because of fraught bilateral ties. read more
Aug 13, 2020 13:33
The move would amount to a conclusion that the so-named Confucius Institutes are “substantially owned or effectively controlled” by a foreign government and subject them to administrative requirements similar to those for embassies and consulates read more
Aug 12, 2020 02:43
Mainland-born Lai, who was smuggled into Hong Kong on a fishing boat when he was a penniless 12-year-old, is one of the most prominent democracy activists in the city and an ardent critic of Communist Party rule in Beijing. read more
Aug 11, 2020 09:28
Zhao was responding to a question from the official Xinhua news agency on China’s current diplomatic work and its diplomatic priorities looking ahead. read more
Aug 11, 2020 06:03
Lai, 71, was whisked away from his home on Monday morning by police, part of a citywide operation that also saw eight other men arrested, including several of his senior executives. read more
Aug 11, 2020 05:24
Azar, the highest-level US official to visit in four decades, arrived in Taiwan on Sunday. China, which claims the island as its own, condemned the visit which comes at a period of sharply deteriorating relations between China and the US. read more
Aug 10, 2020 13:32
Amid deteriorating relations between Washington and Beijing, the Trump administration has made strengthening its support for Taiwan and boosted arms sales. read more
Aug 08, 2020 10:57
The sanctions freeze any US assets of the officials and generally bar Americans from doing business with them. read more
Aug 06, 2020 22:14
Indian security agencies had last month red-flagged the growing footprint of Chinese institutions that could be a proxy for the Chinese government or have close ties to the ruling communist party. read more