By hindustantimes.com | PTI, Beijing
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 12:22 PM IST
Economists and political analysts say Biden is likely to try to revive cooperation with Beijing over North Korea and other political issues.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 01:20 PM IST
It was not immediately clear why the letter was published by state media, but it comes as relations between the superpowers have reached a nadir with bitter disputes over trade, tech, security and rights.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 01:06 PM IST
Given the evolution of the principal contradiction facing Chinese society as well as the change in the world power structure
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2021 02:26 PM IST
- The 100th-anniversary celebrations of the Chinese communist party would be projected as a strong counter to the so-called ‘century of humiliation’ that the Chinese empire and the Republic of China faced between 1839 and 1949 at the hands of western powers, Russia and Japan.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 02:32 PM IST
US President Donald Trump earlier this month banned transactions with Chinese apps like Ant Group Co.’s Alipay and Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s digital wallets, adding to a prior push to force the sale of TikTok by ByteDance.
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:26 PM IST
NDS chief Ahmad Zia Saraj told the Afghan parliament on Tuesday that a group of Chinese nationals had been arrested for espionage.
By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Beijing
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 11:29 AM IST
Jun Mai, writing for SCMP, stated that the revised rule book said that cadres can make complaints about their superiors but was prohibited from airing them in public and were also banned from expressing opinions that are ‘not consistent’ with the decisions of the central leadership.
By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Beijing
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 05:12 PM IST
“People’s Liberation Army (PLA) must be ready to ‘act at any second’ and should remain on ‘full-time combat readiness’,” Xi Jinping stressed while adding, “Frontline frictions must be used to polish troop capabilities and training exercises need to incorporate technology.”
By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Lai Xiaomin was found guilty of receiving a total of $277 million in bribes between 2008 and 2018. Chinese authorities are taking an increasingly tough stance on corporate malfeasance, broadening President Xi Jinping’s eight-year corruption crackdown into the nation’s boardrooms.
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 06:38 PM IST
The military drill is seen as part of the continuing effort by President Xi Jinping to sinicise Tibet that would pick up pace in view of the new US law.
By Pramit Pal Chaudhuri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 08:25 AM IST
Xi will see no reason to be less wolf warrior-ish this year. Things worked out reasonably well last year despite the pandemic. President Donald Trump’s tariff strikes were hard but not true. The United States earned as much negative press as China for committing less sins.
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 11:12 AM IST
The terms of the arrangement between Kabul and Beijing to secure the release of the 10 Chinese spies is not known.
By Asian News International | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Beijing, China
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 01:49 PM IST
The amendments were passed by the National People’s Congress on December 26, after two years of deliberation. Three articles were removed, more than 50 were amended, while there were six additions.
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 01:19 PM IST
The survey appeared to take the sheen off official Chinese statistics pointing to a more subdued picture of economic recovery.
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 01:14 PM IST
The assignment has been handed to three officials of the Chinese communist party, who were part of the team that quietly travelled by road into Nepal before Guo Yezhou landed at Kathmandu’s international airport on Sunday last.
By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Paris
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 12:44 AM IST
“The dialogue between Europe and China has strengthened and become more balanced these past few years. It continues,” Macron said in a statement on Twitter.
By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Brussels
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 10:11 PM IST
The videoconference launches a ratification process that will take several months as the text of the agreement still needs to be legally reviewed and translated before it is approved by the EU Council.
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 10:10 PM IST
EU’s big win, as its leaders have projected the agreement with President Xi Jinping, deals a huge blow to the US President-elect Joe Biden’s hopes of rebuilding the transatlantic alliance in an effort to take on an assertive China.
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 12:34 PM IST
China wants the PM Oli-led government to rescind the presidential order dissolving parliament and has offered to use its influence with the rival faction led by Prachanda and Madhav Nepal to get them to back off
By Shashi Shekhar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2020 06:13 PM IST
The year 2020 will be known as a year of bias, discontent, isolation and apprehensions. These can be brushed away by blaming the pandemic, but the virus merely amplified existing tendencies.
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 02:29 PM IST
Ambassador Hou has already scheduled their meetings with prominent players in Nepal’s ruling party from both sides.
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 01:30 PM IST
Chinese proposal would have amounted to ceding control over territory patrolled by Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police before Chinese troops started transgressions across the Indian perception of the LAC
News updates from Hindustan Times at 9am: PM Modi to hold virtual summit with Vietnamese counterpart, and all the latest news
By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 08:57 AM IST
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Ladakh standoff: Chinese president Xi Jinping appoints new general for PLA’s Western Theatre Command
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 10:37 PM IST
Xi has promoted four senior Chinese military and armed police officers. Among them was Gen. Zhang, Commander of the Western Theatre Command of the PLA.
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 07:31 PM IST
China has been shipping consignments of its Covid vaccines despite the absence of Phase III safety and efficacy data.
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Beijing
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 12:23 PM IST
Addressing the Climate Ambition Summit via a video link on Saturday, Xi said that China has made important contributions to adopting the landmark Paris agreement and active efforts in its implementation.
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Washington
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Pompeo made the comments on Wednesday during his virtual address to the Georgia Institute of Technology in a special speech.
By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 10:15 PM IST
The stamp was to be jointly launched as part of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries in 1950.
By Sutirtho Patranobis , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Nepal until now had recognised the height of the mountain as 8,848 metres as measured by the Survey of India in 1954.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 12:00 PM IST
The move comes as President Donald Trump continues to pile pressure on China’s Xi Jinping and the ruling Communist Party in his final weeks in office.