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Sushma Swaraj to meet Chinese FM Wang Yi for key talks before Modi visit

In June, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Summit.
Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj will meet a more powerful Wang, who in March was elevated to China’s top diplomatic post of State Councillor.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Minister of External Affairs of India Sushma Swaraj will meet a more powerful Wang, who in March was elevated to China’s top diplomatic post of State Councillor.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 10:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

China relaxes rules for soldiers on use of mobile phones, internet

Mobile phones and social networking applications can be used after registering the hardware and applications’ accounts with respective commanding units.
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) are seen during a military promotional event in Baoding, Hebei province, China March 30.(REUTERS FILE)
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) are seen during a military promotional event in Baoding, Hebei province, China March 30.(REUTERS FILE)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 09:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis

China’s Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

Weibo.com was flooded over the weekend with the hashtags “#I’mGay” and “#I’mGayNotaPervert” after the Twitter-like platform said that cartoons and short videos with pornographic, violent or gay subject matter would be investigated over a three-month period.
A picture illustration shows icons of WeChat and Weibo app in Beijing.(Reuters File Photo)
A picture illustration shows icons of WeChat and Weibo app in Beijing.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 05:49 PM IST
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Modi, Xi may set aside diplomatic template to meet in China before SCO summit

Indian diplomats have neither denied nor confirmed the first visit, but Modi is scheduled to attend the SCO summit on June 8 and 9 in the coastal city of Qingdao and meet Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a meeting.(Reuters File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at a meeting.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 16, 2018 04:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis, Beijing

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un meets Chinese official, calls for stronger ties

Kim met with Song Tao, head of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee’s international department, who was leading an art troupe to attend a spring festival in Pyongyang.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets Song Tao, the head of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee’s international department on Sunday.(Reuters photo)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets Song Tao, the head of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee’s international department on Sunday.(Reuters photo)
Updated on Apr 15, 2018 08:37 AM IST
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‘I am gay’ protests sweep China over ban on homosexual content on Weibo

Weibo said in a statement Friday it had begun a “clean-up campaign” to remove “illegal” content, including “manga and videos with pornographic implications, promoting violence or (related to) homosexuality”.
Weibo says the three-month campaign will target ‘illegal’ gay and violent content.(AFP File Photo)
Weibo says the three-month campaign will target ‘illegal’ gay and violent content.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 06:30 PM IST
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Chinese urged to boycott US firms amid tariff war, but Big Mac fans unconvinced

In response to US tariffs, appeals to shun McDonald’s, KFC and Apple’s iPhone have appeared on the popular WeChat messaging app and the Weibo microblogging website in China.
US President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods have roused some nationalist sentiment in the world's second largest economy, where consumers have a long track record of spurning foreign products when political nerves are frayed.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods have roused some nationalist sentiment in the world's second largest economy, where consumers have a long track record of spurning foreign products when political nerves are frayed.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 11:16 AM IST
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Nepal foreign minister to visit China

This is the first high-level visit from Nepal to China after the formation of the Oli government.
Pradip Gyawali will be in China with a delegation from April 16 to 21 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.(Courtesy: Nepal Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Pradip Gyawali will be in China with a delegation from April 16 to 21 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.(Courtesy: Nepal Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 08:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kathmandu | ByAnil Giri

China will help Pakistan revamp its colonial-era railways

As part of Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road trade initiative, China is set to upgrade a 1,163-miles track from Karachi to Peshawar near the Afghan border with an $8 billion loan to Pakistan.
A passenger sits reading a book in his cabin while travelling the Green Line train service from Karachi to Islamabad.(Asim Hafeez/Bloomberg)
A passenger sits reading a book in his cabin while travelling the Green Line train service from Karachi to Islamabad.(Asim Hafeez/Bloomberg)
Updated on Apr 13, 2018 05:08 PM IST
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Sushma, Sitharaman scheduled to be in Beijing on same day on April 24

The visits of Swaraj and Sitharaman are the first high-profile visits by Indian ministers after last year’s 73-day long standoff at Doklam.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (L) and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (C) at the US-India Strategic & Commercial Dialogue plenary session at the State Department in Washington September 22, 2015.(REUTERS File Photo)
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (L) and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (C) at the US-India Strategic & Commercial Dialogue plenary session at the State Department in Washington September 22, 2015.(REUTERS File Photo)
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 07:09 PM IST
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IMF chief says China’s Belt and Road initiative progressing but warns of debt risks

One challenge is to ensure that Belt and Road only travels where it is needed, and the second is to focus on sound fiscal policies, Christine Lagarde said.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde speaks at the Joint People's Bank of China-International Monetary Fund High-Level Conference in Beijing on April 12, 2018.(AFP Photo)
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde speaks at the Joint People's Bank of China-International Monetary Fund High-Level Conference in Beijing on April 12, 2018.(AFP Photo)
Published on Apr 12, 2018 12:20 PM IST
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Belt and Road Initiative not a Chinese plot, says president Xi Jinping

China has said projects along the routes of the Belt and Road will be open to investment from all, including third party nations, but some Western governments have voiced concern the deals will overwhelmingly favour Chinese companies.
Chinese president Xi Jinping delivers a speech at an annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia in Boao, in the southern Chinese province of Hainan, on April 10, 2018.(Kyodo via Reuters)
Chinese president Xi Jinping delivers a speech at an annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia in Boao, in the southern Chinese province of Hainan, on April 10, 2018.(Kyodo via Reuters)
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 01:31 AM IST
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Encouraged by Xi Jinping’s remarks but want concrete steps to avert new tariff: White House

US President Donald Trump had said he was ‘thankful’ to China’s Xi Jinping for his ‘kind words’ on tariffs. ‘Will make great progress together’.
US President Donald Trump talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last year.(AP File Photo)
US President Donald Trump talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last year.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 09:24 AM IST
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China’s Xi positions himself globalisation champion at Boao forum

Chinese premier’s keynote address at the annual Boao business forum — often called Asia’s Davos — came amid ongoing trade tensions between Beijing and Washington.
Xi did address some of the concerns raised by the US like protection of intellectual property rights and opening up China’s command economy but didn’t share specifics.(AFP)
Xi did address some of the concerns raised by the US like protection of intellectual property rights and opening up China’s command economy but didn’t share specifics.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis, Beijing

Good news for carmakers as Jinping slashes auto tariffs amid US-China trade spat

China will “significantly lower car import tariffs” and “sincerely hopes to boost imports,” Chinese president Xi Jinping said in a speech at the Boao Forum in Hainan on Tuesday.
A BMW 5-Series Li car is displayed at the Shanghai Auto Show during its media day, in Shanghai, China,(REUTERS File Photo)
A BMW 5-Series Li car is displayed at the Shanghai Auto Show during its media day, in Shanghai, China,(REUTERS File Photo)
Published on Apr 10, 2018 03:22 PM IST
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Bloomberg | ByBloomberg News

China files trade complaint with WTO against US steel tariffs

China has requested 60 days of consultations with the United States on the steel and aluminium dispute, according to the WTO. If that fails, the next step could be for Beijing to request a ruling from a panel of trade experts.
Delegates arrive at the World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.(Reuters File Photo)
Delegates arrive at the World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Apr 10, 2018 03:21 PM IST
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Oil rises after Xi’s speech looks to allay US-China trade tensions

Oil has struggled after touching a high of more than $66 a barrel in March as investors worry that tit-for-tat tariff increases between the US and China could impact wider economic growth and curb energy demand.
A pump jack stands idle in Dewitt County, Texas.(REUTERS File Photo)
A pump jack stands idle in Dewitt County, Texas.(REUTERS File Photo)
Published on Apr 10, 2018 01:19 PM IST
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China’s Xi Jinping renews pledges to open economy, cut tariffs this year

Xi said that China will sharply widen market access for foreign investors, a chief complaint of the country’s trading partners and a point of contention for US President Donald Trump’s administration, which has threatened billions of dollars in tariffs on Chinese goods.
Xi Jinping, China's president, speaks at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in Boao, China, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Xi vowed to open sectors from banking to auto manufacturing, in a keynote speech that also warned against returning to a
Xi Jinping, China's president, speaks at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in Boao, China, on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Xi vowed to open sectors from banking to auto manufacturing, in a keynote speech that also warned against returning to a "Cold War mentality" amid his trade disputes with US counterpart Donald Trump.(Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 12:26 PM IST
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Xi defends Belt and Road Initiative, says China has no geo-political calculations

Touted as Xi’s pet project, the BRI has become a major stumbling block in India-China relations as the controversial $50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor has been listed as its ‘flagship project’.
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the closing session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March.(Reuters Photo)
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the closing session of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in March.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 02:44 PM IST
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Sensex rises for fourth straight day on easing trade war fears

The BSE Sensex settled 91.71 points, or 0.27%, higher at 33,880.25 on Tuesday, while the broader NSE Nifty also ended above the key 10,400-mark at 10,402.25.
A traffic signal stands illuminated next to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government ended a tax break on equity investments as it taps the stock market boom to boost its coffers. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)
A traffic signal stands illuminated next to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government ended a tax break on equity investments as it taps the stock market boom to boost its coffers. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg(Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 06:43 PM IST
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China gained from ‘poor’ US leadership in past, says Trump

Despite the growing fears about a potential trade war between the US and China, the US president claimed to be on good terms with Xi Jinping.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018.(AFP Photo)
US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 08:52 AM IST
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Read Disha Patani’s message for co-star Jackie Chan on his 64th birthday

On international superstar Jacky Chan’s 64th birthday, Disha Patani sent him a message saying how lucky she was to have got the chance to work with him in Kung Fu Yoga.
Kung Fu Yoga is the first of a three-film deal between India and China.
Kung Fu Yoga is the first of a three-film deal between India and China.
Updated on Apr 07, 2018 08:13 PM IST
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No change in India’s position on China’s Belt and Road Initiative: MEA

The initiative includes the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that goes through the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.
External affairs ministry said there is no change in India’s position on China’s One Belt One Road initiative.(HT File Photo)
External affairs ministry said there is no change in India’s position on China’s One Belt One Road initiative.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 11:52 AM IST
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Are soyabeans China’s fatal blow to US in this trade war?

China is the world’s largest importer, and the United States the biggest buyer of soyabean.
Soybeans pour into a converted consumer goods container at Elburn Coop's Maple Park, Illinois facility for export to China.(Reuters File Photo)
Soybeans pour into a converted consumer goods container at Elburn Coop's Maple Park, Illinois facility for export to China.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 06:46 PM IST
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Bloomberg | ByAlfred Cang, Phoebe Sedgman, and Niu Shuping

Religions in China should serve Communist Party, says govt white paper

China officially recognises five religions - Buddhism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Taoism and Islam. The country’s Constitution guarantees – as reiterated in the white paper – religious freedom, which is protected by law.
Muslims leaving a Mosque after Friday prayers in Hotan, in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomus Region. It is widely believed that though there is freedom of religious belief in China, there is no freedom to practice religion.(AFP File)
Muslims leaving a Mosque after Friday prayers in Hotan, in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomus Region. It is widely believed that though there is freedom of religious belief in China, there is no freedom to practice religion.(AFP File)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 07:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Beijing | BySutirtho Patranobis, Beijing

PM Modi, Trump, Mark Zuckerberg among contenders for TIME’s 100 most influential people

Others on the list this year are North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Pakistani-American actor Kumail Nanjiani, Ivanka Trump, and Microsoft Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella.
Combination image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and US President Donald Trump.(Agencies)
Combination image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and US President Donald Trump.(Agencies)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 12:12 PM IST
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Xi’s backing will add to Kim’s confidence

Beijing has increased pressure on Pyongyang to end its weapons tests while linking the suspension of weapons tests to the suspension of military drills by the US and North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju being greeted by Chinese officials in Beijing, March 26.(AFP)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju being greeted by Chinese officials in Beijing, March 26.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 06:57 PM IST
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Trump says Xi-Kim meeting went ‘very well,’ North Korean leader eager to meet him

US President Donald Trump said the historic meeting between the leaders of China and North Korea had gone ‘very well’.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and wife Ri Sol Ju, and Chinese President Xi Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan pose for a photo in Beijing, China, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang March 28, 2018.(KCNA/via Reuters)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and wife Ri Sol Ju, and Chinese President Xi Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan pose for a photo in Beijing, China, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang March 28, 2018.(KCNA/via Reuters)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 05:11 PM IST
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Kim Jong Un pledges denuclearisation: North Korea’s dramatic reversal leaves experts sceptical

Absent any public confirmation from Pyongyang, analysts are sceptical Kim will suddenly give up the nuclear arsenal he and his family have spent decades developing. Experts say ‘denuclearisation’ will take at least 10 years to achieve.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was quoted as saying that he was committed to ‘denuclearisation’.(Reuters File Photo)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was quoted as saying that he was committed to ‘denuclearisation’.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 04:20 PM IST
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How Kim Jong Un is building North Korea’s bargaining power for talks with US, South Korea

For Chinese President Xi Jinping, the meeting with Kim Jong Un ensures Beijing will not be left out of any deal struck between the United States and North and South Korea, experts said.
A woman walks past a TV broadcasting a news report on a meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, in Seoul, South Korea.(Reuters Photo)
A woman walks past a TV broadcasting a news report on a meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, in Seoul, South Korea.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 02:14 PM IST
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