Free Press Journal
  • Syria chemical attack: China calls on UNSC to launch probe

    Beijing : China’s representative in the United Nations called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to take up the responsibility to build unity and consensus and do its utmost to prevent incidents like chemical attacks in Syria’s Douma which claimed lives of more than 50 people.

  • US President Donald Trump says trade negotiations with China going on “very well”

    Washington: US President Donald Trump today said trade negotiations with China were going on “very well”, asserting that the two countries have made a lot of progress. “I’m proud to announce that we’re getting along very well with respect to the whole very big negotiation that we’re having with China,” Trump told American workers at the White House today.

  • ‘Hindi Medium’ becomes huge success in neighbouring China, continues Bollywood’s successful run

    New Delhi: We might be divided by borders, landscapes, cultures or religions, but one thing that has the power to bind us all is the world of cinema. It makes people love, laugh, cry and most importantly, strike the chord. Indian films, for instance, are gaining huge popularity in the neighbouring countries, including China. After movies like ‘PK’, ‘Dangal’, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, ‘Secret Superstar’, the latest film being loved by the Chinese audience

  • Encouraged by Xi’s remarks, but want concrete actions:US

     Washington : US President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping’s pledge to open up the world’s second largest economy, even as the White House ruled out reversing the 25 per cent import tariffs worth $ 50 billion on Chinese products, saying America wants “concrete actions” from Beijing.

  • China’s popular news app shut for neglecting socialist values

    Beijing : One of China’s biggest news aggregator app with over 120 million users, including from India, has been removed from online stores for reportedly neglecting the “core socialist values”, official media here reported.

  • Sensex stays strong for 4th day on positive global cues

    Mumbai: The Sensex today kept its winning run going for the fourth straight day by adding another 92 points, tracking gains on other Asian bourses as China revealed its future economic agenda including further opening up of economy and lowering import tariffs on certain goods.

  • China launches remote sensing satellites

    Beijing: The first group of China’s Yaogan-31 remote sensing satellites was launched into space on Tuesday. The launch took place at 12.25 p.m. from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, Xinhua news agency reported. The satellites were carried by a Long March-4C rocket, the 271st mission for the Long March rocket family.

  • China asks India to refrain from ‘hyping up’ border issue

    Beijing : China on Monday asked India to respect the Line of Actual Control and refrain from “hyping up” the boundary issue and work with it to jointly maintain peace and tranquillity in the border areas.

  • Reorienting India’s export strategy

    The global headlines these days are dominated by the unfolding trade spat between the United States and China. It seems to be following a tit-for-tat sequence. First, the US imposed higher tariffs on import of aluminium and steel, mainly from China. To which, China responded by imposing tariffs on goods worth $3 billion imported from the US. This was followed by the US imposing 25 per cent penalty tariff on 1,300 Chinese

  • China objects to India’s ‘transgression’ in Arunachal; India rejects protest

    Kibithu (Arunachal Pradesh):  In yet another incident of discord, the Chinese military last month strongly protested against what it called the Indian Army’s transgressions into the strategically sensitive Asaphila area along the disputed border in Arunachal Pradesh, but the Indian side roundly dismissed the complaint, official sources said.

  • China engaging in massive land grabbing in Maldives cause of concern: Pentagon

    Washington: Amid allegations of China engaging in massive land grabbing in the Maldives, the Pentagon today said it was a cause of concern for the US. Asserting that the US was “committed to a free and open” Indo-Pacific rules-based order, the Pentagon said anything else would cause the US concern.

  • US threatens China with additional USD100bn tariffs

    Washington : US President Donald Trump has ratcheted up the trade war rhetoric with China, saying he was considering an additional $100 billion in tariffs on the country, the media reported.

  • India, Singapore to explore new areas of cooperation during Modi visit

    Singapore: India and Singapore will explore areas of further cooperation and take stock of progress of their strategic partnership during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s June visit here. “It would be a good opportunity for both sides to take stock of the progress that we have made in different pillars of our strategic partnership, and explore areas for further cooperation,” Singaporean Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung said today. “Next, we can

  • World record beacons Paes in Davis Cup tie vs China 

    Tianjin (China) : Veteran Leander Paes will make yet another attempt to create the Davis Cup record for the most doubles win as India clash with China in their den in “brutal” cold conditions for a place in the World Group Play-offs, starting here on Friday.

  • How China can help India take a giant leap in Artificial Intelligence

    New Delhi: Tech honchos in Silicon Valley are deeply worried at China’s rapid progress in harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology that has shown encouraging results in changing the way we work and live. According to Eric Schmidt, former chairman of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, China will overtake the US in AI by 2025.

  • China slaps tariffs on 128 US products

    Beijing: China has slapped new tariffs on 128 US products, including pork and fruits, worth about USD 3 billion in response to the duties on imports of steel and aluminium imposed by the Trump administration, its Ministry of Commerce said today. The ministry said the central cabinet has decided to impose a tariff of 15 per cent on 120 American products, including fruits and related products, and a tariff of 25 per