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  • China denies Donald Trump’s claim it hacked Clinton’s emails

    Beijing: China has denied an accusation by US President Donald Trump that it hacked the emails of Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent in the 2016 election. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular briefing today that “We are firmly opposed to all forms of cyberattacks and espionage.”

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    Incidents of lynching have hurt India’s reputation: Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons in China

    Beijing: Incidents of lynching have hurt India’s image, Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons, who is in China to draw in more tourists, has admitted. The minister, however, said that the ban on beef has not affected tourism in the country and sought to debunk a survey showing India as the most unsafe country for women in the world. “Well, it (lynching) shouldn’t happen. Simple. And, the Prime Minister (Narendra Modi)  has called them criminals. And,

  • China calls for political solution to Rohingya issue

    Beijing : China, an ally of Myanmar’s junta, on Tuesday called for a political solution to resolve the Rohingya issue, saying “unilateral accusations and pressure” will not work.

  • China launches twin navigation satellites

    Beijing: China on Saturday successfully sent twin navigation satellites into the space on a single carrier rocket, according to official Chinese media.

  • Donald Trump hell-bent on isolating the US

    The world may not be against the United States but three countries – Turkey, Russia and Iran – have good reason to be. Add Donald Trump’s $717 billion defence bill aimed at China, bickering over trade with the European Union, and the grim challenge of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and one gets some idea of the formidable isolation in which the Lone Superpower finds itself.

  • Diplomatic spat erupts between China, US after Beijing denies visa to Indian-American journalist

    Beijing: China’s alleged refusal to extend the visa of an Indian-origin American journalist has led to a diplomatic spat with the US which expressed deep concern over the “extensive restrictions” on the media in the Communist nation. Megha Rajagopalan, who worked for the US news portal, said her journalist visa was not extended by China, apparently due to her critical reporting on the volatile Xinjiang province. The US Embassy, in a

  • Chinese dumping hitting our industry hard

    India had better watch out. The dumping of Chinese goods in Indian markets acutely debilitating for India already could get further exacerbated, thanks to the trade war between China and the US. So far, India has neither been adequately watchful nor forthright in dealing with Chinese dumping with the result that Indian cottage and small scale industry is severely crippled with Chinese undercutting. It would be suicidal of India to continue ignoring the

  • Alibaba to invest USD 5 billion in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail?

    In what might be called as a major joint venture (JV), China’s Alibaba has reportedly initiated talks with Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail. Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant is all set to invest in Reliance Retail, and acquire some stake to make an entry into the Indian market.

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    Donald Trump hits where it hurts most

    American president Donald Trump’s recent tweet that US tariffs on imports from China are working ‘big time’ and that the stock market in China has crashed by 27 per cent in four months may be an exaggeration but there can be little doubt that China has been severely hit. The Chinese economy was riding on the strength of the import boom in the US market and there was a smug sense of

  • Workers sign protest letter over China Google: NYT

    Washington : Hundreds of Google employees have signed a protest letter over the company’s reported work on a censor-friendly search engine to get back into China, The New York Times said.

  • China may be training pilots to target US: Pentagon

    Washington : China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and “likely” training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report.

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    Magnitude-5 earthquake hits China, 18 injured

    Beijing: Eighteen people were injured after a moderate earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale jolted southwest China’s Yunnan Province, local authorities have said. The quake damaged over 6,000 homes and affected more than 48,000 residents in Tonghai and Huaning counties and in the district of Jiangchuan, all administered by the city of Yuxi, the provincial civil affairs department said in a statement. The injured are being treated in a hospital and

  • Demolition of mosque halted as Hui Muslims stir in China

    Beijing : Chinese officials have delayed the plan to demolish a newly-built mosque in the country’s North West after hundreds of ethnic Hui Muslims held sit-in protests in what is said to be the largest standoff in Beijing’s efforts to clampdown on Islamisation, a media report said on Friday.

  • US unveils next round of tariffs on Chinese imports

    Washington: The Trump administration said today it was moving ahead with a stiff 25 per cent tariff on additional USD 16 billion worth of imports from China, intensifying a trade war between the two economic giants. After coming to power, the Trump administration has initiated steps to address the issue of massive balance of trade with China and to the alleged Chinese theft of intellectual property.

  • China wants differences with US to be resolved

    Singapore : China is willing to resolve differences with the United States on an equal footing, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said on Friday after meeting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, but added they did not address their trade war too specifically, reported Reuters.

  • Sushma ji prostrated in Doklam: RaGa

    New Delhi : Just a day after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj claimed a diplomatic success in the Lok Sabha in the 73-day long military standoff at Doklam in Bhutan last year, Congress President Rahul Gandhi slammed her for buckling before China, betraying the Indian jawans.

  • Rahul Gandhi slams Sushma Swaraj over Doklam, says ‘Amazing how she buckled’

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today attacked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj over the Doklam issue, alleging that she had “buckled and prostrated herself in front of Chinese power”. His assertion came a day after Swaraj told Parliament that the India-China face-off over Doklam was resolved through “diplomatic maturity without losing any ground” and status quo has been maintained.

  • Weak JLR sales drive Tata Motors to Rs 1,862 cr loss

    Mumbai : Tata Motors group on Tuesday reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 1,862.57 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, dragged down by multiple challenges that its British arm JLR faced in major markets, including China, UK, Europe and the US.