Friday, September 19, 2014
Indian and Chinese troops faced off along their Himalayan border on Thursday as the countries' leaders held a rare meeting in New Delhi, promising to boost economic cooperation and substantially increase Chinese investment in India's infrastructure.
China's two-time Grand Slam-winner Li Na is poised to retire, state media reported Thursday, in a move which would bring down the curtains on Asia's most successful tennis career.
More than 30 people had gathered at Beijing's most august Buddhist temple to remember the siblings, children and parents lost exactly six months earlier when a Malaysia Airlines jet disappeared.
A Chinese state-run newspaper Thursday urged Beijing to say whether its ambassador to Iceland was a spy following reports he had been held for leaking intelligence to Japan, while authorities said they had “no information” on the matter.
Beijing on Thursday strongly denied a U.S. congressional panel's claim that Chinese government-linked hackers had launched dozens of cyberattacks on American defense contractors, saying the charges were “fabricated out of thin air.”
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Following months of undisclosed negotiations, Beijing has an open attitude to the Dalai Lama's wish to go to China's Mount Wutai on pilgrimage, according to reports from two Chinese-language news websites., 1 Comment
A reported US$81 billion injection into China's major banks is probably the first of a series of fresh stimulus measures by Beijing to bolster its flagging economy, the world's second largest, analysts said Wednesday.
A high-profile Muslim Uighur scholar and government critic denied allegations that he engaged in separatism as he went on trial Wednesday in China's far western region of Xinjiang, where authorities say terrorists are seeking an independent state.
Chinese President Xi Jinping landed in the Indian prime minister's home state of Gujarat on Wednesday for a three-day visit expected to focus on India's need to improve worn out infrastructure and reduce its trade deficit.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Police in Beijing have detained an 81-year-old writer who has long been a sharp critic of the Communist Party, a human rights lawyer said Tuesday, as Chinese authorities further their campaign against dissent.