Beijing has taken an increasingly hostile stance towards Taipei since the election two years ago of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party.
China’s President Xi Jinping told the US President Donald Trump that their efforts to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions must continue.
We cannot simply rely on the actions of concerned individuals. What’s needed goes beyond reusing plastic water bottles and taking reusable bags to the supermarket.
The US and others say the international community must look at ways of expanding a broad range of sanctions aimed at North Korea’s nuclear programme.
Following a collision that took place on January 6 in the East China Sea, the oil tanker sunk after burning for more than a week.
The meeting comes as Trump considers imposing restrictions on steel and aluminum imports against China arising from an investigation into Beijing’s alleged theft of intellectual property.
China’s attitude towards Myanmar reflects a bigger strategy: to bolster its presence in Asia at the expense of other powers.
Six years after Modi stated FDI in retail would help “Italian businessmen”, his government has done away with mandatory sourcing conditions.
Since Trump was elected president, the US has eschewed soft power. China has spotted the gap and is attempting to woo many countries whose US relations are wavering.
The study confirmed that witchcraft accusations act as punishment for those who do not cooperate with local norms.
Analysis of China’s foreign “aid” misses the fact that much of it is in the form of commercial loans and little of it seems to have helped the recipient countries develop.
The Trump administration’s retreat from the world has enlarged China’s strategic opportunity.
The latest GDP figures prove that the economy has taken a battering because of the hasty implementation of GST.
Hong Kong’s legal chief Rimsky Yuen, who has been accused of using the law to clamp down on growing dissent, has left his job earlier than expected.
Government sources say the incident took place on December 28, nearly four months after the end of the 73-day long Doklam standoff.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong want China to stop compromising the city’s autonomy.
Maya Mirchandani speaks to journalist and author Bertil Lintner about his new book China’s India War and the Rohingya crisis.
China exported no oil products to North Korea in November, Chinese customs data showed, apparently going above and beyond sanctions imposed earlier this year by the UN.
The Chinese attempt to broker talks comes in the background of Af-Pak ties being poisoned, due to Kabul accusing Islamabad of supporting Taliban insurgents fighting US-backed Kabul, to limit New Delhi’s influence in Afghanistan.
The warning comes amid President Xi Jinping’s tightening party control over all aspects of life as well as locking up dissidents and rights activists on subversion charges.
Any delay in joint military drills with the US would depend on North Korea’s behaviour during the 2018 Winter Olympics, officials in Seoul said on Wednesday.
The penalties are aimed at tightening oversight of land, water and air pollution, and holding companies accountable for the clean-up costs and restoring the ecological balance after major accidents.
Diplomatic sources say China didn’t want to answer questions on transparency and environmental standards.
Gas shortages have sent prices soaring nationwide, undermining a sweeping campaign to switch millions of households and thousands of businesses from coal to natural gas in north China this winter.
Vinod Dua discusses former Pakistani high commissioner Ashraf Jahangir Qazi’s ‘secret’ meetings with L.K. Advani and Chinese diplomacy.
The threat is an attempt to preclude the island nation from allowing a US navy vessel to visit Taiwan.
The new diplomatic move comes amid Japan’s demands for exerting pressure on North Korea through sanctions to give up its nuclear weapons.
Stating that the WTO was ‘too easy’ on wealthier developing countries such as China, the US trade chief, criticised the organisations’s protectionism and advocated for a stronger multilateral system.
Producer prices rose 5.8% from a year earlier – the lowest since July, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday.
After an anti-air pollution drive left many without heat, China’s government has relaxed a ban on coal across 28 northern cities.
China, however, denied any role in muddying the waters of the river.
China said only that the drone crashed in “recent days” and did not give a location.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and China Construction Bank said in separate statements they were not working on the project after media recently reported that Chinese banks may get involved.
China’s Communist Party has tightened cyber regulation in the past year, formalising new rules that require firms to store data locally and censor tools that allow users to subvert the Great Firewall.
While right-wing trade groups that support the ruling NDA government have enthusiastically campaigned for a boycott of Chinese products, demonetisation and the hasty roll-out of GST might have even caused a bump in imports.
While India’s coal imports have dropped 12% over the last three years, as the Modi government pursues a domestic strategy, they have picked up in recent times and are likely to continue to rise.
At the height of his influence, Lu Wei, a colourful and often brash official by Chinese standards, was seen as emblematic of China’s increasingly pervasive internet controls.
The court said Jiang, 46, used social media to “attack or defame” Chinese government departments and incited others to gather and demonstrate in public.
Maya Mirchandani interviews former additional secretary in the cabinet secretariat and president of the Centre for China Analysis and Strategy Jayadeva Ranade about his new book, ‘Xi Jinping’s China’.
China takes a dim view of independence or secessionist movements around the world while saying it adheres to a policy of non-interference in other nations’ internal affairs.