The statement will be issued after a meeting later between China and the 10-member ASEAN.
The comments echo Xi’s call to support a “multilateral trading system” and contrast with those delivered at the weekend by US President Donald Trump.
After Typhoon Damrey’s winds tore off roofs, felled trees and ripped up electricity poles, heavy rains brought floods to central Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.
Without referring to China, India on Thursday called it a disappointing, “short-sighted and counter-productive” move.
Xi on Wednesday unveiled a new senior leadership at the end of the twice-a-decade congress, with new members appointed to the three elite party bodies that run China.
While Tillerson did not directly demand that India should snap all ties with North Korea, sources claim that Indian officials are aware that Washington would like New Delhi to take the step based on indirect feelers.
The Congress ended with the insertion of the ‘Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese characteristics for a New Era’ into the Party constitution, confirming Xi as the most powerful Chinese leader since Deng Xiaoping.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s vast “Belt and Road” infrastructure project was unexpectedly included in the ruling Communist Party’s constitution on Tuesday, giving it greater policy heft and added pressure to succeed.
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The trio helped lead the largely peaceful “Umbrella Movement” that blocked major roads for 79 days in 2014, demanding Beijing grant Hong Kong full democracy.
China’s ruling Communist Party enshrined President Xi Jinping’s political thought into its constitution on Tuesday.
China has been cracking down on big industrial polluters in order to reverse the damage done to its skies, rivers and soil by more than three decades of breakneck growth.
One of the most significant outcomes of the Communist Party of China’s 19th congress is the importance given to “constitutionality review”.
Hun Sen’s government has asked the Supreme Court to dissolve CNRP after its leader, Kem Sokha, was arrested on September 3 and charged with treason.
The Chinese government is trying to transform the country’s recycling system and large-scale battery makers are being pressed to establish their own recycling facilities.
China considers the Dalai Lama, who fled into exile in India in 1959 after a failed uprising against Chinese rule, to be a dangerous separatist.
Trump wants to gain some serious cooperation from China to persuade Pyongyang to either change its mind or help deprive it of resources.
Considering his predecessors’ political ideas were merely mentioned as “theories” and that, too, without their name, this is a major signal of Xi’s authority over the party and China.
Activists who call for pluralism are regularly jailed and criticism of China’s authoritarian system silenced.
Breast cancer rates in China are rising, and are expected to continue rising for the next three decades.
China considers proudly democratic Taiwan to be a wayward province and has never renounced the use of force to bring the island under its control.
The external affairs ministry’s statement comes as a reaction to recent press reports which claim that the Chinese army continues to maintain a sizable presence in the Doklam area.
Taking a page from our inherent capacity to adjust and be flexible, India should practice a little unemotional pragmatism.
Over the last decade, Bangladesh and Vietnam have eaten India’s lunch when it comes to everything, from apparels to furniture.
Tens of thousands of North Koreans live in China. Their lives are often no better than they were at home.
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that communication was happening directly and cited two or three US channels open to Pyongyang.
Advanced economies may be facing declining returns on research effort. This makes it all the more imperative that the Modi government gets its house, with regard to R&D, in order.
Xi Jinping has a keen understanding of the importance of reform. This is likely to serve him well.
Apart from the unfavourable economic and financing aspects for generating energy from coal, the plant may be Kenya’s single largest pollution source.
From ruling out competitive bidding to fighting against low-cost airlines, there are many economic factors that will determine the success of the project.
India has identified Azhar as the mastermind of the Pathankot terror attack on January 2, 2016.
The statement dropped an explicit reference to the South China Sea, even as both sides made an indirect criticism of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
A UN commission of experts defined ethnic cleansing as “rendering an area ethnically homogeneous by using force or intimidation to remove persons of given groups”.
Issues like ethnic connectivity, transit rights and the Great Wall of security have until now been neglected in China’s Belt and Road Initiative discourse.
In the last year, the Centre has moved to swiftly clamp down on Chinese steel imports to help NPA-laden Indian firms. However, China’s own capacity cutbacks have rendered this move meaningless.
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Reports have said that Pakistan deployed a 15,000-strong military force to protect Chinese nationals working on various projects linked to the CPEC.
Sanctions have done little to stop North Korea boosting its nuclear and missile capacity as it faces off with US President Donald Trump who has vowed to stop Pyongyang.