Not only does using the prism of a sibling rivalry help us understand the India-China relationship, it can also tell us how to make it better.
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The order is Washington’s biggest sanctions blow to date against Maduro, meant to punish his government for what Trump has called an erosion of democracy.
China will emerge as an occasional irritant in Indo-Nepalese relations, tempting Nepal to play the ‘Beijing card’ against India.
Nguyen Phu Trong said in a speech televised at home on Wednesday that ASEAN needed to be unified in resolving territorial disputes.
Cambridge University Press removed some 300 papers and book reviews from its website in China following a request from the Chinese government.
The incident was initially denounced by democracy activists as a shocking breach of Hong Kong’s laws and autonomy by Chinese authorities.
A statesman is one who admits when he has made a mistake and has the grace to correct it before it does any more harm. The prime minister, unfortunately, has shown no signs of having either of these virtues.
There has been no enhancement of troops at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction in Doklam; in Nathu La, Indian and Chinese soldiers hold border meeting
The comments from the influential Global Times came after US President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric against North Korea again on Thursday
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Vietnam wins promised support from a US aircraft carrier and greater defence cooperation as tension intensifies with China over the disputed South China Sea.
Thirteen people, including six tourists, were killed and 175 injured when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of Sichuan in China’s southwest.
A meeting between China and Vietnam foreign ministers was cancelled during a regional gathering amid growing tension between the two countries over the South China Sea.
The two deals have regional lawmakers questioning their cost and accusing Yangon’s chief minister Phyo Min Thein of cronyism and a lack of accountability.
In addition, Zhang took gifts, including money, abused his power and had “abnormal sexual relations with others,” an anti-graft watchdog’s statement said.
Speaking to the UN Security Council, China’s UN ambassador Liu Jieyi also urged North Korea to “cease taking actions that might further escalate tensions.”
Energy-hungry Myanmar is in initial talks to buy electricity from China in the latest sign of warming ties with Beijing under leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Tensions between Washington and Beijing have escalated in recent months as Trump has pressed China to cut steel production and rein in North Korea.
Given North Korea’s comfort with isolation, it’s odd that the US can’t think of any other way of dealing with the country than to increase that isolation.
While acknowledging that India has reduced troops at Doklam, China has released a 15-page document on the current stand off.
Last month, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said both sides should first pull back their troops for any talks to take place.
The Modi government must guard against ‘sleepwalking’ into conflict.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was “very disappointed” China had done “nothing” for Washington with regards to North Korea.
This is the second time in three days that Xi spoke of China’s People’s Liberation Army’s capability to thwart invasions.
In terms of geo-political strategy, Sri Lanka’s economic dependency on China and the precedent it has set, Indian experts are apprehensive of the growing Sri Lanka-China relationship.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally supervised the midnight launch of the missile on Friday night and said it was a “stern warning” for the US.
South Korea will deploy 4 additional THAAD units in response to the test, but China objects to the move as it believes THAAD radars can penetrate deep into its territory
China claims most of the energy-rich sea where neighbours Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also have claims.
The Dalai Lama, reviled by Beijing as a separatist, is expected to address a human rights conference in the capital, Gaborone, and meet the president.
“The Indian side admitted to entering the Chinese territory. The solution to this problem is very simple: conscientiously withdraw,” foreign minister Wang Yi was quoted saying.
China’s development model appears to be more egalitarian than that of the US, but less so than those in European countries.
The CPI(M) cannot remain silent as China seeks to unilaterally re-wire multilateral rules and norms for Asia and beyond.
China claims most of the energy-rich sea through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year.
The stand-off on a plateau next to Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbours, who share a 3,500 km frontier.
An explosion on Friday at a shop by a busy street in the Chinese city of Hanghzou killed two people and injured 55, authorities in the area said.
Liu was jailed in 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power” after he helped write a petition calling for sweeping political reforms in China.
Chinese and Indian soldiers have been locked in a face-off over road-building in the Dokalam area of the Sikkim sector for over a month.
On social media, including Weibo and WeChat, researchers documented a significant increase in censorship after Liu Xiaobo’s death.