China announced last year that it would ban North Korean coal imports so as to starve the country of funds for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.
The latest arrest was made on Thursday and the woman was carrying an Indonesian passport, unlike the first suspect who held Vietnamese travel papers.
Colombo’s plans to acquire land for the industrial zone have run into stiff domestic opposition, backed by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Barack Obama failed to execute an economic and military pivot to Asia. Will Donald Trump pick up the fumble and run with it?
The pro-democracy activist, Ken Tsang, was dragged by a group of police men to a pumping station near a protest site where he was assaulted in October 2014.
Sanctions and warnings have failed to stop Pyongyang’s belligerence.
At the root of India’s problems, the authors of ‘Dragon on Our Doorstep’ write, is the erroneous belief that a large and well equipped military alone can win wars.
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Beijing has said “conditions” have not yet been met for it to back the move to designate Masood Azhar a terrorist.
The proposal said Jaish-e-Mohammed is a designated terror outfit and so its leaders, like Masood Azhar, cannot go scot-free, sources said.
The Jackie Chan-starrer is formulaic and predictable, and tries a little too hard to be funny.
The move would bring no benefit but damage Sino-US ties instead, a senior Chinese official in charge of Tibet affairs was quoted by a state-run newspaper.
Hundreds of Sri Lankans clashed with police at the opening last month of the industrial zone in the south, saying they would not be moved from their land.
China could take on the US’s attack to try and emerge as a “full fledged super power”.
Trump’s new administration vowed to prevent China from taking over the contentious South China Sea, Chinese state media hints at assertive action.
Trump announced US withdrawal from the TPP because he favours one-on-one agreements with other nations over multilateral pacts.
New births in the world’s most populous nation reached 17.86 million in 2016, up around 1.4 million compared to the 2011-2015 average.
On the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, the Maldives cabinet minister and foreign secretary speak to The Wire about the country’s relations with India, its major infrastructure projects and whether the South Asian nation could be piling up excessive debt.
Two days before Trump takes office, Chinese President Xi Jinping said China will build a ‘new model’ of relations with the US.
China’s mining industry has long been one of the world’s deadliest due to outdated safety standards.
In his inauguration speech at the second Raisina Dialogue, the prime minister took a stand on China’s grand connectivity project and urged Pakistan to shun terrorism if it wants good relations with India.
Two leading state-run newspapers reported China will “take off the gloves” and take action if president-elect Donald Trump goes against the ‘One China’ policy.
With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement, China has an opportunity to be an agenda-setter and demonstrate leadership on global trade.
Tsai Ing-wen’s visit to the US has raised interest after President-elect Donald Trump said last month he would reconsider the long-standing ‘one China’ policy.
The paper discusses issues like the Korean nuclear crisis and the South China Sea dispute, as well as ties with the US and India. But it is important to read between the lines to understand the Chinese perspective.
Objects of almost any shape or geometry can be produced by 3D printing. The technology could seriously disrupt not just manufacturing but related national plans for economic development.
China considers Tibet a ‘core’ issue and any change in India’s historical position would mean challenging China’s territorial integrity, to which Beijing would likely respond with violence.
James Mattis said Russia, China and Islamist militants were presenting the biggest challenge to the US-led world order since the Second World War.
The Soviet-built Liaoning aircraft carrier was not trespassing in Taiwan’s territorial waters but entered its air defence identification zone.
The new investment would give the Chinese control of Magampura port and a proposed investment zone – an attempt by Sri Lanka to revive their own economy.
The CPEC may be a bilateral endeavour, but New Delhi cannot ignore its spillover effects on regional governance and regime creation in South Asia.
The outburst occurred Wednesday night when 51 workers were underground at the mine in the city of Dengfeng in Henan province, state broadcaster CCTV said.
As preparations got under way on Wednesday, the chairman of the organising committee said almost 7,000 pilgrims had returned to China, citing pressure from authorities there.
Speaking at the external affairs ministry’s mid-term press conference, M.J. Akbar criticised the trilateral meeting on Taliban for excluding Afghanistan.
The move follows a call by China for India to avoid complicating a simmering dispute over a visit by the senior exiled Tibetan religious leader, Dalai Lama, to the border region.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said that they will be “calm” when dealing with China, but uncertainties next year will test the self-ruled island.
China will help build a 4,000 MW power transmission line in Pakistan in a project valued at $1.5 billion, the latest in a series of investments.
The Chongqing government said in a brief statement it had approved Huang’s request to step down, without giving other details or saying where he might go next.
In a brief statement, the state prosecutor said Gong abused his power to “seek benefits for others” and illegally took large sums of money.
Shanghai, a city with the population of 24 million, has already reported one human case of H7N9 bird flu infection this month.