One of the riders in the draft is that membership for non-NPT signatory countries will be contingent on “commitment not to conduct a nuclear test”.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will pass through the US when she visits Latin America next month, though China had urged the US to block a transit stopover.
Officially known to Myanmar as ‘Special Region 2’, the ‘foreign policy’ of the self-proclaimed Wa state is closely monitored by Beijing
Tibet’s Communist Party chief Wu Yingjie said Tibetan Buddhism had a fine tradition of patriotism but needed to move on with the times.
China’s government said that the efforts by Hong Kong and Taiwan independence supporters were doomed to fail, as they would be ground like flies.
China has given few details of what the Soviet-built Liaoning is up to, save that it is on a routine exercise and complying with international law.
Many families in China have turned to the increasingly popular, unregulated market of online pharmacies, agents and peer groups for cancer drugs.
The rapid spread of bird flu has caused Seoul to raise its alert to the highest level for the first time.
The navy said in a statement late on Saturday the Liaoning, along with its accompanying fleet, would conduct “exercises far out at sea”.
Trump’s choice of Peter Navarro and Wilbur Ross for his cabinet – both hard-liners on China – might mean that he intends to break from existing policy on China.
While the US president-elect’s call to the Taiwanese president proves that he wants to rock the boat, it is unclear what the US wants to (and can) gain from this.
One of the government’s biggest failures has been its handling of Kashmir, singularly blaming Pakistan for everything that went wrong without understanding the nature of civil violence in the state.
The Chinese foreign minister said that ties with US are in doubt but will remain stable if there is mutual respect for core interests.
Trump picked Peter Navarro who has authored a number of books on China as a threat to the US economy and Beijing’s military ambitions.
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader’s trip there last month angered China, which considers him a dangerous separatist.
Taiwan accused China of using Sao Tome and Principe’s financial woes to push its “one China” policy after the small West African state ended ties with the self-ruled island.
Over the last three decades, under China’s infrastructure-led public investment boom, total aggregate debt has grown from $2.1 trillion to $28.2 trillion.
Investigators have recommended extending the search by 25,000 sq km further north, after conceding that they were probably looking in the wrong spot.
Norwegian foreign minister Boerge Brende said the two countries would immediately resume negotiations on a free-trade deal.
Videos posted on social media showed bearded men with guns cheering and shouting “God is great” after torching the green buses before they were able to reach the villages.
The underwater drone was seized by Chinese authorities on Thursday. Beijing state media has been reporting that China considers it a part of surveillance in the South China Sea by the US.
The drone, which the Pentagon said was operating lawfully about 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay, off the Philippines had been captured by China as it was “unidentified equipment”
China has ordered state firms to smash the decades-old system of providing cradle-to-grave welfare support, known as the country’s ‘iron rice bowl’.
China lodged a diplomatic protest earlier this month after Trump, a Republican, spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan.
On Friday, China had expressed its anger over the Dalai Lama’s public engagement in India.
The Chinese foreign minister stated that recognising Taiwan as a part of mainland China is a prerequisite for any country to establish relations with them.
China has advanced its claim on the South China Sea by installing weapon systems on Hughes and Fiery cross reefs, worrying the Philippines.
“The political foundation of China-US relations should not be undermined. It should be preserved,” Cui said.
A giant set of security gates brought in from China to protect Kabul from large bombs and drug smuggling has not been installed for five months.
China’s Taiwan affairs office said any interference with or damage to the “one China” principle would seriously impact the stability of the Taiwan Strait.
Mexico’s relationship with China appeared to cool after Pena Nieto scrapped high-profile rail and retail projects that were supposed to usher in a new era of business between the manufacturing rivals.
Some US analysts warn that Donald Trump could provoke a military confrontation if he presses the Taiwan issue too far.
The countries released a statement on maritime cooperation after Modi and Widodo’s talks – a crucial moment in India-Indonesia bilateral relations.
India should look to tap increasing Chinese foreign investments and imports, as well as make travelling in India more attractive for Chinese tourists.
Activity visible on Ladd Reef in the Spratly Islands could anger Hanoi’s main South China Sea rival, Beijing, which claims sovereignty over the group and most of the resource-rich sea.
NE Dispatch: Demonetisation, Economic Blockade Disrupts Life in Manipur; Karmapa’s Tawang Visit Draws Ire From China
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
It was the sixth time Russia has vetoed a Security Council resolution on Syria and the fifth time China has blocked action.
Trump’s recent choices show he’s abandoning the anti-establishment rhetoric that won him the election in favour of the GOP’s traditional policies.
The Karmapa Lama, Tibetan Buddhism’s third-most-senior figure who fled into exile in India in 2000, last week went to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.
Trump’s call with the Taiwanese president on Friday triggered a diplomatic protest from China and raised questions about potential changes in US policy