Embarking on an unprecedented drive to censor media, President Jinping has been explicit that media must follow the party line and promote ‘positive energy’.
The trade pact is the economic pillar of Obama’s broader plan to shift US foreign policy toward Asia but the US senate does not plan to vote on the deal this year and will punt it to the next president.
The former prime minister will now sell his victimhood at the hands of India, a foolproof electoral strategy, while Pushpa Kamal Dahal and his party will struggle to convince the people about their decision to ditch Oli mid course.
The ambitious goal of having a woman UN chief seems to have been forsaken.
American security assistance to Pakistan has declined sharply over the past five years, raising the possibility of Islamabad drawing closer to Beijing.
China is already a global leader in the field of using artificial intelligence in missiles
With marquee Chinese projects running into trouble in the West, it is time Beijing aimed its investments more towards India.
Since 2010, China and the ten members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have been discussing a set of rules aimed at avoiding conflict among rival claimants in the busy waterway.
The British prime minister expressed the wish to enhance trade and cooperation on global issues between the UK and China, said China’s foreign ministry.
China’s industrial overcapacity and economic and social difficulties can be an advantage for India, but for that the Modi government will have to change the thrust of its foreign policy
Barack Obama is seeking to boost his legacy, but his plan will see some resistance from the Republicans. India, meanwhile, has chosen not to frame a position until the draft resolution is on the table.
Pictures taken in late July show the hangars constructed on Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief Reefs in the Spratly islands, have room for any fighter jet in the Chinese air force.
China offers two contrasting visions: of regional economic growth and nationalist competition. Which will it ultimately choose?
If the critics are correct that human enhancement is unethical, dangerous or both, then its emergence in China could be worrying.
While soft power in the form of world class universities is rewarding in all sorts of ways, the presence of large number of international students further boosts the soft power of recipient countries.
Joshua Wong, a student leader who rose to fame at the age of 15 for forcing the Hong Kong government to shelve a pro-China national education scheme in schools, appears in a video released on August 1 by the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, with a caption that says “American-led Western power”.
Feeling that its overtures for closer ties have been rebuffed, China is now resuming its policy of isolating and neutralising India
The art of war has transformed from causing physical damage to assets to the manipulation of minds and the battlefield is now open to anyone with access to the internet.
Some countries may want to use the verdict to needle China, but the neighbourhood has reacted cautiously, to ensure that any gains from political negotiations are not undone by the award.
Philippines foreign minister has stated that omitting the arbitration ruling from an ASEAN statement was a joint decision, and not a Chinese victory.
China wants to resume direct talks with Philippines about territorial disputes in the South China Sea. The country is seeking US support for the talks.
By arming countries in China’s periphery, India could undermine the security system Beijing has so ruthlessly installed to further its goal of domination.
The more China –India cooperation increased in the future, the easier it will be for both countries to find a mutually acceptable solution to the border issue.
What if China was to respond to the adverse judicial finding by treating past US precedents as models of great power behaviour?
The US State Department and the UN are spending big bucks to support the internet as a boon for democracy. But new research shows just providing access isn’t enough.
Amnesty International Hong Kong director Mabel Au stated that the charges were vague and could be politically motivated.
China says that it has seen a rise in Islamic extremism, but rights groups state that China’s repressive policies are more to blame for the unrest.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj also said India will not sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
By drawing even closer to the United States and signing binding agreements, India is giving up years of carefully calibrated balance in its foreign policy.
“We are equally concerned about the casualties in the clash, and hope that relevant incident will be handled properly. The Kashmir issue is left over from history,” the Chinese foreign ministry has said.
North Korea has test-fired a series of ballistic missiles in recent months, in defiance of UN Security Council.
The increase in migration to Taiwan, Canada and other countries, from Hong Kong started with the “Occupy Central” protests of 2014.
The number of inmates jailed for drug convictions has almost doubled over the past decade, Thai Department of Corrections figures showed, a result of unsparing sentencing that puts even petty users behind bars.
Though China had claimed that it had widespread support, many countries have stuck to cautious comments about resolving disputes and international laws.
Scoring at the bottom of the list were the Central African Republic and Liberia, while Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Switzerland topped the list.
It would make more sense for Beijing to explore some of the peaceful coexistence options that have been hinted at by Manila.
New Delhi: In a guarded response to Tuesday’s landmark ruling at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the dispute between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea, India said it “has noted the award of the arbitral tribunal constituted under Annex VII of the 1982 […]
The PCA ruling may be binding but territorial claims will continue to aggravate tensions in the area, with Beijing likely to ask whether continued adherence to UNCLOS is in its national interest.
China may have denounced the verdict, but it cannot continue to bully its neighbours. The international community must now work to make it part of the solution.
“There was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the ‘nine-dash line’,” the court said.