Trump said on Twitter that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen had initiated the call.
As the crisis in bilateral relations persists, there are signs that India’s doctrinal shift is on the verge of being outmanoeuvred by Pakistan’s swift, adaptive responses.
President Xi Jinping has waged war against graft since assuming office four years ago, warning, like others before him, that the problem is so severe it could weaken the party’s grip on power.
Chinese defence ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said the move would add a new unsafe and unstable element to northeast Asia and smacked of a Cold War mentality.
In recent months, the flimsy foundations of Hong Kong’s autonomy have been exposed by a series of dramas.
Taiwan held rescue drills on Tuesday off the coast of its sole outpost in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea, but China kept untypically quiet.
China’s statement comes in the wake of a series of attacks by ethnic armed groups on Myanmar security forces and people crossing into China to escape.
However, the Wassenaar Arrangement may soon be ready to welcome India into its fold, officials indicated.
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Since North Korea’s fifth nuclear test on September 9, the US and China have been negotiating a new draft security council resolution to punish Pyongyang
China has been cutting the number of workers from North Korea it allows in by tightening checks on potential workers and making the paperwork more difficult
One-off events and ‘competing’ with Chinese Buddhism isn’t the answer. India needs to embrace the spiritual traditions and depth of Buddhism.
Xinhua said the nine were suspected of “major liability” in the accident and would face criminal charges, but gave no other details other than that the probe was continuing.
While the demise of the TPP may not be bad for India, the country’s investments in Iran could be in trouble if Donald Trump decides to upend the Iran nuclear agreement.
Abe said that Russia’s deployment of missile systems was “regrettable”, less than a month before Putin is to visit Japan for talks aimed at formally ending World War Two.
Deadly accidents are relatively common at industrial sites in China, where anger over lax standards is growing – from mining disasters to factory fires.
Given the likely demise of the TPP, the pressure on India to sign bilateral and regional free-trade deals to counter mega-regional trade pacts has eased.
More than 550 jobs were lost each day in the last four years in India, placing it behind Bangladesh and Vietnam in terms of job creation.
China’s state-run Global Times newspaper last week warned that a 45% Trump tariff would paralyse US-China bilateral trade.
In the next decade, how US-China relations unfold will shape the external environment for countries like India. Much will depend on how China perceives the Trump presidency.
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Trump vowed to withdraw from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on his first day in office, calling it “a potential disaster for our country”.
Since the new President Michel Temer took over, Brazil’s foreign policy has shifted away from BRICS ideals to favour western interests.
It is important to support and maintain the capital that we have as a champion of the developing world, India’s foreign secretary said.
The exercises to be held around Itu Aba, known by Taiwan as Taiping, would include drills in rescuing shipwrecked personnel.
Xi Jinping’s remarks echoed comments he made in Beijing last week when he said China will never allow any part of its territory to break off.
China frequently expresses its anger with countries that host the 81-year old Nobel Peace Prize winner, who only seeks autonomy for his homeland Tibet.
Experts say China prefers a ‘divide and conquer’ tactic over allowing its opponents to group together.
In order to achieve universal health coverage, India must increase its health spending, an investment that can lead to increased workplace productivity and economic growth.
Desperate to fight mounting trash problems but wary of public opposition, China is building new incineration capacity designed to blend into its surroundings and limit environmental damage.
Africa’s largest economy is in recession as oil revenues have fallen and hard currency reserves dwindled, forcing the closure of plants unable to import raw materials.
Any shift in India’s doctrine cannot be based on Pakistan’s actions and neither will the consequences remain confined to the Islamabad-New Delhi dyad. There is a more formidable nuclear state to consider – China.
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The suspects are expected to be sent back after China negotiates an agreement with France over sharing their assets.
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The move marked Beijing’s most direct intervention in the city’s legal and political system since the former British colony returned to Chinese rule
As chief of Hong Kong’s pre-eminent Court of Final Appeal, Ma sits at the top of the legal system, which some lawyers and politicians feel is under threat from China’s intervention.
A resolution introduced by the Africa Group in the UN General Assembly seeks a vote to suspend the UN independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, a position established by the UNHRC in June.
China’s parliament passed an interpretation of Hong Kong’s Basic Law that says lawmakers must swear allegiance to the city as part of China.
The impressive credentials of the other nominees is proof those countries understand the role international law plays in world affairs – even as India sees the ILC as just another parking slot for a person from the ‘parivar’.