China claims 90 per cent of the potentially energy-rich South China Sea, but Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam also lay claim to parts of it, through which about $3 trillion of trade passes each year.
Around a million Uighurs, Kazakhs and other Muslims have been bundled into ‘de-radicalisation camps’ in China. Those not detained are living under constant surveillance, involving facial recognition cameras and QR codes on homes.
Beijing is furious after Sweden's culture minister ignored warnings not to attend a ceremony honouring Chinese-born Gui Minhai, who is detained in the communist country. But Sweden says it won't be pushed around.
Internal Chinese government documents obtained by The New York Times have revealed new details on the origins and execution of China’s mass detention of as many as one million Uighurs, Kazakhs and other predominantly Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region.
During his meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, PM Modi invited him to be the chief guest at the Republic Day 2020. Bolsonaro accepted the invitation with pleasure. The Prime Minister was also invited for the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Protecting the Yangtze has become a priority for China after President Xi Jinping promised to end big and "destructive" development along the river, which stretches 6,000 kilometres from Tibet to Shanghai, supplies water to 400 million people and irrigates a quarter of the country's arable land.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, the sources said the announcement will be made at the summit of leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the so-called BRICS group of emerging nations, who are meeting in the Brazilian capital for a two-day summit.
Protestors armed with bows and arrows reinforced the fortifications that they had built on Hong Kong university campuses as they anticipated clashes with the police while they disrupted morning commute in the capital for the fourth consecutive day.
The red, white and blue banners for US President Donald Trump’s second-term campaign are ready to ship, emblazoned with the words “Keep America Great!” But they are made in eastern China and soon could be hit by punitive tariffs of Trump’s own making as he ratchets up a rancorous trade dispute with Beijing.
Replying to the no-confidence motion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that when it came to Doklam, the Congress was all over the place when asked about meeting Chinese officials. And on surgical strikes, he said, the party's comments were childish.
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US secretary of state Rex Tillerson landed in New Delhi on Tuesday night as part of his three-nation tour to reinforce the point made repeatedly by the Trump administration that it wanted robust ties with India. Tillerson has already laid out the broad contours of his India policy in a speech last week where he […]
China has accused Indian border guards of crossing into its territory from the state of Sikkim on India’s northeastern border with Tibet, the Chinese foreign and defence ministries have said, complicating an already difficult relationship. Geng Shuang, a spokesman with China’s foreign ministry, said Indian guards “obstructed normal activities” by Chinese forces on the border […]
In a move being seen as a retaliatory measure after China blocked the listing of Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist at the UN, India has issued a visa to a Germany-based Uyghur leader to visit Dharamsala for a conference later this month. This is likely to lead to a diplomatic row between […]
China aims to lay off 5-6 million workers from “zombie enterprises” to curb industrial overcapacity and pollution, according to sources. Ryan Brooks reports on why that could leave Beijing with an even bigger problem on its hands.
Dharamsala, Feb 19 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile on Friday criticised China’s move to deploy surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The recent move by China stoked tensions between China and its Asian neighbours and the US. Tibetan government-in-exile spokesman Tashi Phuntsok said the move shows that China has imperial ambitions. He added that since there are claims and counter claims over South China Sea, which is an important sea route, international conflicts are bound to happen. Meanwhile, another Tibetan parliamentarian-in-exile Yeshi Phungstok said China might have maritime ambition to approach the Indian Ocean.