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Explained: Why a gas pipeline from Russia to China matters

December 04, 2019 7:53 am

On Monday, Chinese and Russian Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin inaugurated the first cross-border pipeline between their countries, called the “Power of Siberia”. What is this project?

Donald Trump says US's Hong Kong law doesn't help China trade talks

December 03, 2019 11:19 am

Trump last week signed a new law backing protesters in Hong Kong and threatened China with possible sanctions on human rights.

Explained: China's facial recognition roll out reaches into mobile phones, shops and homes

December 02, 2019 6:13 pm

China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud.

Hong Kong 'would have been obliterated in 14 minutes' if not for me: Donald Trump

November 22, 2019 8:48 pm

Trump said in an interview with Fox News, "President Xi Jinping refrained from sending in military against pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong only because he asked him to."

China, US agree to roll back tariffs as part of trade deal: Officials

November 08, 2019 8:56 am

The agreement has not yet been completed, and a deal could fail to materialize as it has in previous rounds of negotiations.

China says Beijing, Washington to lift tariff hikes as talks advance

November 07, 2019 3:11 pm

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said earlier this week that any Phase 1 agreement would be general and cover trade in specific areas such as soybeans and liquefied natural gas. More complicated issues would be tackled in later rounds of negotiations, he said.

Xi Jinping meets Carrie Lam in 'vote of confidence' over Hong Kong protests

November 05, 2019 1:52 pm

Xi met Lam on the sidelines of a trade event in Shanghai on Monday night amid signals from China's central government that it may tighten its grip on Hong Kong to quell the unrest that has at times challenged Chinese rule.

Xi Jinping on RCEP: Must 'tear down' trade barriers

November 05, 2019 10:28 am

Xi Jinping said, “I am happy to note that yesterday 15 countries taking part in RCEP concluded text based negotiations and I hope the agreement will be signed and entered into force at an early date."

China presses Trump for more tariff roll-backs in 'phase one' trade deal

November 05, 2019 8:40 am

Trump had said on Friday evening that negotiations on the initial phase agreement were going well and he hoped to sign the deal with Xi at a US location when work on the deal was completed.

India can counter China’s strategic gains in Nepal by winning over confidence of its people

November 02, 2019 12:00 pm

Xi’s dream — to be the sole leader of the Asian century — is attainable: By keeping India anchored to the region using Pakistan, even as Beijing, assisted by Kathmandu, blocks New Delhi’s traditional strategic space in Nepal. But, not all is lost for India.


'Welcome to India': Xi Jinping arrives in Chennai, meets PM Modi

October 11, 2019 7:49 pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Chennai Friday for a two-day informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the coastal town of Mahabalipuram, some 50 km away from the city.

Stroll by lake side, boat ride, discussion over tea: Modi-Xi bonhomie on full display

April 28, 2018 6:59 pm

PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday began their last round of one-on-one talks on the second day of a two-day informal summit. They met at the East Lake and took a brisk walk while interacting with each other. They also enjoyed a boat ride over the lake.

The secret rendezvous: When Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping met

March 28, 2018 12:38 pm

North Korea's Kim Jong Un travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a "secret meeting".

Glimpses from G20 Summit: Captains of industry discuss terrorism, climate change at Hamburg

July 08, 2017 1:09 pm

PM Modi was among the many dignitaries present at the Twelfth G20 Summit held at Hamburg, northern Germany. US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull were also present.

Top Frames: China's Military Parade, Vladimir Putin's workout, Europe migrant crisis

September 05, 2015 8:00 am

Chinese troops staged a celebration of the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II in Beijing; Vladimir Putin worksout in an open-air gym; Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus.

PM Modi meets Sharif in Ufa; Dalai Lama's birthday and monsoon in Delhi

July 11, 2015 10:21 am

Narendra Modi accepts Nawaz Sharif's invitation to visit Pakistan for SAARC summit in 2016; a three day celebration of Dalai Lama's 80th birthday; monsoon arrives in Delhi.

Xi Jinping flies back home

September 19, 2014 4:19 pm

Chinese President XI Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan are ready to fly back to China.

Modi showcases Gujarati culture at Xi Jinping's reception in Ahmedabad

September 18, 2014 12:46 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi showcased Gujarati culture at Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan in Ahmedabad.

Xi Jinping meets President and PM, gets guard of honour

September 18, 2014 2:50 pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed the hope that China and India will take their strategic and cooperative partnership to a higher plane.

Tibetans living in India protest ahead of Chinese President's visit

September 17, 2014 3:53 pm

Ten Tibetans were detained this morning after they staged a protest outside Chinese Embassy in New Delhi.


On Doklam and surgical strikes, Modi says Congress' comments were childish

July 21, 2018 11:10 am

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.

China and Taiwan leaders to hold landmark talks in Singapore

November 04, 2015 2:08 pm

The two are expected to handle the meeting in a delicate manner with no signing of agreements or the making of joint statements.

BRICS SUMMIT: PM Narendra Modi meets China and Russia

July 15, 2014 6:03 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaving Hotel Seara Praia to meet China President Xi Jinping at Hotel Grand Marquise.