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Undo Orwellian 'grid' surveillance of Tibet: Rights group
Dharamsala, March 22 : A human rights group has expressed concern over China's new surveillance system in the Tibet Autonomous Region, and asked it to dismantle the Orwellian "grid", according to the website of the Central Tibetan Administration.
Apple pursuit lands 20,000 Chinese students in debt
Beijing, March 21 : Over 20,000 college students have taken high-interest loans to buy fancy electronic products, mostly Apple devices, in central China's Wuhan city.
50,000 Chinese die of TB annually
Beijing, March 21 : As many as 50,000 people die of tuberculosis (TB) annually in China, with about 1 million new cases reported each year, a health official said Thursday.
India is world's fourth largest energy consumer
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 21 : India, currently the fourth largest energy consumer in the world, together with China will account for the biggest share of Asian energy demand growth through 2035, according to a new report.
EU, Cyprus act 'like bull in China shop': Medvedev
Moscow, March 21 : Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday slammed the European Union and Cyprus for what he described as their dismal management of the island nation's debt woes.
China calls for mutual trust in Iranian nuclear talks
Beijing, March 20 : China on Wednesday called on parties concerned to increase mutual trust in an effort to promote progress on the Iranian nuclear issue.
Beckham arrives in China as CSL ambassador
Beijing, March 20 : David Beckham arrived in Beijing Wednesday to start his role as an ambassador for the Chinese Super League (CSL) and the Youth Football Program in the country.
China replaces Britain as fifth global arms exporter
Stockholm, March 18 : China has become the world's fifth largest exporter of major conventional arms, replacing Britain, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said in a report Monday.
India took up PoK issue with China: Antony
New Delhi, Mar 18 : Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said the Indian government has asked China to stop its infrastructure projects in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
Olympic TT champion Zhang Jike defeats Ovtcharov
Qingdao (China), March 18 : Reigning Olympic champion Zhang Jike beat German Dimitrij Ovtcharov, bronze winner at the London Games, in straight games at the Asia-Europe Table Tennis All Stars Challenge.
US treasury secretary to visit China
Beijing, March 18 : US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will visit China March 19-20, said authorities.
18 'punished' in China over coal mine accidents
Beijing, March 18 : A total of 18 government officials in southwest China's Guizhou province have been punished over three coal mine accidents that killed nearly 60 people, officials said.
Samsonov stuns Olympic TT Champion Zhang Jike
Qingdao (China), March 17 : World No. 11 Vladimir Samsonov of Belarus upset China's Olympic champion Zhang Jike 3-2 at the Asia-Europe Table Tennis All Stars Challenge here.
Toyota recalls 4,000 defective cars in China
Beijing, March 17 : Japanese automaker Toyota will recall around 4,400 units of its FJ Cruiser cars in China over seat-belt flaws, China's consumer quality watchdog said.
Saina ousted by Shixian in Swiss Open semis
Basel, March 17 : Two-time defending champion and top seed Saina Nehwal of India was ousted by nemesis Shixian Wang of China in the women's singles semifinal of the USD 125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold here.
India's borders with China, Myanmar peaceful: Army
Agartala, March 16 : India's borders with China and Myanmar are stable and peaceful and there are no immediate threats on these frontiers, Lt. Gen. A.K. Sahni, General Officer Commanding 3 Corps, said here Saturday.
English dropped from top Chinese varsity exams
Beijing, March 16 : China's top universities began their annual independent recruitment exams Saturday, with English no longer included among the compulsory subjects.
Chinese parliament endorses new cabinet line-up
Beijing, March 16 : The new line-up of China's State Council, nominated by Premier Li Keqiang, was endorsed by lawmakers at the ongoing national legislative session here Saturday.
Olympic TT champion Zhang to take European stars
Qingdao (China), March 16 : Olympic champion Zhang Jike will compete against the World No. 11 Samsonov Vladimir of Belarus and German ace Ovtcharov Dimitrij in east China's coastal city Qingdao at the 2013 Asia-Europe Table Tennis All Stars Challenge this weekend.
New China premier speaks to Manmohan Singh
New Delhi, March 15 : Ahead of their meeting later this month on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Durban, newly-installed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang spoke to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday and both expressed a desire to work together to boost bilateral ties.
BJP wants suspension of diplomatic ties with Pak ; caution on China
Jaipur, Mar 15 : The BJP today demanded suspension of diplomatic ties with Pakistan and ongoing confidence building measures with the neighbouring nation in protest against the Pak National Assembly's resolution on Indian Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.
John Kerry to visit Asia next month
Washington, March 15 : US Secretary of State John Kerry will make his first trip to Asia next month with stops in South Korea, Japan and China, the State Department said.
Fan, Xu are vice chairmen of China's top military body
Beijing, March 15 : Fan Changlong and Xu Qiliang were endorsed as vice chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of China at the annual parliamentary session Friday.
China's new President Xi Jinping
Beijing, March 14 : Xi Jinping, a graduate from the prestigious Tsinghua University, was Thursday elected president of China and chairman of the country's top military body. He began working at the age of 16.
China's power consumption drops
Beijing, March 14 : China's electricity consumption shrank 12.5 percent year on year in February, the National Energy Administration said Thursday.
Xi elected Chinese president
Beijing, March 14 : Xi Jinping was Thursday elected president of China and chairman of the country's top military body.
China go down to Japan, finish sixth in Algarve Cup
Faro (Portugal), March 14 : China finished sixth at the 2013 Algarve Women's Football Cup after a 0-1 defeat against Japan.
US advised to have stronger ties with India
By Arun Kumar, Washington, March 14 : Leading South Asia experts have advocated stronger US economic, defence and diplomatic ties with India to improve its own economy and counter China's rise as it prepares to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan next year.
Xi takes charge of China
Beijing, March 14 : Xi Jinping Thursday became president of China, the world's most populous and one of the most economically powerful nations, completing a once-in-a-decade crucial leadership change. He will also head its powerful military.
Discovery of ancient Chinese coin shows Africa, China trade much ...
Chicago, Mar. 14 : The recent discovery of an ancient Chinese coin on the Kenyan island of Manda shows trade existed trade relations between East Africa and China is much older than previously believed.