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Trump selects Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. envoy to China
New York [United States], Dec. 8 : U.S. President- elect Donald Trump has selected Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as his incoming government's ambassador to China.
Nepal, China telecom companies sign deal on internet service
Kathmandu, Dec 8 : Nepal's state-owned telecom company Nepal Telecom and China Telecom Global have signed an agreement on providing internet protocol service between the two countries through cross-border Terrestrial Cable Route, the company said.
11 dead in China mine accident
Beijing, Dec 8 : All 11 trapped miners were confirmed dead after rescuers retrieved the last two bodies late on Wednesday due to a colliery gas outburst in central China's Hubei Province.
Chinese yuan strengthens
Beijing, Dec 8 : The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 77 basis points to 6.8731 against the US dollar on Thursday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.
India discussing natural gas swap with Russia, involving China
New Delhi, Dec 8 : India is in talks with Russia to swap natural gas with China and Myanmar as an alternative to building a proposed pipeline to carry gas from Russian Siberia, a senior official said on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rise
Colombo, Dec 7 : Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka rose by 16 per cent in November compared with the same month in 2015, with India and China remaining the leading markets, authorities said on Wednesday.
India, China will help maintain Asia's growth rate in 2017: ADB
Singapore, Dec 6 : The largest economies of Asia - India and China - will help maintain the growth rate of the region at 5.7 per cent in 2016 and 2017, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report said on Tuesday.
Eight injured in chemical spill in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Dec. 6 : Eight people were injured on Tuesday in a chemical spill incident at Tai Po Industrial Estate of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Online lending platform denies leaking nude photos of female users
Beijing, Dec 6 : After the naked pictures of over a hundred female users of an online lending platform in China went viral last week, the company denied it posted the pictures, the Global Times reported.
Chinese commander meets Pakistan Army Chief
Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Dec. 6 : The commander of China's People's Liberation Army, Western Theatre, General Zhao Zongqi Commaon met Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
China- an example of how to lose friends and influence countries
Hong Kong [China], Dec. 6 (ANI): It was John Lydgate, a 15th century poet monk, who said, "You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can't please all of the people all of the time." China currently finds itself in this position, ...
'India will be second largest e-commerce market by 2034'
Bengaluru, Dec 5 : Surge in internet penetration, swelling millennial population and rising uptake of mobile phones would make India the second largest e-commerce market after China, overtaking the US by 2034, said a report by global payments leader Worldpay on Monday.
China asks US to stop accusations against its firms
Beijing, Dec 5 : China on Monday urged the US to stop making "groundless" accusations against Chinese companies and politicising normal acquisition cases.
China, Iran vow to enhance all-round strategic partnership
Beijing, Dec 5 : Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif here on Monday, pledging to cement cooperation and strategic partnership with Iran.
India set to overtake US as world's largest ecommerce market
New Delhi [India], Dec 5 : The Indian ecommerce market is set to overtake the U.S. and become the second largest in the world in less than two decades, going head-to-head with China for the position of biggest ecommerce market; this according to new research from Worldpay, the leader in global ...
India's Internet population likely to touch 600 million by 2020: Study
New Delhi [India], Dec 5 : With increased 4G and 3G penetration, the Internet user base in India is rapidly expanding and has reached a penetration of over 27 percent versus 50.3 percent penetration in China and expected to double to 600 million users by 2020 from 343 million users currently, ...
Torturous journey but visit to Arunachal's Mechukha worth the effort ...
Mechukha (Arunachal Pradesh), Dec 5 : A flight and two helicopter rides later, one completed a 10-hour journey from Kolkata via Guwahati to reach the picturesque Mechukha Valley in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, a mere 30 km from the Sino-Indian China border in West Siang district ...
Quake hits Tibet, no casualties reported
hit Tibet on Monday morning, according to China Earthquake Networks Centre.
Trump attacks China after criticism over phone call
Washington, Dec 5 : The US President-elect has attacked China after he was criticised by Beijing over his recent telephone conversation with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, reports said on Monday.
Heavy fog strands 20,000 at China airport
Beijing, Dec 5 : About 20,000 passengers are still stranded at an airport in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, after the worst fog in years hit the city, media reports said.
'Your Name' anime poised to win China box office weekend
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 4 (ANI): Hit Japanese animation 'Your Name' might be heading to top the box office collection also in China over the weekend.
China colliery blast toll rises to 32
Beijing, Dec 4 : The death toll from a coal mine blast in China's Mongolia region has risen to 32, the media reported on Sunday.
China lodges representations with US over Trump-Tsai call
Beijing, Dec 3 : China has lodged solemn representations with the US, urging the latter to honour its commitment to the one-China policy, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Saturday.
US reaffirms one-China stance after Trump talks to Taiwan leader
Washington, Dec 3 : The White House on Friday reaffirmed backing its long standing one-China policy and the three China-US joint communiques, after President-elect Donald Trump received a call from Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen.
17 die in China coal mine explosion
Beijing, Dec 3 : At least 17 people were confirmed dead and many others remained trapped following an explosion at a coal mine in China's Mongolia region on Saturday, authorities said.
China angry over Trump's phone call to Taiwan
Washington, Dec 3 : A telephonic conversation between US President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday, has angered China, reports said on Saturday.
Experts fear China's wrath as Trump calls Taiwan Prez
London [UK], Dec. 3 (ANI): Experts have expressed fear of a showdown between China and the United States as President-elect Donald Trump spoke to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen over telephone on Friday.
Britain must go beyond commercial ties in China: Foreign Secretary
London, Dec 3 : UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said that the nation's approach in China and East Asia must go beyond the quest for exports or commercial contracts, media reports said.
Xi Jinping meets Henry Kissinger, discusses US-China ties
Beijing, Dec 3 : Chinese President Xi Jinping met with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in Beijing, saying China will work closely with the US at a new to maintain the smooth transition of ties and stable growth.