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"China to cut troops by 300,000"
Beijing, Sept 3 : China on Thursday announced that the number of its troops will be cut by 300,000.
China to reduce military strength by 300,000
Beijing, Sep 3 : President Xi Jinping of China announced on Thursday that he would cut down the size of the country's military personnel by 300,000, The New York Times said.
Japan, South Korea, China summit finalised
Tokyo, Sep 3 : Japanese officials on Thursday welcomed the agreement between the leaders of China and South Korea to hold a three-nation summit that includes Tokyo.
China to complete military cuts by 2017
Beijing, Sep 3 : China on Thursday said it will complete reduction of its standing troops by 300,000 by the end of 2017, in its latest effort to build a stronger armed forces.
China marks 70th V-Day with extravagant parade
Beijing, Sep 3 : China on Thursday held an extravagant parade in capital Beijing to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, showcasing its military might on an unprecedented scale.
China shows off missiles, drones at V-Day parade
Beijing, Sep 3 : China on Thursday held a grand parade with 12,000 troops, 200 fighter jets and 500 drones and missiles rolling through Beijing under clear, smog-free skies, marking the 70th anniversary of its victory over Japan and end of the Second World War.
Chinese skipper to depart for Arctic Ocean challenge
Murmansk (Russia), Sep 3 : Guo Chuan, the first Chinese sailor who completed a non-stop solo circumnavigation in a 40 feet yacht, is expected to set sail on Thursday aboard his "Qingdao China" multihull for an unprecedented non-stop navigation through the Northeast Passage of the Arctic Ocean.
China will never seek hegemony, expansion: President Xi
Beijing, Sep 3 : Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday said that China will remain committed to peaceful development and will never seek hegemony or expansion.
UN chief, Baidu CEO co-launch app for e-waste recycling
Beijing, Sep 3 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and CEO of China's search engine giant Robin Li co-launched a mobile application for electronic waste recycling to save resources and reduce pollution.
Xi meets foreign leaders on eve of V-Day celebrations
Beijing, Sep 2 : Chinese president Xi Jinping on Wednesday evening met with leaders of foreign countries and international organisations who are visiting China to attend V-Day celebrations on Thursday.
China punishes 15 for spreading military-related rumours
Beijing, Sep 2 : The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has punished 15 people for spreading military-related rumours online, according to the PLA Daily.
Australia ready for exercise with more than one nation
New Delhi, Sep 2 : Australian Defence Minister Kevin Andrews said on Wednesday his country was ready to participate with other nations in multilateral defence exercises - and that walking out after China's demarche following the 2007 Malabar exercise was a mistake.
Australia against militarisation of South China Sea
New Delhi, Sep 2 : Australian Defence Minister Kevin Andrews on Wednesday opposed the militarisation of the South China Sea, saying his country has a legitimate interest in the maintenance of peace and stability, respect for international law, unimpeded trade and freedom of navigation and ...
US 'Flying Tigers' back China's V-Day parade
Beijing, Sep 2 : Veterans of the US "Flying Tigers" air squadron, which helped the Chinese fight the Japanese during World War II, have backed China's V-Day parade as an opportunity to commemorate the conflict and pay tribute to those killed.
Chinese president honours WWII veterans
Beijing, Sep 2 : President Xi Jinping on Wednesday conferred medals on 30 Chinese and foreign veterans and civilians who fought for China in World War II, ahead of the country's grand V-Day celebrations.
China stocks extend losses on Wednesday
Beijing, Sep 2 : Chinese stocks dived for a third consecutive day on Wednesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index reversing sharp early losses before closing 0.2 percent lower at 3,160.17 points.
China, Pakistan vow further cooperation
Beijing, Sep 2 : Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday vowed further cooperation between their countries on international issues.
Women's Junior Asia Cup hockey very important: Navjot
Changzhou (China), Sep 2 : Indian junior women's team midfielder Navjot Kaur said on Wednesday that the Asia Cup where the side will take part is very important as it gives an opportunity to qualify for the 2016 Junior World Cup.
How wind formed largest dust deposit on Earth
Washington, Sep 2 : China's Loess Plateau -- the largest dust deposit in Earth -- was formed by wind alternately depositing dust or removing dust over the last 2.6 million years, according to geoscientists from University of Arizona.
Joshna Chinappa to open JSW Squash Circuit in Mumbai
Mumbai, Sept 1 : IVY Sports in association with JSW Steel on Tuesday announced the second season of the JSW India Squash circuit to be held between Sept 3 and Oct 22 across Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.
Pakistan army to participate in China's V-Day Parade
Islamabad, Sep 1 : A contingent of Pakistan soldiers will take part in China's Victory Day celebrations as well as the parade on the day, a military statement said on Tuesday.
India suffer fourth straight loss in Asian women's basketball
Wuhan (China), Sep 1 : India suffered their fourth consecutive loss as they were pipped 63-65 by Thailand in a Group A match of the 26th Asian Women's Basketball Championship here on Tuesday.
China to increase safety checks in schools
Beijing, Sep 1 : The Chinese education ministry on Tuesday announced that the authorities will increase safety checks in schools, including checks on dangerous chemicals and flammable and explosive materials.
China's amnesty rule to benefit young offenders
Beijing, Sep 1 : Juvenile prisoners will account for a large portion of those qualifying for China's amnesty deal as they stand a better chance of re-integrating into regular life, the media reported on Tuesday.
Don't pick Dalai Lama reincarnation, China told
Dharamsala, Sep 1 : The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), based here in Himachal Pradesh, on Tuesday asked China not to go ahead with its plan to pick the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama, saying there would be an international pushback.
Pak President leaves for Beijing to attend military parade
Karachi, Sep. 1 : Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has left for Beijing to attend the military parade to commemorate China's 70th anniversary of the victory against Japan in the World War II.
China denies all universal rights to Tibet even after 50 years of ...
Hong Kong, Sep.1 : Its been more than 50 years since China established complete control over Tibet and in this period China has institutionalised a system of two policies - one for the Chinese people and another for the Tibetans.
China slowdown historic opportunity for India: Arvind Subramanian
New Delhi, Sep 1 : Pointing to investment from companies like Foxconn of Taiwan and Xiaomi of China, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian on Tuesday said the slowdown in China is a "historic opportunity" to relaunch growth in India.
'Indian junior hockey eves have to close gaps'
Changzhou (China), Sep 1 : Indian junior women's hockey team goalkeeper Inderpreet Kaur on Tuesday said that teammates have to step up at the Junior Asia Cup to close the gaps in the field.
China's non-manufacturing PMI drops in August
Beijing, Sep 1 : Business activity in China's non-manufacturing sector dropped in August with slightly slowed pace from June and July, official data said on Tuesday.