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French minister warns of new Cold War from US/China tensions

French minister warns of new Cold War from US/China tensions

November 16, 2018 11:55 pm

Paris: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned that the trade dispute between the United States and China could escalate into a fresh Cold War. Le Maire made the alarm-sounding comments at a Friday conference in Paris on the World Trade Organization’s future. He said there’s a “real risk” that a Cold War between China and the United States could arise out of the trade tensions between the two and that every country in […]

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Modi-Xi summit in Wuhan removed several misconceptions between India and China: Indian envoy

Modi-Xi summit in Wuhan removed several misconceptions between India and China: Indian envoy

November 16, 2018 2:34 pm

Beijing : The Wuhan summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping has removed several “misconceptions” between the two countries which would enable them to work together on many issues like globalisation, India’s envoy here has said. In Wuhan, Modi and Xi spoke to each other for almost 10 hours, which is characterised as a strategic communication by both sides, Ambassador Gautam Bambawale said. “Both […]

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Woman slaps additional district collector

China dismisses ‘hearsay’ on Muslim internment

November 13, 2018 8:54 pm

Beijing: China defended its internment of Muslims in the country’s northwest as a terror prevention measure on Tuesday, calling on the international community to reject “hearsay” and believe its official line. Up to a million Uighurs and other Chinese Turkic-speaking minority groups have been placed in political re-education camps in the Xinjiang region, according to a […]

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Woman slaps additional district collector

China mulls USD 720,000 fine for faking vaccine tests after scandal

November 12, 2018 10:27 pm

Beijing: Chinese vaccine manufacturers who falsify test results or break other rules could be fined up to USD 720,000 under a new law proposed after a scandal that fulled public fears over domestically made medicine. The law would regulate areas including production, distribution and use of vaccines, according to a draft posted Sunday on the […]

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5G to be expected on world's longest cross-sea bridge in China

5G to be expected on world’s longest cross-sea bridge in China

November 11, 2018 3:26 pm

Beijing: The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge, touted to be the world’s longest cross-sea bridge, is expected to have 5G service in the future, the structure’s network operator said. The 55-km bridge that opened last month connects the mainland province of Guangdong with China’s two special administrative regions, Hong Kong and Macao. “The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao bridge now […]

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No country should use any excuse to engage in militarisation in South China Sea: Beijing

No country should use any excuse to engage in militarisation in South China Sea: Beijing

November 10, 2018 3:19 pm

Washington: Asserting that there is no problem of freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, Beijing said no country should use any excuse to engage in militarisation in the region. China, which claims almost all of the South China Sea, has been unhappy with the US’ navigation and overflight patrols in the region over […]

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French minister warns of new Cold War from US/China tensions

China open to trade talks with US

November 10, 2018 2:30 pm

Washington: Asserting that US-China bilateral trade is “critical to the world economy”, a top Chinese diplomat said Beijing has kept its door open for trade talks with the Trump administration, as the two top global economies are locked in a trade war. Addressing a joint press conference here on Friday, Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi said, “According to the US-China Business […]

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French minister warns of new Cold War from US/China tensions

China demands US stop actions that ‘undermine’ its sovereignty

November 10, 2018 1:31 am

Washington: A top Chinese official on Friday demanded in high-level talks that the United States not violate the Asian power’s sovereignty, criticizing US military patrols in the South China Sea and its comments on human rights. “The Chinese side made it clear to the United States that it should stop sending its vessels and military […]

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China clinches multi-billion-dollar strategic port deal with Myanmar

China clinches multi-billion-dollar strategic port deal with Myanmar

November 9, 2018 8:02 pm

Beijing : China has clinched a multi-billion-dollar deal to build a port at a strategic town along the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Myanmar, its third project in India’s neighbourhood after Sri Lanka and Pakistan. China and Myanmar signed an agreement on Thursday to build the deep sea port project in Kyaukpyu town after negotiations dragged for years due to financing and other […]

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Indian Embassy in Beijing warns Indians of calls from extortionists

Indian Embassy in Beijing warns Indians of calls from extortionists

November 8, 2018 9:58 pm

Beijing: The Indian Embassy here has cautioned expatriate Indians residing in China to beware of extortionists posing as embassy officials who falsely accuse people of visa violations and demand money as penalties. An urgent notice posted on the embassy’s website said it has been brought to the notice of the mission that anonymous calls are […]

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