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Here’s everything you need to know about the China-India border row

NEWS DESK: A border standoff between Chinese and Indian troops on a remote Himalayan plateau has heightened long-standing tensions while ensnaring a tiny kingdom, Bhutan, between the two nuclear-armed powers, reported AFP. The row has festered for more than a month as India and China refuse to back down in the distant but strategically key…

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Dollar struggles, Asia markets buoyed as US rate prospects recede

HONG KONG: The dollar eased again Thursday and major Asian markets gained after the Federal Reserve gave a tepid inflation outlook, fuelling speculation it will hold off on further US rate hikes this year. Regional traders tracked fresh Wall Street records on optimism about corporate earnings as a host of big names disclosed results Tokyo,…

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China to encourage eligible enterprises for business, investment in Pakistan

BEIJING: China will continue to encourage its eligible enterprises to go to Pakistan for business and investment aimed at conducting mutually beneficial cooperation, said Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Lu Kang on Wednesday. China attaches great importance to China-Pakistan all weather strategic cooperative partnership and we are committed to conducting trade and investment cooperation with Pakistan,…

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JIT report on Chinese nationals’ kidnapping submitted to Nisar

ISLAMABAD: A joint investigation team (JIT), which probed the kidnapping incident of Chinese nationals in Quetta, on Tuesday submitted its detailed report to Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. The minister reviewed the report and approved several measures, including immediate ousting of all those foreigners after cancelling their visas, who are…

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Video: A look at world’s fastest ‘Skytrain’

The ‘Skytrain’ in China underwent a successful test run and will provide better means of transport. The train has a top speed of 70 kilometres per hour and 510 passengers can travel on it.

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China puts on trial its ‘Sky Train’

QINGDAO: Train carriages in the sky are a common sight in the Chinese city of Qingdao from the province Shandong as China tested its first ‘sky train’ on Thursday. According to a popular Chinese news website, engineers claim that the sky train ‘can perform nearly three times better than normal subway trains, and can ascend gradients…

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‘Not appropriate’ for Justin Bieber to tour China because of ‘bad behavior’

BEIJING: It is not appropriate for Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to visit China because of his bad behavior and he needed to improve his conduct to become a singer “truly loved” by the public, a Chinese state office has said. Bieber’s lifestyle overseas and his “words and actions” when he last performed in China…

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Two dead in explosion in China’s Hangzhou city

BEIJING: An explosion on Friday at a shop by a busy street in the Chinese city of Hangzhou killed two people and injured 55, authorities in the area said. Fire engulfed the shop sending plumes of smoke into the air, video footage circulated on social media showed, Reuters reported. Video captures terrifying moment #blast hits…

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India says it has international backing in border dispute with China

India’s stand in its border dispute with China is supported by other countries, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said Thursday as she praised tiny Bhutan for standing up to China in the row. Swaraj reaffirmed that India’s security could be jeopardised if China takes over the zone where the frontiers of India, China and Bhutan meet….

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Trump to nominate Huntsman as Russia ambassador: White House official

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate Jon Huntsman, an envoy to China under former Democratic President Barack Obama, as U.S. ambassador to Russia in an announcement expected later on Tuesday, a White House official said.

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Microsoft cloud to help Baidu self-driving car effort

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft’s cloud computing platform will be used outside China for collaboration by members of a self-driving car alliance formed by Chinese internet search giant Baidu, the companies announced on Tuesday.

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The curious case of the ‘158 Indian soldiers’

By Minerwa Tahir We, as Pakistanis, tend to be over-enthusiastic when it comes to our love and hate relationships with neighboring countries. Our patriotism, which often translates as hatred for India, is at times nothing short of jingoism while our love for China hangs on to the edges of Stockholm syndrome. A perfect display of…

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Doklam standoff: India should get ready for ‘all-out confrontation’, says Chinese media

NEWS DESK: India should get ready for an “all-out confrontation” along the entire stretch of the disputed boundary with China, the country’s state media said on Tuesday, threatening to open up new fronts of conflict on the 3,488 km non-demarcated border between the two countries, reported Hindustan Times. China isn’t afraid to go to “war”…

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Indians, Chinese among top asylum seekers, says recent study on migration

CHENNAI: Indian diaspora grows steady and strong with India topping the list among countries whose citizens acquire foreign nationality, said a recent global study on migration, reported Times of India. Unknown to many, a tiny bit of this migration is driven by asylum-seekers from home who count among the biggest groups seeking refuge from ‘persecution’…

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Chinese media once again warns India

BEIJING: India has repeatedly ignored China’s calls for withdrawal of its troops that crossed the Sikkim Section of the border and entered Chinese territory. Turning a deaf ear to China will only worsen the situation. The Sikkim Section of the China-India border has been delimited, and both Chinese and Indian governments have repeatedly acknowledged it,…

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US-China citizen given 10 years jail for espionage in Iran

A Chinese American accused of “infiltration” in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, local media reported on Sunday.  The man was identified as Xiyue Wang, a 37-year-old researcher at Princeton University, according to Mizanonline, the official news agency of Iran’s judiciary. Wang, who was born in Beijing according to the report, was…

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Chinese president tells country’s central bank to play bigger role in managing financial risk

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China’s central bank will take on a bigger role in macro-prudential management and in averting systemic risk in the financial system, President Xi Jinping said at a once-in-five-years government work conference that ended on Saturday, reported Reuters. Financial security is a vital part of national security, Xi said at the fifth National Financial Work…

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Some powers are actively working against democracy: Fazal

KARACHI: Chief of JUI-F Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman said on Saturday that there were some forces which were actively working against democracy.  Speaking to media personnel, Maulana Fazal-ur-Rahman said that Pakistan must look towards China, which was an emerging world power, since India and USA had joined hands. The JUI-F chief said that conspiracies were being hatched…

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Chinese nationals booked over stealing from ATM

KARACHI: A local court in Karachi indicted two Chinese citizens over stealing cash from an ATM machine, Samaa reported. Police stated that the two suspects named Zhong Xianming and Zhong Xianquan are accused of stealing money from the cash machine of a private bank. Police stated that they don’t know how to communicate in Urdu…

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China ready to mediate between Pakistan, India

BEIJING: China has expressed willingness to play a constructive role in improving tense relations between Pakistan and India. Addressing a press briefing in Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on-going tension along the Line of Control in Kashmir is posing threat to peace and stability of the region. He urged both Islamabad and…

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Chinese company contracted to build Pakistan’s largest airport

BEIJING: China Construction Third Engineering Bureau won about 2.6 billion RMB contract to engineer, procure, and construct the Allama Iqbal International Airport. It will be Pakistan’s largest airport after reconstruction, and local infrastructure will be improved too, Peoples’ Daily reported on Tuesday. It is the largest project that the Third Engineering Bureau has undertaken overseas,…

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