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  • Who is Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon arrested in Hong Kong? Aug 10, 2020 11:00 AM IST

    Who is Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon arrested in Hong Kong?

    Jimmy Lai, a millionaire publishing tycoon, has been a key critic of Beijing and widely believed to be a target of the new legislation.

  • AIIB to step up lending in India; plans to approve loans worth $3 billion in next 12 months Jul 30, 2020 02:15 PM IST

    AIIB to step up lending in India; plans to approve loans worth $3 billion in next 12 months

    India is the largest borrower, which accounts for 25 percent of the total lending by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) so far, the bank's vice president D J Pandian told PTI in an interview.

  • Indian Navy's clear message to Beijing following escalation of border tension 'registered' by China: Sources Jul 28, 2020 10:35 PM IST

    Indian Navy's clear message to Beijing following escalation of border tension 'registered' by China: Sources

    The Indian Navy deployed a range of its frontline warships and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) to send a clear message to China when the border tension escalated manifold in the wake of the Galwan Valley clashes on June 15.

  • US rejects China's claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions Jul 14, 2020 06:58 AM IST

    US rejects China's claims in South China Sea, adding to tensions

    China has offered no coherent legal basis for its ambitions in the South China Sea and for years has been using intimidation against other Southeast Asian coastal states, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.

  • US sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities in Xinjiang; Beijing vows to retaliate Jul 10, 2020 06:25 PM IST

    US sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities in Xinjiang; Beijing vows to retaliate

    China is accused of mass detentions, religious persecution and forced sterilisation of Uyghurs and others in the resource-rich northwestern province.

  • Australia extends visas for Hong Kong residents to 'start new life' Jul 09, 2020 01:40 PM IST

    Australia extends visas for Hong Kong residents to 'start new life'

    Around 10,000 Hong Kong citizens and residents are currently in Australia on student visas or temporary work visas, according to government estimates.

  • TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban Jul 04, 2020 02:25 AM IST

    TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban

    In a letter to the Indian government dated June 28th and seen by Reuters on Friday, TikTok Chief Executive Kevin Mayer said the Chinese government has never requested user data, nor would the company turn it over if asked.

  • China, pro-Beijing activists condemn 'meddling' in Hong Kong Jul 02, 2020 04:50 PM IST

    China, pro-Beijing activists condemn 'meddling' in Hong Kong

    Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said no amount of pressure from external forces could “shake China's determination and will to safeguard national sovereignty and Hong Kong's prosperity and stability.”

  • In this coronavirus wave, China tries something new: restraint Jun 22, 2020 02:21 PM IST

    In this coronavirus wave, China tries something new: restraint

    The city of Beijing has tested 1.1 million people for COVID-19 in less than a week and has halted many flights, but has not imposed the citywide lockdowns used in provincial outbreaks.

  • Chinese social media sites delete PM Modi's speech, MEA spokesperson's remarks on border crisis Jun 20, 2020 07:45 PM IST

    Chinese social media sites delete PM Modi's speech, MEA spokesperson's remarks on border crisis

    The move comes in the backdrop of the violent face-off between the Indian and Chinese armies in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh on Monday in which 20 Indian military personnel were killed, significantly escalating the already volatile situation in the region.

  • China unveils details of national security law for Hong Kong amid backlash Jun 20, 2020 06:10 PM IST

    China unveils details of national security law for Hong Kong amid backlash

    The much-anticipated legislation, which has provoked deep concerns in Washington and Europe, includes a national security office for Hong Kong to collect intelligence and handle crimes against national security, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Beijing tests food, parcel couriers for coronavirus as city checks widen Jun 20, 2020 12:12 PM IST

    Beijing tests food, parcel couriers for coronavirus as city checks widen

    Testing for COVID-19 initially focused on residential areas near the sprawling Xinfadi market and on people who worked or shopped there.

  • China publishes Beijing coronavirus genome data, officials suggest a European strain Jun 19, 2020 04:34 PM IST

    China publishes Beijing coronavirus genome data, officials suggest a European strain

    In the latest Beijing outbreak, the WHO said on Sunday it had been informed by the Chinese of ongoing investigations into the source of the cluster and the extent of the infections.

  • Donald Trump renews threat to cut ties with Beijing, a day after high-level US-China talks Jun 19, 2020 07:47 AM IST

    Donald Trump renews threat to cut ties with Beijing, a day after high-level US-China talks

    The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia described U.S.-China relations as "tense" after their first high-level face-to-face diplomatic talks in months, although he said Beijing did recommit to the first part of a trade deal reached this year and that coming weeks would show if there had been progress.

  • Beijing tests 3.56 lakh residents, suspends 1,255 flights as COVID-19 cases spike Jun 17, 2020 10:29 PM IST

    Beijing tests 3.56 lakh residents, suspends 1,255 flights as COVID-19 cases spike

    Two airports in Beijing have cancelled 1,255 domestic flights, nearly 70 per cent of the scheduled trips, the official media reported. Beijing currently does not operate international flights.

  • Beijing in 'wartime emergency' after COVID-19 detected on chopping boards of salmon market Jun 13, 2020 12:30 PM IST

    Beijing in 'wartime emergency' after COVID-19 detected on chopping boards of salmon market

    Major supermarkets in Beijing removed salmon from their shelves overnight after the virus causing COVID-19 was discovered on chopping boards used for imported salmon at the market.

  • Top US lawmaker slams 'Chinese aggression' against India, urges Beijing to 'respect norms' Jun 02, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    Top US lawmaker slams 'Chinese aggression' against India, urges Beijing to 'respect norms'

    "I am extremely concerned by the ongoing Chinese aggression along the Line of Actual Control on the India-China border," said Congressman Eliot Engel, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

  • Oil prices drop as China-US tensions grow, Beijing fails to set economic growth target May 22, 2020 03:00 PM IST

    Oil prices drop as China-US tensions grow, Beijing fails to set economic growth target

    Brent crude was trading down $1.43, or 4 percent, at $34.63 a barrel by 0630 GMT, after falling to as low as $33.54.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Beijing announces wearing masks outdoors not necessary May 17, 2020 04:47 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Beijing announces wearing masks outdoors not necessary

    Beijing has done away with the guideline that residents should wear masks while on outdoors, the first city in China and perhaps in the world to do so in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Donald Trump 'not interested' in reopening US-China trade deal after report of Beijing discontent May 12, 2020 08:56 AM IST

    Donald Trump 'not interested' in reopening US-China trade deal after report of Beijing discontent

    Trump, who himself has considered abandoning the pact signed in January, told a White House press briefing he wanted to see if Beijing lived up to the deal to massively increase purchases of US goods.

  • To Belgrade and beyond: Beijing exports China model of virus management Apr 13, 2020 08:52 AM IST

    To Belgrade and beyond: Beijing exports China model of virus management

    In Serbia, one of Beijing’s closest European allies, and a handful of other friendly countries, China is providing on-the-ground guidance to help battle the coronavirus that has swept around the world.

  • Qantas could axe Beijing route early as coronavirus hits demand: CEO Alan Joyce Jan 29, 2020 10:40 AM IST

    Qantas could axe Beijing route early as coronavirus hits demand: CEO Alan Joyce

    Qantas in November said it was axing its underperforming Sydney-Beijing route from March due to stiff competition from Chinese airlines and weak business class demand.

  • Indian embassy in Beijing cancels Republic Day ceremony due to coronavirus outbreak in China Jan 24, 2020 11:01 AM IST

    Indian embassy in Beijing cancels Republic Day ceremony due to coronavirus outbreak in China

    The Indian mission on Friday took to social media to announce the cancelation of the celebrations scheduled for January 26.

  • China exempts more US goods from tariffs after trade deal Dec 19, 2019 01:50 PM IST

    China exempts more US goods from tariffs after trade deal

    The world's biggest economies have exchanged blows for more than a year, on Friday announced a mini-agreement to reduce some levies in a bruising trade war that has dragged on global growth.

  • US-China trade deal close, Donald Trump says; negotiations continue Nov 27, 2019 08:58 AM IST

    US-China trade deal close, Donald Trump says; negotiations continue

    Trump said Washington was in the "final throes" of work on a deal that would defuse a 16-month trade war with Beijing, but also underscored Washington's support for protesters in Hong Kong, a potential huge sore point with China.

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