May 11, 2021 12:26 PM IST
China’s advance on Western social media is one part of a much broader infrastructure of influence that has shaped how Hollywood makes movies, what Western publishers print and what overseas Chinese-language media outlets communicate to China’s vast diaspora.
- May 11, 2021 09:57 AM IST
Calling Quad a 'narrow-purposed' geopolitical clique, the Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh reportedly said Dhaka will not draw any benefits from it.
- May 11, 2021 08:04 AM IST
Chinese officials said that the country had maintained a mild growth momentum in the past decade, amid fears that an ageing population and slowing birth rate pose a looming demographic crisis for China.
- May 10, 2021 05:49 PM IST
Both the media and vaccine campaigns are intertwined with China’s “Belt and Road” global investment campaign, in which Chinese support comes with strings attached, including debt and expectations of support in key votes at the United Nations.
- May 10, 2021 03:25 PM IST
The most active iron ore futures contract on the Dalian Commodity Exchange, for September delivery, soared to an all-time high of 1,326 yuan ($206.20) per tonne.
- May 10, 2021 11:18 AM IST
Over 30 sick climbers were evacuated from base camp on the Nepalese side of the world's highest peak in recent weeks as Nepal faces a deadly second wave, raising fears that the virus might ruin a bumper climbing season.
- May 10, 2021 10:33 AM IST
Beijing is "building" three new villages, two of which are already occupied and one under construction, in an open violation of the terms of China’s founding treaty with Bhutan.
- May 09, 2021 11:04 PM IST
The document shows the Chinese officials describing SARS coronaviruses as heralding a "new era of genetic weapons” that can be “artificially manipulated into an emerging human disease virus", the Australian media reported.
- May 09, 2021 05:34 PM IST
The debris from China's Long March 5B rocket re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere at 10.24 am Beijing time and fell into an open sea area at 72.47 degrees east longitude and 2.65 degrees north latitude, China's Manned Space Engineering Office said.
- May 09, 2021 09:22 AM IST
Authorities in China said that most of the Long March 5B Yao-2 rocket segment disintegrated and was destroyed during re-entry into the the atmosphere.
- May 07, 2021 03:01 PM IST
The US has backed India's proposal to temporarily suspend key clauses of a global intellectual property rights rule to boost vaccine availability. But having introduced it seven months ago, and systematically securing the support from 120 middle- and lower-income nations, New Delhi is now content to let Washington convince the European Union, United Kingdom, Japan, and China.
- May 07, 2021 11:57 AM IST
Imports from China of finished electronic devices - like bluetooth speakers, wireless earphones, smartphones, smartwatches and laptops - containing wifi modules are being delayed, the sources said.
- May 06, 2021 10:32 PM IST
Mounting supply side stress amid an improved demand outlook for aluminium and other industrial metals might continue to support the prices in the near term.
- May 06, 2021 04:41 PM IST
A spokesperson for China's foreign ministry said that the G-7 should be working on improving access to Covid vaccines for developing countries instead of talking about human rights in China.
- May 06, 2021 10:08 AM IST
Tesla is making electric Model 3 sedans and Model Y sport-utility vehicles at its Shanghai factory. It aims to launch the data platform this year, it said in a statement.
- May 05, 2021 03:09 PM IST
China is erecting factories for electric cars almost as fast as the rest of the world combined.
- May 04, 2021 05:13 PM IST
The EMA's human medicines committee's "decision to start the rolling review is based on preliminary results from laboratory studies (non-clinical data) and clinical studies," the Amsterdam-based agency said.
- May 03, 2021 12:19 PM IST
Tesla's change of strategy leading to more behind-the-scenes interaction with policymakers in Beijing compared to relatively little previously shows the seriousness with which the U.S. automaker views the setbacks in its second-biggest market.
- May 03, 2021 07:32 AM IST
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was all but flat after taking a bit of a spill on Friday. Japan's Nikkei was shut for a holiday, but Nikkei futures edged up 0.2%.
- May 02, 2021 12:41 PM IST
China's vaccination pace has quickened recently. However, because of its large population, China still lags behind the United States in terms of the proportion of the administered population per 100 people.
- May 02, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Enter the "luxury appraiser", an eagle-eyed differentiator of real from fake, trained to triage handbags, belts and garments for dodgy serial numbers, stitching and logos.
- Apr 30, 2021 05:40 PM IST
In January, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development had said that India's FDI inflows had jumped 13 percent to $57 billion in calendar year 2020, mostly boosted by investment in digital economy and start-ups.
- Apr 30, 2021 05:08 PM IST
Jinping's outreach to Modi comes four days after Beijing's state-run Sichuan Airlines suspended all its cargo flights to India for 15 days, thereby disrupting the private traders' efforts of procure the much-needed oxygen concentrators from China.
- Apr 29, 2021 02:34 PM IST
Around 16 years ago, Manmohan Singh had announced that New Delhi will not accept aid from foreign countries.
- Apr 29, 2021 11:12 AM IST
Beijing has poured billions into its military-run space programme, with hopes of having a crewed space station by 2022 and eventually sending humans to the Moon.