Tag: Beijing

Belt and Road Forum
US delegates to attend China's Belt and Road forum

Washington: The US will send delegates to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing scheduled for May 14-15, an official said. The US “recognises the importance” of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative and it will send delegates to attend the forum, a statement issued by the US Commerce Department on […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
China plans to install cabin on moon

Beijing: While it remains unclear exactly how long China’s first lunar explorers will spend on the surface, the country is already planning for longer stays. Eight Chinese volunteers will live in “Yuegong-1,” a simulated space “cabin” in Beijing for the next year, strengthening China’s knowledge and technical know-how, and helping the country’s scientists understand exactly […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Trump-Jinping meeting
Trump urged to follow international standards to analyse deficit

Beijing: The Chinese government on Sunday urged US President Donald Trump to analyse the trade deficit with Beijing on the basis of international standards, after he signed two executive orders to combat trade abuses of other countries. On Friday, Trump ordered the Commerce Department to carry out what he called the first major review of […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi announces his visit to China from May 14 to 16 on Weibo

Beijing: Prime minister Narendra Modi today officially announced his visit to China from May 14 to 16 on the microblog website Weibo, saying he is looking forward to have productive discussions with top Chinese leadership. “Looking forward to visiting China from 14-16 May to strengthen friendship between our two ancient civilisations and the two largest […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Modi returns from three-nation tour

New Delhi: Prime minister Narendra Modi arrived back here yesterday night after his six-day, three-nation tour that took him to China, Mongolia and South Korea. Modi, who left on May 14, spent three days in China. He visited Xi’an, Beijing and Shanghai, and held talks with the Chinese leadership. He went to Mongolia on May […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Malaysia airlines
Malaysia Airlines plane looses contact, 239 missing

Beijing-bound plane of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) carrying 239 people including two infants lost contact with ....

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
china attack
China: 27 killed, 109 hurt in 'terror attack' in Kunming city

Twenty-seven people were killed and 109 others injured in a "violent terrorist attack" when a group of unidentified men armed with knives attacked a railway station in China's southwestern Kunming city on Sunday

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
26 firefighters die battling China forest fire

Beijing: At least 26 firefighters have died while battling a forest fire in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, authorities said on Monday. Thirty people were reported missing on Sunday after being trapped by a sudden change in wind direction in Liangshan prefecture in Sichuan province, the South China Morning Post reported. The Emergency Ministry said on […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
This restaurant in China employs only deaf waiters

Beijing: A restaurant in China’s capital is offering opportunities to people that are hard-of-hearing by employing a team of deaf waiters who communicate with customers aided by guide cards. With a look of concentration and a timid smile on his face, Cao Xueting goes about serving food to diners in a quiet but determined manner […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Jaish chief Masood Azhar now global terrorist; India, France welcome it

Beijing: In a huge diplomatic victory for India, the UN Security Council on Wednesday declared Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, a move that was being blocked by China for nearly 10 years. The decision of the UNSC’s 1267 Sanctions Committee came about two and a half months after the JeM […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
First fully albino giant panda filmed in China

Beijing: A fully albino giant panda has been filmed roaming bamboo forests in China — the first ever recorded in the wild, an expert said on Monday. The footage was taken on an infrared camera in April at the Wolong National Nature Reserve, in Sichuan province, reserve management authorities said on Saturday. Li Sheng, a […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
16 killed in China rains

Beijing: Sixteen people were killed and 12 were reported missing after torrential rains caused havoc in China, authorities said on Tuesday. In Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, week-long downpours have triggered floods in six cities and 32 counties, killing nine and affecting over 360,000 people, reports Xinhua news agency. The floods have damaged more than 1,300 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
31 injured in China earthquake

Beijing: Thirty-one people were injured after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Gongxian County in China’s Sichuan province, authorities said on Sunday. Rescuers have sent the injured to hospitals for treatment. None of them are in critical condition, Xinhua news agency reported. The quake struck at 10.29 p.m. Saturday, at a depth of 10 km. The epicentre […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
5G signal now available on Mount Everest peak

Beijing: Climbers to Mount Everest from the Chinese side can now enjoy high-speed 5G coverage after the world’s highest-altitude base station started operation in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, the state media reported on Friday. Built at an altitude of 6,500 metres, the base station which became operational on Thursday, is located at the […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
China Rejects US Call For UNSC Meeting On Hong Kong

Beijing: China has rejected the US’ request for a UN Security Council meeting to address Beijing’s proposed national security law for Hong Kong, saying that the matter was an internal one that does not concern the world body. In a statement on Wednesday, the US Mission to the UN denounced that the actions of the […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021