Friday, 15 December 2017

Tag Archives: BEIJING

China’s Communist Party congress opens to give Xi new term

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BEIJING: China’s Communist Party opened a twice-a-decade congress on Wednesday expected to enhance President Xi Jinping’s already formidable powers over the world’s second-largest economy. Xi entered a packed chamber in Beijing s imposing Great Hall of the People, along with his two predecessors Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, to roll out ...

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China, Pakistan agree to work together for national security

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BEIJING: Pakistan and China have agreed to work together for defence and regional security. Later, at a joint talk with media, Pakistani Foreign Minister said the two countries agreed that solution of the Afghan problem has to be a fundamentally political solution and that there is no military solution to ...

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China tells U.S. that Pakistan’s security concerns must be respected

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BEIJING: The United States must value Pakistan’s role in Afghanistan and respect its security concerns, China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call, according to Chinese state media. China’s Foreign Ministry defended its ally Pakistan earlier this week after President Donald Trump ...

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Chinese company sacks Indian employees in Doha, Tehran

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TEHRAN/DOHA: A major telecommunication company of China has reportedly fired all its Indian-origin employees from its offices in Doha and Tehran. Sources said the development has not been confirmed at an official level. Alleged stealing of Chinese technology by the Indian staffers and/or the recent Indo-China border dispute was said ...

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China Warns U.S. Over Navy Patrol in South China Sea

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BEIJING: As the Trump administration pressed China to curb North Korea, Beijing issued its own warning over another festering dispute on Friday, saying that American naval operations in the South China Sea would only force it to deepen its military buildup there. The warning came after a United States Navy ...

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China warns India over military buildup at border

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BEIJING: Beijing demands New Delhi must ‘immediately withdraw troops’ from disputed border amid Donglang stand-off. China says India has been building up troops along its side of the border and demands an “immediate withdrawal” amid an increasingly tense stand-off in a remote frontier region high in the Himalayas. The stand-off ...

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China hits back after Trump’s North Korea tweets

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BEIJING: China said US should not link trade to discussions about North Korea s nuclear programme, after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of failing to restrain Pyongyang despite profiting from business with America. “We believe that the North Korea nuclear issue and China-US trade are two issues that are in two ...

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China military parade marks 90th anniversary of PLA

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China on Sunday held the first-ever Army Day parade to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The venue was a remote Zhurihe Combined Tactics Training Base in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, 400km from Beijing. 12,000 PLA troops took part in the parade. 100-plus planes ...

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China announces goal of AI leadership by 2030

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BEIJING: China’s government has announced a goal of becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting political muscle behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances. Communist leaders see AI as key to making China an “economic power,” said a ...

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UK now less appealing to rich Chinese

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LONDON: The UK has slipped down the list of preferred destinations for Chinese millionaires considering moving overseas, a report suggests. While the US remains the favourite place to settle, Canada now ranks second pushing Britain into third spot. The survey found around half of those millionaires quizzed were mulling a ...

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