Monday, 22 October 2018

Tag Archives: China

Drone crash: China wants India to correct bad manners

BEIJING: An Indian unmanned aerial vehicle entered Chinese territory and crashed in the border area close to India’s Sikkim State. The Chinese military’s Western Theater Command and the foreign ministry called the incident an “intrusion” and voiced China’s strong opposition. The Indian defense ministry explained the drone “lost contact with ...

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Sri Lankan Hambantota port formally handed over to China

COLOMBO: The Hambantota port was today formally handed over to a China-led company and Sri Lanka received its initial payment for the lease. Following the signing of an agreement, the port operations was handed over to Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) and Hambantota International Port Services (HIPS). China Merchants Port ...

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Around 50 leaders, excluding Trump set for Paris climate summit

PARIS: Around 50 world leaders are expected in Paris for a major climate summit this month but US President Donald Trump will skip it, the French presidency said. China and India’s leaders won’t attend the December 12 meeting either, though each will send a minister, in what is billed as ...

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UN council to meet on N Korea nuclear program in December

UNITED NATIONS Security Council ministers will meet on Dec. 15 to discuss North Korea’s nuclear and missiles programs and the body will also meet separately this month to discuss human rights abuses in the North Asian country, an annual meeting that its ally China has tried to prevent for the ...

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China permits tours to South Korea as relations warm

BEIJING: China is resuming limited tour group travel to South Korea , a sign of warming relations which were strained by Seoul’s installation of a US missile defence system. Tour group operators in Beijing said Tuesday the city’s tourism bureau had told them they could resume booking group visits to ...

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Skype joins list of apps on China blacklist

SHANGHAI: Skype has apparently joined the lengthening list of internet communication tools on China’s blacklist, with Apple saying Wednesday it was ordered to clear its download store of apps that violate national laws. Skype is no longer available for download on the China Apple Store or Android sites, with Chinese web-users saying ...

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Blue chips lead China stocks higher; Hong Kong also up

SHANGHAI: China stocks rose on November 21, with brokerages leading blue chips higher as analysts expect the sector to benefit from a stronger-than expected stock market performance this year. At the lunch break, the Shanghai Composite index was up 13.43 points or 0.4 percent at 3,405.83. China’s blue-chip CSI300 index ...

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Trump says he and China’s Xi to try to end opioid crisis

BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would be focusing “very strongly” on the U.S opioid crisis, which he has declared a public health emergency. Trump said shortly before arriving in Beijing he would discuss as a “top priority” stopping the “flood ...

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