Friday, 22 September 2017

Tag Archives: China

China cancels Xi-Modi meet at G20 summit amid border stand-off

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BEIJING has cancelled an upcoming bilateral meeting of its President Xi Jinping with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid a stand-off between the troops of both countries near the trisection of China, India and Bhutan borders. Chinese foreign ministry officials on Thursday said the ‘atmosphere’ was ‘not right’ for a ...

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Remember 1962 defeat, withdraw troops: China warns India

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SIKKIM: China responded to Indian threats with a stern warning, Learn from 1962 defeat and stop clamouring for war. According to the spokesperson of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), Beijing has reacted sharply to Indian Army chief’s recent statement in which he said that India was ready to take on ...

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World should recognise Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts: China

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BEIJING: China said Pakistan was at the forefront of counter-terrorism and had made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism. “I must say that Pakistan is at the forefront of counter-terrorism and has made an important contribution to the international campaign against terrorism,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said ...

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Pakistan, India become full SCO members

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ASTANA: Asian rivals Pakistan and India formally joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a security bloc spearheaded by China and Russia, despite bilateral tensions bubbling over Kashmir. Leaders of the largely symbolic body – including Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping – formally signed off on the sub-continent duo’s accession ...

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China slams irresponsible Pentagon report on military development


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BEIJING: China dismissed as irresponsible the annual US Defence Department report that predicted China would expand its global military presence. The defence ministry in a statement refuted the US assessment, saying “China is not doing any military expansion and does not seek a sphere of influence”. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua ...

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Kashmir can’t be taken to ICJ: India

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NEW DELHI: India says that Kashmir issue can be resolved only bilaterally and Pakistan can’t legally take it to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). “The Kashmir issue can never be taken to ICJ because both the countries are bound by the Shimla Agreement and Lahore Declaration to solve it ...

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba set to enter Pakistan

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HANGZHOU: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), the world’s largest online and mobile commerce company,has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) during Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to the Alibaba Headquarters in Hangzhou, China. Alibaba Group’s Executive Chairman, Jack ...

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Trump calls North Korea’s Kim a pretty smart cookie

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump offered some backhanded praise for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him “a pretty smart cookie” in a television interview. Trump s almost admiring remarks came amid soaring tensions with North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs, with an alarmed Washington looking to China for ...

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UK wants to become ‘important partner’ for CPEC

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LONDON: The United Kingdom has expressed its desire to become a key partner in the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “Britain is a country of global influence and can be an important partner for China and Pakistan in the delivery of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which has the potential to ...

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