Thursday, 2 December 2021

Tag Archives: China

China warns India not to harbor illusions in border stand-off

BEIJING: China’s defense ministry warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbors, who share ...

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Bieber banned from China for ‘bad behaviour’

CHINA: Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China, according to Beijing’s Culture Bureau. In a statement, the ministry said it was not appropriate to allow in entertainers who have engaged in “bad behaviour.” “Justin Bieber is a gifted singer, but he is also a controversial ...

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China announces goal of AI leadership by 2030

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

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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Our soldiers won’t be patient forever, says China

As the standoff between India and China at Doka La enters its second month, Beijing appears to be running out of patience. In a closed-door meeting last week, Chinese officials told foreign diplomats that the Chinese Army has been waiting patiently since the standoff started but they will not do ...

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RAW targeting CPEC through Afghanistan: CJCSC

KARACHI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has said Pakistan is fully aware of the designs of hostile agencies, especially RAW against the country. Addressing the passing out parade of cadets at Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi on Saturday, he said the Indian intelligence is operating ...

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G20: World leaders at odds with Trump on trade, climate

HAMBURG: World leaders at the G20 summit in Germany went into their final day of talks Saturday scratching their heads over what to do about a increasingly isolationist United States. Leaders appeared to be at an impasse over trade and climate change, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel making clear that ...

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

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

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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