Rawat’s remarks ‘unconstructive’: China

Rawat’s remarks ‘unconstructive’: China

BEIJING: China on Monday hit out at Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat for calling Dokalam a disputed territory and said that his “unconstructive” comments were not helpful for maintaining peace at the borders. In an angry rebuttal to Gen Rawat’s comments, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said his comments went against the consensus reached […]

China hopes India, Pak can resolve their disputes peacefully

China hopes India, Pak can resolve their disputes peacefully

Beijing: China on Wednesday expressed hope that India and Pakistan can continue to make efforts to resolve their differences through dialogue and consultation. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told a media briefing here that Beijing has noted a relevant report on cross-border firing and the killing of three Pakistani soldiers by Indian Army commandos […]

CPEC’s extension to Afghanistan not directed against India: China

CPEC’s extension to Afghanistan not directed against India: China

BEIJING: China on Wednesday said that its ambitious China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is not directed against India and the project should not be influenced or disturbed by any third country, a day after Beijing offered to extend the $50 billion project to Afghanistan. At the first trilateral meeting of foreign ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan […]

Russia, China among six countries backing UN resolution on Kashmir

Russia, China among six countries backing UN resolution on Kashmir

Islamabad: The Kashmir issue needs a peaceful resolution in accordance with the UN Security Council to ensure global and regional peace and stability, according to a joint declaration signed here by six countries, including Russia and China. Speakers from the parliaments of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Russia, Turkey and host Pakistan held a two-day meet in […]

America’s greatness challenged by China and Russia: Trump

America’s greatness challenged by China and Russia: Trump

WASHINGTON: Notwithstanding competition from China and Russia and challenged by non-state actors and nations like North Korea, US President Donald Trump has asserted that America will lead again. Laying out his new national security strategy on Monday, Trump said both China and Russia seek to “challenge the American values, influence and wealth”. “They are determined […]

China gives go-ahead for driverless car tests

China gives go-ahead for driverless car tests

BEIJING: China has given the green light for road tests of self-driving cars in Beijing in an effort to foster the use of artificial intelligence for mobility, state media reported on Monday. According to the Beijing municipal commission of transport, entities registered only in China can apply for the road test. The vehicle should be […]

China conducts test flight of second prototype of passenger jet

China conducts test flight of second prototype of passenger jet

BEIJING: A second prototype of the China’s indigenously-built passenger aircraft today successfully completed its maiden test flight, media reports said. The prototype of the C919 plane took off from Shanghai’s Pudong International airport this morning for the test flight. With this, the country has moved a step closer to its ambition to penetrate the global […]

China says Indian drone violated its airspace, crashed

China says Indian drone violated its airspace, crashed

BEIJING: China Thursday said an Indian drone had recently “intruded” into its airspace and crashed in the Sikkim sector, prompting it to lodge a diplomatic protest to India over the violation of China’s territorial sovereignty. China’s Defence Ministry said that the Indian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed into the Chinese side of the border. The […]

China says no change in its stand on India’s membership to NSG

China says no change in its stand on India’s membership to NSG

BEIJING: China on Thursday asserted its opposition to India’s membership bid to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), saying there is no change in its stand and efforts were on to forge “consensus” among the 48-member elite nuclear club about the admission of new members. “China’s position on this remains unchanged,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang […]

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