Tag: Beijing

evergrande: Evergrande gave workers a choice: Loan us cash or lose your bonus

When the troubled Chinese property giant Evergrande was starved for cash earlier this year, it turned to its own employees with a strong-arm pitch: Those...

China: Beijing owns stakes in ByteDance, Weibo domestic entities, records show

The Chinese government has taken stakes in Chinese entities owned by tech companies ByteDance and Sina Weibo, corporate records showed, amid a widening regulatory crackdown...

Chinese blogger charged with ‘defaming martyrs’ after border-clash posts

Chinese prosecutors formally charged a popular social media influencer with “defaming martyrs” on Monday, for suggesting the death toll of the China-India border clash was...

Rafale has caused worries in China’s camp, says IAF Chief | India News

BENGALURU: Asserting that India has made adequate deployments at the China border to deal with the ongoing conflict with Beijing, IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria on...

23 Indian sailors stuck in China to return on January 14: Mandaviya | India News

NEW DELHI: Twenty-three Indian sailors stuck in China will return on January 14, Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday. The cargo ship MV Jag...

WHO experts to wade into tricky territory in hunt for coronavirus’ origins

Beijing: A year after the outbreak started, WHO experts are due in China for a highly politicised visit to explore the origins of the coronavirus,...

View: UN Security Council membership is a card India must play to its advantage

India’s entry into the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) this new year is going to be immensely significant, coming at a time when its Himalayan...

China uses Huawei cameras to spy on African Union headquarters

NEW DELHI: A sensational report has emerged that alleged Chinese hackers had been obtaining security camera footage from inside the African Union (AU) headquarters building...

70 Sino-Indian events as good as cancelled

NEW DELHI: Celebrations planned for the 70th anniversary of India and China establishing diplomatic ties has practically being abandoned following tensions along the line of...

WHO to sift Chinese samples, data in hunt for virus origins

FALKENSEE, GERMANY: A German scientist who is part of a small team of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to investigate the origins of...

Our Indo-Pacific approach is based on cooperation and collaboration: India tells UN

United Nations: India has said its concept of the Indo-Pacific is “inclusive” in nature and is based on cooperation and collaboration, given the need for...

U.S. sanctions 14 Chinese officials over Hong Kong; Beijing says it will retaliate

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: The United States imposed financial sanctions and a travel ban on 14 Chinese officials over their alleged role in Beijing‘s disqualification last month of...

Joe Biden expected to lower rhetoric on China but continue to deal firmly against Beijing’s aggression

NEW DELHI: The incoming Joe Biden administration is expected to lower the rhetoric on China but continue to deal firmly against Beijing’s aggression including backing...

Pakistan: Pakistan maintains stoic silence over controversial picture of Prophet in Chinese state-run TV

New Delhi: In a major embarassment Chinese state-run television has broadcast a controversial picture of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad but Beijing’s all-weather ally Pakistan is maintaining...

How global demand for hair products is linked to forced labor

For the past decade, Mikayla Lowe Davis has been braiding and styling hair for her customers. “The first thing people see a lot of times...

China is on a construction binge and that’s good news for the global economy

By Matt Phillips The coronavirus pandemic forced China to bring industrial activity to a halt earlier this year, but the country is revving its engines...

India needs to copy China better if it wants to be the next manufacturing powerhouse

By Reuben Abraham If India only reforms when under pressure, then now should be a moment for big changes: Gross domestic product contracted nearly 24%...

China doesn’t need 125,000 miles of track

By David Fickling The building of China’s high-speed rail network counts as one of the greatest transportation success stories so far this century. That doesn’t...

Over two dozen companies pledge $1.5 billion to set up mobile-phone factories in India

India’s latest set of incentives to entice businesses moving away from China seem to be working, with companies from Samsung Electronics Co. to Apple Inc.’s...

View: Why did China’s ambassador engage publicly with Indian interlocutors?

By Kanwal Sibal With the ongoing Chinese aggression in Ladakh, why China’s ambassador chose to engage publicly with some Indian interlocutors in an event organised...

Want to push for continued advancement of China-Nepal ties: President Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said he wants to push for a continued advancement of ties with Nepal amidst Beijing‘s sustained forays to shore...

China insists on package solution for dispute with Bhutan | India News

NEW DELHI: Seeking to justify its claim over the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in eastern Bhutan, China Tuesday said it “advocates a package solution” to resolve...

How Russia’s ‘Quiet Diplomacy’ helped in reducing tensions between Delhi and Beijing

NEW DELHI: Russia played a low-key, but useful, role in reducing tensions between New Delhi and Beijing that contributed to the release of the 10...

Government warns China of ‘consequences’ | India News

NEW DELHI: India warned China on Thursday that failure to implement the disengagement understanding on the LAC in eastern Ladakh would have consequences as a...

New coronavirus cases: China, Korea report new infections; Trump wants less testing

BEIJING: China and South Korea reported new coronavirus cases Sunday in outbreaks that threatened to set back their recovery, while President Donald Trump said he...