Tag: Communist Party of China

Xi Jinping meets top military officials in Lhasa; highlights lasting stability and prosperity in Tibet

Chinese President Xi Jinping underlined the importance of long-term stability and prosperity in Tibet during a meeting with top military officials in Lhasa, the state...

Chinese President Xi Jinping makes maiden visit to Tibetan town bordering Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a rare visit to Nyingchi, a strategically located border town close to Arunachal Pradesh, during his first visit to...

CPEC delays force China to change strategy in Pakistan

China is looking to expand its cooperation in Pakistan beyond federal and state-level governments and engage with various political parties in the neighbouring countries to...

China’s new defence law expands power of its military headed by Xi Jinping

Beijing: China has revised its National Defence Law, expanding the power of its armed forces headed by President Xi Jinping to mobilise military and civilian...

China plays down its top official’s visit to Nepal amid political crisis

China on Thursday played down the significance of the visit of a top official of the ruling Communist Party of China to Nepal to unite...

China to hold Parliament session in March to approve key plans

BEIJING: China will hold its annual Parliament session on March 5 next year to approve a host of key laws, including the 14th Five-Year Plan...

US committed to Indo-Pacific strategy despite change of presidency, says outgoing NSA

NEW DELHI: The United States – as a Pacific power – will remain committed to its Indo-Pacific strategy, notwithstanding a change of Presidency, and will...

China cannot be separated from world, says Xi, highlighting new development plan

Beijing: China cannot be separated from the world in achieving development as both need each other for prosperity, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday as...

Biden may bring respite to China-US ‘Cold War’, but rivalry to continue: Chinese observers

Beijing: The victory of Joe Biden in the US presidential election may provide a respite to China from President Donald Trump‘s declaration of the “Cold...

China can no longer rely on old model of development, time for change: Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that China can no longer rely on its previous economic development model of depending on global exports and must...

China, US economic ‘decoupling’ not realistic, a ‘lose-lose’ plan: Top Chinese official

Beijing: Deriding the talk of “decoupling” of trade and economic ties between China and the US as a “lose-lose” plan, a senior Chinese official on...

China grants $90 million to Sri Lanka after visit by top official

COLOMBO: China announced Sunday that it was providing a $90 million grant to Sri Lanka, two days after the island nation’s president sought help from...

France becomes epicentre of anti-Chinese protests in Europe as global anger against CCP rises

NEW DELHI: France in Western Europe has witnessed maximum protests against China in the past week reflecting growing anger on the streets of key world...

Stung by borders reverses and military setbacks, China accuses India of playing the Tibet card

New Delhi: A rattled China on the defensive due to the military setbacks on the border has now accused India of playing the Tibet card....

US further restricts Chinese diplomats travel, meetings

Washington: The Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up its battle with China by further restricting the ability of Chinese diplomats to travel, hold meetings with...

Xi calls for building ‘new modern socialist’ Tibet, favours Tibetan Buddhism’s ‘sinicisation’

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for building a “new modern socialist” Tibet, constructing an “impregnable wall” against separatism in the sensitive Himalayan region...

US suspends extradition and tax agreements with Hong Kong

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Wednesday suspended or terminated three bilateral agreements with Hong Kong covering extradition and tax exemptions, the latest in a series...

Chinese Communist Party more assertive, demanding & confrontational: US-Europe report

NEW DELHI: A report titled Dealing with the Dragon: China as a Transatlantic Challenge by top US and European think tanks has cautioned that Chinese...

Russian support for India vis a vis China is rooted in history of Khrushchev and Mao

NEW DELHI: Russia’s position vis-a-vis Chinas belligerence in Eurasia particularly along in the Himalayan frontiers adjoining India dates back to 1950s when then Soviet leader...

United States Senate: Senators introduce bill to allow Americans to sue China over COVID-19 pandemic

Washington: Some half-a-dozen influential Republican lawmakers on Monday introduced a legislation in the Senate to allow Americans to sue China in federal court for its...

Proud of India for standing up to Chinese aggression: US Senator

WASHINGTON: A top US Senator has praised the Indian government for standing up to Chinese aggression in a border dispute, hoping this would prompt other...

Indians have done their best to respond to China’s ‘incredibly aggressive actions’: Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Indians have done their best to respond to China’s “incredibly aggressive actions”, asserting that Beijing...

As China asserts its dominance over post-pandemic world, countries unite against Beijing’s ‘bully tactics’

WASHINGTON DC: Chinese President Xi Jinping has apparently decided that this is the right time to assert dominance and territorial expansionism when the global economies...

Hong Kongers scrub social media history in face of security law

Hong Kong: Hong Kongers are scrubbing their social media accounts, deleting chat histories and mugging up on cyber privacy as China‘s newly imposed security law...

Galwan Valley: ‘China feels vulnerable about borders, but may not escalate Galwan’

Rana Mitter is director of Oxford University’s China Centre and professor of the history and politics of modern China. Speaking to TOI’s Srijana Mitra Das,...