Tag: Xi Jinping

View: China is losing its charm with Britain

By Duncan Bartlett A year ago, Britain’s landmarks were thronging with Chinese tourists, as imports from China flooded into the UK. However, a mood of...

View: PM Narendra Modi signals a China reset

By Kanwal Sibal The gravity of the developing India-China conflict in Ladakh is apparent from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address. After days of consciously downplaying...

China reacting to India ties with Quad?

NEW DELHI: The Galwan clashes, the bloodiest India and China have ever experienced since at least 1975, shows the rising ferocity of the India-China engagement...

LAC face-off: 20 soldiers die in worst China clash in 53 years | India News

NEW DELHI: Twenty Indian soldiers, including a Colonel, were killed and several others grievously injured in a violent physical skirmish with Chinese troops in the...

India-China faceoff 2020: Why this border clash is different

Galwan valley, about sixty kilometres north of the city of Ladakh, is back in the spotlight — the latest flashpoint between India and China. In...

Cooperation not confrontation: Changing the rules of the China game

By Col(Dr) Divakaran Padma Kumar Pillay Any war deserves to be judged twice. First for the reasons that led to the fighting and second, for...

View: How LAC intrusions fit into larger Chinese strategic designs

It is unusual for Indian diplomats and generals to simultaneously engage with their Chinese counterparts, since matters relating to the contested boundary between the two...

China exonerates self in whitepaper on Covid-19, says virus first noticed on Dec 27

BEIJING: A beleaguered China on Sunday exonerated itself from the global allegations of delay in reporting the coronavirus outbreak, saying the virus was first noticed...

Eastern Ladakh standoff: Indian and Chinese armies hold Lt-General-level talks | India News

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese armies on Saturday held Lieutenant General-level talks in their first major attempt to resolve the month-long border standoff in eastern...

View: China doesn’t want a new world order. It wants this one.

By Vijay Gokhale China is in the midst of a fierce battle to salvage its reputation. Under fire for their part in the pandemic and...

Situation at Sino-India border stable, no need for ‘third party’ intervention: China | India News

BEIJING: China on Wednesday emphasised that there was no need for the intervention of a “third party” to resolve its current standoff with India as...

Top Army commanders to deliberate on situation in Eastern Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Top commanders of the Indian Army will carry out an in-depth review of the tense standoff between Indian and Chinese troops in several...

Chinese reaction may be a warning so that India sides with it on Covid, Taiwan, says ex-foreign secy Shyam Saran | India News

Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran was PM’s Special Envoy, and as National Security Advisory Board chairman carried out three extensive surveys to upgrade India’s border...

arms control treaty: Time running out on the last US-Russia nuclear arms treaty

WASHINGTON: Time is running out on an arms control treaty that, if it’s allowed to expire, will leave the world with no legal restrictions on...

India, China enhance military presence in Ladakh as tension mounts

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese armies rushed in additional troops in areas around Pangong Tso lake and Galwan Valley in Ladakh, signalling hardening of their...

Trump rules out renegotiating trade deal with China

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has ruled out renegotiating the trade deal with China and expressed disappointment over Beijing’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, which...

Chinese helicopters spotted along Sino-India border in Eastern Ladakh: Sources

NEW DELHI: Chinese helicopters were spotted flying close to the undemarcated border between India and China in Eastern Ladakh after around 250 soldiers of both...

Sino-India border clashes: China says its troops committed to uphold peace

BEIJING: China on Monday reacted guardedly to the recent clashes between the Chinese and Indian soldiers, saying its troops remained “committed to uphold peace and...

US imposes new rules on exports to China to keep them from its military

The United States said on Monday it will impose new restrictions on exports to China to keep semiconductor production equipment and other technology away from...

China’s GDP slump won’t bring about the stimulus Asia badly needs now

By Daniel Moss As bad as China‘s economic dive is, the slump is even more perilous for the rest of Asia. The region stands to...

China reports 30 new coronavirus cases; nine districts in Wuhan classified as ‘low-risk’

BEIJING: China has reported 30 new cases of the novel coronavirus, including five locally transmitted infections, even as nine of the 13 administrative districts of...

Trump casts doubt on Chinese coronavirus figures

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump cast doubt on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers, citing an intelligence report, accused...