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A New World Order? What Xi Jinping’s visit to Saudi Arabia means for India and the world
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A New World Order? What Xi Jinping’s visit to Saudi Arabia means for India and the world

China’s Xi Jinping is visiting Saudi Arabia for two days where energy cooperation will be the prime focus. The visit assumes significance as it comes amid strained ties between Riyadh and Washington over oil production, the Ukraine war and human rights violations

Viral video: China tests flying cars with 'magnetic' technology
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Viral video: China tests flying cars with 'magnetic' technology

The researchers performed a road test for modified passenger cars that used magnets to make the vehicles float in the air in China's Sichuan.

All burnt out: How China is grappling with the hottest heatwave in six decades
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All burnt out: How China is grappling with the hottest heatwave in six decades

China's worst heatwave has forced authorities to shut down factories for five days in an attempt to conserve electricity. The Asian giant has also imposed rotating blackouts in different areas and instructed people not to use their air-conditioners above the 26 degree Celsius-mark

Is China building a second bridge at Pangong Tso? Here's what we know
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Is China building a second bridge at Pangong Tso? Here's what we know

Satellite imagery has revealed that the Chinese troops are building a 450-metre-long bridge on their side at the Pangong Tso. The new construction, parallel to another one, is reportedly over 20 km from the Line of Actual Control

Chinese plane with 133 aboard crashes near Wuzhou city; no report on casualty yet
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Chinese plane with 133 aboard crashes near Wuzhou city; no report on casualty yet

According to social media posts, a China Eastern Airlines flight MU5735 from Kunming to Guangzhou went missing earlier in the day

China battles worst COVID-19 outbreak in two years as cases double in 24 hours
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China battles worst COVID-19 outbreak in two years as cases double in 24 hours

A fast-spreading variant known as 'stealth omicron' is testing China’s zero-tolerance strategy, which had kept the virus at bay since its initial outbreak in early 2020

Russia-Ukraine conflict: How China finds itself in a tight spot
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: How China finds itself in a tight spot

Russia has reportedly asked China for military equipment and economic aid, as it finds itself increasingly isolated over the invasion of Ukraine. But can Beijing show more support to Vladimir Putin?

China locks down over 17.5 million people in business center of Shenzhen to fight COVID-19 surge
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China locks down over 17.5 million people in business center of Shenzhen to fight COVID-19 surge

The number of new COVID-19 cases in an outbreak in China's northeast tripled Sunday and authorities tightened control on access to Shanghai in the east, suspending bus service to the city and requiring a virus test for anyone who wants to enter.

Chinese real estate behemoth Evergrande, one other firm default on $1.6 billion in bonds
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Chinese real estate behemoth Evergrande, one other firm default on $1.6 billion in bonds

Following the development, Fitch Ratings agency has downgraded the Evergrande’s status to ‘restricted default rating’

Want to tame the Dragon? India must first bust the ‘One China’ myth
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Want to tame the Dragon? India must first bust the ‘One China’ myth

Time has come for India to start questioning China’s forcible occupation of Tibet, Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia, and most importantly, give Taiwan a diplomatic high-five.

Chinese economy slows as government reconfigures growth formula to control debt
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Chinese economy slows as government reconfigures growth formula to control debt

For China, the Bank of America cut its full-year forecast from 8 percent to 7.7 percent, and slashed next year’s outlook from 5.3 percent to just 4 percent

LAC Dispatch: New Guwahati-Tawang Axis to come up in 2 years; surveillance tech in focus
India

LAC Dispatch: New Guwahati-Tawang Axis to come up in 2 years; surveillance tech in focus

The planned 180-km long western axis will be an alternative route to the existing Balipara-Charduar-Tawang (BCT) axis and run parallel to it.

'Doomed to fail': China slams Quad ahead of first in-person summit in the US
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'Doomed to fail': China slams Quad ahead of first in-person summit in the US

The Quad summit is taking place amidst China's aggressive behaviour in the resource-rich South China Sea.

Bitcoin tumbles after China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal
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Bitcoin tumbles after China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

The price of Bitcoin fell more than 9 percent, to $41,085, in the hours after the announcement, as did most other crypto tokens. Ethereum skidded almost 10 percent, falling from $3,100 to around $2,800

Why British Parliament banned Chinese ambassador from entering its premises
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Why British Parliament banned Chinese ambassador from entering its premises

Zheng Zeguang was due to attend a talk but was told he wouldn't be allowed owing to the imposition of sanctions on British MPs by Beijing

Xi Jinping chases 'rejuvenation of the great Chinese nation' with control of tycoons, society
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Xi Jinping chases 'rejuvenation of the great Chinese nation' with control of tycoons, society

Beijing has launched anti-monopoly and data security crackdowns to tighten its control over internet giants, including e-commerce platform Alibaba Group and games and social media operator Tencent Holdings Ltd

Afghan crisis likely on 13th BRICS summit agenda, indicates China
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Afghan crisis likely on 13th BRICS summit agenda, indicates China

The BRICS countries already had 'communication and coordination' on the Afghan issue at the meeting of their National Security Advisors, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin noted

Xi Jinping makes rare visit to Nyingchi bordering Arunachal Pradesh
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Xi Jinping makes rare visit to Nyingchi bordering Arunachal Pradesh

Nyingchi is a prefecture-level city in Tibet that is adjacent to the Arunachal Pradesh border

Cost-saving: China's premier calls for total ban on new govt buildings
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Cost-saving: China's premier calls for total ban on new govt buildings

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for a complete halt to construction of new government buildings, training centres and hotels.