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Amid India-Nepal spat over territory, China seeks to woo Bangladesh with massive tariff exemption, vows to help it deal with COVID-19
India

Amid India-Nepal spat over territory, China seeks to woo Bangladesh with massive tariff exemption, vows to help it deal with COVID-19

China's moves assume significance coming days after Dhaka completed the process of redrawing the country’s political map through a constitutional amendment that incorporated three strategically important Indian areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura, a move that could severely jolt relations with New Delhi.

Taiwan issue: China’s actions along LAC a dare to Narendra Modi govt as India readies for leadership role at WHO
India

Taiwan issue: China’s actions along LAC a dare to Narendra Modi govt as India readies for leadership role at WHO

There are no coincidences in geopolitics. The sudden flare-up in border tensions between India and China is not a matter of chance.

Oil bounces 8% from biggest one-day rout in 30 years on stimulus hopes, virus slowdown in China
Business

Oil bounces 8% from biggest one-day rout in 30 years on stimulus hopes, virus slowdown in China

On the demand side, the International Energy Agency said oil demand was set to contract in 2020 for the first time since 2009.

Coronavirus outbreak: 105 new deaths reported by Chinese authorities makes a total of 1,770 in two months
World

Coronavirus outbreak: 105 new deaths reported by Chinese authorities makes a total of 1,770 in two months

Japan now has 413 confirmed cases, including 355 from a quarantined cruise ship, and one death from the virus.

Coronavirus outbreak claims four lives in China; health authorities confirm illness spread through human-to-human transmission
World

Coronavirus outbreak claims four lives in China; health authorities confirm illness spread through human-to-human transmission

China has notified and maintained close communication with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other relevant countries and regions, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular news briefing.

Facebook blames technical error, issues apology for vulgar translation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name
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Facebook blames technical error, issues apology for vulgar translation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name

Facebook Inc on Saturday blamed a technical error for Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name appearing as 'Mr Shithole' in posts on its platform when translated into English from Burmese, apologising for any offence caused.

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs at cops on Sunday morning; China deploys People's Liberation Army to clear blocked roads
World

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs at cops on Sunday morning; China deploys People's Liberation Army to clear blocked roads

Fires blazed on the doorstep of a Hong Kong university into the early hours of Sunday as protesters hurled petrol bombs and police fired volleys of tear gas in some of the most dramatic scenes in more than five months of escalating violence

China deploys People's Liberation Army in Hong Kong for first time since pro-democracy protests began five months ago
World

China deploys People's Liberation Army in Hong Kong for first time since pro-democracy protests began five months ago

It was also the first time in over a year that the PLA local garrison has been involved in the public community work.

Chinese State-run media call for 'tougher line' on Hong Kong protests after Beijing announces plans to tighten control over semi-autonomous city
World

Chinese State-run media call for 'tougher line' on Hong Kong protests after Beijing announces plans to tighten control over semi-autonomous city

Chinese state-run media on Monday called for a 'tougher line' on democracy protesters in Hong Kong, after a weekend of violence following Beijing's plans to tighten control over the semi-autonomous city

China warns it won't tolerate dissent against Hong Kong's governing system as it lays out plans to boost patriotism in crisis-hit city
World

China warns it won't tolerate dissent against Hong Kong's governing system as it lays out plans to boost patriotism in crisis-hit city

China warned Friday it would not tolerate any challenge to Hong Kong's governing system, as it laid out plans to boost patriotism in the city and change how its leader is chosen or removed after months of pro-democracy protests

Hong Kong plunges into first recession since global financial crisis; protests, trade war take toll on financial hub
World

Hong Kong plunges into first recession since global financial crisis; protests, trade war take toll on financial hub

Clashes between protesters hurling bricks and petrol bombs at police wielding tear gas and rubber bullets have become a weekly occurrence, hammering Hong Kong's once-solid reputation for stability and safety.

Hong Kong democracy activists challenge emergency law in court which bans masks ahead of Halloween rally
World

Hong Kong democracy activists challenge emergency law in court which bans masks ahead of Halloween rally

Hong Kong democracy activists went to court on Thursday to challenge an emergency law that bans protesters from wearing masks, as demonstrators vowed to use Halloween parties to defy the restrictions once more

Hong Kong limps to normalcy after violent clashes; metro operations resume partially after suffering massive infrastructure damage
World

Hong Kong limps to normalcy after violent clashes; metro operations resume partially after suffering massive infrastructure damage

However, the rallies deteriorated into running clashes as night fell. Police fired tear gas and used baton charges in an attempt to disperse petrol bomb-throwing protesters in several locations across the Asian financial hub

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam announces ban on protesters wearing face masks, invokes emergency powers in bid to end unrest
World

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam announces ban on protesters wearing face masks, invokes emergency powers in bid to end unrest

Hong Kong's leader announced a ban Friday on protesters wearing face masks, invoking colonial-era emergency powers, in a bid to quell months of violent anti-government unrest

Hong Kong to discuss emergency laws including banning of face masks at rallies ahead of planned weekend protests
World

Hong Kong to discuss emergency laws including banning of face masks at rallies ahead of planned weekend protests

Hong Kong’s government is expected to discuss sweeping emergency laws on Friday that would include banning face masks at protests

Daily Bulletin: India to attend SAARC Council of ministers meeting; Amit Shah to hold meeting with BJP core group to decide on alliance in Maharashtra, Haryana; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: India to attend SAARC Council of ministers meeting; Amit Shah to hold meeting with BJP core group to decide on alliance in Maharashtra, Haryana; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: India to attend SAARC Council of ministers meeting; hold talks with foreign ministers of Quadrilateral; NCLT asks Jet lenders to release lifeline funds within 15 days; and more

With 50 million followers on Twitter, Narendra Modi continues to be most followed Indian; Obama leads world leaders with 108 mn followers
India

With 50 million followers on Twitter, Narendra Modi continues to be most followed Indian; Obama leads world leaders with 108 mn followers

Narendra Modi continues to be the most followed Indian on Twitter with his followers crossing 50 million mark on the microblogging site.

Chinese exports to United States fall by 16% in August as trade war with Washington takes toll
World

Chinese exports to United States fall by 16% in August as trade war with Washington takes toll

Both US and China have raised tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's imports in the fight over complaints about Beijing's trade surplus and technology development plans

Donald Trump accuses China of killing US economy with 'unfair trade deals' as tensions escalate over tariffs
World

Donald Trump accuses China of killing US economy with 'unfair trade deals' as tensions escalate over tariffs

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China’s economic and trade policies would ultimately benefit the American economy

'Who needs the G20?' Question gets louder in Osaka as US-China trade war dominates agenda
World

'Who needs the G20?' Question gets louder in Osaka as US-China trade war dominates agenda

US President Donald Trump's go-it-alone approach and widening global differences are overwhelming the G20 and raising questions about the relevance of the grouping, say analysts.