In his criticism of Communist Party leadership, Xu opposed the removal of presidential term limits, which will allow Xi Jinping to stay in the post after 2023.
Markets end on flat note: Sensex erases early gains after a choppy session, Nifty slips; M&M top loser
Sensex ended marginally lower after a choppy session on Friday as investors weighed the fiscal impact of the government''s economic stimulus.
New coronavirus cases in China continue to fall under 2,000 for second day as toll passes 2,000; Xi Jinping says disease prevention at 'a critical time'
New virus cases in China continued to fall Wednesday, with 1,749 new infections and 136 new deaths announced after China's leader said disease prevention and control was at 'a critical time'.
Chinese doctor and director of hospital in Wuhan, epicentre of coronavirus outbreak in China, dies from virus
The head of a leading hospital in China’s central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday, state television said, becoming the second prominent Chinese doctor to have succumbed to the pathogen.
Coronavirus toll in China rises to 1,868, country sees 1,886 new confirmed cases; health report says 80% of recent cases of infection were mild
Mainland China reported 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths for a total of 1,868 in its update Tuesday, following a report that 80 percent of cases have been mild, prompting guarded optimism from health officials.
China sees rise in coronavirus cases with 105 deaths, toll stands at 1,770; Xi Jinping under fire for knowing about virus weeks before alerting public
In China's Hubei province, where the coronavirus outbreak began in December, 2019, all vehicle traffic will be banned in another containment measure.
Leaked Chinese documents reveal details of crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, says NYT report
Human rights groups and outside experts say more than one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities have been rounded up in a network of internment camps across the far-western Xinjiang region of China
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
It was also the first time in over a year that the PLA local garrison has been involved in the public community work.
Jacinda Ardern to cut short her first, long-pending China trip in wake of Christchurch terror attack, to spend 2 days in Beijing
Ardern said she would travel to Beijing on Sunday then hold a full day of meetings on Monday with the leaders of New Zealand's largest trading partner, including President Xi Jinping, before returning home the next day
China hikes defence budget by 7.5 percent to $177.61 billion; country second highest spender in world
China, the world's second largest military spender after the US, Tuesday announced a 7.5 percent increase in its defence budget for this year, hiking it to a whopping $177.61 billion, over three times that of India.
Taiwan's reunification with China 'inevitable', warns Xi Jinping; claims Beijing won't give up use of military force
Xi's comments provoked a swift rebuke from Taipei, where President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan's people would never willingly give up the kind of democratic freedoms unseen on the mainland.
US claims 800,000 to 2 million people from religious minorities detained in Chinese internment camps
An estimated 800,000 to 2 million religious minorities are currently being detained in internment camps in China, the Trump Administration has told lawmakers, who have expressed serious concerns over the massive human rights violations there.
China sacks regional and local officials as vaccine scandal involving pharmaceutical firm Changsheng Biotechnology mounts
China has been struggling to shore up public confidence in the pharmaceutical sector following revelations that a major Chinese manufacturer of rabies vaccines was found to have fabricated records and it has sacked a dozen provincial and local officials and vowed to punish a pharmaceutical firm.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Chinese companies snap up sponsorship deals as corruption deters Western corporations
FIFA's corruption scandal has put a damper on their appeal, with many western companies unwilling to invest. However, this gap is quickly being filled by Chinese companies.
China's acquisition of Sri Lankan Hambantota port highlights 'debt trap' to gain influence around world, says report
China's acquisition of the strategic Hambantota port from Sri Lanka has given it "control of a territory" just a few hundred miles off the shores of India, highlighting its "debt trap" and ambitious use of loans to gain influence around the world, a media report has said.
US marks anniversary of 1989 Tiananmen protests, urges China to disclose number of deaths; Beijing hits back
China lashed out at the United States after it marked the anniversary of Tiananmen protests by urging Beijing to disclose casualty numbers in the crackdown.
High powered US-China trade talks in Beijing intensely focused on bitter rivalry over cutting edge technology
A high-powered U.S. delegation arrived in Beijing for talks with Chinese officials aimed at defusing the tensions, though analysts say they appear unlikely to yield a breakthrough given the two sides' intensifying rivalry in strategic technologies, where China lags behind the U.S.
After hitting historic high of $84.44 billion last year, China's trade with India saw a robust growth in the first quarter this year, with bilateral trade netting $22.1 billion, up 15.4 percent year-on-year, a top Chinese official said on Thursday
Taiwan will practice thwarting a Chinese "invasion" in annual live-fire drills in June, simulating surprise coastal assaults to reflect increased military threats from Beijing, officials said on Tuesday.