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Mar 05, 2019
China hikes defence budget by 7.5 percent to $177.61 billion; country second highest spender in worldChina, 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.
Jan 02, 2019
Taiwan's reunification with China 'inevitable', warns Xi Jinping; claims Beijing won't give up use of military forceXi'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.
Dec 06, 2018
US claims 800,000 to 2 million people from religious minorities detained in Chinese internment campsAn 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.
Aug 17, 2018
China sacks regional and local officials as vaccine scandal involving pharmaceutical firm Changsheng Biotechnology mountsChina 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.
Jul 08, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Chinese companies snap up sponsorship deals as corruption deters Western corporationsFIFA'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.
Jun 26, 2018
China's acquisition of Sri Lankan Hambantota port highlights 'debt trap' to gain influence around world, says reportChina'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.
Jun 04, 2018
US marks anniversary of 1989 Tiananmen protests, urges China to disclose number of deaths; Beijing hits backChina lashed out at the United States after it marked the anniversary of Tiananmen protests by urging Beijing to disclose casualty numbers in the crackdown.
May 03, 2018
High powered US-China trade talks in Beijing intensely focused on bitter rivalry over cutting edge technologyA 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.
Apr 26, 2018
India-China trade witnesses 15% rise to $ 22.1 bn in Jan-Mar quarterAfter 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
Apr 24, 2018
Taiwan will practise thwarting Chinese 'invasion' through live-fire drill in JuneTaiwan 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.