Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 30 Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold his first summit with US counterpart Donald Trump in Florida next week during which the two leaders are expected to set the...

Mar 30, 2017 3:52 PM | Newsscroll

China to build new scientific observation station in Tibet

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 30 China will build a new observation station in Tibet to assist research and monitoring of the ecological system in the southeast of the autonomous region.The station,...

Mar 30, 2017 3:25 PM | Newsscroll

Hong Kong activist jailed over Umbrella Movement protest

Hong Kong, Mar 30 A Hong Kong democracy activist was jailed today over Umbrella Movement mass protests while nine more campaigners face charges, as fears grow that freedoms are under threat in the...

Mar 30, 2017 3:22 PM | Newsscroll

China's Xi to meet Trump in Mar-a-Lago on April 6-7

Beijing, Mar 30 Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump will meet for the first time on April 6-7 at the latter's Florida resort, China's foreign ministry announced today.The future...

Mar 30, 2017 2:59 PM | Newsscroll

16 held for blast in residential building in China

Beijing, Mar 30 Sixteen people were detained today in connection with an explosion in a residential building in northern China that claimed five lives, local police said.The explosion in Inner...

Mar 30, 2017 12:18 PM | Newsscroll

India using Kashmir to oppose Silk Road project: Chinese media

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 30 India sees China's Silk Road initiative as a geopolitical competition and is using the Kashmir issue as an "unfounded excuse" to oppose the ambitious project, Chinese...

Mar 30, 2017 11:47 AM | Newsscroll

Turkey's Abeylegesse stripped of world, Olympic medals

Paris, Mar 29 Turkish runner Elvan Abeylegesse was today stripped of two Olympic silver medals and one world silver after a re-analysis of an in-competition doping test dating back to 2007.The...

Mar 29, 2017 10:39 PM | Newsscroll

China coal imports from North Korea surge in February

Beijing, Mar 29 The value of China's coal imports from North Korea surged nearly 40 per cent in February, official data shows -- the same month Beijing vowed to suspend the trade over Pyongyang's...

Mar 29, 2017 9:54 PM | Newsscroll

Chinese firm sacks employee who insulted Indian flag

New Delhi, Mar 29 Chinese mobile phone company Oppo today said it has fired the employee who insulted the Indian flag at its Noida factory premises yesterday."We have zero tolerance for such matters...

Mar 29, 2017 9:03 PM | Newsscroll

China building helicopter carrier, amphibious assault ships

From K J M VarmaBeijing, Mar 29 China is building a new generation of large amphibious assault vessels, including a helicopter carrier, to strengthen its powerful navy as it plays a more dominant...

Mar 29, 2017 8:25 PM | Newsscroll