Philippines says China wants to survey seas to its east

Manila, Mar 30 The Philippines said today that China wants to survey potentially resource-rich seas off the country's northeast coast but Manila will agree only if a Filipino scientist is allowed to...

Mar 30, 2017 4:01 PM | Newsscroll

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

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

Menthol declines on reduced offtake

New Delhi, Mar 30 Menthol prices were trading down by Rs 5 per kg in the national capital today owing to reduced offtake by consuming units amid adequate stocks.Also, increased arrivals from...

Mar 30, 2017 2:41 PM | Newsscroll

Minor on-ground accident between two planes in Singapore

From Gurdip SinghSingapore, Mar 30 Hundreds of passengers on-board two planes had a miraculous escape when the wing of one aircraft came in contact with another while both were taxiing for take-off...

Mar 30, 2017 1:44 PM | Newsscroll

Shares in China's Fosun drop after management reshuffle

Shanghai, Mar 30 Shares related to Fosun Group, one of China's biggest private companies and owner of Club Med, slumped today after a turbulent week in which it announced a profit surge but also the...

Mar 30, 2017 1:07 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

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad

Washington, Mar 29 A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to...

Mar 30, 2017 12:52 AM | Newsscroll

'Westinghouse bankruptcy unlikely to impact Indo-US N-deal'

From Lalit K JhaWashington, Mar 29 US nuclear giant Westinghouse's bankruptcy filing is unlikely to have an impact on the commercial implementation of the Indo-US civil nuclear deal, but India needs...

Mar 29, 2017 10:24 PM | Newsscroll