UK's last governor demands China honour its word to HK

London, Jun 26 The world is watching Hong Kong as a "test case" of whether Chinese promises mean anything, Britain's last governor said ahead of the 20th anniversary of his tearful departure from...

Jun 26, 2017 8:07 PM | Newsscroll

Ready to wait some more time for India to join BRI: China

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 26 China today said it is ready to wait some more time for India to shed its "misgivings" and join the Belt and Road Initiative, a pet project of Chinese President Xi...

Jun 26, 2017 6:56 PM | Newsscroll

China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison

Shanghai, Jun 26 Australian and Chinese staff of a casino company pleaded guilty today to charges relating to gambling, and 16 were sentenced to nine or 10 months in prison, the company and an...

Jun 26, 2017 2:56 PM | Newsscroll

In talks with India over Mansarovar pilgrimage issue: China

Beijing, Jun 26 China today said it was in talks with India over the denial of entry to 47 Indian pilgrims who were scheduled to travel to Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet through the Nathu-la pass in...

Jun 26, 2017 2:54 PM | Newsscroll

China sentences 3 Australian Crown Resorts staff to prison

Shanghai, Jun 26 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company on Monday pleaded guilty to charges relating to gambling and the three Australians were sentenced to nine or 10 months'...

Jun 26, 2017 11:14 AM | Newsscroll

Hong Kong activists stage China protest ahead of Xi visit

Hong Kong, Jun 26 Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters today draped a black flag over a statue symbolising the city's return to China by Britain, days before a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20...

Jun 26, 2017 7:03 AM | Newsscroll

China's Xi to attend Hong Kong handover anniversary

Beijing, Jun 25 President Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong this week to celebrate 20 years since the former British colony's return to China, state media confirmed today, a trip that will stoke...

Jun 25, 2017 5:12 PM | Newsscroll

15 killed, 120 missing as landslide buries mountain village in China

(EDS: Updating with fresh toll)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 24 At least 15 people were killed and over 100 others remained missing after a mountain village was today buried under tonnes of rocks...

Jun 25, 2017 12:09 AM | Newsscroll

Berlin gives celebrity welcome to 2 giant pandas from China

Berlin, Jun 24 Two giant pandas Meng Meng and Jiao Qing received a celebrity welcome today in Berlin from the German capital's mayor and the Chinese ambassador after they safely weathered a long...

Jun 24, 2017 11:20 PM | Newsscroll

Six killed, over 100 missing as landslide buries mountain

village in China(EDS: Updating with fresh inputs)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 24 At least six people were killed and over 100 others remained missing after a mountain village was today buried under...

Jun 24, 2017 7:56 PM | Newsscroll