US lawmakers to hold hearing on Chinese role behind IP thefts

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 25 Two influential US lawmakers will hold a hearing into the "blatant acts of thievery" of technology and systems designed in America, amid concern over alleged...

Aug 25, 2017 9:50 AM | Newsscroll

Second academic journal pressed to censor China content

Beijing, Aug 22 A second academic journal has received requests to censor content in China, following an international outcry after Cambridge University Press temporarily agreed to block sensitive...

Aug 22, 2017 7:03 PM | Newsscroll

Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure

Beijing, Aug 21 Scholars have started an online petition to urge Cambridge University Press to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles removed from its website in China after a request...

Aug 21, 2017 12:51 PM | Newsscroll

China installs high-definition cameras along Great Wall

(PTI8_20_2017_000039B)Beijing, Aug 20 China has installed over 300 high- definition cameras along the iconic Great Wall after growing incidents of vandalism, including by foreigners, who scratch...

Aug 20, 2017 12:48 PM | Newsscroll

Widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate reappears in video

Beijing, Aug 19 The widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has resurfaced in an online video, weeks after her friends raised concerns about her fate at the hands of the authorities.Liu Xia...

Aug 19, 2017 1:16 PM | Newsscroll

US formally initiates investigation of China

From Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 19 US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has formally initiated an investigation of China's intellectual property practices under Section 301 of the Trade Act of...

Aug 19, 2017 10:34 AM | Newsscroll

China warns Washington against 'trade war'

Beijing, Aug 17 China's government today warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing.A foreign...

Aug 17, 2017 4:51 PM | Newsscroll

China rejects US criticism on religious freedom

Beijing, Aug 16 China today denied violations of religious freedom after the United States accused Beijing of persecuting Christians, Muslims, Falun Gong members and Tibetan Buddhists in an annual...

Aug 16, 2017 7:43 PM | Newsscroll

China to promote Ayurvedic medical science in Nepal

By Shirish B PradhanKathmandu, Aug 16 Visiting Chinese Vice-Premier, Wang Yang, today pledged full support to Nepal for the development and promotion of Ayurvedic medical system in the Himalayan...

Aug 16, 2017 7:42 PM | Newsscroll

China announces USD 1 million assistance for flood-hit Nepal

By Shirish B PradhanKathmandu, Aug 15 China today announced USD 1 million assistance to flood-hit Nepal as the country's Vice Premier Wang Yang held talks with his Nepalese counterpart on ways to...

Aug 15, 2017 3:23 PM | Newsscroll