Ex-Chinese official sentenced to life for organising

prostitutionBeijing, Aug 15 A former Chinese lawmaker and hotel magnate was today sentenced to life for organising prostitution, collusive tendering and bribery.Liang Yaohui, owner of a five-star...

Aug 15, 2017 7:38 PM | Newsscroll

China runners brave gawps, pollution and deadly driving

Shanghai, Aug 15 A group of elderly Chinese joggers are pounding along a deserted motorway when suddenly a taxi ploughs into the back of them, knocking them over like skittles.At least one person...

Aug 15, 2017 1:22 PM | Newsscroll

Pak to back China on issues concerning Beijing's core

interests: PrezIslamabad, Aug 14 Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain today assured his country's firm support to China on issues concerning Beijing's 'core interests' as he met with visiting Chinese...

Aug 14, 2017 9:08 PM | Newsscroll

Aisa-Pacific will need 2.53 lakh pilots in 20 yrs: Boeing

Beijing, Aug 14 More than 2.53 lakh new pilots will be required in the next 20 years for the surging Asia-Pacific aviation market, American aeronautic giant Boeing said here today.The Asia-Pacific,...

Aug 14, 2017 5:32 PM | Newsscroll

China closes Brahmaputra Canyon due to safety concerns

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 13 The scenic area of Brahmaputra Grand Canyon in Tibet, known as the world's deepest canyon, has been temporarily closed to visitors due to safety concerns following...

Aug 13, 2017 2:51 PM | Newsscroll

New generation of Chinese maglev train completes pilot run

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 13 A new generation of Chinese middle-to-low-speed magnetically levitated train has completed a test run in Shanghai and is expected to enter the market in a year, an...

Aug 13, 2017 2:40 PM | Newsscroll

India takes up with China complaint of Chinese airline

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 13 India has taken up with China a complaint filed by an Indian passenger alleging misbehaviour with Indians at the Shanghai Pudong international airport by the staff of a...

Aug 13, 2017 11:17 AM | Newsscroll

China earthquake: Death toll rises to 24

Chengdu [China], August 12 : The death toll in an earthquake that struck China's Sichuan Province last week has risen to 24. The number of injured has increased to 500 in the 7.0...

Aug 11, 2017 11:02 PM | Newsscroll

Alibaba enters China's housing rental market

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 12 China's e-commerce giant Alibaba has signed an agreement with its home city government in Zhejiang province to use the company's technology to create an online system...

Aug 12, 2017 5:47 PM | Newsscroll

Xi asks Trump to avoid heightening tension with North Korea

By Lalit K Jha and K J M VarmaWashington/Beijing, Aug 12 Chinese President Xi Jinping today asked his US counterpart Donald Trump to avoid remarks and actions that could escalate the already-tense...

Aug 12, 2017 5:16 PM | Newsscroll