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South Korea’s Moon seeks to ‘normalise’ ties with China in first state visit

South Korea’s Moon seeks to ‘normalise’ ties with China in first state visit

Agencies: South Korean President Moon Jae-In hopes to “normalise” ties with giant neighbour China on his first state visit to the country this week, his office said on Monday, after Beijing was infuriated by a US missile system deployment. Seoul and Washington decided to install the powerful US THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system in the South […]

China Communist Party enshrines ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ in constitution

China Communist Party enshrines ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ in constitution

China Communist Party enshrines ‘Xi Jinping Thought’ in constitution BEIJING: China’s ruling Communist Party enshrined President Xi Jinping’s political thought into its constitution on Tuesday, putting him in the same company as the founder of modern China, Mao Zedong, and cementing his power ahead of a new top leadership line-up. The party unanimously passed the amendment to […]

Balochistan is well on path of Progress with improved security situation and CPEC Project

Balochistan is well on path of Progress with improved security situation and CPEC Project

Paris 23rd Sept, 2017. The Governor of Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai said that Balochistan was well on the path of Progress, peace, prosperity with the launch of CPEC and improved security situation in the province. He said that while taking to elders and notables of Pakistan community who called on him at Embassy in Paris […]

Pregnant woman’s suicide shocks China

Pregnant woman’s suicide shocks China

BEIJING: Ma Rongrong’s labour pains were unbearable. For hours she had begged for a C-section to ease her agony. After multiple requests were refused, she jumped five floors from a hospital window in northern China to her death. Ma’s family and her doctors have blamed each other for denying her the surgery that could have eased […]

China can’t ‘buy its way out’ of global problems: US

China can’t ‘buy its way out’ of global problems: US

By AFP SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA:  China cannot use its economic power to dodge its international responsibilities in the South China Sea and in deterring North Korea, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Monday. After talks in Australia, Tillerson insisted Washington wanted a productive relationship with Beijing, but said China must pull its weight on important […]

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan, saying everyone was welcome to join what he envisioned would be a path for peace and prosperity for the world. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt and Road initiative as a new way to boost development […]

China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

China called on Sunday for restraint and for no party to do anything to exacerbate tension after North Korea fired a ballistic missile in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons program. “Relevant Security Council resolutions have clear rules about North Korea using ballistic missile technology to carry out launches. China opposes relevant launch […]

Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for China

Freight train to leave Britain on long haul for China

By Reuters ENGLAND:  The first freight train to run from Britain to China was due to depart on Monday, carrying vitamins, baby products and other goods as Britain seeks to burnish its global trading credentials for when it leaves the European Union. The 7,500-mile journey from eastern England to eastern China will take three weeks, […]

AT STRATEGIC SHOAL, CHINA ASSERTS POWER THROUGH CONTROL, AND CONCESSIONS

AT STRATEGIC SHOAL, CHINA ASSERTS POWER THROUGH CONTROL, AND CONCESSIONS

SCARBOROUGH SHOAL – Far out in the South China Sea, where dark blue meets bright turquoise, a miles-long row of fishing boats anchor near Scarborough Shoal, backed by a small armada of coastguard projecting China’s power in Asia’s most disputed waters. China still calls the shots at the prime fishing spot and has boosted its […]

Brazil meat scandal: China and others lift ban

Brazil meat scandal: China and others lift ban

Image copyrightEPA Image captionChina and Hong Kong combined buy a quarter of Brazil’s red meat exports China has lifted a total ban on imports of Brazilian meat imposed over allegations that companies have been selling unsafe produce for years. Brazil’s Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi says the move follows a “giant effort” by officials to explain […]

China recovers $1.25bn from 2,566 fugitives

China recovers $1.25bn from 2,566 fugitives

REUTERS BEIJING: China has captured 2,566 fugitives who had fled to more than 90 countries and regions and recovered 8.6 billion yuan ($1.25 billion) of illicit funds from 2014 to 2016, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Among them, 1,283 turned themselves in or were persuaded to return to China, Xinhua reported, citing […]

China Telcom books 10pc profit fall, says 4G subscribers doubled

China Telcom books 10pc profit fall, says 4G subscribers doubled

China Telcom books 10pc profit fall, says 4G subscribers doubled  Agency Chinese state-owned telecommunications network operator China Telecom Corp Ltd on Tuesday reported net profit that fell 10.2 per cent last year due to a higher base of comparison, and said subscribers to its 4G mobile network doubled. Profit fell to 18 billion yuan ($2.61 […]

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