Jakarta: The joint combat exercise between Indonesia and US held this month has reminded China that it can’t afford to ignore Jakarta which is strategically critical to the Indo-Pacific region.Under the banners of 14 nations, the 16th annual Garuda Shield exercise, the cornerstone of the military partnership between the...
Hong Kong: With no sincerity in its effort to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, China, which is the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, has now started deriding the landmark climate legislation of the United States signed into law by President Joe Biden in the third week of August,...
Beijing: A "severe" heatwave has gripped China and consequently, the drought is putting the autumn harvests at risk, Chinese state media reported.Economists are concerned about the impact of a lasting drought on autumn harvest, which accounts for 75 per cent of China's total grain output. The harvesting time is...
Beijing: Amid the worsening COVID-19 situation in China, local authorities have announced that mass testing will be conducted in Chongqing's central area from Wednesday.The announcement was made on Tuesday, China Daily reported. The southwestern municipality has over 32 million people in 38 districts and counties, and there are about...
Beijing , August 24 (ANI): Owing to the deep recession in China's property market, the inability of ailing property developers to convince homebuyers has left new cracks emerging in China's financial system, setting off fresh worries in Beijing and beyond.Thousands of homebuyers who have been waiting years for developers...
Kathmandu , August 22 (ANI): The Youth Department of Nepal’s Rashtriya Ekta Abhiyan held a protest rally demanding the revocation of the agreement on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the cancellation of the Muslim Commission, local media reported. The rally from Maitighar Mandal in Kathmandu to Naya Baneshwar...
Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma (Retd.), Distinguished Fellow, VIF August 22 It is said that Mandarin is a nuanced language, where multiple meanings can be drawn and where even the tone in which it is spoken can completely change the meaning. What Deng Xiaoping said in 1989-90 has had many versions,...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang took a dig at President Xi Jinping and the comments were censored on WeChat. Beijing displayed nuclear-capable missiles during Nancy Pelosi’s visit. Heatwaves and power shortages were observed across China. New unemployment data for July paints a grim picture for the Chinese economy. Chinascope gives...
China's smartphone market boom comes to an end as it registers a sharp decline in demand within the mainland and outside.As per the latest data, China's second-quarter smartphone shipments fell by 14.7 per cent, which is the fifth consecutive quarterly decline, Financial Post, an American-based publication reported.Analysts believe that...
The world’s biggest battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co and Toyota Motor Corp on 17 August announced factory closures as the impact of a drought-induced power crisis in China’s Sichuan province spreads, reported Bloomberg.Toyota Motor Corp shut a plant in the provincial capital of Chengdu and will keep operations...