WASHINGTON: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Sunday that President Joe Biden has asked his team to look at the option of lifting some tariffs on China that were put into place by former President Donald Trump, to combat the current high inflation. "We are looking at it. In...
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...
Lhasa: China has intensified appropriation of Tibet’s intangible cultural heritage on one hand while trying to Sinicize Tibetan language, culture, education and heritage. Tibet Rights Collective (TRC) reported that attempts to appropriate some aspects of Tibetan culture while destroying others are to be seen as China’s attempts to present to...
Taiwan and the United States are expected to start their annual security talks this week, discussing the best weapons and strategies for the self-ruled island to deal with Beijing as tensions mount across the Taiwan Strait. The talks – to begin in Washington on Wednesday – come after Chinese Defence...
New Delhi: The US surpassed China to become India's top trading partner in 2021-22, reflecting strengthening economic ties between the two countries.According to the data of the commerce ministry, in 2021-22, the bilateral trade between the US and India stood at $119.42 billion as against $80.51 billion in 2020-21. Exports...
Beijing: China's automobile exports went up 39.4 percent year on year in the first four months of this year, data from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers showed. A total of 723,000 vehicles were exported during the period, of which passenger car exports soared 39.1 percent year on year to...
Dozens of countries voiced concern Tuesday at alleged abuses in China’s Xinjiang region, and demanded that the UN rights chief publish a long-delayed report on the rights situation there. “We continue to be gravely concerned about the human rights situation in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region,” Paul Bekkers, the Dutch ambassador...
Beijing: China on Tuesday insisted that it is still India's biggest trade partner in 2021-22 as per its figures and attributed the "disparity" to different methods of calculating the trade volume by New Delhi and Beijing while referring to reports that the US has unseated it to take the...
TORONTO: China has shown a “pattern of coercive diplomacy, irresponsible state-backed cyber activity, and theft of international property and sensitive technology”, and such “violations of rules and norms cannot be tolerated”, Canada’s Minister of National Defence Anita Anand has said. Anand made these comments at the plenary session of the...
In order to tackle negative population growth, the Chinese government has begun forcing its citizens to marry early and have at least three children. The decision has been opposed by parents as most would-be parents claim they cannot provide enough financial security to take care of three children, according to ANI....