Beijing: China's quest for 'national identity' and to place Beijing at the helm of the global geopolitical ranking has taken an ugly shape as the ruling party continues their ill-treatment of Muslim minorities of Xinjiang and Tibetans residing in Tibet. Chinese Communist Party's ugly face of their repressions of Uyghur...
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...
With Chinese President Xi Jinping skipping a G-20 summit for the first time, Beijing is sending “deliberate signals” to India and the West by essentially downgrading its involvement in a key international forum, according to current and former officials and people familiar with Beijing’s thinking. Missing the summit, they said, conveys China’s...
Taking a veiled swipe at China and Pakistan, India slammed the attempts being made at blocking the “evidence-based” proposals to blacklist globally sanctioned terrorists in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Calling for urgent reforms of the top UN body, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj on...
Beijing: Even as the Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr has said that he will not allow the rights of his country to be “trampled upon,” China continues to block boats of the archipelago in Ayungin Shoal, in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea. Latest incidents suggest that despite...
The economic woes that China is currently facing, prompted fears that Beijing could in turn become more aggressive, and compensate by escalating the risk of a war with the US over Taiwan, Voice of America (VOA) reported citing experts who closely follow the US-China rivalry. Also, China’s economic slowdown —...
Geneva: Forty-seven countries voiced concern about abuses in China's far-western Xinjiang region, and demanded that the United Nations rights chief publish a long-delayed report on Uyghurs' repression. "We continue to be gravely concerned about the human rights situation in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region," Paul Bekkers, the Dutch ambassador to the...
In a radical step, a group of lawyers has knocked on the doors of the International Criminal Court (ICC) against China's increasing atrocities toward Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslim populations in the Xinjiang region. Subjecting minority groups to genocide, including mass arbitrary detention, forced labour, torture, forced sterilization, separation...
America's space agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has accused China of stealing unclassified American technology, ranging from military secrets to medical research. During a United States House Appropriations Committee hearing on May 17, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson accused the Chinese Communist Party of stealing the United States'...
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....