US-China trade war: Here are the key points in the 'phase one' deal

Trump has promised that any deal would include a commitment from China for a massive increase in purchases of US farm products.

published on : 14th December 2019

China coy on 'BIG' trade deal announced by Donald Trump

 US President Donald Trump himself has blown hot and cold, repeatedly insisting that China needs a deal more than the United States does.

published on : 13th December 2019

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya's remarks on Hambantota Port quoted out of context: PM Mahinda

Gotabaya Rajapaksa had said that giving away the Hambantota Port to China on a 99-year lease was a mistake by the previous government headed by Maithripala Sirisena.

published on : 10th December 2019

India, China stand shoulder-to-shoulder to combat terror: Indian Army

The exercise aims to enrich both the contingents from each other's experience in counter-terrorism operations.

published on : 8th December 2019

Chinese slowdown could hit India’s crisis-hit economy further

Official Chinese data has it that its GDP fell to 6 per cent in the third quarter of this year, a multi-decade low, while profits for China’s firms fell some 9.9 per cent in October.

published on : 7th December 2019

World Bank to reduce lending to China

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told US lawmakers Thursday that the United States 'has objected' to the institution's multi-year program of loans and projects in China.

published on : 7th December 2019

Maintenance of peace in border is key to smooth development of Indo-China relations: Army official

The Army officer said India and China have mutually agreed that steady and improved bi-lateral relation will be beneficial for the people.

published on : 7th December 2019

US President Donald Trump calls on World Bank to stop lending to China

The president was reiterating a position long held by his administration, including David Malpass when he was Treasury Department official prior to his election as the current head of the World Bank.

published on : 7th December 2019

China denies its research ship conducted any experiment near Andaman Islands

Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Tuesday said a Chinese naval ship was driven away from the EEZ in the Andaman sea recently, asserting that such activities will be dealt with sternly.

published on : 7th December 2019

US-China trade pact 'still close': White House

Trump on October 11 announced a 'very substantial phase one deal' but the two sides have struggled since then to formalize any agreement in writing.

published on : 6th December 2019

China introduces new digital courts: Artificial-intelligence judges deliver verdicts via chat app

Cases handled at the Hangzhou court include online trade disputes, copyright cases, and e-commerce product liability claims.

published on : 6th December 2019

Hong Kong protesters vow weekend rally and 'last chance' for leader

Millions have hit the streets in protests fuelled by years of growing fears that authoritarian China is stamping out the city's liberties.

published on : 6th December 2019

China imposes 'reciprocal' restrictions on US diplomats

'We once again urge the US side to correct its mistakes and revoke the relevant rules,' she told reporters at a press briefing.

published on : 6th December 2019

Seven dead, 13 injured in China fireworks factory explosion

Such accidents in fireworks factories are common, especially in the runup to the Lunar New Year, which this year falls on January 25.

published on : 6th December 2019

China's defence budget increases 850 per cent over 20 years: Top Pentagon official 

China possesses one of the largest militaries in the world ans is increasingly provocative, such as its activities in the South China Sea and in Africa, where it established its first overseas base.

published on : 6th December 2019
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