NEW DELHI, Aug 6: With the US imposing additional 25 percent duty on imports worth $34 billion from China, certain Indian products may become more competitive, CII said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Visiting Chinese Deputy Minister for External Affairs Wang Yajun held a meeting with CPN Chairperson Pushpa Kamla Dahal 'Prachanda' here today.

China’s strategic convergence

June 27, 2018 01:00 am

Nepal should be cautious about China’s strategic and foreign policy convergence in Nepal and guard itself against ‘interference’ into domestic politics

HONG KONG, June 11: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi booked a first-quarter net loss of 7 billion yuan ($1.09 billion) ahead of its blockbuster initial public offering.

Managing China’s global risks

June 5, 2018 00:30 am

China must address the “gray rhino” strategic risks arising from the intensifying Sino-American geopolitical rivalry

BEIJING, May 5: To the world, China’s President Xi Jinping presents himself as a champion of free markets. At home, he’s leading a campaign to promote the works of communist philosopher Karl Marx, who 150 years ago famously warned of the dangers of global capitalism.

SEOUL, South Korea, May 2: China’s foreign minister arrived in North Korea’s capital on Wednesday and could meet with leader Kim Jong Un while trying to ensure a larger role for Beijing in the new round of nuclear diplomacy with Pyongyang that had been driven by Seoul and Washington.

BEIJING, April 17: One of China's top social networking sites announced Monday that it will no longer be censoring content related to gay issues after the plan triggered a loud public outcry.

BOAO, April 10: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday promised to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech that comes amid rising trade tensions between China and the United States.

BEIJING, Mar 17: Xi Jinping was reappointed Saturday as China's president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve.

BEIJING, March 13:  Following passage of a constitutional amendment potentially making him president-for-life, China’s Xi Jinping moved to further expand his powers Tuesday with the establishment of a powerful new anti-corruption agency.

China’s Communist Party plans to repeal constitutional limits of just two five-year terms in office to allow President Xi Jinping, who is also party leader and commander-in-chief, to stay in power indefinitely.

China’s irresistible rise

February 4, 2018 00:59 am

British trade negotiators should take note: after Brexit, the Chinese market will be more important to the UK economy than ever.

BEIJING, Jan 11: China’s plan for a modern Silk Road of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe hit a $14 billion pothole in Pakistan.

China’s soft, sharp power

January 9, 2018 01:13 am

China could generate more soft power if it would relax some of its tight party control over civil society

China’s digital challenges

December 28, 2017 00:35 am

If China is to ensure continued development of its digital economy while containing risks associated with disruption, its leaders will need to implement smart regulations.

In October 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping first proposed the ‘One Belt One Road’ initiative during his visit to Central and Southeast Asian countries.

China’s war on corruption

November 27, 2017 00:30 am

Recognizing the potential of corruption to undermine the legitimacy of Communist Party, Xi has embarked on an anti-graft campaign that is unprecedented in scale.

MANILA, Nov 7:  The Philippines has started upgrading military facilities on the biggest features it occupies in the disputed the South China Sea, its defense secretary said on Tuesday, asserting Manila’s claims in the strategic waterway.

China’s own path

October 29, 2017 00:30 am

Xi’s plan is far more comprehensive and forward-looking than most observers seem to think.

China’s President Xi Jinping has unveiled the lineup of the ruling Communist Party’s highest body -- the Politburo Standing Committee -- that will lead the world’s second-largest economy for the next five years.

BEIJING, Oct 25: Key members of China's Communist Party were determined at the national congress, which is held every five years and concluded this week.

Charting China’s future

October 18, 2017 00:30 am

The CPC meeting is an opportunity for the Party to explicitly declare which policies it upholds and which path it will take in next five years.

Fun facts about China's CPC national congresses

Infographics: China's game of thrones

October 13, 2017 00:05 am

China’s five-yearly congress of the ruling Communist Party will start on October 18th. Some 2,300 hand-picked delegates will select 200 members of the 400-member Central Committee, which will, in turn, choose roughly 10 of the 25-member Politburo.

China's smog eating forest city

China’s digital dividend

August 3, 2017 00:30 am

Since 2015, China has taken the lead in e-commerce worldwide.

China’s economic resilience

July 31, 2017 00:30 am

Were it not for China’s resilience in the depths of recent crisis, world GDP would not have contracted by 0.1 percent in 2009, but plunged by 1.3 percent.

WASHINGTON, July 21: A secretive U.S. government panel has objected to at least nine acquisitions of U.S. companies by foreign buyers so far this year, people familiar with the matter said, a historically high number that bodes poorly for China's overseas buying spree.

China's foreign film imports

July 9, 2017 00:05 am

China's foreign film imports

BEIJING, July 8: China’s imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo’s two brothers were being allowed to travel to a northeastern city to visit him in a hospital Saturday, a friend and a former lawyer said, as concerns mounted over his deteriorating health.

BEIJING, July 6: China’s ailing Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo’s health is further deteriorating as abdominal fluid accumulates, said a friend and the Chinese hospital that is treating him, adding to concerns about the long-term prognosis of the country’s best-known political prisoner.

BEIJING, July 3: Chinese President Xi Jinping warned President Donald Trump on Monday that "some negative factors" are hurting U.S.-China relations, as tensions flare anew over a slew of long-standing sore points.

BEIJING, June 26: Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been released on medical parole after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said Monday.

SEOUL, June 22: South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday China should do more to rein in North Korea's nuclear program and he would call on President Xi Jinping to 'lift all measures' against South Korean companies taken in retaliation against Seoul's decision to host a U.S. anti-missile defense system.

UNITED NATIONS, June 22: India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a U.N. report said Wednesday.

China’s land grab

June 20, 2017 00:15 am

China’s fast-growing trade surplus with India has increased President Xi’s territorial assertiveness

At one of the most treacherous and least restored stretches of China’s Great Wall, a line of pack mules halted upon emerging from the gloom of a dense forest draped in mist and dew.

BEIJING, June 17: At one of the most treacherous and least restored stretches of China's Great Wall, a line of pack mules halted upon emerging from the gloom of a dense forest draped in mist and dew.

China’s Pearl

June 6, 2017 00:15 am

July 1, 2017, will mark the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, after more than a century of British colonial rule. It comes at a moment when China’s leaders are increasingly promoting Hong Kong’s unique role in advancing the country’s economic development.

Electronic device makers such as Hong Kong-listed SUGA (0912.HK) and other start-ups are looking to cash-in on a boom in China in so-called pet wearable’s, like smart collars, leashes and feeders.

BEIJING, May 14: Pledging more than $100 billion in financing, Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to investment as leaders from 29 countries gathered to promote a Chinese initiative that could increase Beijing's global influence.

MANILA, Philippines, May 4:  Chinese President Xi Jinping has discussed North Korea during a phone call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who referred to Beijing's important role in promoting peace on the Korean Peninsula.

BEIJING, April 12: Beijing is willing to work with Washington on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program but wants a peaceful solution to the escalating conflict, Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Donald Trump in a phone call Wednesday.

DALIAN, April 2:  An affiliated company under China's top train maker CRRC Corporation has acquired a subway train order from Nagpur, India, the company said Sunday.

Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to the United States to meet President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida on April 6-7, China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, its first official confirmation of the highly anticipated summit.

UNITED NATIONS, March 9: The United States on Wednesday rejected China's proposal for a halt to joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises if North Korea suspends its nuclear and missile activities. It called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un irrational and demanded "positive action" before the U.S. can take his regime seriously.

China’s big sticks

January 30, 2017 00:15 am

China is threatening to hit back. And now America will have to face the consequences

China’s debt-trap

January 25, 2017 00:15 am

The heavier the debt burden on smaller countries, the greater China’s own leverage becomes

Located between India and China, Nepal has repeatedly stressed that it is willing to leverage its location to bridge cooperation between the two emerging Asian powers and thus gain benefits.