India, China hold Corps Commander-level talks, Galwan valley row to be discussed

India, China hold Corps Commander-level talks, Galwan valley row to be discussed

This is the second meeting between the two Corps Commanders after June 6 India and China are holding Corps Commander-level meeting at Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) opposite Chushul to discuss the ongoing dispute in Ladakh, Indian Army sources said on Monday. This is the second meeting between […]

US & China on ‘brink of new Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

US & China on ‘brink of new Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday (May 24) claimed that the United States is pushing relations with China to “the brink of a new Cold War”, with tensions soaring over the COVID-19 outbreak, Hong Kong’s status and other issues. “It has come to our attention that some political forces in the US are taking […]

India may not have the luxury of being selective about FDI

India may not have the luxury of being selective about FDI

Going forward, as India tries to limp back to normalcy after the Covid crisis, it is quite evident that it will have to rely heavily on FDI flows to re-fire its investment engine Responding to the concerns that Chinese entities could mount takeovers of Indian companies during the Covid-triggered market rout, the Centre has taken […]

COVID-19: China sends special plane to Pakistan with doctors and relief aid

COVID-19: China sends special plane to Pakistan with doctors and relief aid

The government of China has sent a special plane to Pakistan with a team of medical professionals and relief assistance to fight COVID-19. The flight will land at Islamabad International Airport today, according to a press release. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood will be at the airport to welcome […]

COVID-19: Global cases rise past 600,000 as per Johns Hopkins University

COVID-19: Global cases rise past 600,000 as per Johns Hopkins University

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world has now passed 600,000, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. With many countries, including the UK, now only testing the most serious cases, however, the true extent of infections is likely to be much greater, according to reports. According to the university’s […]

Xi assures Modi that Beijing is ready to take sincere action to reduce trade deficit

Xi assures Modi that Beijing is ready to take sincere action to reduce trade deficit

Chinese President Xi Jinping has assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that Beijing is ready to take “sincere action” to reduce the trade deficit. Addressing the media following the conclusion of Mamallapuram Summit, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said, “The two leaders held a “good discussion” on trade. As you know this has been the issue which […]

China mulls to buy Russia’s Su-57 stealth fighter jet

China mulls to buy Russia’s Su-57 stealth fighter jet

China is weighing options to buy Russia’s new Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter jet as Moscow has identified China and India as potential customers to acquire its advanced warplane. Described by Russian President Vladimir Putin as “the world’s best military plane”, the Su-57 is a fifth-generation multi-role fighter jet capable of both aerial combat and hitting […]

International tourism expo opens in Beijing

International tourism expo opens in Beijing

The Beijing International Tourism Expo kicked off at the China National Convention Center on June 15. This year’s event has attracted roughly 1,000 tourism institutes, travel agencies and agents from more than 80 countries and regions. Travel agencies have rolled out thousands of products that would be offered to the public at rates lower than […]

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