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  • Photos: On-duty Chinese police officer too busy to leave work shoots incredible wedding album with his wife at the police station Yesterday

    What do you do when you are too busy to leave work but must make some memories with your fiancee? A Chinese SWAT officer was unable to get time off from his 24-hour shift to take wedding photos. The studio came to his station instead. The photos he clicked with his...
  • Stuck with rural roots Chinese men losing out to urbane women July 31, 2014

    Beijing: Bad dress sense, crude demeanour, poor hygiene coupled with their inability to shake off their rural roots, the Chinese young and middle-aged men are turning out to be no match for their stylish, urbane and highly demanding female counterparts. China's increasingly assertive social media is abuzz over a teasing...
  • China enters Indian territory in Ladakh again, Opposition targets PM Modi July 28, 2014

    Ladakh: China has dared India again with another incursion in Ladakh. The Chinese Army has set up tents inside the Indian territory in Demchok in Ladakh. Bharatiya Janata Party MP Thupstan Chhewang said that the Chinese Army has destroyed nomads' tents in the area and have tried to erect their tents....
  • Chinese airline tests WiFi on flight July 23, 2014

    Beijing: A leading Chinese airline tested a programme to allow passengers to use in-flight WiFi, paving the way for the technology's application for the first time in China's booming aviation market. The satellite-based WiFi service was made available on a flight operated by China Eastern Airlines, the first test of the...
  • US approves probes against Chinese tires July 23, 2014

    Washington: The US International Trade Commission (USITC) on Tuesday approved the anti-dumping and countervailing duties investigations against imports of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires from China. USITC's all six commissioners voted in the affirmative, saying, "there is a reasonable indication that a US industry is materially injured by reason...
  • Two Chinese choppers transgressed the LAC, entered Uttarakhand in April, June July 15, 2014

    Two Chinese helicopters entered Indian territory in Uttarakhand on two occasions in April and June after which the Army launched protests with the Chinese Army, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "Due to differing perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by both India and China, transgressions do occur....
  • Watch: Tired of dragging his luggage around, Chinese farmer converts a suitcase into a battery-powered scooter and it's awesome July 15, 2014

    Tired of dragging your luggage through busy airports? Take a ride on your suitcase and honk your way through! A Chinese inventor has developed a battery-powered scooter with a suitcase which not only helps in transporting his belongings but also himself. Amateur inventor He Liangcai from Hunan Province has even acquired...
  • Chinese man hospitalised with 100-kg tumour July 1, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese doctors are preparing to remove a 1.2-metre-long tumour weighing more than 100 kg from the waist of a man who has lived with it since childhood. ThiYang Jianbin, who is in his 30's, has been given two hospital beds to accommodate his giant tumour, which currently makes up...
  • Chinese pet dog is a smoking addict July 1, 2014

    Beijing: A two-year-old dog owned by a smoker in China has picked up his master's habit and become so addicted to smoking that it must have a cigarette before going to sleep. The husky in Anda, Heilongjiang province began smoking last year, when it was adopted, according to its owner,...
  • Chinese troops make bids to enter Indian waters in Ladakh: Reports June 29, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: After making incursion bids in Ladakh through land route, Chinese troops have made several attempts to enter Indian waters at Pangong lake nestled in the higher reaches of Ladakh with the latest incident reported on Friday. According to reports reaching various government agencies, the Army had a face-off with...
  • Chinese man dumped for being poor 7 years ago books four cinemas for 1st-day showing of 'Transformers' to spite ex-girlfriend June 27, 2014

    A jilted Chinese man spent $40,000 to book four entire IMAX cinemas for first-day showings of the latest 'Transformers' movie Friday to prove his ex-girlfriend was wrong when she dumped him for being poor seven years ago, he said. "Hu Xiaoyun: I was so poor when we were in our fourth...
  • Chinese phone comes preloaded with spyware: Report June 18, 2014

    Berlin: A cheap brand of Chinese-made smartphones carried by major online retailers comes preinstalled with espionage software, a German security firm said Tuesday. G Data Software said it found malicious code hidden deep in the propriety software of the Star N9500 when it ordered the handset from a website late last...
  • FIFA: Lack of sleep kills Chinese soccer fan June 16, 2014

    Shanghai: A young Chinese man died after he spent several days without sleep to watch the World Cup matches, currently held in Brazil, according to doctors. A young man, aged 25, was found on Saturday lying dead in front of the television, hours after the end of a game between Spain...
  • Chinese couple sentenced in rape and murder case of a minor June 16, 2014

    Beijing: A Chinese couple were on Monday sentenced to death and life imprisonment respectively in a rape and murder case in which the husband and wife were accused of raping and killing a minor girl. The Jiamusi Intermediate People's Court of north-east China's Heilongjiang province, sentenced Bai Yunjiang to death...
  • India-China bilateral talks begin, border issue top agenda June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The first round of bilateral talks between India and China after the Narendra Modi government took charge began on Sunday with the Chinese Foreign Minister calling upon Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi. Several outstanding issues including the boundary issue, stapled visas, as well as India's...
  • Tibetans protest Chinese Foreign Minister's visit to India June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese Foreign Minister's visit to India has sparked protests amongst Tibetan community in the national capital. China's Wang Yi arrives on Sunday for a two-day visit during which he will meet Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. The protestors are urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss Tibet...
  • Discuss Tibet with Chinese minister: Tibetan group to Modi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Tibetan organisation has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to discuss the Tibet issue during his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. The Tibetan Women's Association (TWA) said it would like to contest a recent statement made by Chinese foreign ministry Spokesman Hong Lei that...
  • Chinese Foreign Minister to meet Swaraj today; meeting with PM on Monday June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who is visiting New Delhi as a special envoy of President Xi Jinping to establish political contacts with the new Indian government amid hopes here of an upswing in bilateral ties due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's familiarity with China will be meeting...
  • Japan says Chinese ships in disputed waters June 6, 2014

    Tokyo : Chinese ships sailed into disputed waters off Japan-administered islands in the East China Sea on Friday, officials said, after G7 leaders cautioned against "intimidation" in territorial disputes. The Japanese coastguard said two vessels entered the 12-nautical-mile band of territorial waters around one of the Senkaku islands, which China also...
  • A battery-powered suitcase that doubles as a scooter May 29, 2014

    Beijing: Tired of dragging your luggage through busy airports? Take a ride on your suitcase and honk your way through! A Chinese inventor has developed a battery-powered scooter with a suitcase which not only helps in transporting his belongings but also himself. Amateur inventor He Liangcai from Hunan Province has even acquired...
  • Father beats daughter to death for copying homework in China May 21, 2014

    Beijing: An 11-year-old Chinese girl was beaten to death by her father for copying her classmate's homework, media reports said on Wednesday. The father, surnamed Zhang, ordered the girl to kneel down, tied her hands and beat her at about 8:30 pm on Monday when he discovered she had copied...
  • Chinese ship to map seabed in 'new phase' of MH370 search May 19, 2014

    Canberra: A Chinese navy ship will start mapping the Indian Ocean seabed this week under the "new phase" in the hunt for the crashed Flight MH370, even as the damaged mini-submarine searching for the plane reached an Australian port for repairs, officials said on Monday. Malaysian, Australian and Chinese authorities met...
  • Eleven crew members missing after ships collide off Hong Kong May 6, 2014

    Hong Kong: Eleven crew of a Chinese cargo ship are missing following a collision with a large container ship in the waters off Hong Kong on Monday. The cargo ship Zhong Xing 2 sank after the collision with the 300-m- (984-ft-) long Marshall Islands-registered MOL Motivator about two nautical miles...
  • Mulayam holds Manmohan government responsible for Chinese intrusion May 2, 2014

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday described the UPA government at the Centre as 'coward' and said that it does not have the courage to check Chinese infiltration into the country. "The Congress-led government at the Centre is darpok (coward) due to which China has managed to infiltrate 4-km...
  • Happy Lewis Hamilton hails incredible Mercedes April 21, 2014

    After holding on to win what he called a "racer's race" a fortnight ago in Bahrain, Lewis Hamilton revelled in having the track to himself as he cruised to a hat-trick of victories in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton, who claimed his 25th career win to draw level with...
  • Pitstop blunder ruins Felipe Massa's race at Chinese Grand Prix April 20, 2014

    A frustrated Felipe Massa was left ruing a pitstop blunder by his Williams team that left him out of the points in Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix. The Brazilian had qualified in a season best sixth on Saturday and was racing the top five cars when he came into the...
  • McLaren woes continue in Chinese Grand Prix April 20, 2014

    McLaren endured another tough weekend in China on Sunday with both the drivers failing to score points for the second race running and the team tumbling down the Formula One constructors' standings. After a double retirement in Bahrain, the team's first since 2006, Jenson Button and Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen finished...
  • Sebastian Vettel chafes after orders to let Daniel Ricciardo pass April 20, 2014

    Shanghai: Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel smarted on Sunday after being told for the second race in a row to let Red Bull team mate Daniel Ricciardo overtake because the Australian was faster. Ricciardo finished fourth in the Chinese Grand Prix with quadruple champion Vettel, winner of the last nine...
  • Force India remain in top-3 with double points finish in Shanghai April 20, 2014

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India secured their third double points finish in four races after Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez came sixth and ninth in the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. The Silverstone squad showed strong race pace on a two-stop strategy after struggling in a wet qualifying on Saturday...
  • Formula One standings after the Chinese Grand Prix 2014 April 20, 2014

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race of the 2014 season with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes showed again that they are in a different class from their rivals this year, with Hamilton's team-mate Nico Rosberg taking...