CHINESE

  • China welcomes India's visa-on-arrival plan to its tourists 4 days ago

    Beijing: China on Wednesday welcomed India's plans to grant visa-on-arrival facility to Chinese tourists, but did not commit to a reciprocal gesture for Indians visiting the country in large numbers. "We welcome this," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said in Beijing. Hua was responding to reports from India that an...
  • Japan Prime Minister not to attend China's war parade: report 4 days ago

    Tokyo: Japan's prime minister is set to rebuff a prickly invitation to a Chinese military parade, a report said on Wednesday, as the former World War II enemies jockey over the telling of their shared history. Tokyo has not officially replied to Beijing's comments on the march, being held to mark...
  • Year 2015 being observed as 'Visit India Year' in China March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The year 2015 is being observed as the "Visit India Year" in China, Rajya Sabha was told on Wednesday. Various promotional activities are being organised to showcase and promote the varied tourism destinations in India and its products in China with an objective of increasing tourist arrivals, Tourism Minister...
  • Chinese automaker SAIC Motor, Alibaba to invest $160 million in Internet-connected cars March 13, 2015

    Beijing: Chinese auto maker SAIC Motor Corp Ltd said on Thursday it would join forces with e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to invest $160 million in a fund to develop Internet-connected cars. The pair will establish a joint venture and aim to launch their first car in 2016, SAIC said...
  • Tibetan Youth Congress activists protest outside Chinese Embassy to mark Tibetan Uprising Day March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Tibetan Youth Congress activists on Tuesday staged a protest outside the Chinese Embassy to mark Tibetan Uprising Day. Holding Tibetan flags, posters and banners with "Free Tibet" written on them, the protesters gathered at the sprawling lawns outside the embassy and raised pro-freedom slogans. Some of them also wore black-coloured...
  • Chinese artist creates oriental illustrations of 'The Lord of the Rings' and they are insanely beautiful February 25, 2015

    'The Lord of the Rings' has always been a thing of beauty. Be it in terms of author JRR Tolkien's beautiful language, or director Peter Jackson's mind-blowing visuals. And now, Chinese Artist Jian Guo has added a bit more to that. He has created mesmerizing illustrations of scenes from 'The...
  • Prime Minister Modi greets everyone on the 'Chinese New Year' in several languages February 19, 2015

    On the occasion of the Chinese New Year, our Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi tweeted out greetings to nations around the world. From Korea to Mongolia to Vietnam, everyone has been wished a very happy new year! ...
  • Senior Chinese Communist Party official meets Amit Shah February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday met a top official of the Chinese Communist Party and exchanged views with him for enhancing the dialogue between the two parties. "Shah met Wang Jiarui, Minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee today at the BJP...
  • Learning Chinese language is now as easy as playing video games. Here's how January 31, 2015

    Hong Kong: Philipp Mattheis knew his gaming app was addictive when he realised he kept checking his phone - hooked by the brightly-coloured reminders telling him to play again or risk falling from the triple-figure level he had reached. Yet gripping the German journalist's attention was not Candy Crush, but one...
  • Apple overtakes Samsung, Xiaomi in Chinese smartphone market for the first time January 28, 2015

    Bengaluru: Apple has shipped the most number of smartphones in China in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung Electronics and homegrown companies such as Xiaomi for the first time, according to data firm Canalys. Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launched last September have proved to be popular in Asia despite being...
  • Chinese daily scoff at reports of India's GDP overtaking China January 21, 2015

    Beijing: Peeved over IMF's forecast that India's growth rate would surpass that of China by 2016, a state-run daily on Wednesday said that having overshadowed by the Communist giant for long, India is seeking evidence to show that "it is not inferior to China". "It's different in India. Long overshadowed...
  • Ceiling collapse exposes Chinese panty thief December 28, 2014

    A Chinese man who stole hundreds of pieces of ladies' underwear had his secret exposed after an emergency exit ceiling where he had been storing his hoard collapsed, state media reported. The man, surnamed Tang and in his 30s, admitted to having mental problems since he was young and that he...
  • Harvard professor apologises to Chinese restaurant for email rant after being overcharged $4 December 11, 2014

    Boston: A Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order apologized Wednesday for a lengthy and widely publicized email exchange with restaurant management. Associate professor Benjamin Edelman had threatened legal action and demanded the Sichuan Garden in Brookline compensate all...
  • World's longest train journey concludes in Madrid December 10, 2014

    Madrid: Madrid was the final destination on Tuesday for a train which has set the record for the longest train journey in history; 13,052 kms between the Chinese city of Yiwu and the Spanish capital. The train which arrived in Madrid at 11 am, departed from Yiwu on November 18 with...
  • Chinese incursions don't augur well for cordial ties: Rajnath Singh November 20, 2014

    Leh: India on Thursday said that repeated incursions by Chinese troops into its territory "do not augur well" for maintaining cordial bilateral ties and accused China of illegally occupying Aksai Chin. Addressing an election rally in Leh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh also said that several development schemes could not be implemented...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Looking forward to PM Modi's visit to Beijing: Chinese Premier November 13, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi had his first meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who said that China is looking forward to the Indian leader's maiden visit to Beijing. Modi met Li at the Myanmar International Convention Centre on the sidelines of the back-to-back India-ASEAN and East Asia...
  • PM Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' push to depend on Chinese steel November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: India's steel consumption is expected to grow at its fastest pace in five years next year on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's infrastructure push, but a scarcity of raw materials means it will be at the expense of another key goal - curbing imports. In his triumphant election campaign, Modi...
  • Wreckage of Chinese warship sunk 120 years ago discovered November 4, 2014

    Beijing: The wreckage of a Chinese warship, sunk 120 years ago during the first Sino-Japanese War, has been discovered during an underwater exploration for port construction in the Yellow Sea. Song Peiran, vice-president of Dandong Port Group, on Tuesday said that the warship was found during an underwater exploration for...
  • Need time to resolve border disputes with India: China November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Border disputes between India and China can be resolved through dialogue but it will require time, Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters, Le also mentioned China's plan to invest $20 billion in various infrastructure and development projects in India in next five...
  • Chinese Army entered Indian waters at Pangong Lake November 2, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently made a two-pronged simultaneous incursion by sending its troops into Indian waters in the Pangong lake as well as five kms deep into Indian territory through the land route in the same area, according to reports. Official sources said on Sunday that according...
  • 12 Chinese films to be screened at the International Film Festival of India, Goa November 1, 2014

    Panaji: About 12 Chinese films will be showcased during the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), as China is the focus country during the event to be held here from November 20-30. "There will be very important and profound films from China to be showcased this year... about twelve films or...
  • Mark Zuckerberg speaks in Mandarin Chinese, gets mixed reviews October 24, 2014

    Beijing: China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese. Did he complain about the ban? He made no explicit mention of China's ban on...
  • Chinese, US researchers develop robots that can work together October 21, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese and American researchers have successfully used cloud computing to link robots with very different specifications in the two nations to communicate with each other and work together. Using Internet-based computing in which remote servers are networked to share information, the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)...
  • Chinese hackers may have have infiltrated Apple iCloud October 21, 2014

    Boston/Beijing: Apple's iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the country's government is behind the campaign. Using a method called a "man-in-the-middle" (MITM) attack, unknown hackers interposed their own website between users...
  • China, US to fight Ebola epidemic together October 19, 2014

    Beijing: Setting aside their differences, the US and China agreed to cooperate in stepping up efforts to control the Ebola epidemic in Africa. Visiting Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi and US Secretary of State John Kerry, who met in Boston, agreed to enhance cooperation on fighting the Ebola epidemic, Chinese...
  • No one can warn India: Rajnath Singh to China October 16, 2014

    Manesar (Haryana): With China reacting sharply to government's plans to construct a border road in Arunachal Pradesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today sent a strong message, asserting that no one can warn India. "Today, no one can give warning to India. We are a very powerful country," he told reporters on...
  • Fireworks manufacturers wary of influx of Chinese crackers October 13, 2014

    Sivakasi: With less than 10 days to go for Diwali, Tamil Nadu fireworks manufacturers are gearing up for the festival with new varieties of crackers to compete against those made in Chinese as their influx was posing a threat to the Rs 3000-crore domestic industry. Eight new varieties of crackers have...