Li Keqiang

  • US spying allegations are serious, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel July 7, 2014

    Beijing: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday allegations that a German man worked as a double agent for US intelligence were serious and, if true, were a clear contradiction of what cooperation between partners is supposed to be about. The case risks further straining ties with Washington, which have been...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi to visit India on June 8 May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: To strengthen its ties with the Narendra Modi government, China will send Foreign Minister Wang Yi to India on June 8. During his visit, Chinese Foreign Minister will hold talks with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and he is also expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Earlier in the...
  • Will deal with outstanding issues: Modi tells Chinese PM June 14, 2014

    Describing China as a "priority" in India's foreign policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told Premier Li Keqiang that he was keen on working closely with the Chinese leadership to deal with any outstanding issues in bilateral ties. Premier Li on Thursday telephoned Prime Minister Modi and conveyed his government's...
  • PM Modi holds telephonic conversation with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After holding bilateral talks with heads of the SAARC nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, the talks were cordial and high level interactions were discussed. The Chinese premier also conveyed the...
  • Chinese PM congratulates Modi; vows to take ties to new level June 14, 2014

    Premier Li Keqiang on Monday said China views India as a "natural cooperative partner" and it is ready to work with the new Narendra Modi-led government to take their strategic cooperative partnership to a "new level". Congratulating Modi on being sworn in as India's 15th Prime Minister, the Chinese Premier said,...
  • Nawaz Sharif meets China's PM Li Keqiang April 10, 2014

    Beijing: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang and discussed global and regional issues of mutual interest. Sharif met Li on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in Hainan province. Pakistan Premier arrived in China on Wednesday, his second visit after he took...
  • Inevitable to have incidents along the boundary: China October 29, 2013

    Beijing: Buoyed by a border defence pact signed during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit, China, on Tuesday, said it was "inevitable" to have some kind of incidents along the boundary but it was important that both sides worked together to solve them. Problems can occur even if there is fence between...
  • Terror emanating from 'neighbourhood' affected India,China, says PM October 24, 2013

    With Pakistan in mind, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Thursday, warned that terrorism and radicalism emanating from "our neighbourhood" had directly affected both India and China and could lead to instability across Asia. Singh made the remark without naming any country while addressing future leaders at the Chinese Communist Party's Central...
  • Peace at Indo-China border important for improving: PM October 24, 2013

    Beijing: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that peace at the India-China border is essential for mutual confidence between the two countries. The statement came a day after Singh signed defence agreement with China in Beijing. "Peace at Indo-China border essential for mutual confidence and expansion of our relationship and...
  • India-China sign a key pact to address border stand-offs October 23, 2013

    Beijing: India and China on Wednesday signed a key pact to address border stand-offs. The pact commits the two Asian giants not to use military capabilities to attack each other. Despite the bonhomie, the border issues remained in the top of the agenda during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Beijing. During...
  • India-China move towards improving ties, sign border agreements October 23, 2013

    Beijing: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday signed several agreements including one on border defence along the Line of Actual Control with China in Beijing. Singh, in China on a three day visit, met his counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday morning to sign the deals. The Border Defence Cooperation is major...
  • India-China talks begin in Beijing, likely to sign new border agreement October 23, 2013

    Beijing: A new border agreement is likely to be signed between India and China as Prime Minister Manmohan met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday morning. The Prime Minister is expected to raise the border incursions along the Line of Actual control as well as stapled visa issue. He...
  • Karnataka CM attends World Economic Forum meet in China September 11, 2013

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Chinese city of Dalian and visited a number of industrial units besides scouting for foreign investment in his state. Besides attending the Plenary meet of the WEF inaugurated by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Siddaramaiah met Japanese Minister...
  • India, China discuss ways to maintain peace on border August 21, 2013

    India and China on Monday discussed ways to maintain peace and tranquillity along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) as well as the recent incidents of incursions. The two sides discussed issues of mutual interest including ways to reduce trade deficit during the 5th round of India-China Strategic Dialogue, a...
  • China will enhance strategic trust with India, Li tells Antony July 6, 2013

    Beijing: China will enhance strategic trust and boost practical cooperation with India to further promote bilateral ties, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told visiting Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday. In his meeting with Antony, Li said both China and India have the political willingness to appropriately address border issues through dialogues...
  • India-China border talks today, NSA advisor to meet Chinese Premier June 28, 2013

    Beijing: National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon will hold talks with his counterpart in China in Beijing on Friday on the disputed border issue. Menon, who is the designated Special Representative (SRs) and his newly appointed counterpart Yang Jiechi, will hold talks amid recent assertions by both sides to seek an...
  • Face-offs continue; China builds 5 km road crossing LAC May 26, 2013

    Leh: India and China may have announced an end to their 20-day stand-off in Ladakh sector, but the situation has not entirely settled down judging from a recent incident when the Chinese intercepted an Indian Army patrol and prevented it from going to Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident...
  • Will give Pak every support and assistance: China May 23, 2013

    Islamabad: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday assured Pakistan of "every support and assistance" to boost bilateral cooperation in key areas of business, trade, energy and infrastructure to cement their "all-weather" ties. "China will give you every support and assistance and by helping you, we have to help ourselves," Li said...
  • IBN Newsroom Buzz: Surya Gangadhran on takeaways from Chinese Premier's India visit May 25, 2013

    Surya Gangadharan, International Affairs Editor, CNN-IBN says, India figures even below the ASEAN countries in China's Foreign Policy priority list. ...
  • China, Pak ink economic corridor, boundary management accords May 23, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan and China On Wednesday inked several agreements and memoranda of understanding, including a pact on a system to manage the border between Xinjiang autonomous region and Gilgit-Baltistan area. President Asif Ali Zardari and visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang witnessed the signing of the agreements by representatives of the...
  • IBN Newsroom Buzz: Li Keqiang, Karzai's India visit strategically important, says Suhasini Haidar May 22, 2013

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Afghan President Hamid Karzai's visit strategically very important for India, says CNN-IBN's Foriegn Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar. ...
  • With wary eye on the US, China courts India May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, smiling and effusive, was out to smooth ruffled feathers in India this week, promising to ease tensions and increase trade between Asia's fastest growing economies in his first trip overseas since taking office. "China will make your dream come true," Li told a banquet hall...
  • Mobile services shut in Pak ahead of Chinese Premier's visit May 22, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities on Wednesday shut mobile services in Islamabad and the nearby garrison city of Rawalpindi over security concerns on the arrival of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Islamabad. Li will arrive in Islamabad on Wednesday on a two-day visit after his official visit to India. The state-owned Pakistan Telecommunication...
  • India raised PoK construction with China: Khurshid May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: India had flagged its concerns about Chinese construction activity in Pakistan-administered Kashmir during talks between Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said in Delhi on Tuesday. "Chinese construction activity in PoK (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir) is a cause of concern for us. We raised...
  • Chavan meets Chinese PM, discusses investment avenues May 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Mumbai and invited the neighbouring country's industrialists to invest in the state. "During the meeting, the Chinese Prime Minister evinced keen interest in investing in the infrastructure and pharmaceutical sectors in the state," an official spokesperson...
  • Li Keqiang hails Pakistan as China's 'iron brother' May 21, 2013

    Beijing: Describing Pakistan as the "iron brother" of China, Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday hailed Islamabad's "positive contribution" towards maintaining peace and stability, combating terrorism and promoting development in South Asia. Heading to Pakistan on Wednesday after his successful visit to India, Li promised to announce a number of lucrative...
  • 'Li's 'successful' India visit to boost bilateral ties' May 21, 2013

    Beijing: China on Tuesday said Li Keqiang's visit to India would give a strong boost to bilateral strategic cooperative partnership even as the premier himself termed his trip as "successful" and "felt at home" during talks with his counterpart Manmohan Singh. "India and China decided enhance co-operation and coordination to...
  • One visit can't be a gamechanger in Indo-China ties: Surya Gangadharan May 21, 2013

    The Chinese Premier has talked a language no other visiting Chinese leader has spoken before. How hopeful should New Delhi be about betterment of ties with Beijing? CNN-IBN's international affairs editor Surya Gangadharan joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Myanmar is neighbour to both but more friendly...
  • Working on a trade package with China: Salman Khurshid May 21, 2013

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is on a three-day tour to India, said that the two countries have far more common interests than differences. ...