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  • Chinese investment in Pakistan neither loan nor grant: Nawaz Sharif 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the billions of dollars being pumped-in by close ally China in Pakistan is not a loan or grant but an investment. "The money being spent by China in Pakistan is not a loan or grant but an investment", the state-run Radio Pakistan...
  • Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang to host PM Modi with high-profile events on China visit April 23, 2015

    Beijing: Pillars of India's soft power such as Buddhism and Yoga will take centre stage during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China next month as President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will join him at some high-profile events tracing the roots of cultural links between the two countries. While...
  • Xi Jinping to create home town bonhomie with Narendra Modi in ancient Xian April 22, 2015

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping looks to replicate the warm and unconventional welcome extended to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to India when the Indian leader arrives in Beijing next month on his first visit to China. Modi will begin his three-day China sojourn by arriving in...
  • Pakistan, China are true brothers, says Nawaz Sharif April 21, 2015

    Despite India's concerns, China has struck a $46 billion deal with Pakistan to construct an economic corridor through Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Pakistam Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, "Pakistan and China are true brothers. Pakistan is united in having strong ties with China. Pakistan-China economic corridor is a product of joint...
  • Pakistan stood by us when China was isolated on world stage: Xi Jinping April 21, 2015

    Islamabad: Islamabad stood by Beijing at a time when it stood isolated on the world stage, said visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping during his address to a joint session of Pakistan's Parliament on Tuesday. Xi extended best wishes to the "brotherly people of Pakistan" on behalf of the 1.3 billion people...
  • China, Pakistan ink CPEC, 50 other deals on Xi Jinping's historic visit April 20, 2015

    Islamabad: China on Monday struck as many as 51 agreements with all-weather ally Pakistan, including the multibillion dollar economic corridor through the PoK that will expand the communist giant's influence in India's neighbourhood. Chinese President Xi Jinping formally unveiled the ambitious 3,000 km-long China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during his historic maiden...
  • China wants to promote Indo-Pak peace talks amid Xi Jinping 's visit April 20, 2015

    Beijing: China on Monday said its role in ties between India and Pakistan is to "promote peace talks" between them that will benefit all parties in the region, as Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Islamabad on his maiden visit to boost their "all-weather" strategic ties. China also said it will...
  • XI Jinping vows to strengthen ties between China, Pakistan April 20, 2015

    Ahead of his two-day state visit to Pakistan, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that his first visit to the country is like visiting the home of a brother. Calling Pakistan an all-weather friend, Jinping vowed to strengthen ties between the two countries. ...
  • Pakistan trip like visiting home of 'own brother': Xi Jinping April 19, 2015

    Beijing: President Xi Jinping on Sunday said his first trip to Pakistan is like visiting the home of his "own brother" as he vowed to firm up China's strategic ties with its all-weather friend by making progress on various fronts, including the USD 46 billion bilateral economic corridor. "This will be...
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping for trilateral cooperation with India: Sri Lanka April 2, 2015

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday said that Chinese President Xi Jinping has proposed trilateral cooperation with India to address its security concerns in the Indian Ocean region amid increased Chinese involvement in mega projects in the island nation. Cabinet minister Rauff Hakeem, who accompanied President Maithripapa Sirisena on a four-day visit...
  • China ready to sign friendship treaties with all neighbours: Xi Jinping March 28, 2015

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said that China stands ready to sign treaties of friendship and cooperation with all its neighbours to provide strong support for the development of bilateral relations as well as prosperity and stability in the region. Treaties of friendship have been signed with eight neighbouring...
  • Sri Lanka's Sirisena meets China's Xi amid new look at ties March 26, 2015

    Beijing: Sri Lanka's new president held talks on Thursday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping amid a push to recalibrate his predecessor's strongly pro-China policies and a review of major Chinese projects in the island nation. Maithripala Sirisena and Xi reaffirmed longstanding ties between their countries at the start of their meeting...
  • China says it agrees with India to maintain border peace March 24, 2015

    Beijing: China and India have agreed to maintain peace and tranquility along their Himalayan border while they work on resolving a long-festering boundary dispute, China's foreign ministry said after talks in New Delhi. The talks are aimed at fixing a dispute over the border that divides Asia's largest nations, part of...
  • China to propose new code of conduct for Line of Actual Control in border talks with India March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: In the 18th round of border talks with India, China is likely to propose a new code of conduct for the Line of Actual Control. The talks hold political significance as these are the first round of negotiations after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power. The talks are...
  • India, China to hold border talks in Delhi from Monday March 22, 2015

    Beijing/New Delhi: India and China will hold the 18th round of border talks in Delhi from Monday - the first round of negotiations after Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power last year - where the two sides are expected to focus on clarification of the Line of Actual Control...
  • Modi pips Xi Jinping in handling domestic, international affairs: Survey March 19, 2015

    Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pipped Chinese President Xi Jinping to secure the top rank in handling domestic and international affairs in a global survey conducted by a Chinese firm. In the China's National Image Global Survey 2014, conducted in nine countries - the US, UK, Australia, Japan, South...
  • China says border dispute with India 'contained', adds it's like climbing a mountain March 8, 2015

    Beijing: China on Sunday said the border dispute with India has been "contained" and the Indian elephant and Chinese dragon should "do more" to strengthen the bilateral cooperation to facilitate its settlement. Addressing his annual press conference on the sidelines of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's legislature, Foreign Minister Wang...
  • Lankan Foreign Minister on maiden visit to China on Friday February 26, 2015

    Beijing: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will embark on his maiden visit to China on Friday to hold talks with the top leadership in Beijing on some of the big- ticket Chinese investments, including the USD 1.5 billion Colombo port project that is being reviewed by his government. Samaraweera will...
  • Jackie Chan's son, freed from jail, apologises to the public February 14, 2015

    Beijing: Jaycee Chan, son of movie star Jackie Chan, began the process of rehabilitating his image on Saturday as he appeared in public for the first time following a six-month jail sentence on drug charges and apologised for his actions. Speaking softly and wearing a dark-coloured suit and collarless shirt, the...
  • China asks India to sign a new Code of Conduct on Border management February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 18th round of Special Representative Boundary talks between India and China, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi in Munich on the sidelines of a international security conference and discussed steps to deepen the bilateral cooperation. China asked India to sign...
  • India, China bound by 'unbreakable bond': PM Modi February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: India and China are bound by an "unbreakable bond", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday while advocating that the two countries should know and understand each other better. Citing the legacy of ancient civilization, he said India and China have had "some bond of relationship" for thousands...
  • Xi Jinping confident of new progress in India, China ties in new year February 2, 2015

    Beijing: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on Chinese President Xi Jinping, who expressed full confidence in Sino-India relations, hoping that "new progress" would be made in the ties in the new year. "I have full confidence in India-China relations and I believe that new progress will be achieved...
  • Breaking protocol, Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet Sushma Swaraj during her China visit February 2, 2015

    Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has made an exception by agreeing to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday. The Chinese President rarely meets foreign ministers and will break the protocol by meeting Swaraj. The visiting foreign ministers are usually granted an audience with the the country's premier. Swaraj, arrived...
  • PM Modi to visit China before May 26, says Sushma Swaraj February 1, 2015

    Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on an "outcome-driven" maiden visit to China before May 26, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday as she held talks with her Chinese counterpart on key issues and emphasised that maintenance of peace and tranquillity at the border was a pre-requisite...
  • China warns India against ulterior motives of the United States January 27, 2015

    Beijing: As the world witnesses India expand ties with the United States, the Chinese government has expressed its displeasure with the Indo-US joint statement which mentions maritime disputes, referring specifically to the South China Sea. China even warned that India should not fall prey to the ulterior motives of the...
  • China ready to take partnership with India to higher level, says Xi Jinping January 26, 2015

    Beijing: China on Monday said that it is ready to make concerted efforts with India to lift their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership to a higher level as they pursue a great dream of national rejuvenation. Greeting India on its 66th Republic Day, Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a message to...
  • Son of Jackie Chan jailed for six months in China on drugs charge January 9, 2015

    Beijing: Jaycee Chan, the son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, was jailed for six months in China on Friday on a drugs charge, the latest celebrity felled by the government's aggressive anti-narcotics campaign. The younger Chan, a 32-year-old actor and singer, was formally charged last month with "the crime...
  • 2014 unforgettable year for fight against graft in China: Xi Jinping December 31, 2014

    Beijing: Describing 2014 as an "unforgettable" year for China for its anti-graft campaign targeting hundreds of officials, President Xi Jinping on Wednesday promised to implement new judicial reforms to provide justice to common people, saying "there is no turning back". Xi, in his New Year speech telecast nationwide, underscored the...
  • China charges Jackie Chan's son over drug offence December 23, 2014

    Beijig: China's state prosecutor said on Monday it had formally charged Jaycee Chan, son of kung fu movie star Jackie Chan, with a drugs offence, meaning he is almost certain to face trial. The younger Chan, a 32-year-old actor and singer, was arrested in Beijing this year after testing positive for...
  • PM Modi to conclude his Myanmar trip, to meet Chinese Premiere, President today November 13, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conclude his three-day tour of Myanmar on Thursday and wil then leave for Australia in the evening. Modi met his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev today and recalled his visit to Russia in 2001. Modi will meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and President Xi Jinping...