President Donald Trump to China: Trade deal now or it will be ‘far worse’ after 2020

New Delhi : President Donald Trump warned China on Saturday that it should strike a trade deal with the United States now, otherwise an agreement would be “far worse for them if it has to be negotiated in my second term”. Washington and Beijing are locked in a trade battle that has seen mounting tariffs, […]

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China and Russia to hold joint navy drills next week

New Delhi : China said Thursday that it will hold joint naval drills with Russia next week, in another sign that the countries’ militaries are growing closer. The drills will be held off the northern port city of Qingdao, Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said at a monthly briefing. Taking place from Monday to Saturday, […]

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China : Death toll climbs to 64 in one of China’s worst industrial blasts in recent years

New Delhi : The death toll climbed to 64 in one of the worst industrial accidents of China in recent times which knocked down buildings, tossed children into air and caused a tremor equivalent to a magnitude-3.0 earthquake, officials said Saturday. The officials said that 24 others were missing. The explosion occurred after a fire […]

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China’s Xi Jinping to meet top US trade officials: report

New Delhi :Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to meet with top US officials in Beijing this week, a report said Wednesday, as the world’s two biggest economies rush to patch up their trade differences before a looming deadline. Xi will meet on Friday with officials including US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven […]

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Sri Lanka considers big China loan to repay foreign debts

New Delhi: Sri Lanka is considering a USD 300 million loan offer from the Bank of China as it prepares to repay foreign debts this year, a Finance Ministry official said. The government has appointed a three-member committee to negotiate the deal, according to Finance Ministry spokesman M R Hasan. The loan is repayable in […]

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China escalates its crackdown on Muslims through re-education camps

China’s oppression of Muslim citizens has entered a new stage with news emerging about a system of reeducation and detention camps aimed at isolating people the state identifies as Muslims to “cure” them of religion. The main targets are Uyghurs and Kazakhs in Xinjiang – what they prefer to call “East Turkestan” – with Chinese officials claiming to defend […]

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China cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate: Report

The United States is optimistic about finding a way forward in its trade dispute with China, but it does not have a date scheduled for further talks as it assesses Beijing’s response to the latest round of tariffs, a senior White House official said on Friday. The official said despite its protestations, China was well […]

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US Hits China With Sanctions for buying Russian arms, Warns India of Implications

NEW DELHI: The United States hit a Chinese military organisation for buying fighter jets, including the S-400 air defence missile, saying that it has the potential to trigger Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).  US sanctions law punished Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election. This was the first time the Trump administration targeted a third country with […]

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PUBG Mobile now has over 20 million daily active users

The mobile incarnation of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, PUBG Mobile has been creating waves with its popularity all over. It has quickly breached the top tier of all games on mobile and can safely be said to be one of the most popular games on mobile right now. It has in fact become so popular that it has breached the […]

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