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India says maintaining communications with China for complete disengagement at LAC – india news

India on Friday said it was maintaining communications with China for complete disengagement at friction points in Ladakh sector of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) against the backdrop of a stalemate in efforts aimed at ensuring de-escalation. At a meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on border affairs on December 18, the two sides reviewed ...

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Mike Pompeo angers China with Hong Kong threat, plan to send envoy to Taiwan – world news

Washington may sanction those involved in the arrest of over 50 people in Hong Kong and will send the US ambassador to the United Nations to visit Taiwan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, drawing anger and the threat of retaliation from Beijing. Pompeo said he was also “appalled” by the arrest of an American citizen in Wednesday’s ...

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Death for former China banker – world news

The former chairman of one of China’s largest state-controlled asset management firms was sentenced to death Tuesday for soliciting $260 million in bribes, corruption, and also bigamy. Lai Xiaomin, a former Communist Party member, gave a detailed televised confession on state broadcaster CCTV last January, which showed footage of safes and cabinets stuffed with cash in a Beijing apartment allegedly ...

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WHO disappointed China hasn’t granted entry to coronavirus experts – world news

The World Health Organization expressed dissappointment over China not finalising the permissions for the arrival of the team that was to investigate the origin of the coronavirus, said world health body chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday (local time). “Over the past 24 hours, members of the international scientific team on COVID-19 virus origins began traveling from their home countries ...

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China has been waging ‘cognitive warfare’ against Taiwan, warns think tank – world news

China has been waging “cognitive warfare” against Taiwan by using misinformation and an army of online trolls as weapons to sway public opinion in Beijing’s favour, a local think tank reported. The report was published by the Institute for National Defence and Security Research, a government-funded think tank. It asserted that the effect of the warfare had been limited due ...

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Covid-19: WHO chief ‘disappointed’ at delayed access for China investigation team – world news

The head of the World Health Organization said Tuesday that he is “disappointed” that Chinese officials haven’t finalized permissions for the arrival of team of experts into China to examine origins of Covid-19. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a rare critique of Beijing, said members of the international scientific team have begun over the last 24 hours to leave from their ...

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Covid-19 pushed India to be a force for good on the global stage: Indian envoy to China – world news

The coronavirus pandemic has spurred India to strengthen itself to demonstrate that with greater capabilities it would help not just itself but also be a force for good on the global stage, India’s ambassador to China Vikram Misri has said. In an opinion piece published in the Hong-Kong based South China Morning Post, Misri said that the “devastating impact” of ...

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China stock index set to surpass 2015 bubble peak for first time – business news

China’s stock benchmark is set to close above its 2015 bubble high for the first time, marking a recovery from one of the country’s worst equity crashes. The CSI 300 Index rose as much as 1.7% on Tuesday, surpassing the 5,353.75-point close from June 8, 2015. That would be its highest close since 2008. The gauge has surged more than ...

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China asks US to stop interfering with Hong-Kong related issues – world news

In a sharp rebuke, China has asked the United States to stop interfering with its internal affairs and judicial sovereignty on Hong Kong-related issues, Chinese state media Xinhua reported. In a press conference, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said China is a country ruled by law and anyone who violates it must be punished. The spokesperson remarks come after ...

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China reports 33 new Covid-19 cases, sharp spike in asymptomatic cases – world news

Mainland China reported 33 new Covid-19 cases on Jan. 3, up from 24 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Monday. The National Health Commission said in a statement 20 of the new cases were imported infections originating from overseas. The commission also reported 13 new locally transmitted cases: six in Liaoning province, four in Hebei ...

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