China

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

German economy became more dependent on China in first half of 2022: Research

The German economy became more dependent on China in the first half of 2022, with direct investment and its trade deficit reaching new heights, despite political pressure on Berlin to pivot away from Beijing, according to research seen by Reuters.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit: Overstepping China’s ‘red line’

US-China friction over Taiwan likely to have worrying impacts on global stability.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Bangladesh committed to “One China” principle: Foreign Ministry

Bangladesh is closely following the developments in the Taiwan Strait and urged all parties concerned to exercise utmost restraint and refrain from any actions that may aggravate tension and undermine peace and stability in the region and beyond.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Pelosi visit: China imposes sanctions on Taiwan, plans military drills

China on Wednesday (Aug 3) continued to voice its anger at US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan calling the move "dangerous and stupid" as it announced new economic measures and other sanctions against the island.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Despite China warnings, Nancy Pelosi to visit Taiwan tomorrow

Several Taiwan media outlets reported late on Monday that U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit Taiwan on Tuesday and spend the night in Taipei, citing unidentified sources.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

Biggest population in 2023 “may help” India get UN Security Council membership

A senior UN official has said India’s prospects of securing permanent membership of the UN Security Council may get boosted if it goes past China to become the world’s most populous nation in 2023.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

WHO chief's remarks on China's Covid policy removed from social media

A United Nations Weibo post on the World Health Organization chief's comments that China's zero-tolerance Covid-19 policy is not sustainable was removed from the Chinese social media platform on Wednesday morning shortly after being published

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

Offshore Smart City: Can a parliamentary committee recommend a project to PM without due diligence?

Can a parliamentary standing committee recommend a project directly to the prime minister without any due diligence? The law explicitly does not permit it.

April 24, 2022
April 24, 2022

India suspends tourist visas issued to Chinese nationals

India has suspended tourist visas issued to Chinese nationals, said the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

‘IS CHINA ENCIRCLING INDIA?’: A question worth asking

Aminul Karim rightly believes that China's race for dominance will continue unabated. He also believes that in spite of that, a kind of Asian peace "should prevail". No one will contest this idea, but whether it will prevail depends to a large extent on the behaviour of the protagonists.