China

Explore full trade potentials with Bangladesh: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invites Chinese business people to explore the full potentials of business and trade relations with Bangladesh as the country is marching ahead in various areas of...

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

China raises defence spending by 7.5pc

China yesterday announced a 7.5 percent increase in military spending in 2019, lower than last year as the country faces an economic slowdown, but still likely to make Asian neighbours nervous.

January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019

US files charges against Huawei

China yesterday accused the United States of "political motivations" behind sweeping charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei in a case that has ratcheted up tensions between the two...

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

Gene-edited monkeys cloned for sleep disorder research

Chinese scientists make clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer's disease, the official Xinhua...

January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019

China to step up fight on air pollution

China’s top environmental watchdog has vowed to succeed in air pollution control this year by enhancing the management of diesel-powered trucks while further reducing industrial emissions.

January 5, 2019
January 5, 2019

13 canadians detained in China since Huawei CFO arrest

Canada said on Thursday that 13 of its citizens have been detained in China since Huawei Technologies Co Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested last month in Vancouver at the request of...

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

India, China, US 4th highest carbon dioxide emitters

India, China, the US and the European Union (EU) have been ranked as the world’s top four emitters respectively of carbon dioxide accounting for 58 percent of global emissions in 2017, according to...

December 3, 2018
December 3, 2018
USA

China has agreed to cut tariffs on US-made cars: Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that China had agreed to cut import tariffs on American-made cars, a potential boon for automakers including Tesla Inc and BMW who manufacture in the United...

November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018

China green lights first underwater high-speed railway

China green lights a project to build the first underwater bullet train route, reports CNN.

September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018

One Belt, One Road: We must secure our interest

The ancient Silk Road, of which the Belt and Road Initiative is a gigantic new avatar, dates back to the Chinese Han Dynasty's westward expansion more than 2100 years ago.

July 28, 2018
July 28, 2018

The New World Disorder: We must learn to live with it

A fundamental law of physics, also applicable to the social sciences, is that everything in nature is in a state of flux. The sage Heraclitus had said we never step into the same river twice.