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China maintains silence on $2 billion loan to Pakistan

China maintains silence on $2 billion loan to Pakistan

BEIJING: China reportedly agreed to lend at least $2 billion to to shore up its foreign exchange reserves, but Beijing on Wednesday declined to reveal any details. “China and Pakistan are all weather strategic cooperative partners,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a media briefing here on Wednesday. […]

China will not ‘give up use of military force‘ over Taiwan: Xi Jinping

China will not ‘give up use of military force‘ over Taiwan: Xi Jinping

BEIJING: China will not give up the use of military force as an option to ensure the reunification of , President said Wednesday, while insisting the island would ultimately be reunified with the mainland. Beijing “reserves the option of taking all necessary measures” against outside forces that interfere with peaceful […]

Beijing cultivating 24-hour shops and restaurants to boost economy

Beijing cultivating 24-hour shops and restaurants to boost economy

Residents enjoy snacks at Beijing‘s Donghuamen night market before it was closed in June 2016. Photo: VCG Late night coffee shops, 24-hour hotpot restaurants, and glittering window displays are common things in cities in southern China, as local residents tend to spend more time out of their homes after work. […]

Attacker on Chinese bus kills 8 people, wounds 22: Reports

Attacker on Chinese bus kills 8 people, wounds 22: Reports

BEIJING: Chinese state media say eight people were killed after a hijacker with a knife drove a bus into pedestrians in a southeastern Chinese city. The official reported that 22 others were injured, one seriously, in the Tuesday afternoon attack in in province, about 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) south of […]

China jails former vice minister of State Security, Ma Jian, for life

China jails former vice minister of State Security, Ma Jian, for life

BEIJING: A Chinese court on Thursday sentenced Ma Jian, the former vice minister of state security, to life in prison. Ma was convicted of crimes including bribe-taking and , the Intermediate People‘s Court said in a statement on its website. Ma was put under investigation for corruption in 2015 and […]

Pakistan FM in China to talk about US Afghan pullout

Pakistan FM in China to talk about US Afghan pullout

BEIJING: The US decision to pull nearly half its troops from restive was high on the agenda at a meeting between the Pakistani and Chinese foreign ministers on Tuesday. As China looks to expand its role as a peace broker in , Pakistani foreign minister met with his Chinese counterpart […]

Third Canadian was held for working in China illegally

Third Canadian was held for working in China illegally

BEIJING: The third Canadian detained in China is being held for working illegally in the country, the Chinese foreign ministry said Thursday amid diplomatic tensions over the previous two detentions on national security grounds. The Canadian, a woman named Sarah McIver, faces “administrative penalties”, said Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman at […]

China-India Yoga College to open 50 branches in China

China-India Yoga College to open 50 branches in China

BEIJING: China‘s first Yoga college in Yunnan province, which was set up as part of cultural exchange programme between the two nations, has planned to open 50 more branches across the country as the popularity of India‘s ancient physical and spiritual discipline continues to grow all over China, state media […]

Guangzhou becomes latest mainland China city to ease curbs on apartment sales. Who?s next?

Guangzhou becomes latest mainland China city to ease curbs on apartment sales. Who?s next?

Guangzhou, one of mainland China?s largest cities, ended a 21-month ban on the sale of apartments to individuals late on Wednesday, but analysts were quick to point out the move was more of a policy recalibration, rather than an all-out loosening. In a statement released on Wednesday evening, the city?s […]

China‘s Xi says anti-graft campaign has achieved overwhelming victory

China‘s Xi says anti-graft campaign has achieved overwhelming victory

BEIJING: Chinese President said on Tuesday that the country‘s anti-corruption campaign has achieved overwhelming victory. Xi made the comments in a speech at Beijing‘s Great to mark 40 years of China‘s and opening up. Download The Times of India for Latest .