Tag Archives: China

  • Birthday greetings to Dalai Lama a futile attempt to show attitude to China

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday conveyed their greetings to the Dalai Lama on his birthday. ...

  • Apple Daily editorial writer arrested at Hong Kong’s airport

    An editorial writer of the now-defunct Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily was arrested at the airport on Sunday night while attempting to leave the city, local media reported. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Why India should commit itself to QUAD

    India is a partner with the US, Australia, and Japan, in Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD). There is no doubt that India's decision to be a member of QUAD is a strategic decision to safeguard India's security interests. ...

  • China launches first bullet train in Tibet, close to Indian border

    China on Friday operationalised its first fully electrified bullet train in the remote Himalayan region of Tibet, connecting the provincial capital Lhasa and Nyingchi, a strategically located Tibetan border town close to Arunachal Pradesh. ...

  • Tibetan traditions threatened by politics, growth

    The name Tibet conjures up images of snowy peaks, vermillion temples and prayer flags snapping in the Himalayan wind. Those features remain, but the religious and cultural foundations underpinning them appear to be coming unstuck. ...

  • China carries out military drill in Tibet

    China’s armed forces recently took part in a “record-breaking” high-altitude drill in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) focusing on combat training, the Chinese defence ministry said on Thursday. ...

  • Hong Kong’s pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily is closing

    Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily announced Wednesday it will print its final edition after authorities arrested staff and froze its assets under a new national security law, silencing the city's most China critical media outlet ...

  • China shuts border till mid-2022 over Covid-19, variant concerns

    In a bid to keep the new variants of coronavirus out of the nation, China is planning to extend its pandemic border restrictions for at least another year, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. ...

  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan refuses to acknowledge China’s repression of Uyghurs

    Pakistan PM Imran Khan has defended his silence on reports about “genocide” of Uyghur Muslims in China by claiming that Islamabad discussed such matters with Beijing “behind closed doors”. ...

  • China administers 1 billion Covid vaccine doses

    More than 1 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines has been administered in China, as the country is pushing ahead with the largest vaccination drive in its history, according to the National Health Commission (NHC) on Sunday. ...