May 21, 2022 09:20 (IST)
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China is secretly increasing sea-borne oil imports from Russia at bargain prices

China has increased the purchase of Russian oil at discounted rates, Reuters reported.

Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to visit China

Islamabad: Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will go to China from May 21 to 22 on his first official foreign visit since assuming office in April to discuss bilateral trade and economic cooperation, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.  

POK's Kohala hydropower project: Chinese firm Sinosure reluctant to accord approval

Islamabad: China Export & Credit Insurance, Sinosure, is currently reluctant to accord approval to 1124-MW Kohala Hydropower Project in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), a project of CPEC, media reports said.

COVID-19: China tightens ban on 'non-essential' overseas travel

Beijing: China, which is witnessing a tough fight against COVID-19, has imposed a de facto international travel ban that forbids citizens from  going overseas for "non-essential" reasons.

China will not support US's draft on sanctions on NKorea: Envoy

Washington: Beijing is against Washington's draft UN resolution on sanctions against North Korea, Chinese Ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun told reporters.

40 injured as Chinese plane skids off runway, catches fire

Beijing: More than 40 people of the 122 onboard the Tibet Airlines plane were injured on Thursday after it skidded off the runway in southwestern China's Chongqing, media reports said.

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne expresses concern over security arrangement between Solomon Islands, China

Canberra: Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has expressed concern over the security arrangement between China and Solomon Islands.

China concludes military exercises close to Taiwan

Beijing: China has conducted three-day military drills east and south-west of Taiwan, said the Eastern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China.

Data shows permanent populations of 10 provincial-level regions in China dropped in 2021

Beijing: Chinese statistics authorities have shown in its data that permanent populations of at least 10 provincial-level regions on the Chinese mainland fell in 2021.

Chinese Communist Party’s position on Taiwan is far from consistent: Dutch ex-diplomat

Beijing: Former Dutch diplomat Gerrit van der Wees has said  the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) leader Mao Zedong had refuted claims over Taiwan, a region which is engaged in a conflict with Beijing.

COVID-19: Shanghai defers annual college entrance exams to July

Beijing/Shanghai: Shanghai has postponed the annual college entrance examination to July as the Chinese city continues to fight against the recent spike in COVID-19 cases by implementing severe measures.

China: Seven teachers from high school in Xinjiang confirmed imprisoned

Xinjiang: As many as seven educators from a high school in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have been imprisoned by Chinese authorities, media reports said.

Beijing: Chinese authorities now implement curbs to combat rising COVID-19 cases

Beijing: Beijing, China's capital city, is now witnessing strict measures being implemented by authorities to combat growing COVID-19 cases.

Antony Blinken to unveil policy towards China on Thursday

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will unveil the Biden administration's policy toward China during his visit to George Washington University on Thursday, the State Department said.

Social media account of Chinese billionaire's son removed for criticising Beijing's COVID-19 policies

Shanghai: Account of Wang Sicong, son of Chinese property tycoon Wang Jianlin and an influencer on Weibo with 40 million followers, has been removed from social media platforms after he slammed the Chinese government over the state-sanctioned medicine for treating Covid-19 and even the implementation of mandatory testing policy in Shanghai.