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India has requested China for early crew change for stranded Indians aboard 2 ships: MEA

NEW DELHI: India on Friday said its Ambassador in Beijing has taken up with the Chinese Vice Foreign Minister the issue of 39 Indian sailors stranded on two cargo ships in Chinese waters and requested early approval for crew change for Indian crew members aboard the two vessels. Citing coronavirus-related restrictions, Chinese authorities have not […]

Jack Ma missing after conflict with Chinese government

NEW DELHI: Tech billionaire and Alibaba founder Jack Ma has “disappeared” from public life and has not been spotted for at least two months amid the conflict with the Chinese regulators. The Financial Times reported that Ma was recently replaced as a judge in the final of TV show ‘Africa’s Business Heroes’. “His photograph was […]

China finally congratulates Joe Biden, Harris for their victory in US election

BEIJING:China on Friday shed its initial hesitation and congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris for their victory in the 2020 US presidential election, saying Beijing respects the choice of the American people. “We have been following reactions on the US elections from both within the US and the international community,” Chinese […]

China’s new tech export controls could give Beijing a say in TikTok sale

BEIJING/SHANGHAI:China’s new rules around tech exports mean ByteDance’s sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations could need Beijing’s approval, a Chinese trade expert told state media, a requirement that would complicate the forced and politically charged divestment. ByteDance has been ordered by President Donald Trump to divest short video app TikTok in the United States amid security […]

Donald Trump says China could have stopped coronavirus, Beijing decries shifting of blame

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that China could have stopped the coronavirus before it swept the globe and that his administration was conducting “serious investigations” into what happened. Trump’s criticism was the latest from his administration to target China’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, which emerged late last year in the Chinese […]

Beijing opens glitzy airport ahead of China’s 70th anniversary

BEIJING: A futuristic airport that resembles a giant starfish opened in Beijing Wednesday, as China unveils another massive infrastructure project just days before it celebrates 70 years of Communist Party rule. Located 46 kilometres south of Tiananmen Square, Beijing Daxing International Airport will operate at full capacity in 2040, with eight runways and the potential […]

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