Tag: Chinese

Donald Trump signs Tibet policy to preempt Chinese move on Dalai Lama’s succession; China firmly opposes

By Lalit K Jha and K J M Varma WASHINGTON/BEIJING: US President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill that reaffirms the right of Tibetans to choose a successor to the Dalai Lama and calls for establishing an American consulate in Tibet, prompting China to warn that the act will seriously disrupt and hurt […]

Eastern Ladakh standoff: Indian, Chinese armies agree to resolve issue through talks

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese military commanders agreed to peacefully resolve the current border issue in eastern Ladakh in accordance with bilateral pacts as well as the agreement reached between leadership of the two countries, the External Affairs Ministry said on Sunday. The two sides held high-level military talks on Saturday in an attempt to […]

Bombardier’s joint venture wins contract to build 120 new Chinese standard high-speed train cars

NEW DELHI: Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that its Chinese joint venture, Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd. (BST), has been awarded a contract, at the end of September, with China Railway Corp. (CRC) to supply 120 CR400AF new Chinese standard high-speed train cars for China’s evolving high-speed rail network. The 120 cars will […]

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