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China allays fears over Belt and Road, says don't 'misinterpret'

Terming BRI "geo-strategic tool" is misinterpretation: Zhang

China said today that it was a "misinterpretation" to describe its ambitious multi-billion Belt and Road project a "geo-strategic tool".The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), earlier known as One Belt One Road, is a prestigious initiative of Chinese President Xi ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

What if Xi Jinping is president for life?

The BBC's Howard Zhang explains why it matters that China has scrapped presidential term limits. READ MORE SEE LESS
 MSN India1 month ago

China's missile man is new defence minister

China appointed a former missile unit commander as its new defence minister on Monday, whose first guest of honour could be his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman. Lieutenant General Wei Fenghe, 63, a close confidant of President Xi Jinping, was the last commander of China’s missile unit, the Second Artillery Corps, before it was split into two -- the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force and the Strategic Support Force -- making them a potent force. He was appointed as the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang endorsed for five-year term

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was today endorsed for a second five-year term by the country's rubber-stamp parliament after he was nominated by President Xi Jinping.Li, 63, a second ranking leader in the ruling Communist Party of China, has completed the first five-year tenure along with Xi who is now regarded as the 'core' leader of the party placed along with party founder Mao Zedong.Xi, 64, was yesterday re-elected unanimously by 2970 deputies of the National People's Congress, days after it ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Video of Chinese reporter's sassy eye-roll becomes a major hit and then this happens

If you are not exactly the ‘poker face’ kind of person, then this one is especially for you. More so, if you at all think of visiting China. A reporter’s dramatic rather sassy eye-roll has become huge internet sensation in China. Captured on ...
 DNA1 month ago

China's defence budget=$175 bn. India's=$46 bn

'If the Chinese intent is to be gauged based on its aggression in the South China Sea, greater forays in the Indian Ocean, a hawk's attitude towards Taiwan, flying its fighters repeatedly over the Senkaku islands in the East China Sea and creating strategic assets globally, there would be a requirement for strategic partnerships for India,' says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). IMAGE: People's Liberation Army troops get ready for the military parade to commemorate the PLA's 90th anniversary at ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago China boosts its defence budget with an eye on 'peaceful development'  catchnews.com1 month ago China boosts defence budget to achieve 'peaceful development'  Sify1 month ago China increases defence budget to $175b  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Xi becomes China's leader-for-life as Parliament removes term limit

JUST IN: China's Parliament passes constitutional changes that abolish term limits to let President Xi Jinping rule indefinitely.Ahead of the vote by about 3,000 deputies in the National People's Congress (NPC) -  China's legislature - on the amendment to remove the term limit for the President and Vice President, the seven member Standing Committee - the top most body of the ruling Communist Party of China - has unanimously approved the amendment."Every one of us on the NPC Standing ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Xi's power grab? Will of the Chinese people, say parliamentary delegates  Deccan Herald1 month ago Historic meeting lauds lifetime power for Xi Jinping  Deccan Herald1 month ago
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China defends lifting of presidential term limit

[China], Mar 4 (ANI): China on Sunday defended its plan to scrap presidential term limits, which would see Chinese President Xi Jinping rule for life, as well as consolidating key leadership positions, according to media reports. According to Zhang Yesui, the ...
 Sify1 month ago Removal of two-term limit for Xi important to uphold CPC unity: China  Business Standard1 month ago China 'won't sit idly by' if US harms trade: official  Deccan Herald1 month ago China defends scrapping of presidential term limit  Deccan Herald1 month ago

China defends detention for graft suspects as law-based

A Chinese anti-graft official says a new regulation allowing the detention of corruption suspects for up to six months without charge is "based on rule of law."The head of Beijing's anti-corruption watchdog body, Zhang Shuofu, today said the rights of those ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

All quiet as Beijing muzzles Year of the Dog celebrations

Beijing began the Year of the Dog on Friday with eerily silent streets, as the usual thunderous bursts of firecrackers and fireworks were silenced by a strict ban that sacrifices tradition in the name of an anti-pollution campaign. Overnight, police patrolled ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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