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  • USA, China, Japan and Korea to dominate 5G: study

    China, the United States, Japan and Korea will account for more than half of the world’s subscribers to super-fast 5G mobile networks by 2025, leaving Europe lagging, a study shows.

  • china and bangladesh trade

    Explore full trade potentials with Bangladesh: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invites Chinese business people to explore the full potentials of business and trade relations with Bangladesh as the country is marching ahead in various areas of economic growth and development.

  • Thousands protest China extradition bill in Hong Kong

    Several hundred thousand people have jammed Hong Kong's streets in a last bid to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, with police bracing for the biggest march in the city in 15 years.

  • China bemoans US 'bullying' of Huawei

    China's foreign minister has slammed US moves against telecom giant Huawei as "economic bullying", and warned that Beijing was ready to "fight to the very end" in its trade war with Washington.

  • China defends exit ban on rights lawyer

    China yesterday defended an exit ban imposed on a human rights lawyer as lawful after the United States urged Beijing to let him travel to receive a US fellowship.

  • China offers help to Venezuela to restore power

    China offered to help Venezuela restore its power grid, after President Nicolas Maduro accused US counterpart Donald Trump of cyber "sabotage" that plunged the South American country into its worst blackout on record.

  • China raises defence spending by 7.5pc

    China yesterday announced a 7.5 percent increase in military spending in 2019, lower than last year as the country faces an economic slowdown, but still likely to make Asian neighbours nervous.

  • US files charges against Huawei

    China yesterday accused the United States of "political motivations" behind sweeping charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei in a case that has ratcheted up tensions between the two superpowers.

  • Gene-edited monkeys cloned for sleep disorder research

    Chinese scientists make clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian rhythm disorders that are linked to sleep problems, depression and Alzheimer's disease, the official Xinhua news agency says.

  • China to step up fight on air pollution

    China’s top environmental watchdog has vowed to succeed in air pollution control this year by enhancing the management of diesel-powered trucks while further reducing industrial emissions.

  • 13 canadians detained in China since Huawei CFO arrest

    Canada said on Thursday that 13 of its citizens have been detained in China since Huawei Technologies Co Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested last month in Vancouver at the request of the United States.

  • India, China, US 4th highest carbon dioxide emitters

    India, China, the US and the European Union (EU) have been ranked as the world’s top four emitters respectively of carbon dioxide accounting for 58 percent of global emissions in 2017, according to a study.

  • China has agreed to cut tariffs on US-made cars: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that China had agreed to cut import tariffs on American-made cars, a potential boon for automakers including Tesla Inc and BMW who manufacture in the United States for export to China.

  • China green lights first underwater high-speed railway

    China green lights a project to build the first underwater bullet train route, reports CNN.

  • One Belt, One Road: We must secure our interest

    The ancient Silk Road, of which the Belt and Road Initiative is a gigantic new avatar, dates back to the Chinese Han Dynasty's westward expansion more than 2100 years ago.

  • The New World Disorder: We must learn to live with it

    A fundamental law of physics, also applicable to the social sciences, is that everything in nature is in a state of flux. The sage Heraclitus had said we never step into the same river twice.

  • China surging ahead at bullet speed

    Cruising at a speed of 307 km/h, the bullet train ride from Shanghai to Beijing was smooth as silk—there was no klik klik sound typical of conventional trains as the wheels hit the short gaps between rails that we are all too familiar with on our all-too-typical trains. The only slight movement one feels on the Chinese version of the bullet train is when the turbulent wake of a passing bullet train makes the train squeeze against the air envelope of the opposing train.

  • Rohingyas refugees hurt in Ukhia lanslide

    China urges Myanmar to start Rohingya repatriation soon

    China, as part of its three-phase steps, urge Myanmar to start repatriation of Rohingyas as soon as possible saying it attaches great importance to Rohingya crisis.

  • US President Donald Trump

    Trump threatens more tariffs on China

    US President Donald Trump threatens to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies quickly escalated.

  • Google Jobs Search Launched In Bangladesh

    Google to invest $550m in JD

    Chinese e-commerce giant JD and US tech giant Google Inc announces that Google will invest $550 million in cash in JD, as part of a strategic partnership.

  • BCL man killed

    Seven Chinese students killed in attack after school

    An assailant killed seven Chinese middle school students who were on their way home from classes, and the suspected attacker has been caught, state news agency Xinhua reports.

  • China hails 'courage' of North, South Korean leaders

    China heap praise on the leaders of the two Koreas for holding a landmark summit, calling their handshake over the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula a "historic moment".

  • China for peaceful election in Bangladesh

    China yesterday said it wants to see a peaceful transition of power in Bangladesh through a smooth general election.

  • China raises tariffs

    China raises tariffs on US pork, fruit in trade dispute

    China raises import duties on a $3 billion list of US pork, fruit and other products in an escalating tariff dispute with President Donald Trump that companies worry might depress global commerce.

  • China's waste import ban upends global recycling industry

    For years China was the world's top destination for recyclable trash, but a ban on certain imports has left nations scrambling to find new dumping grounds for growing piles of garbage.

  • Stratford-upon-Avon

    China to recreate Shakespeare's birthplace

    China announces plans to recreate Shakespeare's birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon along with replicas of the playwright's homes, as part of an ambitious new international cultural centre that will pay homage to three literary greats.

  • China doctor

    Live head transplant ‘never’ allowed in China

    A former vice-minister of health in China dismissed the possibility of clinical trials involving a human head transplant, adding that an experiment done in China had severely violated ethical rules.

  • There is solution to NKorea, Trump tells Xi

    US President Donald Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that he believes, like Xi, that there is a solution to the North Korea issue.

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    Online classes gaining popularity among Chinese kids

    One-on-one online teaching for children, especially English lessons taught by teachers who are native speakers of the language, is becoming increasingly popular in China.

  • China Communist Party unveils new leadership

    China Communist Party unveils new leadership

    China's Communist Party reveals its new top leadership helmed by President Xi Jinping breaking with recent precedent by failing to include a clear successor among the seven-man line-up.