Carl Schuster, an expert on maritime issues speaks to Outlook about China’s growing naval assertiveness across the Indo-Pacific.
China offers help on one hand but arranges a SAARC meet minus India on the pandemic on the other
Chinese President Xi sent a message of sympathy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the COVID-19 pandemic in India.
According to KCNA and China's Xinhua news agency, Xi in his own message to Kim described bilateral relations as a 'valuable asset' to both countries and vowed to make unspecified contributions to the peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
Antony Blinken said the Biden administration is united with its allies in pushing back against China's increasing authoritarianism and assertiveness at home and abroad.
For once, no one, not even the peaceniks on either side of the China or Pakistan border, is getting excited, considering the disappointments of past such efforts.
The visit would come in the aftermath of the most serious border crisis between the neighbours in decades.
World stock indexes were mostly higher on Thursday after President Joe Biden held his first conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping since taking office.
The 'bumper' 40 per cent increase followed a number of sweeping reforms intended to transform the 'bloated People’s Liberation Army (PLA), into a more modern, nimble fighting force'.
A letter from Xi to Schultz reported Friday by the official Xinhua News Agency was a rare direct communication from China's paramount leader to a foreign business figure.
In his latest order to the military, Jinping has asked the Chinese military to train its officers and soldiers in realistic combat scenarios and conduct more emergency-response drills
It will go through the southeast of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, one of the world's most geologically active areas.
China will actively consider providing vaccines to BRICS countries, the Chinese President had said
In his speech at the BRICS summit, the Chinese President also urged the global community to uphold multilateralism
The BRICS summit is taking place at a time two of the bloc's members, India and China, are locked in a bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh for over six months
Chinese President Xi Jinping is also expected to take part in the summit.
Women hold half of the sky: China on victory of Harris as the first woman Vice President-elect.
Both India and Vietnam, who co-chaired the meeting, have problems with China. A Free Trade pact is the elephant in the room
A view of the Pir Panjal mountain range after the first snowfall of the season. The picture was captured by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on his way from Srinagar to Delhi. "Kashmir, the jewel in India's crown, is all...PTI Photo
Home Minister Amit Shah addresses the inaugural session of 'National Conference on Delivering Democracy: Reviewing two decades of PM Narendra Modi as head of Government', in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Arun Sharma
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Dadasaheb Phalke award winner, superstar Rajinikanth (L) along with his wife Latha Rajinikanth (R) in New Delhi.PTI Photo
A potter makes clay earthen lamps for sale ahead of the Diwali festival, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
A boatman rescues an elderly woman while she was drowning in the Yamuna River, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.
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Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates