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Educationist Sonam Wangchuk supports Tibet's freedom from China

One of India's most iconic educationists, Sonam Wangchuk, has come out in support of Tibet's freedom from China, which he believes is yet another reason to use "wallet power" against Chinese products

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Maldives at high risk of debt distress from China: World Bank

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India should not hesitate to start a trade war with China

Certainly, a trade war with India would not destabilise the Chinese economy in a big way, but it would cause concern to China, writes N.S.Venkataraman for South Asia Monitor

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New camps set up by China, India deploys more troops in Eastern Ladakh

The situation in the four flashpoints -- Galwan Valley, Hot Springs, Depsang and Pangong Lake -- in Eastern Ladakh is still tense despite military-level talks between India and China ending on a positive trajectory, sources said on Thursday

Government of China, Chinese Embassy were donors to RGF led by Sonia Gandhi

A startling revelation has come to light that the government of the Peoples Republic of China and the Chinese Embassy in India have been funding the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) led by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, reports IANS

Ladakh clashes: China hindered Indian patrols, attempted changes in status quo, says MEA

The stopping of India's "normal, traditional patrolling pattern" in the Galwan Valley area by Chinese troops in early May led to a tense situation across the Line of Actual Control and caused the relationship between two countries to deteriorate, India's Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday

'CPEC to be game-changer for Pakistan's Balochistan'

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be a game-changer for Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, according to experts

Pakistan signs $2.4bn tripartite agreement with China for Kohala hydropower project

A tripartite agreement was signed on Thursday between a Chinese company and the governments of Pakistan and China for construction of a 1,124 megawatt hydropower project in Kohala costing $2.4 billion

Survey document shows Chinese encroachment in seven districts of Nepal

Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the agriculture ministry have refuted media reports of encroachment of Nepali territory by China on the northern border, but a document issued by the Survey Department of the Ministry of Agriculture in 2017 shows that China had encroached 36 hectares of Nepal’s territory at 10 places along the northern border

China donates the third batch of COVID-19 medical aid to Sri Lanka

China on Wednesday donated its third batch of medical aid to Sri Lanka to help the country fight the COVID-19 epidemic to control and prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country

China tries to pacify families of 'unsung' PLA soldiers killed in Ladakh

China  is attempting to pacify the aggrieved families of the Chinese soldiers who were killed in clashes with Indian troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh's Galwan vVlley, without any official recognition from Beijing

Chinese brands fear acute shortage, price hike as containers stuck

Smartphone brands in India on Thursday said that if their containers carrying essential parts, components and accessories from China are not cleared by customs soon, there will be massive shortage and end users will only suffer

China says India betrayed accords, consensus

China on Thursday once again claimed the violent face-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh was caused by India's "betrayal of consensuses and unilateral provocations" and that it "took place on the Chinese side"

Chinese guests not allowed in Delhi budget hotels

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PLA troops return to Galwan Valley, defying mutual consensus to disengage

Defying the agreed mutual consensus to disengage, Chinese People's Liberation Army troops have returned to Patrolling Post 14 on the Line of Actual Control in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh where the barbaric June 15 attack, in which 20 Indian Army soldiers were killed, occurred

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With the doom and gloom surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic slowly subsiding, the west bank of Barishal's Kirtankhola river in Bangladesh has started to see increased activity