V K Singh LAC remark counters India position, China says trespass clear

February 9, 2021

A DAY after Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Gen V K Singh (retd) said that India has transgressed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) more often than the Chinese side based on perceptions, contradicting India’s official position, Beijing Monday claimed that the former Army Chief’s remark was an “un | Read more|

US bans China's top chipmaker from using American technology

December 19, 2020

China's top chipmaker was already having a rough week. Now its problems are getting much worse. The US government on Friday slapped harsh restrictions on Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) as the Trump administration continues to pile pressure on Chinese firms during its final weeks. | Read more|

As China Restricts Access To Tibet, US Urges Nations To Make Laws Over It

December 5, 2020

Slamming China for its "repressive" regime in Tibet, a top American diplomat has urged other countries to pass their own versions of a US law that calls for denying access to the US for Chinese officials known to be involved in restricting visits to the remote Himalayan region. Robert A Destro, Special Coordinator for | Read more|

Chinese Soldier, Held After He Strayed Into Ladakh, Handed Back

October 21, 2020

A Chinese soldier, who was caught by Indian forces in eastern Ladakh after he strayed across the Line of Actual Control (LAC), was handed back to China on Tuesday night. The soldier, identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long, was caught in the Chumar-Demchok area, the army said on Monday. The soldier was questioned by China | Read more|

China Warns US It May Detain Americans Over Prosecution Of Scholars: Report

October 18, 2020

The Chinese government has warned Washington it may detain Americans in China in response to the Justice Department's prosecution of Chinese military-affiliated scholars, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. The newspaper, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, said Chinese officials had issued repeat | Read more|

Chinese military calls US biggest threat to world peace

September 14, 2020

China's Defense Ministry on Sunday blasted a critical U.S. report on the country's military ambitions, saying it is the U.S. instead that poses the biggest threat to the international order and world peace. The statement follows the September 2 release of the annual Defense Department report to Congress on Chinese mili | Read more|

Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

August 15, 2020

President Donald Trump on Friday gave the Chinese company ByteDance 90 days to divest itself of any assets used to support the popular TikTok app in the United States. Trump's executive order said there is credible evidence that leads me to believe that ByteDance might take action that threatens to impair the national | Read more|