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Ganges barrage: China keen to help

China is willing to provide both technical and financial assistances to the much hyped Ganges Barrage project to be constructed at Pangsha in Rajbari at an estimated cost of $4 billion…

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Recent satellite images show China may be installing a high-frequency radar system in the Spratly Islands that could significantly boost its ability control the disputed South China Sea, a US think tank reported on Monday…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
India sugar exports to Myanmar, a smuggling gateway to China, slow

India sugar exports to Myanmar, a smuggling gateway to China, slow

Flows of Indian white sugar to Myanmar, a gateway for smuggling into China, are slowing down, while Brazilian sugar is becoming more competitive due to cheaper freight. Volumes of white sugar shipped to Myanmar soared last year and early this year…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
China removes stocks regulator head after market woes

China removes stocks regulator head after market woes

China has removed the head of its securities regulator following a turbulent period in the country’s stock markets, appointing a top state banking executive as his replacement, as leaders move to restore confidence in the economy…

February 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
China ‘has deployed missiles in South China Sea’

China ‘has deployed missiles in South China Sea’

China appears to have deployed surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, say reports…

February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

China the focus as Obama hosts SE Asian leaders

President Barack Obama welcomed Southeast Asian leaders for a California desert retreat Monday, with talks focused on how to counterbalance China’s increasing muscle in the region…

February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

First ‘Silk Road’ train arrives in Tehran from China

The first train to connect China and Iran arrived in Tehran on Monday loaded with Chinese goods, reviving the ancient Silk Road, the Iranian railway company said…

February 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
A man wearing a protective mask sits in a bus during a polluted day in Shanghai, China, January 19, 2016. – Reuters photo

Polluted air causes 5.5m deaths a year

More than 5.5 million people worldwide are dying prematurely every year as a result of air pollution, according to new research…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

As gold price soars, traditional India, China buyers show little love

As gold trades near its highest in a year on a wave of safe-haven buying, traditionally active buyers of physical gold in the major Asian markets have shown little interest so far…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Lavezzi close to China move

Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi looks set to become the latest footballer to swap Europe for China after the French champions said talks with Hebei China Fortune were progressing…

February 12, 2016 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

China confirms first case of Zika virus

China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus in a man who had recently travelled to South America, the official Xinhua news agency reported…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

China forex reserves plunge by $100b in January

China’s foreign exchange reserves have fallen to their lowest level in more than three years, the central bank said Sunday, as Beijing sells dollars to stop the yuan from depreciating further…

February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

China importers build Asian fuel surplus

Newly licensed Chinese oil importers are taking advantage of low crude prices and healthy domestic product margins, snapping up hundreds of thousands of barrels a day of a global surplus but also adding to China’s swelling fuel exports…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

12 nations sign TPP as US seeks to counter China

The biggest trade deal in history was signed Thursday, yoking 12 Pacific rim countries in a US-led initiative aimed at wresting influence from booming China…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Business
The logo of Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta adorns its headquarters in Basel in Switzerland on Wednesday.  
— Reuters photo

China seeks food security with $43b bid for Syngenta

China made its boldest overseas takeover move when state-owned ChemChina agreed a $43 billion bid for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta on Wednesday, aiming to improve domestic food production…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

China sets 2016 growth target at 6.5-7pc

China has set its growth target for this year at between 6.5 and 7 per cent, the country’s top economic planner said Wednesday, an acknowledgement that expansion will continue to weaken…

February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

Thousands stranded at China train station during holiday travel rush

More than 50,000 passengers were stranded at a railway station in the Chinese city of Guangzhou on Tuesday because of weather delays, state media said, an inauspicious start for some as the country embarks upon its annual lunar new year travel rush…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Will booming India topple China in Latin America?

Will booming India topple China in Latin America?

FOR the second consecutive year, the booming Indian economy grew faster than any other in 2016, according to a new World Bank report. A strong macroeconomic performer compared to the other so-called BRICS nations, India’s GDP…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Op-Ed
China’s road to the Middle East

China’s road to the Middle East

China’s quiet days seem over. To have come out openly for Palestine to include the eastern part of Jerusalem is not merely about that patch of land — it is about China’s confidence to say openly…

February 3, 2016 · 0 comments · Post Editorial

$7.6b Ponzi scam unearthed in China

Chinese authorities have arrested 21 people on suspicion of defrauding around 9,00,000 people of more than 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion), state media reported, after an online peer-to-peer lender turned out to be a giant Ponzi scheme…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Business

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