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PM Imran Khan meets Chinese President in Beijing

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday (today) before departing from his tour. In a tweet, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said Prime Minister Imran Khan and China’s

Biden, China’s Xi wrap up three-hour long virtual summit

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden pressed his Chinese counterpart on Beijing’s human rights practices, in an over three-hour call on Monday, while Xi Jinping warned that China would respond to provocations on Taiwan. The closely watched conversation between the leaders

Chinese President vows ‘peaceful reunification’ with Taiwan

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Saturday to achieve “peaceful reunification” with Taiwan, but did not directly mention the use of force after a week of tensions with the island. Taiwan responded to President Xi by calling on Beijing

G7 rivals China’s BRI with grand infrastructure plan

CORNWALL: The Group of Seven richest democracies sought to counter China’s growing influence by offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that could rival President Xi Jinping’s multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative. The G7, whose leaders are meeting in southwestern England,

Biden invites Xi, Putin at virtual climate summit

WASHINGTON: The United States has invited the leaders of China and Russia to participate in a global summit on climate change in April, said US President Joe Biden. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin were among 40

China will ‘eat our lunch’, Biden warns after clashing with President Xi

WASHINGTON: United States President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held their first phone call as leaders and appeared at odds on most issues, even as Xi warned that confrontation would be a “disaster” for both nations. While

Biden, Xi Jinging hold first phone call amid tense US-China relations

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held their first telephone call as leaders, with Biden saying a free and open Indo-Pacific region was a priority and President Xi warning confrontation would be a ‘disaster’ for

World Economic Forum: China’s President Xi warns against ‘new Cold War’

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping warned global leaders at an all-virtual World Economic Forum in Davos against starting a “new Cold War”, and urged global unity in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Having largely curbed the spread of the

China awards medals to role models in COVID-19 struggle

BEIJING: China has passed an extraordinary and historic test with its handling of the coronavirus, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday at an awards ceremony for medical professionals. President Xi handed out gold medals to four heroes from the medical

Chinese President postpones visit to Pakistan

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Pakistan expected later this year has been rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Talking to media in Rawalpindi, Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing said both governments are working to finalise the new date of

President Alvi discusses bilateral relations with Chinese counterpart

ISLAMABAD/ BEIJING: President Arif Alvi on Tuesday met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing and discussed a wide range of issues to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. The historic meeting of the leaders reinforced the shared commitment

PM calls Chinese President to express solidarity over coronavirus outbreak

ISLAMABAD: In order to demonstrate Pakistan’s unequivocal solidarity with the Chinese leadership and people in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Imran Khan had a telephone conversation with President Xi Jinping. The prime minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences

Uighur Muslim women are being forced to sleep with Chinese men

The coverage of one of China’s worst human rights abuses the mass detainment of over a million Muslim Uighurs in northwest Xinjiang has increased over the past year. According a report by Radio Free Asia released in November, a forced-living

Xi, Macron unite on climate after US withdraws Paris pact

BEIJING: Chinese leader Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron declared on Wednesday that the Paris climate pact was “irreversible”, showing a united front after Washington formally withdrew from the accord this week. The joint declaration came at the end

Chinese President pledges wider market access, free trade deals

SHANGHAI: President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged to further open China’s economy, declaring the world must “knock down walls” as he opened an annual trade fair against the backdrop of the US tariffs war. Xi addressed an audience including French

China, US hold constructive call on trade mini-deal

BEIJING: Senior Chinese and US officials again sent positive signals on Friday about their efforts to formalise the partial trade bargain announced last month, with President Donald Trump saying he may meet with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the state

Attempts to split China risk ‘smashed’ bodies: President Xi

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping has warned that any attempts to split China would result in “bodies smashed and bones ground to powder”, amid four months of anti-Beijing unrest in Hong Kong. Xi issued the dire message during a weekend visit

PM Imran Khan discusses regional security with Chinese president

BEIJING: China has reaffirmed its unwavering support to Pakistan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity as well as on all issues of the country’s core national interest. Prime Minister Imran Khan met with President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Wednesday exchanged views

PM holds meeting with Chinese President in Beijing

BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing today. Both the leaders discussed the bilateral relations, regional situation and matters of mutual interests. A day earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan held bilateral talks with