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China’s Nanjing tightens restrictive measures to stem spike in COVID-19 infections

Beijing, Jul 27 (UNI/Xinhua) Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, has tightened the epidemic prevention and control measures after the recent spike in COVID-19 infections in the city. Among the measures, all retail pharmacies in the city suspended selling antipyretic, cough, antiviral and antibiotic medicine to citizens, according to the municipal epidemic prevention and control headquarters.

China’s population reaches 1.41 Billion – National Bureau of Statistics

Beijing, May 11 (UNI) China's population has grown by 5.38 percent over the past 10 years to 1.41 billion, according to the seventh nationwide census of 2020, the National Bureau of Statistics of China said in a statement. "The population of mainland China, compared with 1.39 billion people in line with the sixth national census of 2010, increased by 72.05 million, an increase of 5.38%," the statement said. The seventh Chinese census took place from November 1 to December 10, 2020.

Jailed Hong Kong activist gets new 10-month term over Tiananmen Square...

Beijing, May 6 (UNI) Joshua Wong, a prominent Hong Kong activist, was sentenced to serve 10 more months in prison on Thursday for joining last year’s unsanctioned vigil to commemorate victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square, the South China Morning Post reported. Wong, who is currently serving a 13.5-month jail term in prison for taking part in a protest that local authorities defined as a "riot" that took place outside a police station in Wan Chai on June 21, 2019, was also given a separate four-month sentence on April 13 for violating the anti-mask law in 2019 and participating in an unauthorized rally.

Agenda set by India for BRICS would boost trade: EEPC India

Kolkata, Mar 12 (UNI) EEPC India welcomes India’s proposed action plan during the first meeting of BRICS Contact Group on Economic and Trade Issues (CGETI) held under its Chairmanship. The action plan for 2021 would support a transparent and non-discriminatory, rules-based multilateral trading system in line with WTO vision.

India, China review situation along LAC in Western sector at WMCC...

New Delhi, Mar 12 (UNI) India and China on Friday reviewed the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Western sector and held in-depth discussions on the remaining issues along the LAC in the Western sector in Ladakh

Beijing urges US to cease support for pro-Taiwan independence forces, arms...

Beijing, Mar 9 (Sputnik) China has made strong appeals to the United States to refrain from sending false signals to the pro-Taiwan independence forces and stop selling arms to the island, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Tuesday, commenting on the recent statement by Washington on the matter. On Monday, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters that Washington would continue to contribute to Taiwan’s self-defense capabilities despite calls from China to roll back the support for the breakaway island.

China, ‘biggest geopolitical test’: US

New Delhi, Mar 4 (UNI) The administration of President Joe Biden has said that dealing with China will be "the biggest geopolitical test" of this century, and will seek to build partnerships beyond its core alliances, with countries such as India, Singapore and Vietnam.

Come what may, China will deepen strategic ties with Pakistan: Wang

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) China will deepen its strategic cooperation with Pakistan, no matter how the regional and international landscapes may evolve, and what challenges and risks may arise, says Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

China admits five soldiers were killed in Galwan clash last year

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI)The China’s People Liberation of Army has finally acknowledged for the first time that its five soldiers were killed in a violent clash with India in Galwan Valley on June 15 last year. According to the China’s PLA Daily, “Five Chinese frontier officers and soldiers stationed in the Karakoram Mountains have been recognised by the Central Military Commission of China for defending national sovereignty and territorial integrity in the border confrontation with India, which occurred in the Galwan Valley in June 2020.”

Students to follow online classes as China denies chartered flights

New Delhi, Jan 9 (UNI) Indian students studying in Chinese universities will have to continue with their online classes as China has not permitted operating chartered flights citing restrictions after the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, says the Indian Embassy in Beijing.
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