TikTok may cut off Chinese ties, become 100% US company

TikTok may cut off Chinese ties, become 100% US company

On June 29, India banned TikTok, along with 58 other apps, citing security concerns. After suffering huge losses following India’s ban on 59 Chinese apps, short video platform TikTok may cut off ties with its Chinese parent and become an independent American company, US President Donald Trump’s economic adviser Larry Kudlow has said. “I think […]

Huawei, Alibaba among 7 companies with links to Chinese army; could soon face action in India

Huawei, Alibaba among 7 companies with links to Chinese army; could soon face action in India

Not all of the seven Chinese companies are in the mobile or tech sectors. They have got a wide net of investments in various Indian industries. Chinese global giants in India, like Huawei and Alibaba, which potentially have a direct or indirect link with the Chinese army, could soon face action. These companies are among […]

Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

HANOI/MANILA-Vietnam and the Philippines on Thursday criticized China’s holding of military drills in a disputed part of the South China, warning it could create tension in the region and impact Beijing’s relationship with its neighbours. Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said China’s exercises in the waters near the Paracel Islands were “highly provocative”, while Vietnam’s […]

India, China hold Corps Commander-level talks, Galwan valley row to be discussed

India, China hold Corps Commander-level talks, Galwan valley row to be discussed

This is the second meeting between the two Corps Commanders after June 6 India and China are holding Corps Commander-level meeting at Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) opposite Chushul to discuss the ongoing dispute in Ladakh, Indian Army sources said on Monday. This is the second meeting between […]

US & China on ‘brink of new Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

US & China on ‘brink of new Cold War’: Chinese foreign minister

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday (May 24) claimed that the United States is pushing relations with China to “the brink of a new Cold War”, with tensions soaring over the COVID-19 outbreak, Hong Kong’s status and other issues. “It has come to our attention that some political forces in the US are taking […]

India may not have the luxury of being selective about FDI

India may not have the luxury of being selective about FDI

Going forward, as India tries to limp back to normalcy after the Covid crisis, it is quite evident that it will have to rely heavily on FDI flows to re-fire its investment engine Responding to the concerns that Chinese entities could mount takeovers of Indian companies during the Covid-triggered market rout, the Centre has taken […]

COVID-19: China sends special plane to Pakistan with doctors and relief aid

COVID-19: China sends special plane to Pakistan with doctors and relief aid

The government of China has sent a special plane to Pakistan with a team of medical professionals and relief assistance to fight COVID-19. The flight will land at Islamabad International Airport today, according to a press release. Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood will be at the airport to welcome […]

COVID-19: Global cases rise past 600,000 as per Johns Hopkins University

COVID-19: Global cases rise past 600,000 as per Johns Hopkins University

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world has now passed 600,000, according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. With many countries, including the UK, now only testing the most serious cases, however, the true extent of infections is likely to be much greater, according to reports. According to the university’s […]

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