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India carrying out its own version of territorial revisionist policy: expert

A Chinese expert said that India is carrying out an Indian-version territorial revisionist policy after four militants were killed by Indian security forces in Kashmir and noted that the South Asian country is trying to deflect its people's dissatisfaction over real domestic issues, such as COVID-19 and the economy, onto border conflicts with its neighboring states of China, Pakistan and Nepal.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 20:26:14

'Boycott China' T-shirts and caps in India were not made in China: insiders

Online gossip has been spreading that some Chinese manufacturers have been caught selling hats, tees, and banners with anti-China slogans such as “Boycott China” to India; however, this is very likely faked, the Global Times found.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/22 21:43:59

Lockdown begins in India's Chennai after surge in COVID-19 cases

Authorities in India's southern Tamil Nadu state imposed a fresh lockdown in the state capital of Chennai and its suburbs on Friday in wake of an increase in COVID-19 cases.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/20 15:00:11

Higher trade barriers to worsen fallout of boycott of Chinese items on India's manufacturing

More trade barriers reportedly being mulled over by Indian authorities primarily targeting Chinese imports are less likely to materialize, as they tend to worsen the fallout of a boycott campaign on India's push to become a manufacturing power, regional affairs observers said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/20 0:25:55

Boycott of Chinese products, tech will hurt India's economy: observers

A boycott campaign in India targeting Chinese products and technology in the wake of a border clash between the two Asian giants is an angry outburst that won't do the coronavirus-hit Indian economy any favors, regional affairs watchers said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/6/19 18:49:50

Nepalese protesters oppose US-backed project out of national interest concerns

Demonstrations against a US-led infrastructure project by "Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)" broke out in cities in Nepal, with protesters saying the country's national interest and sovereignty will be hurt if the parliament approves the project, which is also widely seen as part of the US' Indo-pacific strategy's (IPS) push to further contain China.
Source: | 2020/6/19 2:05:33

Four killed in Indian army shelling in Kashmir: Pakistani officials

Four people have been killed in a shelling by the Indian army along the de facto India-Pakistan border in Kashmir, the Pakistani military and local officials said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/18 17:03:40

Nepal parliament vote steps up border dispute with India

Nepal's lower house of parliament on Saturday approved a new national emblem with a controversial political map that includes strategic territories disputed with its giant neighbor, India.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/14 18:08:40

Indian PM to discuss COVID-19 restriction ease with state chief ministers

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers of all states via video conference next week amid a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/13 22:04:34

Lao gov't announces initial victory over COVID-19

Lao government announced an initial victory in the battle against COVID-19 after all 19 patients infected by the virus were discharged from hospitals and no new cases were detected for 59 consecutive days.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/11 13:33:26

18 dead in Pakistan's building saga

The death toll from a building collapse in Karachi rose to at least 18 on Tuesday, with the final count expected to increase further, Pakistani officials said.
Source: AFP | 2020/6/10 17:48:40

80 pct of total COVID-19 cases in Turkey recovered: minister

Eighty percent of the total COVID-19 cases in Turkey have recovered and the majority of the patients stayed at home without any symptoms, the Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/7 8:16:02

Turkey, Libya to enhance cooperation in Eastern Mediterranean: Turkish president

Turkey and Libya agreed to further enhance their cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean over a deal made on maritime delimitation, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/6/6 8:45:02

India's Modi gets Trump invite to attend G7

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received an invitation from US President Donald Trump to attend the next Group of Seven summit, India's Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2020/6/3 18:38:41

Rescue trains coming for 3.6m stranded Indian workers

India will organize special trains to get at least 3.6 million migrant workers stranded by the pandemic lockdown back home, authorities said Saturday as fresh coronavirus cases in the country hit a new daily high.
Source: AFP | 2020/5/24 16:48:41

Passenger plane with about 100 people aboard crashes in Pakistan's Karachi

A passenger plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) crashed on Friday afternoon in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/22 18:19:28

Global COVID-19 cases top 5 million -- John Hopkins University

Global COVID-19 cases top 5 million -- John Hopkins University
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/21 14:05:22

People evacuated as India, Banagladesh brace for super cyclone

Authorities in eastern India and Bangladesh were relocating tens of thousands of villagers away from the coastline on Tuesday ahead of a super cyclone that is expected to inflict large-scale damage as both countries struggle to contain the coronavirus.
Source: Reuters | 2020/5/19 19:03:40