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June 13, 2018 7:27 AM Australia agrees Solomons internet cable after China concern

SYDNEY: Australia will help fund and build an undersea communications cable to the Solomon Islands, it was agreed Wednesday after the Pacific nation was convinced to drop a contract with Chinese company Huawei. The impoverished country and Huawei inked a deal in late 2016 to construct the fibre-optic cable from Australia to Honiara to improve its often 11

June 12, 2018 4:36 AM Huh? China stumped by Ivanka Trump's 'Chinese proverb'

BEIJING: Chinese social media users are scratching their heads over a "Chinese proverb" US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka posted to Twitter as her father prepared for his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. "'Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it.' -Chinese Proverb," Ivanka posted on Monday, the night 15

June 11, 2018 4:48 AM China's Xi backs nuclear deal in talks with Iran leader

BEIJING: Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for the Iran nuclear deal to be "earnestly" implemented as he met the country's president following the US withdrawal from the pact, state media said Monday. Xi met one-on-one with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday following a two-day regional security summit in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao 3

June 7, 2018 2:56 PM US says reached deal with China's ZTE

WASHINGTON: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said today that Washington has reached a deal with ZTE Corp that would reverse a ban on buying parts from US suppliers, allowing China's No. 2 telecommunications equipment maker to get back into business. Under the deal, ZTE will change its board and management within 30 days, pay a US$1 billion (RM3.97 billion) 7

May 30, 2018 9:49 AM China plane makes emergency landing after window cracks

BEIJING: An airplane flying from China to Vietnam turned back to make an emergency landing after cracks appeared in a window, just two weeks after another airliner's cockpit window broke mid-flight in the country, state media said Wednesday. The Beijing Capital Airlines flight bound for Nha Trang in southern Vietnam with 211 people aboard returned to the eastern 7

May 28, 2018 5:01 AM Beijing protests US warship operation in South China Sea

BEIJING: China has voiced "strong dissatisfaction" after two US warships sailed by an island claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea, adding to simmering tensions in the strategic waterway. The foreign ministry issued a statement expressing "resolute opposition" to the US sail-by of the territory in the disputed Paracel Island chain on Sunday 9

May 26, 2018 8:29 AM Panda cub makes first public appearance at Zoo Negara

KUALA LUMPUR: A four-month-old panda cub made her first public appearance Saturday at Zoo Negara where she was born, to the delight of visitors. The fluffy little cub was the second born to Liang Liang, who has been on loan to Malaysia since 2014, aong with a male panda, a rare success story for natural reproduction among giant pandas which are notoriously 11

May 26, 2018 6:50 AM Chinese J-15 jets complete night landings on carrier in push to modernise

SHANGHAI: Chinese fighter pilots have carried out night landings on the country's first aircraft carrier, the official China Daily reported on Saturday, the latest demonstration of Beijing's push to modernise its military forces. Pilots flying J-15 jets landed at night on the Liaoning, the official paper said citing a video posted by China's navy. It said this was a complex 13

May 15, 2018 7:55 AM Chinese volunteers emerge from virtual moon base

BEIJING: A group of Chinese volunteers has emerged from 110 days of isolation in a virtual "lunar lab", state media reported Tuesday, as the country pursues its ambition to put people on the moon. The official Xinhua news service streamed images on its website of the would-be astronauts emerging from their temporary home, a self-contained environment 17

May 11, 2018 1:15 PM Chinese Premier congratulates Dr Mahathir on assuming office as Malaysian PM

BEIJING: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has congratulated Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on assuming office as Malaysian prime minister, according to a Xinhua report. In a congratulatory message, Li said Dr Mahathir has made contributions to the development of Malaysia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, China-Malaysia relations as well as cooperation 42