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January 12, 2018 5:39 AM China shuts Marriott website over Tibet mistake

Marriott’s Chinese website now shows a message with an apology. — Reuters picSHANGHAI, Jan 12 — Authorities in China have shut down Marriott’s local website for a week after the US hotel giant mistakenly listed Chinese-claimed regions such as Tibet and Hong Kong as separate countries. Shanghai’s cyberspace authority late yesterday ordered Marriott to close 14

October 9, 2017 8:40 AM Chinese tourists fined nearly US$16,000 for chasing endangered Tibetan antelopes

BEIJING: A group of Chinese tourists has been fined 105,000 yuan (US$15,842) for chasing a herd of endangered Tibetan antelopes with four-wheel drives inside a national reserve in Tibet. This happened during China's week-long national day holiday last week. The seven tourists chased the animals for more than a minute in order to take photos with them, said the Tibetan 5

October 6, 2017 9:41 AM Seven killed as India military chopper crashes

File picture of Indian Air Force (IAF) advanced light helicopters during an air show in Srinagar October 18, 2013. An India military helicopter crashed near the border with China, killing all on board. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, Oct 6 — An Indian military helicopter crashed in a disputed area near the border with China today, killing all seven troops on board 9

October 6, 2017 6:23 AM Five killed as India military chopper crashes

NEW DELHI: An Indian military helicopter crashed in a disputed area near the border with China on Friday, killing five troops and injuring a sixth, an Air Force officer said. The Russian-made MI-17 helicopter was on a training sortie in the mountainous district of Tawang near the border with Tibet when it crashed, the officer said. "Five personnel have died and one is critically 10

September 18, 2017 3:17 AM From Zhejiang with love: Couple runs 4,700km across China to show their devotion

A Chinese couple recently completed a 4,700km run across China, for no other reason than to show their love for one another, local media reported. Referred to only by their nicknames, fitness fanatics Yiyi, 23, and her boyfriend Qiaobei, 22, took 150 days to finish their “Run for Love” from Hangzhou, capital of east China’s Zhejiang province, to the Tibetan 8

August 5, 2017 5:40 AM China ups ante in high-altitude standoff with India

China's Xi Jinping (left) and India's Narendra Modi are finding it difficult to reach a face-saving solution for the two powers to withdraw their forces from the increasingly tense disputed border area. — Reuters picBEIJING, Aug 5 — China has stepped up its rhetoric in an increasingly tense border row with India, hinting at the possibility of military 12

August 3, 2017 3:47 AM China-India border spat casts shadow ahead of BRICS summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping leave after a group picture during a BRICS Summit in Benaulim, in the western state of Goa, India October 16, 2016. — Reuters picBEIJING, Aug 3 — China is taking an increasingly tough line on a border row with India amid a rising crescendo of nationalism in state media, and President 12

July 28, 2017 4:37 AM Chinese and Indian Security Officials Meet Amid Border Stand-Off

Top Chinese and Indian officials met in Beijing amid a tense border stand-off in the Himalayas and an increasingly protracted diplomatic impasse. The Thursday meeting between Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Doval was the first high-level meeting since the weeks-long dispute began in a contested mountainous 15

July 25, 2017 1:21 AM AP Explains: India and China face off in border standoff

NEW DELHI — It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had arrived with bulldozers and excavators, and were building a high-mountain road near India’s border — in an area the two nuclear-armed Asian giants have disputed for decades. India responded to the call by sending troops last month to evict the Chinese 5

July 24, 2017 11:33 AM Doklam standoff: China sends a warning message to India over border standoff

The Chinese military on Monday asked India not to harbor any “illusions” about its resolve to protect China’s sovereignty, the latest warning to come from Beijing on the Doklam border standoff that is in its second month. The People’s Liberation Army, the world’s largest armed force, said its capability to protect China’s territory was “indomitable 10