Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Tuesday, September 23, 2014   

Deadly blasts hit Xinjiang
Two people were killed and many injured by multiple explosions in Xinjiang.

Beijing urged to say whether 'missing' envoy spied for Japan
The party-run Global Times newspaper urged authorities to say if Beijing's ambassador to Iceland spied for Japan only to be told the Foreign Ministry has no information on the case.

Neighbors of one voice on border issue
India's prime minister expressed concern to visiting President Xi Jinping about "incidents" on their disputed border, as a stand-off between troops at the frontier overshadowed key talks.

India goes all out to woo Xi
India's new prime minister rolled out the red carpet for Xi Jinping in his hometown as the president began a maiden visit, with both sides seeking to reset the relationship between Asia's rival superpowers.

Taiwan navy in battle trim
Taiwan's navy fired anti-submarine barrages in simulating a response to a invasion from the mainland.

Silence over missing envoy
The Foreign Ministry refused to say where its ambassador to Iceland is or who is even representing Beijing in the country, following reports he has been arrested by state security for passing secrets to Japan.

Cheat pays price for virginity swindle
A woman who sued a man for "violating her right to virginity" after he wooed her with false promises has been awarded US$5,000 (HK$39,000) by a court.

India defiant on border as Xi starts visit
India said it will firmly defend its 3,500-kilometer border with China after domestic media reported a new face-off on the disputed frontier, just days ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping.

'Dirty' coal set to go in cleanup
Beijing will ban the sale and import of "dirty" coal in less than four months, in an anti-pollution move that could have repercussions for key exporters.

Taiwan war jets hit the highway
Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets and early-warning aircraft could land, refuel and take off on a closed motorway, in a scenario simulating a mainland attack wiping out the island's air force bases.

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