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12 min ago | The Telegraph

Xi exception for Sonia

New Delhi, Sept. 15: Sonia Gandhi will have a meeting with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, facilitated by an NDA government that has blocked the Congress claim to the post of leader of the Opposition.

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4 hrs ago | Express India

Investments to get a leg-up during Xi Jinping's India visit

Summary In a sign of increasing economic and investment ties between New Delhi and Beijing, China's president Xi Jinping... In a sign of increasing economic and investment ties between New Delhi and Beijing, China's president Xi Jinping, who is scheduled to start his India visit from September 17, is likely to sign major investment deals in industrial parks, infrastructure, energy and railways sectors. Chinese embassy officials in New Delhi said, Xi is expected to announce a substantial amount of investments in India.

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7 hrs ago | Colombo Page

Sri Lanka-China to negotiate on FTA during Chinese President's visit

Sept 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka and China in recent years have developed increasingly closer economic and trade relations and a proposed free trade agreement between the two countries will boost Sri Lanka's future development, according to the government of Sri Lanka. Both Sri Lanka and China anticipate that Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the island tomorrow, a first by a Chinese head of state in 28 years, will expand cooperation and cement the ties in trade and economy between the two countries.

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11 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Maldives supports China's modern 'Silk Road' plan

Chinese President Xi Jinping began a weeklong tour of South Asia on Monday, choosing the tiny island nation of the Maldives to tout his vision for a modern maritime "Silk Road." Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom said his country was ready to participate actively in the initiative to create a shipping route from China to Europe via West Africa.

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11 hrs ago | ABC News

Maldives Supports China's Modern 'Silk Road' Plan

Chinese President Xi Jinping began a weeklong tour of South Asia on Monday, choosing the tiny island nation of the Maldives to tout his vision for a modern maritime "Silk Road." Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom said his country was ready to participate actively in the initiative to create a shipping route from China to Europe via West Africa.

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12 hrs ago | The Times of India

Ahead of Xi Jinping's visit, Chinese civilians intrude into Ladakh

The Indian government sought to downplay the reports while maintaining that the boundary question would be discussed with the Chinese side. LEH/NEW DELHI: Ahead of President Xi Jinping's visit, Chinese civilians in government vehicles have entered Indian territory in Demchok in Ladakh and are preventing locals from working on an irrigation project there.

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12 hrs ago | DNA India

Chinese civilians intrude into Ladakh area

Ahead of President Xi Jinping's visit, Chinese civilians in government vehicles have entered Indian territory in Demchok in Ladakh and are preventing locals from working on an irrigation project there. The Indian government sought to downplay the reports while maintaining that the boundary question would be discussed with the Chinese side.

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13 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Transparency and strong rule of law are key to fighting corruption

President Xi Jinping recently announced that "ruling China by law" will be a key theme of the upcoming Party plenum in October. Photo: AFP Corruption is a drag on economic development as well as a cause of inequity, so it is perhaps not surprising that China's anti-corruption campaign seems to be getting a robust, if not blood-thirsty endorsement on social networks.

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17 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Xi's wife to visit Delhi school

Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife Peng Liyuan will visit a school here and interact with a select group of students, a top school official said Monday. Sen said their school has a special tie-up with a Chinese school, through which they teach Kathak and Yoga to the Chinese students while the Chinese teach them Tai Chi and calligraphy.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

With Eye on China, Modi's India to Develop Disputed Border Region

India has eased restrictions on building roads and military facilities along its disputed border with China, as the new government seeks to close the gap on its neighbor's superior transport network and take a stronger stance on Beijing. Indian environment minister Prakash Javadekar told Reuters he had relaxed environmental rules within 100 km of the contested border in remote Arunachal Pradesh in order to speed up construction of some 6,000 km of roads.

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EurasiaNet

Tajikistan, China Break Ground for Landmark Gas Pipeline

Dushanbe and Beijing have launched construction of a key gas pipeline that will turn Tajikistan into a transit country for Central Asian gas supplies to neighboring China, the world's largest energy consumer . The pipeline will lock Tajikistan into an energy partnership with its powerful neighbor from which the former Soviet Union's poorest country will reap millions of dollars every year in transit fees.

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GantDaily.com

Sinopec retail unit to be sold for USD17.5 billion

In a statement issued last Sunday, Sinopec Corp would be selling its shareholdings in its retail unit to a group of Chinese and foreign investors for RMB107.1 billion or USD17.5 billion. This is considered as the largest privatization sale since Chinese president Xi Jinping assumed power.

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Dissident Voice

Rice in China - What Susan Found on Her Doorstep

Susan Rice has just completed her visit to Beijing to prepare for Obama's November visit. She arrived as the envoy of the President of the Indispensible Nation and was greeted at the very highest level by Xi Jinping himself, president of one of the many Dispensible Nations.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Star Online

China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia

China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than diplomatic nicety to the neighbours' first summit since Narendra Modi became prime minister in May. The leaders of Asia's three biggest economies - China, India and Japan - have crisscrossed the region this month, lobbying for strategic influence, building defence ties, and seeking new business opportunities. Beijing's bid to ramp up commercial ties in India comes despite a territorial dispute that has flared anew in recent years, raising concerns in New Delhi, where memories of a humiliating border war defeat in 1962 run deep.

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The Telegraph

Worry over Xi's trip to Maldives

New Delhi, Sept. 13: Chinese President Xi Jinping's planned visit to the Maldives tomorrow has set off alarm bells in India's foreign policy establishment amid worries that the atoll nation may, after a brief hiatus, again be swinging strategically away from New Delhi and closer to Beijing.

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The Times of India

Home ministry denies Chinese students nod to visit Kochi shipyard and refinery plant

PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the 6th BRICS Summit in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza. KOCHI: Even as India is readying to roll out a red carpet to Chinese premier Xi Jinping, a team of students and youth from China was in for some bitter treatment when they landed here on Friday.

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Payvand News of Iran

China seeks expansion of strategic ties with Iran: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping has emphasized his country's determination to further enhance "strategic" relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran. In a Friday meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, Xi underscored the Islamic Republic's significant position in the region and the entire world, saying Beijing seeks to promote "strategic" ties with Tehran.

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AkiPress

15:02 First Lady of China visits National Conservatory of Tajikistan

First Lady of China Peng Liyuan, who is accompanying her husband during the official visit to Tajikistan, has visited the National Conservatory of Tajikistan on September 12, the press service of the Culture Ministry reported. Peng also got acquainted with study conditions of the students who performed a concert for her, and with Tajik national musical instruments.

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Hindustan Times

Security blanket thrown for Modi Xi visit

Over 3,000 security personnel, including some from China, are part of the watertight security measures for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the twin cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. Blaring sirens from speeding police vehicles, beacon topped cars and a huge contingent of security personnel, both uniformed and in civil dress, along with Chinese security personnel can be spotted on the roads leading to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport, Vastrapur lake, river front in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar as Modi and Xi visit Gujarat next week.

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AkiPress

13:21 China, Turkmenistan vow to deepen energy cooperation

China and Turkmenistan on Friday vowed to deepen energy cooperation and jointly build the Silk Road Economic Belt, People's Daily Online reported. The agreement was reached at a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov within the 14th Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Dushanbe.

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