China's population grew to 1.4126 billion by the end of last year, increasing by less than half-a million as the birth rate fell for the fifth consecutive year, stoking fears of a looming demographic crisis and a consequent economic slowdown in the world's most populous nation.
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India concede late goal in 1-1 draw with Pakistan
India had to thank goalkeeper Suraj Karkera who pulled off at least five superb saves to keep India in the hunt before they conceded a late goal.
Kriti Sanon completes eight years in Bollywood, kickstarts her new journey as an entrepreneur lady
JET AIR EXPANDS LEADERSHIP AHEAD OF OPS RESUMPTION
The carrier last week received a revalidated air operator certificate from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, clearing the way for it to restart commercial operations after a gap of three years.
Expectation of rate hike in next policy 'a no brainer', says RBI Guv
DECLINES TO SPELL THE QUANTUM OF RATE HIKE; NEXT MPC MEETING SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 6-8
Intel says gear shortage may hit expansion
Irked MBMC mayor threatens agitation
UNFAIR WATER DISTRIBUTION
'Cops hand in glove with accused'
Victim, a Bollywood lyricist, had filed an FIR against playback singer Rahul Jain alleging rape, forcible abortions and abandonment followed by several more victims complaining of sexual assault
Arjun Rampal detention: Partner's kin moves court
Agisilaos Demetriades, brother of Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal's partner Gabriella Demetriades, has approached the Bombay High Court challenging his detention by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) pursuant to a September 21, 2021 notice.
Price cut adds fuel to fiery fight between MVA, BJP
Fadnavis says MVA should slash prices without fooling people; Awhad taunts 'at least focus has shifted from Hanuman Chalisa'
'My words are etched in stone'
PM MODI'S 2-DAY JAPAN VISIT
Nigerian Projects Stall as Chinese Loans Dry Up
President Buhari's legacy could be marred by Beijing's waning appetite for costly public works abroad
The End of China's Bulk-Buying Boom
A distinctive form of e-commerce is in free fall after a shift in attitude in Beijing
China's Stimulus Won't Bail Out the World
The drag from lockdowns will largely cancel any boost from new spending
ON JAPAN'S FRONT LINES
Dispatches from Asia's new Cold War
The Cost of Covid Zero Keeps Rising
China's economy hasn't been in this bad a shape since the start of the pandemic
THE PANDEMIC KILLED DISSENT IN HONG KONG
WHEN GREAT BRITAIN returned control of Hong Kong to China in 1997, a condition of the transfer was that Beijing would allow the territory to maintain its own government until 2047. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has never liked this agreement, and the COVID-19 pandemic provided the excuse to all but erase the “one country, two systems” distinction.
THE INSIDE MAN
Meet JOSEPH KAHN, the new, old-school editor of the Times.
Sorry, iPhone 6 Plus users, your phone probably can't be repaired anymore
Apple moves two older devices to 'vintage' status.
CHINA USED TV, TIKTOK STARS IN DISCREET OLYMPICS CAMPAIGN
A “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” TV star, a Paralympic swimmer and a self-described “brand king” were among the Instagram and TikTok influencers who were paid by Chinese officials for a discreet campaign that promoted the Beijing Winter Olympics, new Justice Department documents reveal.
How Uniqlo Became A Favorite in China
In addition to making popular styles, it's kept quiet about the country's human-rights record