India-China border - updates

Rappler's latest stories on India-China border


India, China agree to 'complete disengagement' from deadly border flashpoint

Jul 07, 2020 - 9:19 AM

Brutal hand-to-hand fighting in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh on June 15 left 20 Indian soldiers dead and sent tensions between the countries soaring

India, China hold talks to de-escalate deadly border tensions

Jun 17, 2020 - 7:43 PM

The two nations' foreign ministers speak by telephone to calm nerves after a high-altitude melee involving fists, rocks, and clubs

'DEAL FAIRLY.' An Indian army convoy makes way towards Leh, bordering China, in Gagangir on June 17, 2020. Photo by Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Chinese state media downplay deadly India border skirmish

Jun 17, 2020 - 2:00 PM

China's defense ministry confirms there had been casualties, without giving a number, while state media stay relatively quiet on the skirmish, the most violent in years

ON THE BORDER. Indian Border Security Force soldiers guard a highway leading towards Leh, bordering China, in Gagangir on June 17, 2020. Photo by Tauseef Mustafa/AFP

Indian and Chinese troops in deadly border clash

Jun 16, 2020 - 6:24 PM

Brawls erupt regularly between the two nuclear-armed giants across their disputed 3,500-kilometer frontier, but no one has been killed in decades

BORDER CLASH. This file photo taken on September 14, 2018 shows a general view of the Pangong Lake in Leh district of Union territory of Ladakh bordering India and China.File photo by Prakash Singh/AFP

Tragic yarn: India-China border spat hits global cashmere production

Jun 09, 2020 - 9:35 PM

Wool from pashmina goats is the most expensive and coveted cashmere in the world. But the shaggy creatures that provide the yarn are being pushed out of their grazing lands.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 30, 2019, Changpa nomad Sonam Yangzom ties pashmina goats before milking them in a nomadic camp, about one kilometre from Korzok village in the Leh district of Ladakh. - The world is heading for a shortage of the highly prized and super-soft cashmere wool as pashmina goats that live on the "roof of the world" become caught up in the fractious border dispute between nuclear neighbours India and China. (Photo by Noemi CASSANELLI / AFP) / TO GO WITH India-China-diplomacy-goats-textile,FOCUS by Parvaiz BUKHARI