Kashmiris run for cover as a teargas shell fired by Indian security forces explodes during clashes in Srinagar on August 23. Photo: Reuters
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Beijing should grasp the opportunity to act as a negotiator

  • With India’s Kashmir decision and a trade war between Japan and South Korea creating instability in Asia, China has the chance to show it is a responsible global power able to fairly negotiate peace and agreements

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Kashmiris run for cover as a teargas shell fired by Indian security forces explodes during clashes in Srinagar on August 23. Photo: Reuters
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Demonstrators shout slogans at a protest in Delhi by Hindu nationalists during a 2016 call for a boycott of Chinese products. Photo: Reuters

Indians told to boycott Chinese goods after Beijing backs Pakistan on Kashmir

  • Anger is brewing among nationalists who are fanning out across the country to persuade their compatriots to shun products from China
  • Proponents say Indians must hit Beijing where it hurts, but others are wary of a weak economy and urge campaigners to get real
Topic |   China-India relations

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Demonstrators shout slogans at a protest in Delhi by Hindu nationalists during a 2016 call for a boycott of Chinese products. Photo: Reuters
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