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Manish Tewari | Theatres of the New Cold War

The next theatre of the Cold War would be Africa where the Chinese have invested resources much before the formal commencement of the BRI

22 Nov 2020 8:48 PM

Invest in Sri Lanka to keep China at bay, says Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka has traditionally been allied to India but became close to China, securing about USD 7 billion in loans and investment.

02 Dec 2019 12:37 PM

In its clash with America, China appears to have picked up the gauntlet

Iran’s economic partnership with China will supplement its current close security ties with Russia and alter Middle East power equations.

16 Sep 2019 2:31 AM

China official seeks India’s participation

China had offered equal participation to both India and Japan.

02 Jul 2019 7:29 AM

Sri Lanka considers big China loan to repay foreign debts

Sri Lanka is considering a USD 300 million loan offer from the Bank of China.

17 Jan 2019 1:41 PM

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Ties between India and China 'back on normal track': report

Relations between the two countries were severely hit by 73-day face-off at Doklam tri-junction in Sikkim sector last year.

28 Dec 2018 9:58 AM

China denies report of hatching plan to build fighter jets in Pak under CPEC

Islamabad datelined report in NYT said Pak Air Force and Chinese officials were putting final touches to secret proposal.

21 Dec 2018 5:41 PM

China has not asked for military access to Gwadar port: Pak

Last year, Pentagon singled out Pak as possible location for future Chinese military base, though China has said that is pure speculation.

26 Oct 2018 3:08 PM

China plays down reports on investment cut by Pakistan in CPEC

Pak's Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid had recently announced plans to cut the USD 8.2 bn Karachi-Peshawar railway project by about USD 2 bn.

09 Oct 2018 4:33 PM

Saudi Arabia's plan to invest in Pakistan a 'positive factor', says China

After recent visit of Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia, it was announced that Riyadh will be third 'strategic partner' of USD 50 billion CPEC.

08 Oct 2018 7:17 PM

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Pakistan takes U-turn; says Saudi won't be part of CPEC

India has opposed the CPEC project and protested to China as it is being laid through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

03 Oct 2018 12:17 PM

China says plots to disrupt ties with Pakistan will fail

Relationship between China and Pak will not change, regardless of circumstantial changes, Qureshi told Wang, according to China's statement.

26 Sep 2018 1:39 PM

China hopeful about India joining Belt, Road initiative

CPC Asian Bureau director-general said that the political parties must put people’s interests ahead of their own political interests.

26 Sep 2018 1:17 AM

Those opposing economic corridor will 'never succeed': China to Pak

General Bajwa, who is in China, called on Xi Jinping after his meetings with the top Chinese military officials.

20 Sep 2018 2:29 PM

India raises concern over China-Pakistan economic corridor project at UN

India at United Nations reaffirmed its commitment to the implementation of the Right to Development.

15 Sep 2018 1:05 PM

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CPEC is Pak’s economic future, security not to be compromised: Army chief

It was reported on Tuesday that the Imran Khan-led Pakistan government was reviewing the agreements under the CPEC project.

12 Sep 2018 3:20 PM

Pakistan at risk of debt distress due to CPEC: US senators

There are concerns that given Pakistan's growing Chinese debt, the same could happen at Gwadar Port in Pakistan.

04 Sep 2018 12:58 PM

Belt and Road initiative is not a debt trap, says China

The Belt and Road initiative, first mentioned in a speech Chinese President Xi Jinping gave in Kazakhstan in 2013.

28 Aug 2018 10:53 AM

Idle cranes at Kazakh port reveal something about China's New Silk Route

During a recent visit, AFP correspondent saw corrugated steel container marked China Shipping being unloaded on an otherwise deserted dock.

26 Aug 2018 11:22 AM

CPEC projects in Pakistan stuck due to financial crisis: report

The CPEC is the flagship project of China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and includes a maze of roads and port projects.

23 Jul 2018 8:02 PM

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