Belt and Road Initiative

Remove warships to reduce tensions in South China Sea: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad

Remove warships to reduce tensions in South China Sea: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad

He called for a multi-nation anti-piracy force to keep the South China Sea safe.

Jun 20, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
'For China, by China, of China' not acceptable: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad on Belt and Road Initiative

'For China, by China, of China' not acceptable: Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad on Belt and Road Initiative

He had earlier warned that these Chinese projects are a debt trap for poorer countries.

Jun 20, 2018, 10:57 AM IST
PM Modi calls for respect for sovereignty, economic growth, connectivity and unity among SCO countries

PM Modi calls for respect for sovereignty, economic growth, connectivity and unity among SCO countries

Referring to the threat of terrorism, PM Modi on Sunday talked about the "unfortunate example" of the effects of terrorism and extremism in Afghanistan.

Jun 10, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
SCO summit: India refuses to endorse China's Belt and Road initiative

SCO summit: India refuses to endorse China's Belt and Road initiative

A declaration issued at the end of the two-day summit of the SCO on Sunday said Russia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are 'reaffirming their support for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)" of China.

Jun 10, 2018, 17:55 PM IST
To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

Malaysia's PM Mahatir Mohamad has said many countries have taken China's easy loans without thinking of how they will repay them.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
China successfully launches new satellite to provide weather data to BRI countries

China successfully launches new satellite to provide weather data to BRI countries

The massive Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) seeks to build rail, maritime and road links from Asia to Europe and Africa in a revival of ancient Silk Road trading routes.

Jun 06, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
No fundamental difference on 'inter-connectivity' issue, we'll not push India on Belt and Road Initiative: China

No fundamental difference on 'inter-connectivity' issue, we'll not push India on Belt and Road Initiative: China

China on Saturday said Beijing will "not be too hard" with New Delhi on the issue of the Belt and Road Initiative.

Apr 28, 2018, 19:27 PM IST
India not on board with CPEC, China now proposes corridor through Nepal

India not on board with CPEC, China now proposes corridor through Nepal

China's proposal came after visiting Nepalese Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali held talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. 

Apr 18, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
Pakistan's CPEC port in Gwadar has more challenges than advantages: Report

Pakistan's CPEC port in Gwadar has more challenges than advantages: Report

Connectivity, higher transportation cost and services could prevent Gwadar from succeeding. And, of all things, it may be water that could be the biggest threat.

Apr 12, 2018, 20:25 PM IST
China defends Pakistan, says finance shouldn't be used to force action on terrorism

China defends Pakistan, says finance shouldn't be used to force action on terrorism

China defended Pakistan even as it continues to raise issues with security of its citizens and investments.

Mar 06, 2018, 22:06 PM IST
Blow to China: African Union discovers data theft, espionage; ditches Chinese servers

Blow to China: African Union discovers data theft, espionage; ditches Chinese servers

China has reponded characterstically, dismissing the allegation instead of trying to win back the trust.

Jan 30, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
China releases Arctic Policy: Trade, natural resources and food are key areas of focus

China releases Arctic Policy: Trade, natural resources and food are key areas of focus

The Arctic Policy outlined the rationale that China is likely use to ensure access to the resources of the region.

Jan 26, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
Failed at soft power, China's Confucius Institutes to now serve Beijing's diplomatic goals

Failed at soft power, China's Confucius Institutes to now serve Beijing's diplomatic goals

The Confucius Institutes were meant to be language schools, but they have faced accusations of spying and spreading propaganda.

Jan 25, 2018, 20:06 PM IST
On CPEC projects, now it is Pakistanis who need security clearance, not foreigners

On CPEC projects, now it is Pakistanis who need security clearance, not foreigners

The highly unusual move comes after a Chinese engineer disappeared last month

Jan 16, 2018, 13:24 PM IST
China wields CPEC: Pakistan buckles to trade in yuan, to treat it equal to US Dollar

China wields CPEC: Pakistan buckles to trade in yuan, to treat it equal to US Dollar

Less than a month back, Pakistani finance ministry officials had termed this move against the country's interest.

Dec 19, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
CPEC trouble: Pakistan halts work on 3 road projects that China stopped funding

CPEC trouble: Pakistan halts work on 3 road projects that China stopped funding

Work on the road project will resume only after China hands over the money, a minister said.

Dec 12, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
China wants more control over CPEC, pushing Pakistan Army to take over: European think tank

China wants more control over CPEC, pushing Pakistan Army to take over: European think tank

Will Pakistan Army bow to Chinese pressure and take over? And will control stop with CPEC?

Dec 09, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
CPEC turns into challenge for China; entire One Belt One Road project could be at stake

CPEC turns into challenge for China; entire One Belt One Road project could be at stake

Any strains for CPEC are bound to have wide repercussions for China's attempts in other countries.

Dec 06, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
China rejects reports of trouble plaguing its Belt and Road Initiative for trade

China rejects reports of trouble plaguing its Belt and Road Initiative for trade

China on Friday denied reports that its ambitious USD 50 billion economic corridor in Pakistan as well as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects in a host of other countries were bogged down with problems.

Nov 03, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

China, Pakistan vow to strengthen cooperation on science, technology

The agreement was made on Saturday during a meeting between Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and visiting Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang who is here for the 18th Session of the Pakistan-China Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation, reports Xinhua news agency.

Jul 09, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

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