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China plays down India's reported plan to boycott 2nd Belt and Road Forum; says New Delhi misunderstood BRI

The BRF is being held to consolidate China's trillion-dollar BRI to further its global influence by financing and building massive infrastructure projects throughout the world.

Apr 15, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Xi Jinping to highlight BRI during China-Africa summit in Beijing

China is investing billions of dollars in aid and projects, making Africa the most focused destination under the BRI.

Sep 01, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

CPEC in trouble? Imran Khan's new government preps to raise pressure on China

Imran Khan himself is singing praises about the China-Pakistan friendship. But his party seems to be working on something else.

Aug 19, 2018, 18:59 PM IST

China using debt to control policies of countries like Pakistan: US senators

As many as 16 senators have expressed their strong reservations about IMF possibly giving bailout packages which could then be used to repay China.

Aug 10, 2018, 18:51 PM IST

Great Firewall of China cracks: Full Facebook, Twitter access for foreigners at planned Hainan tourist hub

The announcement has sparked outrage on Chinese social media, reports said.

Jun 26, 2018, 09:52 AM IST

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

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

Jun 20, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

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

China continues to defend BRI but confident of cooperating with India

China's ambassador in New Delhi has said that the Xi Jinping-Narendra Modi talks in Wuhan have helped relations between the two countries greatly.

May 04, 2018, 21:34 PM IST

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

Rahul Gandhi wants PM Modi to bring up concerns about Doklam, BRI in China

While he expressed his support to PM Modi, Rahul also termed the trip as a 'No Agenda China Visit'.

Apr 27, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 12, 2017, 13:29 PM IST