Xi Jinping has a keen understanding of the importance of reform. This is likely to serve him well.
Apart from the unfavourable economic and financing aspects for generating energy from coal, the plant may be Kenya’s single largest pollution source.
From ruling out competitive bidding to fighting against low-cost airlines, there are many economic factors that will determine the success of the project.
India has identified Azhar as the mastermind of the Pathankot terror attack on January 2, 2016.
The statement dropped an explicit reference to the South China Sea, even as both sides made an indirect criticism of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
A UN commission of experts defined ethnic cleansing as “rendering an area ethnically homogeneous by using force or intimidation to remove persons of given groups”.
Issues like ethnic connectivity, transit rights and the Great Wall of security have until now been neglected in China’s Belt and Road Initiative discourse.
In the last year, the Centre has moved to swiftly clamp down on Chinese steel imports to help NPA-laden Indian firms. However, China’s own capacity cutbacks have rendered this move meaningless.
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Reports have said that Pakistan deployed a 15,000-strong military force to protect Chinese nationals working on various projects linked to the CPEC.
Sanctions have done little to stop North Korea boosting its nuclear and missile capacity as it faces off with US President Donald Trump who has vowed to stop Pyongyang.
“One of the important points that was made during the meeting was that peace and tranquillity in the border areas was a prerequisite for further development of our relationship,” the Indian foreign secretary said.
The sombre ‘Sang’ culture has struck a cord with dispirited Chinese youth weighed down by societal pressures and unmet lifestyle expectations.
Using her trademark bombastic delivery, Ri announced on state television on Sunday the hydrogen bomb test was “a perfect success!” and a key step in “completing the state nuclear force.
The meeting comes amid diplomatic efforts by the two sides to overcome the bitterness caused by the 73-day face-off between their troops in the Doklam area.
North Korea gets the bulk of its oil from China, its main ally and trading partner, and a lesser amount from Russia.
The reshuffle comes as Xi oversees an ambitious military modernisation programme, adding new aircraft carriers and developing stealth fighters.
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The order is Washington’s biggest sanctions blow to date against Maduro, meant to punish his government for what Trump has called an erosion of democracy.
China will emerge as an occasional irritant in Indo-Nepalese relations, tempting Nepal to play the ‘Beijing card’ against India.
Nguyen Phu Trong said in a speech televised at home on Wednesday that ASEAN needed to be unified in resolving territorial disputes.
Cambridge University Press removed some 300 papers and book reviews from its website in China following a request from the Chinese government.
The incident was initially denounced by democracy activists as a shocking breach of Hong Kong’s laws and autonomy by Chinese authorities.
A statesman is one who admits when he has made a mistake and has the grace to correct it before it does any more harm. The prime minister, unfortunately, has shown no signs of having either of these virtues.
There has been no enhancement of troops at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction in Doklam; in Nathu La, Indian and Chinese soldiers hold border meeting
The comments from the influential Global Times came after US President Donald Trump stepped up his rhetoric against North Korea again on Thursday
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Vietnam wins promised support from a US aircraft carrier and greater defence cooperation as tension intensifies with China over the disputed South China Sea.
Thirteen people, including six tourists, were killed and 175 injured when a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck a remote, mountainous part of Sichuan in China’s southwest.
A meeting between China and Vietnam foreign ministers was cancelled during a regional gathering amid growing tension between the two countries over the South China Sea.
The two deals have regional lawmakers questioning their cost and accusing Yangon’s chief minister Phyo Min Thein of cronyism and a lack of accountability.
In addition, Zhang took gifts, including money, abused his power and had “abnormal sexual relations with others,” an anti-graft watchdog’s statement said.
Speaking to the UN Security Council, China’s UN ambassador Liu Jieyi also urged North Korea to “cease taking actions that might further escalate tensions.”
Energy-hungry Myanmar is in initial talks to buy electricity from China in the latest sign of warming ties with Beijing under leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Tensions between Washington and Beijing have escalated in recent months as Trump has pressed China to cut steel production and rein in North Korea.
Given North Korea’s comfort with isolation, it’s odd that the US can’t think of any other way of dealing with the country than to increase that isolation.
While acknowledging that India has reduced troops at Doklam, China has released a 15-page document on the current stand off.