Category Archives: China

Dynamics of belt and road initiative

By Kanwar Muhammad Javed Iqbal In various pre-sessions during Rio+20 i.e. Earth Summit 2012, I noticed critical viewpoints especially of western speakers and participants about China’s emerging dominance. Perhaps, it was a deliberate act by the market forces that tried

China installs cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts: CNBC report

Reuters Staff WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China has installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, U.S. news network CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing sources with direct knowledge of U.S. intelligence

Xi Jinping and the Boao Forum

Boao 2018 will have a tremendous impact on the region as well as the world, because it was reiterated by the hosts that with the future in mind, they will uphold inclusiveness and seek harmony without uniformity By S. M.

China’s maritime Silk Road

Strategic and Economic Implications for the Indo-Pacific Region By Michael J. Green China unveiled the concept for the Twenty-First Century Maritime Silk Road (MSR) in 2013 as a development strategy to boost infrastructure connectivity throughout Southeast Asia, Oceania, the Indian

China needs a win in Afghanistan to keep its edge in Asian trade

China wants to help build infrastructure in poor,war-weary Afghanistan to further its regional economic expansion By Ralph Jennings Chinese economic relations with Pakistan offer a textbook case for what Beijing wants from other countries. The pair with a 523-kilometer (324-mile) long

Emperor XI and the Kowtow imperative

By Bharat Karnad Imperial China had no Foreign Ministry; there was only the Ministry of Rituals. Its job was to judge the importance of the country seeking consideration and decide the level of kowtow  the elaborate show of obsequiousness, the

Chinese military paper urges increase in nuclear deterrence capabilities

China must strengthen its nuclear deterrence and counter-strike capabilities to keep pace with the developing nuclear strategies of the United States and Russia, the official paper of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) said on Tuesday. US President Donald Trump’s administration

‘China deploys warships in Indian Ocean’

Chinese naval contingent deployed near the Maldives 1. A Chinese naval contingent has been deployed in the East Indian Ocean 2. This comes at a time when the Maldives is undergoing a political crisis Indian Ocean region: New tug of

Pakistan’s development by-product of China’s global integration

By Dr M Amanullah & Muhammad Usman Khan China has undertaken the One Belt-One Road (OBOR), which is the path for increased connectivity through diplomacy, trade and economic cooperation. While global trade talks have stagnated, China seeks new trade routes

China is winning without fighting

Notwithstanding the ongoing gradual surge in target killings of Chinese nationals, security apparatus of the country has already done its bit by bringing marked decrease in the recurrence of terror acts across the country By Muhammad Ali Baloch “America has