China to have 500 airports by 2020
China plans to build more than 500 airports by 2020 to create a market worth over USD 153 billion for its general aviation industry.
On 12 May, China had announced plans to invest USD 723.8 billion in the next three years to improve the country's well laid out infrastructure which includes development of airports to boost investment-led growth to halt the economic slowdown.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: China urges India to be ‘objective and fair’ after IOA drops Li Ning as kit sponsor
There have been calls for boycott of Chinese products after face-off between the armies of the two countries in eastern Ladakh last year.
Many in China still under surveillance, amid Communist Party's relentless efforts to erase Tiananmen from public memory
Communist Party leaders have imprisoned or driven activists into exile and largely succeeded in ensuring young people know little about the 4 June, 1989, deadly crackdown on the pro-democracy movement. But after three changes of leadership since then, they are relentless in trying to prevent any mention of the military attack that killed hundreds and possibly thousands of people.
G7 & NATO summits: Disparities on China continue to pull US, EU apart; for now, B3W can’t replace BRI
This time, on contentious issues such as Xinjiang, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Covid-19 and East and South China Seas, the G7 communique ticks all the boxes and manages to sound tough, signalling common ground between Europe and the US despite policy differences