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Explained: As G7 plans Build Back Better World, here's how much China has spent on Belt And Road Initiative
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Explained: As G7 plans Build Back Better World, here's how much China has spent on Belt And Road Initiative

Compared to the post-World War domination that the US achieved, China may appear relatively new to the game. But the dragon has already made big strides; it is the US that may appear like it needs to play catch-up

China defends CPEC as an 'economic initiative', says project has not affected its stand on Kashmir
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China defends CPEC as an 'economic initiative', says project has not affected its stand on Kashmir

India has lodged a protest with China over the CPEC, the flagship project of China's Belt and Road Initiative, because it crosses through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

Australian media report on 'weaponising' of SARS renews tensions between Canberra, Beijing
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Australian media report on 'weaponising' of SARS renews tensions between Canberra, Beijing

The document quoted by the media report shows Chinese officials describing SARS coronaviruses as heralding a 'new era of genetic weapons'

China halts economic dialogue with Australia in retaliation over BRI, slams Canberra's 'Cold War mentality'
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China halts economic dialogue with Australia in retaliation over BRI, slams Canberra's 'Cold War mentality'

Citing 'national interest', Australia cancelled two deals last month by the state of Victoria with Beijing's multibillion-dollar initiative

Fifteen countries sign biggest free trade deal, giving boost to China's Belt and Road initiative
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Fifteen countries sign biggest free trade deal, giving boost to China's Belt and Road initiative

Last year, India had exited the RCEP agreement over concerns about cheap Chinese goods entering the country. India was a notable absentee during Sunday's virtual signing

As China draws Bangladesh closer into BRI embrace, India must step up efforts to secure its regional interests
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As China draws Bangladesh closer into BRI embrace, India must step up efforts to secure its regional interests

Bangladesh became a part of the Belt and Road Initiative in 2016 and has seen its ties with Beijing grow exponentially in recent years

After snubbing India on border clash, Nepal faces reality-check as Beijing  encroaches its territory to construct roads in Tibet
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After snubbing India on border clash, Nepal faces reality-check as Beijing encroaches its territory to construct roads in Tibet

Nepal and India's relations have taken a turn decidedly for the worse, possibly for the first time since the ugly 2015 'blockade',

Why China’s habit of picking fights with India and other middle powers is not a smart strategy
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Why China’s habit of picking fights with India and other middle powers is not a smart strategy

In bullying lesser powers, China is also shaping their strategic choices and forcing the nations into changing their external posture for a greater balancing manoeuvre.

China, Myanmar ink 33 deals to accelerate Belt and Road Initiative as Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi meet amid Rohingya backlash
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China, Myanmar ink 33 deals to accelerate Belt and Road Initiative as Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi meet amid Rohingya backlash

Holding talks with Xi Jinping on the final day of his two-day visit, Suu Kyi slammed the western countries for criticising Myanmar over the handling of the Rohingya issue

'Concept wont apply to us': S Jaishankar dismisses speculation on India copying China's Belt and Road Initiative project
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'Concept wont apply to us': S Jaishankar dismisses speculation on India copying China's Belt and Road Initiative project

External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Friday shot down speculations on whether India would copy China's Belt and Road Initiative.

Beijing opens Daxing International airport: Mega-hub with world's biggest terminal to sport customer-service robots, facial recognition check-ins
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Beijing opens Daxing International airport: Mega-hub with world's biggest terminal to sport customer-service robots, facial recognition check-ins

Daxing is Beijing's second international airport and has been built to take the pressure off the overcrowded Beijing Capital International Airport, which often sees capacity contraints leading to issues like flight delays.

UN Security Council agrees to extend political mission in Afghanistan after overcoming veto threat by China
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UN Security Council agrees to extend political mission in Afghanistan after overcoming veto threat by China

The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a UN political mission in Afghanistan after last-minute talks.

China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad
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China to invest $1 billion in development projects in Pakistan to boost bilateral ties, says Beijing's envoy to Islamabad

China is planning to invest $ one billion in development projects in Pakistan, Beijing's envoy in Islamabad has said, as the two all-weather allies seek to further boost bilateral ties.

Narendra Modi to visit Russia: Reviving New Delhi-Moscow ties key to containing China's hegemony in South Asia
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Narendra Modi to visit Russia: Reviving New Delhi-Moscow ties key to containing China's hegemony in South Asia

India prominently figures in Russia’s geopolitical schemes as part of Russia-India-China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

AAI plans SAARC nations foray to expand business, hike revenue; govt looks to build influence in region
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AAI plans SAARC nations foray to expand business, hike revenue; govt looks to build influence in region

The AAI asked the ministry of civil aviation and ministry of external affairs to make this a part of the agenda whenever there are bilateral negotiations of India with these countries.

Sri Lanka signs deal with India, Japan to develop Colombo port; move may help India neutralise Chinese influence in island nation
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Sri Lanka signs deal with India, Japan to develop Colombo port; move may help India neutralise Chinese influence in island nation

Sri Lanka on Tuesday signed a deal with India and Japan to develop a deep-sea container terminal in the country that has seen increasing forays by China which has taken a strategic port on a 99-year lease that has worried New Delhi

China holds talks with Pakistan leadership to boost 'all-weather ties', signs deals to speed up projects under CPEC
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China holds talks with Pakistan leadership to boost 'all-weather ties', signs deals to speed up projects under CPEC

Chinese vice-president Wang Qishan met Pakistan president Arif Alvi and Imran Khan on Sunday and agreed to speed up projects under the $60-billion CPEC.

India's election discourse may be dominated by Pakistan, but China's assertiveness in South Asia is the key challenge
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India's election discourse may be dominated by Pakistan, but China's assertiveness in South Asia is the key challenge

The major challenge India faces and will continue to face in the foreseeable future comes from China’s growing assertiveness in South Asia.

India biggest recipient of funds from Asian Development Bank in 2018, will continue to get sovereign loans
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India biggest recipient of funds from Asian Development Bank in 2018, will continue to get sovereign loans

ADB committed $3 billion in sovereign loans to India in 2018, the highest level of assistance since sovereign operations began in the country in 1986.