China reasserts control over CPEC, disciplines Pakistan by halting funding for three infrastructure projects
The Chinese government has stopped funding three infrastructure projects in Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) programme. These three projects were included in the CPEC agenda in December 2016 and the final procedural formalities were pending.
China has asked Pakistan to step up security of its newly-appointed ambassador in Islamabad in the wake of threats to his life from a terrorist organisation, according to media reports
Local officials in China's western Xinjiang region held a public rally for the mass sentencing of criminals on Tuesday.