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US rattled as China's construction work under Belt and Road initiative reaches Panama in Central America
World

US rattled as China's construction work under Belt and Road initiative reaches Panama in Central America

China's expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring alarm in the US.

TEDxGateway 2018: Raghu Rai, Shanta Rau Barriga, Gitanjali Rao, others share transforming ideas at 10th edition of the event
India

TEDxGateway 2018: Raghu Rai, Shanta Rau Barriga, Gitanjali Rao, others share transforming ideas at 10th edition of the event

One of the speakers at TEDxGateway 2018, photojournalist Raghu Rai said, “If journalism is the first draft of history then photo journalism is the witness to that history."

Imran Khan seeks 'significant shift' in infrastructure projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
World

Imran Khan seeks 'significant shift' in infrastructure projects under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Under the previous government there was an emphasis on infrastructure schemes, but the current government of Khan wanted projects involving agriculture, job creation and foreign investment take centre stage, the report said. Pakistan has already approached the International Monetary Fund for a bailout to stabilise the economy.

CPEC unfair to Islamabad, says Pakistan official in rare public criticism of China; comment raises concerns
India

CPEC unfair to Islamabad, says Pakistan official in rare public criticism of China; comment raises concerns

Dawood’s comments were “mind-boggling” and rare public criticism of China, said Mohammad Zubair, privatization minister in the previous government.

China pledges $20 billion in loans for economic development of Arab States, as Beijing builds influence in Middle East and Africa
World

China pledges $20 billion in loans for economic development of Arab States, as Beijing builds influence in Middle East and Africa

The money pledged by China will be earmarked for "projects that will produce good employment opportunities and positive social impact in the Arab States that have reconstruction needs," said Xi, without providing further details.

China launches new meteorological satellite, Fengyun-2H, to provide free weather data to Belt and Road Initiative countries
World

China launches new meteorological satellite, Fengyun-2H, to provide free weather data to Belt and Road Initiative countries

China has launched the Fengyun-2H meteorological satellite which will provide free weather data to Belt and Road Initiative countries.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi hails China's Belt and Road initiative, says infrastructure development has benefited Pakistan
World

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi hails China's Belt and Road initiative, says infrastructure development has benefited Pakistan

Infrastructure building in key projects of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative has benefited Pakistan and regional countries, Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said.

China presents white paper to push for 'Polar Silk Road' into Arctic as part of its Belt and Road initiative
World

China presents white paper to push for 'Polar Silk Road' into Arctic as part of its Belt and Road initiative

China is pushing its ambitious global trade infrastructure programme to the Arctic, outlining Friday its vision for a "Polar Silk Road" for ships as it seeks greater access to the strategically vital region

China's new Silk Road faces political, financial hurdles in Pakistan; plans for Diamer-Bhasha Dam delayed
World

China's new Silk Road faces political, financial hurdles in Pakistan; plans for Diamer-Bhasha Dam delayed

China's plan for a modern Silk Road of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe hit a $14 billion pothole in Pakistan.

Global miner BHP claims that 2017 may be the tipping point for electric cars
News & Analysis

Global miner BHP claims that 2017 may be the tipping point for electric cars

BHP forecasts that there could be upto 140 million vehicles by 2035, a forecast it says is on ‘the greener’ end.

China inaugurates Silk Road summit as Xi Jinping urges all countries to respect each other's sovereignty
World

China inaugurates Silk Road summit as Xi Jinping urges all countries to respect each other's sovereignty

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said all countries should respect each other's sovereignty and territorial integrity, as he inaugurated the high profile Belt and Road forum boycotted by India due to concerns relating to a controversial economic corridor traversing through PoK.

First 'Silk Road' train from London reaches China after completing 12,000-km journey
World

First 'Silk Road' train from London reaches China after completing 12,000-km journey

Laden with whisky and baby milk, the first freight train linking China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after a 12,000-kilometre (7,500-mile) trip, becoming the world's second-longest rail route.

Nepal set to sign agreement with China to be part of Obor
World

Nepal set to sign agreement with China to be part of Obor

Nepal is set to sign an agreement with China to be part of the 'One Belt One Road Conference', a pet initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping, officials said Friday.

China Mobile to lower roaming charges in countries and regions along the Silk Road
News & Analysis

China Mobile to lower roaming charges in countries and regions along the Silk Road

The change would facilitate Chinese enterprises' investment and construction along the Belt and Road.

First UK rail freight service to China set to depart on 7,500-mile journey from Essex
World

First UK rail freight service to China set to depart on 7,500-mile journey from Essex

The first rail freight service from the UK to China will depart on a 7,500-mile journey from Essex on Monday, the media reported.

OBOR Forum: Decoding India’s dilemma on China’s ambitious plan to reset global dynamics
World

OBOR Forum: Decoding India’s dilemma on China’s ambitious plan to reset global dynamics

Can China find within itself an aptitude to give greater political flexibility to India? Or can India reciprocate and meet China halfway on the OBOR issue?

India's concerns over CPEC are unwarranted: Chinese state media
India

India's concerns over CPEC are unwarranted: Chinese state media

India's concerns over sovereignty relating to the USD 46-billion CPEC are "unwarranted", Chinese state media on Friday said.

Former US Secret Service agent may have stolen bitcoins
News & Analysis

Former US Secret Service agent may have stolen bitcoins

A Secret Service agent who stole money and bitcoins seized by the government in the investigation of underground drug bazaar Silk Road is now suspected of stealing money in at least two other cases, according to court filings unsealed on Thursday.

China proposes programme for digital development of Silk Road
World

China proposes programme for digital development of Silk Road

China has proposed an international scientific cooperation programme for Earth observation to provide digital backing to Beijing's mega Silk Road Project.

China denies incursions; dodges reports of PLA presence in PoK
World

China denies incursions; dodges reports of PLA presence in PoK

China on Monday dodged a direct response to reports of presence of PLA troops at a forward post in PoK and refuted allegations of recurring incursions by its troops into Indian territory, asserting that the PLA soldiers patrolled the Chinese side of the LAC.