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Xi vows timely completion of CPEC projects

BEIJING -UNS: Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the Boao State Guesthouse in the Hainan Province on Tuesday and expressed his wish to complete the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects on timely basis. PM Abbasi on the occasion …

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PM Abbasi reaches China to attend Boao conference 2018

BEIJING -UNS : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and seniors members of his cabinet on Sunday touched down in China to attend the Boao Forum Annual Conference for Asia. The Prime Minister, who is accompanied by Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, …

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China moves to counter violent and non-violent expressions of Uighur identity

By James M. Dorsey China is moving on multiple fronts to pre-empt in the short-term Uighur foreign fighters fleeing Syria and Iraq from reasserting themselves in Central Asia and longer term prevent the emergence of an ever more vocal Diaspora like what Tibetans have achieved. …

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China to unveil world’s longest sea bridge

BEIJING-UNS- Officials say the bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macao and mainland China, touted as the world’s longest , will boost business and cut travel time, but critics see it as an attempt by Beijing to tighten its grip on the Special Administrative Regions. The total …

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China air force drills again in South China Sea, Western Pacific

BEIJING: China’s air force has held another round of drills in the disputed South China Sea and the Western Pacific after passing though Japan’s southern islands, the air force said on Sunday, calling such exercises the best preparation for war. China is in the midst …

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Parliament abolished presidential term limits: China’s parliament puts Xi on course to rule for life

BEIJING (AFP) – China s Xi Jinping on Sunday secured a path to rule indefinitely as parliament abolished presidential term limits, handing him almost total authority to pursue a vision of transforming the nation into an economic and military superpower. The move reverses the era …

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China came out in support of Pakistan’s anti-terror financing regime

BEIJING -UNS- China came out in support of Pakistan’s anti-terror financing regime on Tuesday, days after it withdrew opposition against a US-led move to place Pakistan on the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) watchlist. “In recent years, Pakistan has made important progress in actively strengthening …

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Security for CPEC: ‘China in talks with Baloch militants’

ISLAMABAD -UNS : China has been quietly holding talks with Baloch militants for more than five years in an effort to protect the $60 billion worth of infrastructure projects it is financing as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Financial Times claimed on Monday. …

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Chinese extradition request puts crackdown on Uyghurs in the spotlight

By James M. Dorsey A Chinese demand for the extradition of 11 Uyghurs from Malaysia puts the spotlight on China’s roll-out of one of the world’s most intrusive surveillance systems, military moves to prevent Uyghur foreign fighters from returning to Xinjiang, and initial steps to …

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China supports Pakistan steps to combat terrorism

BEIJING -UNS: China says Pakistan government and military have taken a series of steps to combat terrorism and Beijing supports Islamabad in moving ahead with the relevant measures to ensure its domestic security and stability. This was stated by the Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson Geng …

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