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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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China slams ‘wild guesses’ in newly released US nuclear review

China said on Sunday it is “firmly opposed” to the United States’ new nuclear weapons policy statement, describing its speculation about Chinese intentions as “wild guesses”. The US Defense Department’s Nuclear Posture Review released on Friday outlines the Pentagon’s nuclear ambitions under President Donald Trump, …

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President Xi meets May: Calling for better Sino-British ties in new era

BEIJING- UNS/Xinhua – Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May Thursday, calling on both countries to forge an enhanced version of the “Golden Era” bilateral ties. During their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, Xi said peace, development and win-win …

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China urges Trump to drop ‘Cold War mentality’

BEIJING (AFP) – Beijing criticised the “outdated Cold War mentality” of the United States Wednesday after President Donald Trump named China among threats to American values in his State of the Union address. In recent weeks, US officials have laid the groundwork for a strategic …

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China says it doesn’t need Taiwan’s permission to open new air route

TAIPEI: China said on Wednesday that it does not need Taiwan’s permission to open new air routes, after the self-ruled island complained that a new route over the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the two posed a security and safety risk, reported Reuters. Beijing has …

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Trump,Xi discuss trade, Korean Peninsula

BEIJING -Xinhua- Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, on Tuesday discussed bilateral trade and the situation on the Korean Peninsula by phone. The phone call came amid strengthening of efforts to keep China-U.S. trade relations right on track and at a …

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Pakistan,China hold joint Indian Ocean expedition

KARACHI: Launching the countries’ first joint scientific collaboration at the North Indian Ocean along the Makran Trench on Sunday, Chinese and Pakistani researchers started an ocean-bottom seismograph (OBS) for the first time using Shi Yan 3, a scientific research vessel from the South China Sea …

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Indian army chief remarks cannot help to preserve peace in region: China

BEIJING -UNS: Taking a strong note of remarks by the Indian army chief about China and the Donglong border area, a Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Monday said the negative remarks by a senior Indian official were against the consensus reached between the heads of the …

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