Ties between the two countries soured in recent months over the deployment of the powerful THAAD shield in South Korea, which Beijing sees as a threat to its own military capability.
While India’s stated (and strong) opposition to BRI is that CPEC runs through the disputed Kashmir region, its nervousness runs deeper than that.
The dragon is spitting repeated streaks of fire. How long can the elephant be left behind?
“Xi is now seen as a world leader with a lot of influence and respect internationally and that will definitely boost his domestic appeal,” said Joseph Cheng.
Tension on the Korean peninsula escalated after North Korea hinted it could soon conduct a sixth nuclear test or more missile launches.
The leaders of the world’s two largest economies are scheduled to meet next Thursday and Friday for the first time since Donald Trump assumed office
Xi has been selling an alternate vision for regional trade by promoting the Beijing-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which as it stands excludes the Americas.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that it is urgent and important to carry out security cooperation with Russia, media reported.
President Pranab Mukherjee will have talks with the top leaders of china including with his counterpart Xi Jinping on bilateral, regional and International issues.
For China’s youth to draw lessons from the Cultural Revolution, there needs to be an open discussion.
Xi said, “We must resolutely guard against overseas infiltrations via religious means and prevent ideological infringement by extremists.”
President Xi is now the commander-in-chief of the joint battle command centre of the Central Military Commission.
Xi’s new position was revealed in news reports that featured prominently on national news broadcasts Wednesday and Thursday in which he appeared publicly for the first time in camouflage battle dress wearing the joint center’s insignia.
Last week, a Medium post about the Panama Papers leak, detailing the offshore wealth of various countries’ leaders and their relatives, including China’s, was widely shared on Chinese social media
Wen Yunchao said his parents and younger brother were “taken away” by the authorities on Tuesday.