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Xi announces another $60bn for Africa; dismisses 'debt trap' criticism
World

Xi announces another $60bn for Africa; dismisses 'debt trap' criticism

Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday announced a whopping $60 billion in new development financing for the African nations as he sought to refute criticism that the massive funding under China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is drawing the countries into a debt trap.
China's Weibo bans comedian John Oliver after President Jinping skit
Entertainment

China's Weibo bans comedian John Oliver after President Jinping skit

China's largest social media network Weibo has blocked all mentions of John Oliver after he mocked President Xi Jinping on his show 'Last Week Tonight'.
China, Nepal sign 8 pacts for major-infrastructure projects; deepen bilateral-ties
World

China, Nepal sign 8 pacts for major-infrastructure projects; deepen bilateral-ties

China and Nepal today signed eight agreements for developing major infrastructure projects in the land-locked Himalayan nation to further deepen bilateral ties.
According to Chinese media, what can China learn from India?
World

According to Chinese media, what can China learn from India?

Chinese state media is normally known to be high on rhetoric and jingoism, condemning India at every opportunity. However, it recently praised India for doing a better job at showcasing its "soft power."
Pakistan showcases Gwadar as investment-destination. Will anyone invest in "climate-of-fear"?
World

Pakistan showcases Gwadar as investment-destination. Will anyone invest in "climate-of-fear"?

Pakistan organized "Gwadar Expo" last month to showcase China's One Belt One Road project in Gwadar, the "crux" of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Growing closeness between Maldives and China worries India
World

Growing closeness between Maldives and China worries India

Apart from being engulfed in political turmoil, Maldives has now become the latest linchpin in India-China's tussle for regional leadership.
Xi's new year message: Beijing will actively push for OBOR
World

Xi's new year message: Beijing will actively push for OBOR

Chinese President Xi Jinping laid out Beijing's priorities to realize the "Chinese dream" in his new years message.
China seeks to promote Pakistan-Afghanistan talks through CPEC
World

China seeks to promote Pakistan-Afghanistan talks through CPEC

China announced its plan to extend the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to Afghanistan.
China tries winning hearts and minds in Gwadar through development-aid
World

China tries winning hearts and minds in Gwadar through development-aid

The Gwadar port located in Pakistan's Balochistan province is being developed by China in partnership with Islamabad.

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