Silk Road Economic Belt
02 Jan 2018
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.
24 Nov 2017
China hints at possible CPEC renaming if India joins in
Last week, the Chinese Ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui, said his country could rename the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to address India's concerns.
17 Nov 2017
'Modi, only statesman to stand up to China's One-Belt-One-Road'
PM Narendra Modi is the only statesman to have stood up to China's One Belt One Road (OBOR), claims Michael Pillsbury, Director of Center on Chinese Strategy at the think-tank Hudson Institute.
09 Jun 2017
Modi, Xi Jinping to hold talks at SCO summit
Official sources have confirmed that PM Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the ongoing Shanghai Co-operation Organization (SCO) summit in Astana, Kazakhstan.
26 May 2017
UN reports say CPEC could worsen Indo-Pak relations
A report compiled by the UN's Economic and Social Commission for Asia, has stated that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor could spell disaster for Indo-Pak relations and could potentially deteriorate the regional security scenario.
16 May 2017
Chinese state media ridicule India's boycott of OBOR Summit
Chinese state media has suggested that India's "shallow analysis of state interests, and an outdated understanding of geopolitics," led to its boycott of the recent Belt and Road forum.
15 May 2017
Internal dissent rises against CPEC in Pakistan
Protests have broken out across the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region against the CPEC project.
15 May 2017
CPEC is flagship of OBOR: Chinese President Xi Jinping
At the end of the Belt and Road summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping praised the China Pakistan Economic Corridor calling it the flagship of the Belt and Road initiative.
15 May 2017
Chinese President Jinping pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road
Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion for a new initiative he called the Belt and Road initiative. It takes forward China's One Belt, One Road initiative that was announced in 2013.
14 May 2017
Concerns over CPEC: India to not attend China's OBOR summit
Despite China's efforts to coax India into attending the One Belt One Road Forum, India clarified that it would boycott the summit.
09 May 2017
China: Can rename CPEC to allay Indian concerns
Chinese ambassador to New Delhi Luo Zhaohui clarified that the CPEC corridor was just a means of economic co-operation and had no connection with "sovereignty issues."