Sri Lanka to sign Hambantota port deal with China

Sri Lanka will finally sign a $1.1 billion deal on Saturday to lease the southern Hambantota port to China, after several months of delay...

These 4 Countries Will Stop China From Ruling A Disputed Sea

China claimed to be king of the widely disputed sea off its south coast before a world arbitration court ruled a year ago that...

Enter the dragon: Thailand gets closer to China

The recent announcement that the leader of Thailand’s ruling military junta, General Prayut Chan-Ocha, would use the controversial Article 44 to speed up construction of...

China’s Xi urges Japan to put aside ‘distractions’ in relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday to put aside "distractions" that have strained bilateral ties and warned that...

China pushes hard in border dispute with India

NEW DELHI — Their meeting is likely to be all smiles and polite handshakes, as world leaders look on. But as Indian Prime Minister...

How China’s shaping one country’s future

China's Belt and Road initiative is ploughing through central Asia. The plan, which aims to expand trade links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond,...

Isis claims to kill Chinese couple studying and teaching in Pakistan

Islamic State claims to have killed two Chinese nationals who were abducted last month in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, in the heart of a large-scale infrastructure project between the two countries.

India fears Chinese encirclement, citing ‘overwhelming’ Sino presence in South Asia

The number of pins on the map denoting Chinese built or controlled ports worries former Indian naval officer Abhijit Singh. Key points: Indian figures fear...

China PM’s ‘dream team’ should be Asia, not Europe

Two months after he became China's seventh prime minister, Li Keqiang came to Berlin in late May 2013 looking for technology to convert his...

Indonesian Islamist leader says ethnic Chinese wealth is next target

The leader of a powerful Indonesian Islamist organisation that led the push to jail Jakarta's Christian governor has laid out plans for a new,...

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