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'US visit to Sri Lanka aimed at anti-China alliance'

US State Secretary Mike Pompeo’s visit to Sri Lanka is aimed at forming an alliance against China, a former senior diplomat has said

Bangladesh may involve China in elevated expressway project

The Bangladesh government is keen on implementing the Dhaka East-West Elevated Expressway project with support from China instead of Malaysia under the public-private partnership (PPP) model

China illegally occupies Nepal's land at many places, India's intelligence agencies sound alert

China has illegally occupied Nepal's land at several places spreading over seven bordering districts and Indian intelligence agencies have sounded an alert in New Delhi

Indian defence minister, army chief visit forward areas at LAC

Amid border tensions with China along the Line of Actual Control, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Saturday visited Sukna Corps in Bengal's Darjeeling district

Legal status of CPEC Authority questioned in Pakistani Senate

Months after the expiry of an extended term of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority Ordinance, the legal status of the CPEC Authority was called into question in the Senate on Friday

China terms US remarks on its role over Rohingya issue ‘inappropriate’

The Chinese Embassy in Dhaka has reacted to the US claim that China has done very little to resolve the Rohingya issue, terming it "inappropriate and not constructive at all"

First Pakistani film to be released in China after 40 years

Hamza Ali Abbasi-starrer Parwaaz Hai Junoon will debut in China on November 13, shortly before the 70-year anniversary of the day when Pakistan and its key ally established diplomatic relations

Can US extricate Sri Lanka from China's clutches?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's scheduled stopover at Colombo on October 28, after his meeting with the Indian foreign minister and defence ministers in New Delhi is expected to provide Sri Lanka an opportunity to work towards breaking free of China's domination over its economy

Indo-Pacific QUAD partners fan out to counter China

After being invited by India to participate in the Malabar military exercises, Australia has gone on an overdrive to exchange notes with fellow partners including Japan to counter China's heft in the Indo-Pacific

As Indian and Chinese armies faceoff for winter, India has a strategic advantage

The Chinese have been livid at India’s long-overdue strategic infrastructure development, as also with its speed and timing, writes Col Anil Bhat (retd) for South Asia Monitor

'Sri Lanka to gain from Chinese trade, investment'

Sri Lanka stands to gain from greater Chinese trade and investment, a Sri Lankan diplomat has said

US-India 2+2 meeting to discuss China 'threats'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the 2+2 ministerial meeting of the top foreign affairs and defence leaders of the two countries in New Delhi next week will discuss the threats from China

India releases Chinese soldier who strayed at LAC

India, in a goodwill gensure, ensured the release of a Chinese soldier who had strayed inside Indian territory across the disputed zone of the Line of Actual Control

India, Taiwan likely to negotiate trade deal, a move that will irk China

After approving incentives for Taiwanese firms, the government is now likely to have formal talks on a trade deal with the Tsai Ing-wen administration

China to invest in Pakistan’s Digital City

Chinese hi-tech companies including Oppo and Haier are interested in investing in Pakistan’s first-ever Digital City, according to K-P IT Board spokesperson Danish