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How 'unconditional' is China's foreign aid?

For a long time, China was seen as a foreign aid recipient rather than a donor. It was only in 2007 that China started contributing to the International Development Association, the lending arm of th...

China's Xi hails $64 billion in new Belt and Road deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that $64 billion (€57 billion) in infrastructure deals were signed at this week's Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Xi, who did not elaborate on t...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

How 'unconditional' is China's foreign aid?

For a long time, China was seen as a foreign aid recipient rather than a donor. It was only in 2007 that China started contributing to the International Development Association, the lending arm of th...

China's Xi hails $64 billion in new Belt and Road deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that $64 billion (€57 billion) in infrastructure deals were signed at this week's Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Xi, who did not elaborate on t...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

China's Xi hails $64 billion in new Belt and Road deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that $64 billion (€57 billion) in infrastructure deals were signed at this week's Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Xi, who did not elaborate on t...

Washington won’t send high-level officials to China's Belt and Road summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The US Department of State said on Tuesday (April 2) the country will not send high-level officials to attend China's second Belt and Road summit in Beijing in late April, ...

Sri Lanka begins work on $3.9B refinery near China-run port

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Work has begun on a $3.9 billion oil refinery to be funded by a Singapore-Oman joint venture next to a Chinese-run port in what will be Sri Lanka's largest foreign investment...

Sri Lanka supplies US aircraft carrier as counterbalance to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite China's mounting clout due to the mountains of debt it has piled on Sri Lanka, the tiny island nation stood up to Beijing by supplying a U.S. aircraft carrier last ...

70 percent of Southeast Asian citizens sceptical of China's Belt and Road Initiative

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Citizens of ASEAN countries believe their governments should take strict precautions when making deals as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Reuters ...

Sri Lanka: Will Ranil Wickremesinghe's reappointment end the political crisis?

In a largely unexpected move, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as the South Asian country's prime minister on Sunday. In October, Wickremesinghe's ou...

Sri Lanka's political crisis: In the shadows of China and India

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena said on Sunday that he would hold talks with the country's political leaders to end an ongoing power struggle in the country. The constitutional cri...

Rivals China, India cautiously watch Sri Lankan crisis

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — China and India are closely watching the constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka, which has been a battleground in their struggle for geopolitical supremacy in South Asia. ...

Sri Lanka: A battleground for India-China rivalry

A constitutional crisis over the past several days has thrown Sri Lanka into a state of political tumult as the Indian Ocean island nation of over 21 million people now bizarrely seems to have "t...