Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang

Economic sanctions on Afghanistan must end: China

The various unilateral sanctions or restrictions on Afghanistan should be lifted as soon as possible, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang said, adding that Afghan foreign reserves are “national assets of Afghanistan” and should be used by its people

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Beijing to give priority to Bangladeshi students returning to educational institutes in China

In another outreach to Dhaka, Bangladeshi students will get priority in returning to their respective educational institutions in China when the pandemic situation will come under control

China, Pakistan may sign an Industrial Cooperation agreement at JCC

China and Pakistan are expected to sign a framework agreement for Industrial Cooperation (IC) during the 10th Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) scheduled to be held via video-link this month

China excludes Maldives, Bhutan from South Asia poverty alleviation program

China last week launched a new poverty alleviation program directed at South Asian countries which didn’t include the Maldives, Bhutan, and India

China top lender to Sri Lanka in 2021

China was the top lender to Sri Lanka for the first four months of 2021, disbursing USD 514.9 million including a USD 500 million budget support loan, slightly down from a year earlier, official data shows

Pakistan-US ties will not impact CPEC, claims Pakistan PM aide

The Pakistan-US relationship will not impact the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Abdul Razak Dawood, adviser to the Pakistan prime minister on commerce,  has said

Modi called up Dalai Lama on birthday, sends a message to Beijing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday called up  the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of seven million Tibetans, on his 87th birthday, wishing him a long and healthy life, disregarding any potential disapproval from China, NDTV said

Former Afghan president seeks China’s help in improving ties with Pakistan

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has urged China to play a role in helping Afghanistan secure peace and improving its ties with Pakistan

Pakistan-China Relations Steering Committee includes POK and Gilgit-Baltistan in its fold

The Pak-China Relations Steering Committee has decided to expand its membership by bringing provinces in its fold and discussed its scope and rationale in advancing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistani media reports said

Pakistan accepts China's version on Xinjiang's Uighurs, finds merit in its 'alternative model': PM Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his country accepted Beijing's version regarding the treatment of Uighur Muslims in China's Xinjiang province

Bangladesh, China should explore more avenues, says Bangladesh PM on occasion of CPC’s 100th anniversary

Describing China as a trusted partner in the socio-economic development of Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has stressed the need for exploring more avenues to take the bilateral strategic partnership to a new height

China gives 200 mobile oxygen concentrators to Pakistan

China has given over 200 mobile oxygen concentrators to Pakistan, amidst fears that Covid-19 cases could rise during the Eidul Azha holidays later this month

Pakistan Army inducts first batch of China-made main battle tank VT4

Pakistan Army has inducted the first batch of the China North Industries Corporation (Norinco) VT4 main battle tank (MBT) into service, the military's media wing said

The China factor in Iran: China-Pakistan strategic nexus should not be overlooked

Biden would do well to recall Chinese assistance to Pakistan’s nuclear program and China recently replicating Wuhan’s P-4 virology research laboratory in Pakistan, writes Lt Gen P. C. Katoch (Retd) for South Asia Monitor

China never considers India as a strategic rival: Ambassador Li

Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming has claimed that China never takes India as a "strategic rival"; rather they consider India to be a good neighbor

Activists from 21 nations ask China to end financing Bangladesh coal power project

Activists from 21 countries have shot a letter to China and asked the nation to end the financing of a coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh

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