LATEST LY May 20 2018 Beijing, May 20: The Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers on islands and reefs in the South China Sea. According to the country’s air force, the landing of bombers in South China Sea region is a part of a training exercise. It is for the first time that the Chinese air force bombers landed in the region. The People’s Liberation Army...

CNN 16 May 2018 (CNN)The Chinese government is leveraging billions of dollars in debts to gain political leverage with developing countries across Asia...

Asia.Nikkei.com 15 May 2018 China’s President Xi Jinping promises that his Belt and Road Initiative, a sweeping vision to put China at the center of the global economy through new infrastructure, trade deals and other connections, was a “plan in the sunshine.” But make no mistake, the BRI’s outlook is darkening. Critics — including some of...

American thinker 15 May 2018 Remember how China drew praise for extending all that influence throughout Africa, and not just Africa, but in Latin America...

Somaliland Press 13 May 2018 THE United States and China are squaring up over military strength in Africa, but Russia may be set to upstage them both on the continent’s busiest sea lane. News agencies in Somaliland report that Moscow has “been in talks at some depth” with this unrecognised country that broke away from Somalia in 1991, but has failed to win recognition. Stable,...

Eurasia review By Harsh V Pant*the Eurasia review 12 May 2018 As Sino-Indian competition for influence in the Indian Ocean region heats up, India suffered a setback in the Seychelles, due mostly to local politics rather than Chinese resistance. Still, India will seek other avenues in the region to bolster its position. In January, India signed a 20-year pact with the...

The diplomat  11 May 2018 11 May 2018  Wall Street Journal broke a story on May 3 quoting U.S. officials saying the Chinese military is targeting American aircraft over the new People’s Liberation Army base in Djibouti using a high-powered laser. China’s government is denying responsibility for the attacks, but its protestations are suspect and seem to reveal...

CP financial 7 May 2018 Terminal will remain in state hands as the Government looks for more investment. These comments were likely made as part of an...

The New York Times 6 May 2018   China has long maintained the temples, temples and also other outcroppings within the South China Sea, additional states also have asserts there, including Vietnam and the Philippines. China’s vast reclamation project, that commenced in earnest in 2013, shortly afterwards Mr. Xi became the country’s predominant leader, has steadily...

U.S.MILITARY May 4 2018 Chinese personnel at the country’s first overseas military base in Djibouti have been using lasers to interfere with US...