South Asia
  • New Delhi may disrupt BRICS Summit to blackmail Beijing
    2017-08-16 Liu Zongyi
    Nearly two months after Indian troops crossed into China's Doklam area, they still refuse to withdraw. The standoff will unavoidably affect the BRICS summit to be held in Xiamen, Fujian Province, in September.India orchestrated the standoff... [FULL TEXT]
  • From the Trans-Atlantic Axis and the Trans-Asian Axis
    2017-08-14 Dan Steinbock
    The ASEAN faces old and new challenges, and a huge long-term opportunity. The next three decades could witness the shift of global economic momentum from the Trans-Atlantic axis to the Trans-Asian axis. Recently, the Association of Southeas... [FULL TEXT]
  • India’s attitude may hinder Tibet’s B&R involvement
    2017-07-24 Liu Zongyi
    A number of provinces and cities are eager to be involved in the "Belt and Road"(B&R) initiative, including Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The opening-up of Tibet is in line with the general trend, but due to some historical and... [FULL TEXT]
  • Fundamental issues impede US-India ties
    2017-07-03 Liu Zongyi
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US last week has become a hot topic among media outlets in India, the US and China over the past few days. The focus is not limited to Modi's first official trip to Washington since Trump's... [FULL TEXT]
  • Belt and Road remains open to India despite absence at recen...
    2017-06-03 Liu Zongyi
    The two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in mid-May held in Beijing attracted more than 130 countries. Even the US and Japan sent high-level delegations to participate in China's biggest diplomatic event of the year. In... [FULL TEXT]
  • China can help Myanmar with its problems
    2017-05-22 Zhou Shixin
    Despite significant political changes in Myanmar in recent years, leaders from the country and from China have maintained a high level of mutual trust, as reflected by frequent visits and the consensus reached on a number of issues.In Augus... [FULL TEXT]
  • Indian worry over China-Nepal drill outdated
    2017-04-21 Liu Zongyi
    China and Nepal kicked off their first-ever joint military exercise, code-named "Sagarmatha Friendship 2017," on April 16 at Nepal Army's Para Training School in Kathmandu. The drill will last 10 days and its main purposes are counterterror... [FULL TEXT]
  • China-India towards a New Model of Major Country Relations
    2016-12-20 Yang Jiemian
    The Speech of Prof. Jiemian YANG, Chairman of the Council of Academic Affairs,Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS), China at the “India-China Think-Tank Forum: Towards a Closer India-China Developmental Partnership” co-organ... [FULL TEXT]
  • Criticism of CPEC is proof of progress
    2016-12-26 Liu Zongyi
    Pakistans Sindh Province saw a bomb attack against Chinese engineers and small-scale protests against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) recently. Meanwhile, the Pakistani government claimed that anti-CPEC activities by foreign for... [FULL TEXT]
  • Overcoming Myanmar's Myitsone Dam conundrum
    2016-12-26 Den Steinbock
    In 2009, Myanmar agreed on the huge dam project with Chinese contractors; in 2011, it was suspended. As the new government must decide its future, it is closely watched by both Chinese and international investors.In 2009, after years of tal... [FULL TEXT]