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CHINA: POLITICS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS

Source,: SupChinaMore on North Korea
China’s rust-belt region has a new hope for revival: North Korea / SCMP
“China’s rust-belt region, which has been plagued by an inefficient state economy and exodus of talent, is now pinning its hopes on a new factor to help its revival: North Korea.”
China set to allow North Korea’s state airline to fly between Xian and Pyongyang, report says / Reuters via SCMP
“China will allow North Korea’s Air Koryo to offer flights between Xian and Pyongyang from next month, a local newspaper reported, citing the Chinese city’s tourism authority.”
North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNA / ReutersZTE
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to assess espionage threat of ZTE at urging of senator / SCMP
A US senator asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to address whether his department believes that the Chinese telecoms giant ZTE poses an espionage threat to the United States. 
Trump tells republicans not to undercut him on Z…

Belt and Road Summit in Hong Kong to feature 70 speakers

third Belt and Road Summit will be held on June 28 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).Jointly organised by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), this year’s summit is themed “Collaborate for Success”.



Some 70 government and business leaders from Hong Kong, China and around the world will speak at the summit and discuss the opportunities presented by the Belt and Road Initiative for the financial, infrastructure, information technology and professional services sectors, as well as entrepreneurs in the new economy.In addition, the summit will connect almost 5,000 participants to a variety of projects, services as well as business and investment opportunities to foster cooperation.



More than 180 projects from 38 countries and regions have been received so far for project owners, investors and service providers to discuss in face-to-face meetings.Over 50 consulates-general, project owners and operators as well as rep…

Will two Chinese dams in Nepal affect the Belt and Road Initiative?

The future of Chinese backed hydropower and the trans-Himalayan railway are at stake as Nepal’s prime minister makes his first visit to BeijingSeti riverAbhaya Raj Joshi & Sudil Pokhrel, Thursday June 21st, 2018

Nepal’s Energy Minister Barshaman Pun had an important message when he spoke to the Chinese media recently. His mission was to mitigate damage caused by negative press over the “cancellation” of a billion dollar contract awarded to a Chinese company to build one of Nepal’s biggest hydropower projects.In an interview with Chinese state media, Pun clarified that the government had not cancelled the deal with the Chinese company. “The West Seti project is still in the hands of the China Three Gorges Company (CTGC) and we are ready to continue with CTGC if it is eager to develop this project,” Pun told Xinhua a few days after the government’s surprise announcement that the West Seti project would be developed with domestic funds, as it presented its annual budget in early June.…

China welcomes willingness of France to participate in Belt and Road Initiative

French President Emmanuel Macron paid a state visit to China in January. China News Service

China welcomes the willingness demonstrated by the French side to participate in the Belt and Road initiative, foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Tuesday in Beijing.Geng made the remarks on June 19 when asked to comment on a report released by the French Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Armed Forces concerning the Belt and Road initiative (BRI).The report, written by senator Pascal Allizard and entitled ‘Is BRI a simple economic label or new world order for France?’, suggested France view China’s policies with a “neither naïve nor aggressive” attitude and take a more active part in the initiative and play an important guiding role at the EU-China leintroducTRADEINVESTME among countries along the ancient Silk Road trade routes from Asia to Europe and Africa.


There report features three parts, introducing the background of BRI, offering an outlook for the future, and …

Current Balochistan: Conflict updates from ground

21/6/2018
KECH:-In Zirdan, area of Buleda a dead body was founda, which isn't yet identified, we are finding new updates regarding this.
ed, we are finding new updates regarding this.

21/6/2018
KECH:-In Zirdan, area of Buleda a dead body was found, who has identified as Hassan S/o Bahoot R/o Gele, Buleda .


20/6/2018
DERA BUGTI:-Unkknown opened fire on a commander of death squad Dilwash S/O Wali Mohammed Shabani Bugti in Tablag ,area of district Dera bugti.20/6/2018
TUMP:-Previous night activists of Free Balochistan Movement (FBM) did wall chalking in different places of tump  against CPEC.21/6/2018
LASBELA:-From Windar area of Lasbela Pakistani security forces forcibly disappeared 60 years old Mohammad Hussein S/o Mahmood, Mr. Hussein recently came from Muscat for his eyes treatment in Karachi.20/6/2018
PANJGUR:-Baloch freedom fighter attcked on pakistani army check'post in Keelkor Seetok with heavy weaponry due to which losses occurred to pakistani army.DERA BUGTI:-Unkknown …