China, India to Clash Today in a historical friendly, dubbed the “Earth derby”

BY SILVI WRITER   When the world’s most heavily populated countries meet on the football field for the first time in 21 years, there’s destined to be billions of people interested in the outcome. China and India together account for more than a third of the world’s population, but in football terms they are minnows often beaten by countries a fraction of their size. The … Continue reading China, India to Clash Today in a historical friendly, dubbed the “Earth derby”

Is Pakistan playing Saudi Arabia against China?

BY SILVI WRITER   Pakistan had informed China in 2016 its intention to invite Saudi Arabia to participate the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the flagship project of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), source said. The diplomatic source, based in Beijing, denied speculation that Beijing was upset about the involvement of Riyadh in CPEC, noting the move shows the project, as well as the whole … Continue reading Is Pakistan playing Saudi Arabia against China?

Why it’s WRONG to scapegoat China for Pakistan’s debt crisis?

BY WANG XIAOZHU   Scapegoating China for Pakistan’s current balance of payments crisis is wrong, as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been blamed in recent months for causing huge debts to the Islamabad, whose economy is faltering. Such views ignore a key fact that China, by promoting the CPEC, has bigger strategic intention than purely pursuing economic gains. CPEC, the flagship project of the … Continue reading Why it’s WRONG to scapegoat China for Pakistan’s debt crisis?