Settle Rohingya issue bilaterally with Myanmar: China tells Bangladesh

Settle Rohingya issue bilaterally with Myanmar: China tells Bangladesh

Dhaka, November 19 (newsin.asia): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi  has told the Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that Bangladesh must settle the Rohingya refugees’ issue with Myanmar bilaterally “through dialogue and discussion.” Wang met Hasina here, en route to Naypyitaw, the capital of Myanmar, to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (AEM) of Foreign Ministers to be […]

Lanka revises payment schedule for Chinese investment in Hambantota port

Lanka revises payment schedule for Chinese investment in Hambantota port

Colombo, November 16 (LBO): Sri Lanka’s cabinet revealed that Ports Minister sought cabinet approval to amend the current concession agreement of the Hambantota Port. Co-Cabinet Spokesman Gayantha Karunathilaka said on 15 November that the Ports Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe sought their approval to amend the current concession agreement and to sign an additional agreement. According to […]

Sovereignty a stumbling block for West’s efforts to solve Rohingya issue

Sovereignty a stumbling block for West’s efforts to solve Rohingya issue

Colombo, November 9: The notion of “national sovereignty” is acting as a stumbling block in efforts by the UN and the Western powers to find a solution to the Rohingya refugee issue facing Myanmar and Bangladesh, writes P.K.Balachandrab in Daily Express. The 15 member UN Security Council was expected to pass a resolution critical of […]

China says ready to work with India to promote bilateral relations

China says ready to work with India to promote bilateral relations

Beijing, Nov 3 – China today said it was ready to work with India to promote “constant progress” of bilateral relations, amid fresh strains in ties after Beijing again blocked Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar’s designation as a global terrorist by the UN. China yesterday for the fourth time blocked India, the US and other […]

Sri Lankan President says Japan has been a true friend

Sri Lankan President says Japan has been a true friend

Colombo, Nov 1 (newsin.asia): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena told a high level Japanese delegation here on Wednesday that “Japan has been continuously assisting Sri Lanka as a true friend.” The Head of the Japanese delegation, Director General of International Cooperation Bureau, Assistant Minister, Kazuya Nashida, assured the Sri Lankan President that his country would […]

Japan curbed China during Sino-Indian standoff over Doklam

Japan curbed China during Sino-Indian standoff over Doklam

By Dr.Satoru  Nagao/Research Fellow at the Institute of Future Engineering Colombo, Nov 1 (newsin.asia): Though Japan was not directly involved in the June 16 to August 28 2017 Sino-Indian stand-off over the border in Doklam, it played an important role in it, indirectly. There are three reasons for this. Firstly, in this Indo-China border stand-off, […]

China’s new look party leadership says it will not betray people’s trust

China’s new look party leadership says it will not betray people’s trust

Beijing, October 25 (caixinglobal.com:) The Central Committee of the Communist Party which has selected a new leadership, headed by party General Secretary Xi Jinping, has promised not to fail or betray the people’s trust. The seven-member Politburo Standing Committee — comprising Xi, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji and Han Zheng […]

Chinese envoy in Pakistan faces threat from East Turkestan Islamic Movement

Chinese envoy in Pakistan faces threat from East Turkestan Islamic Movement

Islamabad October 22 (Dawn): The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan has alleged that a member of the terrorist network “East Turkestan Islamic Movement” has “sneaked into Pakistan” and poses a threat to Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong. This information was shared in a letter that was leaked to the media on Saturday. When contacted by Dawn.com, the embassy […]

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