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‘It Worries Me Deeply’: Five Chinese Experts on Climate Change

By China Dialogue We asked five environmental experts from academia and civil society what they made of the Year of the Rabbit, and what they were most proud of. Last year the world was warmer ...

The Young Filipinos Studying Clean Energy in China

By Niu Yuhan Training projects are benefiting the renewable energy sectors of Belt and Road countries, but expansion will require funding. “In three years, I want to be a renewable energy engineer, using the skills ...

Beijing Calls on Pakistan to Find Those Responsible for Terrorist Attack That Killed 5 Chinese Nationals

The Chinese government called on Pakistan to launch an investigation and "severely punish" the culprits behind Tuesday's terrorist attack that killed five Chinese nationals and their local driver in the northern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province. The six victims were in a convoy on their way ...

Pressure Mounts on China as Three More Asia-Pacific Governments Back Philippines in South China Sea Standoff

Three of the largest, most powerful governments in the Asia-Pacific region weighed in on Tuesday on the deteriorating security situation in the South China Sea, and condemned Beijing for its use of force against Filipino vessels. South Korea and Australia issued ...

China-Somalia Ties Appear on the Mend After Mogadishu Broke With Beijing on Xinjiang

China's point man for the Horn of Africa, Special Envoy Xue Bing, wrapped up a two-day visit to Mogadishu on Tuesday, during which he met separately with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre. The President thanked Xue for ...

Analysis from Cobus van Staden

Joint Battlefield Training to Raise Pressure in South China Sea

The U.S. military will reportedly introduce joint combat training with the Philippines in June. Major General Marcus Evans, commander of the U.S. 25th Infantry Division, told the Associated Press that the training would increase the Philippine army’s ability to fight in challenging jungle conditions.
The training will run from June 1 to 10. At Manila’s request, the training will be held in Philippine territory for the first time. It will involve about 2,000 people ...

Zambia is Very Close to Finalizing Its Debt Restructuring, But There’s Still One More Chinese Obstacle in the Way

Zambia's breakthrough deal on Monday to restructure $3 billion of Eurobond debt helps the southern African country move tantalizingly close to finally ending three years of brutal negotiations with its various creditors. Even though President Haikinde Hichilema's government has already negotiated a ...

Chinese Electric Vehicles Shine at Bangkok Auto Show

The Bangkok International Motor Show opened Wednesday, with a range of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) prominently displayed by the likes of BYD, XPeng, and Zeekr. Chinese brands now dominate Thailand’s EV market and are using the country as a manufacturing base ...

China Uses Debt-Free Infrastructure Financing Model in Cambodia. It Ended up Being Popular

Cambodians are eagerly waiting for the country’s first waterway system, the Funan Techo Canal, to kick off construction scheduled late this year. Aside from the excitement for economic benefits that the canal promises, it has also brought more attention to the project’s investment scheme called Build-Operate-Transfer ...