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Myanmar’s controversial port project gets government green light

  0 comments   |     by Larry Jagan on 15, August 2018

Myanmar has finally taken the bull by the horns and is serious about finalizing the Kyaukpyu port — the first stage in the Kyaukpyu SEZ project. The Myanmar government has been under increasing pressure from Beijing to sort out the details of the project, which has been seriously stalled for years. This project is key to China’s strategic push into the r

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Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 01, August 2018

The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership.

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Russia-Pakistan Military Relations Are on the Path to a Strategic Partnership

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 27, July 2018

The statements made by the Russian and Pakistani Defense Ministers after their interaction at this year’s Moscow Conference on International Security show that the military relations between the two Great Powers are on the right track and moving them closer to clinching a long-awaited strategic partnership.

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Pakistan's pivot to Russia In August last year, US President Trump unveiled

  0 comments   |     by Kamran Yousaf on 19, July 2018

In August last year, US President Trump unveiled his much-awaited strategy for Afghanistan and the wider South Asian region. Trump singled out Pakistan for not doing enough to curb terrorism and threatened to halt security assistance if it continued to play a “double game.” The diatribe and visibly more hostile approach by the Trump administration created ripples in Pakistan. Author

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Transparency International asks UK not to provide ‘safe haven’ to Nawaz

  0 comments   |     by admin on 17, July 2018

Reacting to corruption charges related to four London properties, the UK Chapter of Transparency International has asked the British government to investigate those assets and no longer provide a safe haven to Nawaz Sharif and his family. “If a UK investigation concludes that the properties have been bought with corrupt money, then the authorities should move

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LISA/RUSI SEMINAR 2018 - The Royal United Services Institute

  0 comments   |     by admin on 19, June 2018

In cooperation with RUSI, London Institute of South Asia (LISA) held a seminar on ‘CPEC: Changing Geopolitical and Geo-economic dynamics in South Asia and beyond’  held at RUSI on 08 June 2018 at 9:3

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Adivasi Women join hands to fight against Alcoholism

  0 comments   |     by Shajid Khan on 26, May 2018

Childrens holding placards on the awareness programme at Beluguri village in Orang of Udalguri of Assam on Sunday. UDALGURI,Assam ,May 21: The Adivasi community of state whose fate remains locked decades after the Britshers left them in tea gardens of state are plagued with innumerous socio-economic hardships. In the ‘labou

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China factor in Afghan peace The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister

  0 comments   |     by Samran Ali on 21, May 2018

The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Li Baodong, speaking at Tashkent Peace Conference on Afghanistan, extended China’s support to the inclusive political reconciliation process in Afghanistan. He said China saw Afghanistan as an important partner under its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project. Although limited in the past, the Chinese interest in Afghanistan

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Iran eyes CPEC with growing interest after port visit

  0 comments   |     by admin on 19, May 2018

KARACHI: Iran’s Minister for Roads and Urbanisation Abbas Akhoundi expressed keen interest in exploring avenues available under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The minister is leading a high level Iranian delegation which visited Karachi Port Trust (KPT) on Friday. Akhoundi also showed interest in transshipment

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Iran to team up with China on nuke development if Trump kills 2015 nuclear deal

  0 comments   |     by By Sputnik Staff on 18, May 2018

Photo: AP As US President Donald Trump decides whether to reauthorize the 2015 Iran nuclear deal,

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