Wang Yi in Singapore to push back US influence

Singapore, which has strong security ties with Washington and vibrant economic relations with Beijing, has said countries should not be made to choose between China and the US. Wang's trip represented a "strategic decision" by Beijing.

US defense Sec to bolster allies in Gulf after losing face in Afghanistan

While the US would like to focus on the Indo Pacific region to counter China, it can not leave too many loopholes behind for China to fill. China is likely to attract the Gulf states in its own security based institution, The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation given the security trends in South Asia, West Asia and the Middle East.

Communist Party China: Taking 700m Chinese out of Poverty

President Xi Jinping, on 25 February 2021, announced the end of absolute poverty in China. The Communist Party of China was a significant factor in China’s economic prosperity since, due to its long-term, strategic policy-making, it managed a miraculous feat by taking 770 million people out of poverty.

CPC and the Roadmap for Future

Professor of Politics at East China Normal University in Shanghai explains how using five-year plans to lead economic and social development is critical to the way CPC governs the country. In October 2020, the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee introduced a new plan to make significant adjustments as China continues to pivot away from export-led growth and implements the dual circulation strategy.

China develops AI fighter pilots which are ‘better than humans’

The Chinese military has claimed that its artificial intelligence piloted jets have started defeating human pilots in dogfights.

Chinese Entrepreneurship: Lessons for Pakistan?

In China, entrepreneurship occurs in the shadow of an efficient state. The incentives of party members are broadly aligned with the promotion of economic...

China, Pakistan to jointly fight 5th generation warfare

In order to combat the modern threat of 5th generation warfare, China-Pak cooperation has potentially taken a new turn.

Quad to counter China on ‘COVID Vaccine Diplomacy’

Quad – Asia-Pacific Alliance "Quad" or Asia-Pacific Alliance was created in 2007 to counter China. Initially, the forum was introduced as a dialogue by then-Prime...

Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong on evolving Pak-China relationship: GVS Exclusive

GVS: Ambassador Nong Rong, this is your first assignment in Pakistan. Pakistan and China are now celebrating the 70th anniversary of their relations. How...

Launching Health Silk Road under CPEC

As China has expressed intention of influencing global health systems, it should launch a pilot project of ‘Health Silk Road’ in Pakistan and directly impact people’s lives by achieving enhanced productivity and regional prosperity

Pakistan approves emergency use of another Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

Pakistan’s drug regulator has approved another Chinese COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the country, a top health official said on Saturday. Dr. Faisal Sultan,...

China bans BBC World News for violating broadcasting rules

China's broadcasting regulator has banned BBC World News, accusing it of flouting guidelines over a hard-hitting report on Beijing's treatment of the country's Uighur...