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China to raise defence spending by 7.5%, lower than 2018

AFP | China announced Tuesday a 7.5 percent increase in military spending in 2019, lower than last year as the country faces an economic slowdown....

China cuts taxes, sees ‘tough struggle’ as growth slows

AFP | China's premier warned Tuesday that the country faces a "tough struggle" as he unveiled tax cuts and other measures to prop up an...

India’s bellicosity: What can Pakistan expect from China’s NPC huddle?

Jan Achakzai | China’s some 3,000 of the most powerful officials are preparing for the annual parliamentary huddle known as the National People’s Congress, (NPC),...

‘The mighty Xi’ gets second term with powerful ally as VP

AFP | China's rubber-stamp parliament unanimously handed President Xi Jinping a second term Saturday and elevated his right-hand man to the vice presidency, giving him...

China’s increases defense budget to $175 billion, three times higher than...

News Analysis | China has announced an increase in its defense expenditure to 8.1% of its GDP on March 5th, fixing its economic...

China drowns out critics of lifetime Xi Presidency

AFP | China's propaganda machine kicked into overdrive on Tuesday to defend the Communist Party's move to lift term limits for President Xi Jinping as...

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