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    Cold wind, soft and warm sunlight and a drop in temperature; all are signs of winter...

    For some people cold winter days bring roses to the cheeks while others feel uncomfortable due to flaky, cracking and itchy skin of the face, hands and feet
  • China's Silk Road revival hits the buffers

    From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China's push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping's presidency...

  • China’s Silk Road revival project hits buffers

    SINGAPORE: From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China’s push to revive Silk Road trade routes has been running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping’s presidency...

  • China’s new silk road: What’s in it for Pakistan?

    This initiative includes the New Silk Road which will link China with Europe through Central Asia and the Maritime Silk Road to ensure a safe passage of China’s shipping through the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea...

    At the same time, the new silk roads are bound to intensify ongoing competition between India and China –and to a lesser extent between China and the US – to invest in and cultivate influence in the broader Central...

  • China’s Silk Road lends urgency to India’s Asia ambitions

    WHEN Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government approved $256 million to upgrade a section of a remote border road last month, few took notice...

    Yet India’s decision to revive plans for the highway, part of an ambitious 1,360-kilometer crossing to link northeastern India with markets in Thailand and beyond, marks the next phase in the jostle between New Delhi and Beijing for economic and strategic influence in the region
  • Chinese 'Silk Road' firms to help Balochistan mine minerals

    The government of resource-rich Balochistan wants Chinese companies to kick-start a boom in its mining industry by including the sector into Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative, a senior provincial mining official said...

    Beijing has pledged $57 billion for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship Belt and Road project that first focused on Chinese firms building roads and power stations but is now expanding to include...
  • India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

    Chinese President Xi Jinping is hosting dozens of world leaders and senior officials on Sunday for the country's biggest diplomatic showcase of the year, touting his vision of a new “Silk Road” that opens trade routes across the globe...

    One of the criticisms of the Silk Road plan is that host countries may struggle to pay back loans for huge infrastructure projects being carried out and funded by Chinese companies and banks...

  • China stresses security needs for new Silk Road initiative

    China's ambitious initiative to generate economic prosperity by building a new Silk Road will depend on the countries involved ensuring strong security, the country's top policemen said, ahead of a summit to discuss President Xi Jinping's pet project...

    Speaking at a security dialogue on the new Silk Road, domestic security chief Meng Jianzhu the plan could only advance if there is a secure and stable environment, the Public Security...

  • Most major Western leaders to skip China's New Silk Road summit

    Only one leader of a big Western country is attending China's most important diplomatic event of the year, a summit next month on Chinese President Xi Jinping's New Silk Road strategy, as China's foreign minister denied it had been snubbed...

    Xi has championed what China formally calls the “One Belt, One Road” or OBOR initiative to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa and Europe, a landmark programme to invest billions of...

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