China is planning to set up a military outpost in Pakistan, to protect its own interests. China aims at expanding its influence in Central Asia through the Pakistan-Afghanistan route. As per reports, China has made strategic investments of at least USD 60 billion. Also, Pakistan is not just financial dependent on China, but is also dependent on China for military and diplomatic affairs.
Elon Musk's lookalike has stunned the internet with his striking resemblance to the SpaceX and Tesla founder. The man known as Yi Long Musk after his recordings became viral on social media sites is Chinese. The 8-second video, which was shared on Instagram on June 1 by a user called Udubria Isaac, has already received over 17 million views. "Low… read-more
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Amid the raging tensions between China and Taiwan, Taiwan has conveyed its hearty thanks to India for support. Also, Taiwan stated that it will continue to strengthen the country's defence capabilities, while maintaining close coordination with like-minded nations. Notably, Taiwan's list of like-minded nations include India and 50 other counties. The tensions erupted between the China and Taiwan after US House of Representatives' speaker… read-more
Sri Lankan government has officially granted permission for the Chinese research vessel to visit the island nation on August 13, depsite warnings from India. India fears that the vessel could possibly spy on Delhi's military installments. China claims that the controversial Yuan Wang 5 ship is a research and survey vessel. However, India asserts that the ship is a dual-use spy ship.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has laid off over 10,000 employees in the past three months, informed various media reports. The lay offs have come as a response to the country's 50% drop in the net profit, in the month of June. Also, the country's slowing economy has created a requirement for Alibaba to cut down expenses. With the aforementioned layoffs, the company currently employs around 2,45,000.
At United Nations Security Council meeting on terrorism on August 9, India slammed China and Pakistan. Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj chastised both for "double standards" and "hypocrisy." "It is most regrettable that genuine and evidence-based listing proposals pertaining to some of the most notorious terrorists in the world are being placed on hold," India's Ambassador stated, referring to "practice of placing holds and blocks on listing… read-more
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According to Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control, a new Langya henipavirus was found in China, with 35 human infections reported thus far. The virus is most likely transmitted from animals to humans and can cause renal and liver failure. Majority of instances are minor, with patients reporting flu-like symptoms. There is presently no vaccine or cure for Langya virus, hence supportive care is the primary treatment option for zoonotic disease… read-more
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China’s embassy has sought an urgent meeting with senior Sri Lankan authorities on August 8. The meeting was called after Colombo sought a deferment of the planned docking of a high-tech Chinese research vessel at the strategic Hambantota port over raising concerns of India. The Chinese space and satellite tracking research vessel ‘Yuan Wang 5’ was to dock at the Hambantota Port from August 11 to 17,
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Pelosi's Taiwan Visit: North Korea Calls US Speaker Nancy Pelosi 'Worst Destroyer Of International Peace'
Following US House of Representatives' speaker Nancy Pelosi's controversial visit to Taiwan, North Korea has termed her "the worst destroyer of international peace and stability". North Korea further accused her for enraging China and inciting anti-North Korea sentiment. China claims ownership of Taiwan, and had warned against Pelosi visiting it. After her historical visit, China has initiated military excercise in the territorial waters of… read-more
The suspicious death of top Taiwanese defence official has raised eyebrows on August 6. Ou Lang Li-hsing, deputy head of Taiwan defence ministry's reasearch and development unit, was found dead in a hotel room, informed Taiwan's official Central News Agency. Ou Lang was reportedly supervising missile production projects, and the cause of his death is being investigated. Meanwhile, tensions are growing between China and Taiwan, following Nancy… read-more