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Pakistan, China have more potential to strengthen bilateral cooperation: President Xi

India is yet to confirm its participation in the B&R Forum. The Prime Minister informed the Chinese premier that Pakistani delegation that will attend the forum also includes all the four chief ministers. An important part of the OBOR project is the CPEC corridor, which has brought $46 billion worth investment to Pakistan. In the last one year, India and China have locked horns over multiple issues including India's entry into the NSG club, United Nations ban against Jaish-e-Muhammad ...



BC Green leader begins talks with other parties

With such a narrow margin separating the NDP and the Liberals in this riding, it's possible the absentee ballots could result in Courtenay-Comox switching red - which would hand the Liberals the 44 seats needed to form a majority government.



US U-turn on China puts India in a fix

The US and a number of other western countries have either skipped the summit or deputed officials to attend it. Concerns such as these have led to the serious thoughts whether to send representatives to the event or not and if yes, officials of what level are to attend.



South Korea urges 'parallel' talks, sanctions to rein in North

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation this month to tighten sanctions by targeting North Korea's shipping industry and companies that do business it. The waning years of recently ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye's administration saw Seoul's relationship with Beijing deteriorate as dramatically as did Park's reputation.


PM Modi attends Vesak Day celebration in Sri Lanka

PM Modi attends Vesak Day celebration in Sri Lanka

Modi was welcomed at the airport Thursday by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe . Travelling to the central tea growing Norwood area after opening an Indian gifted 1.2 billion rupee hospital at Dikoya, Modi said he was increasing the number of houses India was gifting to plantation workers by another 10,000 units, up from the previously committed 4,000 houses.