A senior official from the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), an inter-governmental organization that aims to enhance cooperation between nations of the Pacific Ocean, sees the Belt and Road Initiative as an historic opportunity for stronger economic links with China.
China on Thursday expressed understanding on the postponement of the second round of talks between the Afghanistan government and Taliban representatives amid revelations about the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar.
The two-meter-long piece of debris, which appears to be part of a wing, was found by employees of an association cleaning the area. They handed it over to the air transport brigade of the French gendarmerie (BGTA), which has opened an investigation.
The Chinese Embassy in Washington has called the New York Times' July 17 editorial on the China-Philippines dispute over the South China Sea unfair, stressing that China's approach toward this issue is to hold direct bilateral negotiations.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Singapore and Malaysia in early August, and attend foreign ministers' meetings on east Asian cooperation, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei announced Wednesday in a press release.
Pakistani police killed the leader of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, his two sons and 11 others on Wednesday in a shootout after gunmen attacked a police convoy and freed him as he was being moved, police said.