At the recently concluded National People’s Congress (NPC) , Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Deputy Secretary-General of the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture in Jilin Province, Li Longxi, announced that North Korean authorities are currently studying a proposal to grant a 10 year extension to China’s lease of Rajin Port, which is located strategically on the border […]Read more "CB 030610: Strategic Implications of China’s Access to the Rajin Port"
Ten days before Chinese President Hu Jintao left Beijing to attend the G20 Summit hosted by President George W. Bush in Washington on November 15, 2008 (China Brief, November 7), Zhongnanhai released its first policy white paper on Latin America and the Caribbean. The release of the white paper, preceding President Hu’s third trip to […]Read more "CB 112408: China’s Strategic Engagement with Latin America"
In a May 9 interview with Brazilian defense, strategy and intelligence news website Defasanet, Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson Jobim stated that Brazil and China had reached an agreement to train personnel from the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in Brazil. In the interview (available in Portuguese), Jobim announced that the two sides reached a training […]Read more "CB 061209: PLAN Officers to Train on Brazilian Aircraft Carrier"
As the political crisis in Kyrgyzstan reaches a turning point, after opposition forces seized the capital Bishkek in a bloody clash and ousted the president and his allies, Chinese leaders from regions across China have reportedly descended upon Xinjiang en masse in a rare spectacle that carried with it a heavy political undertone. The sight […]Read more "CB 041610: Implications of Kyrgyzstan Revolt on China’s Xinjiang Policy"
PTISunday, June 13, 2010 21:48 IST DHAKA: “Bangladesh and China plan to construct a road link via Myanmar to boost connectivity between the two nations as they seek to deepen bilateral relationship, including space cooperation.”Read more "SA061310: Bangladesh, China plan road link via Myanmar, space cooperation"