When China’s president Xi Jinping arrived in Harare for a state visit two years ago, he descended from his aircraft and clasped hands for several

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WILLIAMSTOWN — While President Donald Trump was on his Asian swing and enjoying China’s red-carpet treatment, the U.S.-China Economic and

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A trip to Beijing by Zimbabwe’s military chief was anormal military exchange”, China’s foreign ministry said after the army seized power in Harare. How deep are relations between China and Zimbabwe really? The news that General Constantino Chiwenga had visited China only a few days before the

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China's militaire engagement also deepened during Zimbabwe’s “Look East” era. Significant purchases were made, including Hongdu JL-8 jet aircraft, JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft, vehicles, radar and weapons. Echter, following a controversy about a shipment of arms in 2008, Beijing decided to list

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The geostrategic scenario in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is changing fast and a new power configuration is in the making to contain and counter the rising threat from an aggressive China. Two recent developments confirm this. The first was the Goa Maritime Conclave, held earlier this month.

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The China-US joint drills on HA/DR and the 13th annual China-U.S. Disaster Management Exchange Table Top Exchange (TTE) wrapped up at Camp

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General Li Zuocheng (R), member of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) and chief of staff of the Joint Staff Department under the CMC, meets

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But only strategic cooperation with regional and non-regional actors wary of China's militaire expansion will give teeth to Jakarta to face Chinese pressure on the (North) Natuna Sea. Asia Times is not responsible for the opinions, facts or any media content presented by contributors. In case of abuse, .

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Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh will arrive in China on Wednesday for a three-day state visit that is expected to further boost ties with the African nation. Situated in the Horn of Africa – adjacent to one of the world’s busiest shipping routes – Djibouti has a population of less than one million and is

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The Chinese Ministry of Defense has announced that 8,000 troops have been made operation-ready for immediate deployment on overseas United Nations peacekeeping missions over the last two months. The speed is being touted as evidence of war-readiness on the part of China's militaire, as “UN

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The Chinese Ministry of Defense has announced that 8,000 troops have been made operation-ready for immediate deployment on overseas United Nations peacekeeping missions over the last two months. The speed is being touted as evidence of war-readiness on the part of China's militaire, as “UN

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Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote to a troupe of Ulan Muqir (Red Bud Troupe) that travels around northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Tuesday, calling on them to promote literary and artistic innovation and continue producing excellent works. “I hope you can carry forward the fine

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Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote to a troupe of Ulan Muqir (Red Bud Troupe) that travels around northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Tuesday, calling on them to promote literary and artistic innovation and continue producing excellent works. “I hope you can carry forward the fine

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He plans to meet with senior officials from the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) while visiting China's militaire training institutions, said a report issued by the office of the Commander-in-Chief on Tuesday. The delegation led by the army chief includes senior military officials from the office of the armed

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He plans to meet with senior officials from the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) while visiting China's militaire training institutions, said a report issued by the office of the Commander-in-Chief on Tuesday. The delegation led by the army chief includes senior military officials from the office of the armed

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