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POLITICS

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Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump, Xi Jinping, China

Why China is worried about Donald Trump’s North Korea gambit

By talking directly with Kim Jong Un, the US President is causing Beijing to fear a loss of influence in Pyongyang, its only formal military ally.

SPORTS

 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Russia, Football, Xi Jinping, FiFA World Cup

How China is dreaming big with football World Cup

Beijing has set up a concrete policy to start at the grassroots, and have 85,000 on-campus football fields by 2020 and 50,000 football-featured schools by 2025.

POLITICS

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Xi Jinping, Pakistan, China, Diplomacy

Why SCO is important for India

As the second largest and rising Asian power, SCO is important for New Delhi in many ways.

VARIETY

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Donald Trump, Sickness, China, American embassy

Secret sonic attacks or clumsy spying: American diplomats in China are mysteriously falling sick

It may sound like a cheesy, Cold War-era spy novel, but the reality is likely to be much more mundane.

POLITICS

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Malabar exercise, America, Indian Navy, China

India-US-Japan: Malabar Exercise and a triangle of threat

China has always seen these exercises as attempts to confine it.

POLITICS

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Xi Jinping, China, Human Rights, Tiananmen massacre

Why China will have to own up to Tiananmen Square massacre

The Chinese State pretends to have no knowledge of the events, which changed the face of the country.

POLITICS

 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Pakistan, Russia, Diplomacy, SCO

Why Modi’s Qingdao visit will test his China-US balancing act

India is expected to be the only country at the SCO to not endorse the BRI.

VARIETY

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China, Australia, Global terrorism, Intel-gathering

Australia is rebooting intel-gathering: What India needs to do

With years of over-indulgence and pandering to Islamic radicals, the country is now fraught with threats from within.

POLITICS

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Infrastructure, Kashmir, Ladakh, China

How building and reopening roads can help India as well as China

Beijing should let people and goods flow again over the Himalayas.

POLITICS

 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Pakistan, Uighurs, Xinjiang, Islam

How China is waging war against Muslims

Beijing has launched an all-out assault on what it calls separatism.