China&India

Harbouring grand ambitions

A Chinese company working with the diplomatic support of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is close to completing construction of a deepwater port on a 90km stretch of Cambodia...

Gallery: How China bought its way into Cambodia

How China bought its way into Cambodia

BEIJING — In Cambodia’s Chinese business community, “Big Brother Fu” is a name to be reckoned with. A former officer in China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA), his thickset...

Chinese ships sail near disputed islands: Japan

Chinese ships sail near disputed islands: Japan

TOKYO — Four Chinese vessels sailed into territorial waters around disputed islands in the East China Sea, Japan said Sunday (Sept 11), as Tokyo attempts to engage with Beijing...