Australia to review lease of port to Chinese firm, tensions may escalate between Beijing and Canberra

Sydney: Australia will review the 99-year-lease of a commercial and military port in its north to a Chinese firm, the Sydney Morning Herald reported late on Sunday (May 2), a move that could further inflame tensions between Beijing and Canberra. Defence officials are checking if Landbridge Group, owned by Chinese billionaire Ye Cheng, should be […]

China set to increase military engagements in Africa through Belt and Road Initiative

Washington: China`s military base in Djibouti isn`t the only sign of Chinese security engagement in Africa but the investments through the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Africa can also motivate both Beijing and host countries to increase China`s military engagement on the continent. The safety and stability of the government and population of partnering […]