China: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

First Shipment of Afghan Goods via Chabahar to China Sent by Iran-India

Iran and India have shipped the first-ever shipment of transit goods to China via Chabahar Port. It comes on the backdrop of the US sanctions on Iran and the balance that Iran is trying to maintain between the rival of the USA, China and its ally, India. The shipment of dried fruit was sent from ..

Canada to Review $6.8 Million Purchase of Security Equipment from Chinese Firm

The Foreign Minister of Canada, Francois-Phillipe Champagne has promised to review the $6.8 million worth of security equipment purchase from a Beijing-based tech company with very close connections with the highest levels of the Chinese Communist Party. Nuctech, a company owned by the Chinese Government and founded by the son of former General Secretary of ..

$536 Million to be paid by Japan to Companies for Leaving China

The government of Japan will start paying its companies to move out of China back home or to other countries of Southeast Asia as part of a new program to secure supply chains to the country and also to reduce the excessive dependence on manufacturing activities in China. Around 57 companies including privately-held facemask-maker Iris ..

China and Iran Ink $400 billion Partnership Deal: Key Facts

China and Iran have agreed to enter into an agreement worth $400 billion in order to develop the track between Chabahar and Zahedan, which will be extended to Zaranj in Afghanistan. The main objective of the project is to connect Chabahar to Zahedan, the capital city of Sistan-Baluchestan Province and it is expected to be ..

Britain bans Huawei from its 5G network

After a lot of pressure from the United States, Britain has finally taken the call that phased removal will be implemented for the Chinese telecom giant Huawei, from the 5G network of the country. This comes even after repeated warnings from China regarding the dire consequences. Background of the ban on Huawei In January 2020, ..