Cambodia: CMAA receives $1 million aid from China for demining efforts

China’s Foreign Affairs Assistant Minister Wu Jianghao signed an agreement with Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) vice-president Ly Thuch to provide equipment worth about $1 million. Thuch said he hopes that this significant assistance will increase the Read More …

Hong Kong: Police detonate suspected bomb found in a Kwai Chung phone booth

Officers from the police’s bomb squad rushed to Ta Chuen Ping Street in Kwai Chung and detonated a suspected bomb placed in a phone booth there. The device was detonated around 5.30pm today. A bang and white fumes emanated from Read More …

Cambodia and China to co-chair meeting on demining operation

China and Cambodia will jointly chair a meeting on humanitarian demining action via video link on Sept 14, Chinese Ministry of National Defence spokesperson Tan Kefei said on Thursday (Aug 26) at a press conference. Attendees at the meeting of Read More …

Pakistan: 2 children dead in attack on Chinese convoy in Gwadar

Two children were killed while three others, including a Chinese national, injured in a suicide attack targeting a vehicle carrying Chinese nationals near the East Bay Expressway in Gwadar, Balochistan on Friday. Just a month after the attack on the Read More …

Pakistan: ‘Traces of explosives’ found in Dasu bus tragedy probe

The federal information minister has sought to demystify ambiguity around a deadly bus tragedy involving Chinese engineers a day after a frenzied media guessing game on the possible causes of the fatal cash. At least 13 people – nine Chinese Read More …

Large-scale counterterrorism drill staged at Hong Kong airport

More than 200 emergency services and security officers have held a large-scale counterterrorism drill at Hong Kong International Airport to strengthen the city’s response to bomb attacks and incursions from hostage-taking knifemen. Code-named “Ironwill”, officers from police and fire services Read More …

China: PLA commissions new-type robot for bomb disposal

A new robot type has entered service, as it demonstrated its capacity in a recent bomb disposal exercise by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The commissioning of such a device is an example of the PLA’s modernization as machines Read More …