Xi, Modi set formality aside, setting friendly tone for visit India prepares for President Xi's visit Silk Road, climate change on agenda China, Central Asia unveil energy co-op SCO paves the way for new members

SCO Cooperation

Xi seeks unity in combating terrorism

President Xi Jinping urged the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on Friday to focus more on fighting two major security issues in the region: religious extremism and cyberterrorism.

China backs India, Pakistan SCO membership

Adding new SCO members would make region 'better'

$5 billion in loans offered to members of group

President is 'looking forward' to Pakistan visit in near future


Work starts on major stage of gas pipeline

President Xi Jinping and Tajikistan's President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan saw the start of work on the China-Central Asia gas pipeline's Line D construction on Saturday in Tajikistan.

Appreciation of Chinese culture grows in Tajikistan

'Lonely island' becomes bustling land port

China, Tajikistan pitch for closer energy co-op

China, Central Asia unveil energy co-op

The Maldives

Chinese, Maldivian presidents meet on ties

Chinese president Xi Jinping has started his state visit. This is the first official visit from a Chinese head of state to the central Indian Ocean island country since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1972.

China to help Maldives build 1,500 homes

Xi eyes infrastructure in Maldives

Backgrounder: Major events about China-Maldives relations

More Chinese fall under spell of the Maldives

Sri Lanka

Presidents launch port city project

President Xi Jinping and President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka visited and inaugurated the landmark Colombo Port City project on Wednesday.

Chinese doctors restore sight for 500 Sri Lankans

Xi calls for implementation of cooperative projects with Sri Lanka

Xi urges China, Sri Lanka to speed up FTA talks

Xi's South Asia trip as smooth as silk