The Chinese coal city that electrified its entire taxi fleet

Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province, replaced 8,000 petrol-powered taxis with electric vehicles in a single year. What did we learn? BYD electric taxi (Pic: Wikimedia Commons) Traditionally, Taiyuan... Read more »

Will AT&T’s call to drop Huawei end phone maker’s US hopes?

Loss of the deal with the giant mobile carrier has put a huge obstacle in the way of the Chinese firm’s ambition of conquering the American market Read more »

China to Build Second Foreign Naval Base, This Time in Pakistan

China is planning to build its second foreign naval base in Pakistan following the ribbon cutting ceremony for its first overseas base in Djibouti last July. Sources close to the... Read more »

Trump Cutting Security Aid to Pakistan ‘Wouldn’t Have a Big Impact’ – Author

The US will cut aid to Pakistan for allegedly failing to tackle terrorism. Sputnik spoke to Imtiaz Gul, the author of the “Unholy Nexus” on Pakistan-Afghanistan relations and Amalendu... Read more »

China’s Xi Wants Superior Hi-Tech Army

The Chinese president made the statement during his recent inspection of a Ground Force division from the Central Theater Command of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). Chinese President Xi... Read more »