Last year, Chinese firms won project contracts in Belt and Road countries worth $126 billion, state media reported. Chinese companies are now dominating Pakistan where contracts have been awarded for projects worth more than $28 billion.
Tibet's spiritual leader has begun a nine-day visit to the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh which is claimed by China. The visit has raised tensions between the two countries that are also at odds over other issues.
China accuses Indonesia of injuring fisherman, charges the latter has denied.
China aims to set up nuclear plants in South China Sea that could one day be used to support projects in disputed area
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