SCO summit 2018

2018-05-17 13:20 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping reviewed the remarkable journey and important achievements of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at its 18th summit on Sunday and called on member nations to carry forward the Shanghai Spirit to build a community with a shared future.

2018-06-10 13:44 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Wang Shanshan is a current affairs commentator at CGTN and former Washington bureau chief of China Radio International (CRI), with 10 years of research on China-US relations. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-06-10 14:52 GMT+8

Editor's note: The article is based on an interview with SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov.

2018-06-09 09:25 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member nations should stay committed to the Shanghai Spirit to meet challenges head-on to ensure that the road ahead, bumpy as it may be, will lead to a promising future.

2018-06-10 11:18 GMT+8

Completed in just six months, the venue of the SCO Summit tells the story of China’s achievements in infrastructure and construction.

2018-06-08 20:19 GMT+8

While hegemony and power politics still persist in this world, the growing call for a more just and equitable international order must be heeded, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit on Sunday.

2018-06-10 11:16 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping said China will invest 30 billion RMB (4.68 billion US dollars) to build a Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) community with a shared future with a view toward an inclusive world that enjoys lasting peace, shared security and common prosperity.

2018-06-10 11:18 GMT+8

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about the importance of coordinated efforts to counter terrorism and enhance connectivity without impinging on sovereignty while addressing the large-scale talks of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit (SCO) on Sunday.

2018-06-10 13:31 GMT+8

Russian President Vladimir Putin learned to make Go Believe steamed buns and Jianbingguoji (Chinese crepe) at the banquet in Tianjin with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday. 

2018-06-09 15:12 GMT+8

Regional partners are banking on India and Pakistan to help bring out new potential in terms of security cooperation, a top official said Friday as leaders of member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) are to meet in a summit in Qingdao, east China.

2018-06-08 17:12 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping will chair the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, which is scheduled for June 9-10 in Qingdao, a coastal city in east China's Shandong Province.

2018-06-08 10:28 GMT+8

As one of the founders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Russia has always played a positive role in the organization's development and improvement after it took Look East foreign policy.

2018-06-08 08:52 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Wei Wei is the former chief correspondent of the Eurasian bureau based in Moscow of China Central Television, covering events in the states of the former Soviet Union. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-08 22:49 GMT+8

How much do you know about SCO member countries? Located in the East, they share many different cultural roots and customs.

2018-06-02 14:00 GMT+8

‍The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), after 17 years, has grown into the world's most populous comprehensive regional organization. It comprises eight member states, namely, India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

2018-06-05 07:52 GMT+8

The 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit will be held in June in Qingdao, China. But, what is the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?

2018-06-07 11:13 GMT+8

As Simon Kuznets pointed out, sustained socioeconomic development depends on the effective operation of every country's transport system and its interconnection with neighboring countries.

2018-06-07 17:31 GMT+8

As an indispensable element to economic growth, trade has brought the SCO members closer with China, which has become the largest trading partner of Russia, India, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan, and the second largest of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. 

2018-06-06 17:20 GMT+8

Leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states are gathering in Qingdao, a coastal city in east China's Shandong Province, for a summit over the weekend. 

2018-06-09 08:43 GMT+8

Yan Guizhen still remembers the first time she hopped on a train. 

2018-06-05 12:53 GMT+8

Engineers at a Chinese manufacturer of tire-making machinery in the coastal city of Qingdao are proud of having reinvented the wheel – literally. Their foray into information technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) has helped them drive innovation in the rubber and tire industries, and ride the wave of intelligent manufacturing under the ambitious Made in China 2025 initiative.

2018-06-04 22:17 GMT+8

What do beer, sausages, ice cream, facial masks, and toothpaste have in common? To the undiscerning eye, they're the bare essentials for any pajama party. But for those familiar with the "blue economy" of Qingdao, the link is crystal clear: seaweed.

2018-06-04 12:52 GMT+8

They’re known as the five “golden flowers” of Qingdao: five local companies that have conquered the Chinese market and even gone global – entering millions of homes with their fridges, air-conditioning units and sporty footwear. In the process, they have also captured Chinese hearts. 

2018-06-03 16:37 GMT+8

Electric vehicles (EVs) are gearing up to be the king of tomorrow's roads – at least until they swap steering wheels for airplane-like yokes and take to the skies. But one Chinese entrepreneur is convinced that whether cruising highways or hovering above the ground, electric cars will not just be for transportation.

2018-06-07 09:53 GMT+8

You might think tailored suits and mass production lines don’t mix. One Chinese company will prove you wrong.

2018-06-06 21:10 GMT+8

“Are you more Russian or are you more Chinese?”

2018-06-04 07:54 GMT+8

In 2004, when nine-year-old Uzbek national Aminova Oyzoda moved with her family to China from Uzbekistan’s capital Tashkent, little did she realize that they had traveled through the historic Silk Road that has been the facilitator of trade and cultural linkages between both countries and their regional neighbors for many centuries.

2018-06-05 14:00 GMT+8

The SCO Countries Youth League is looking to expand its footprints a year after its establishment in April 2017, with creation of hubs in each of the 18 countries associated with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

2018-06-01 10:20 GMT+8

‍The buzz ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) annual summit has sparked a sense of enthusiasm among the young members of the 18 SCO affiliate countries.

2018-06-07 16:16 GMT+8

A key area of cooperation among members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization involves people-to-people exchanges. 

2018-06-06 19:26 GMT+8

For many around the world, India is inseparable from yoga. When mentioning yoga, many would just simply associate it with all kinds of demanding asana practises. But for Yatindra Dutt Amoli, the ancient activity is more than that.

2018-06-06 15:53 GMT+8

Kazakhstan is a member country of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. If you ask any Chinese person what they know about Kazakhstan, they would probably say “Dimash.”

2018-06-04 11:19 GMT+8

Although the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) started off as a low-profile group, with a primary goal of solving border issues between China, Russia, and the former Soviet Union members, it has evolved into one of the world's most powerful organizations, as Russian President Vladimir Putin put it. 

2018-06-06 07:12 GMT+8

China recently took over the rotating presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) from Kazakhstan following last year's summit in Astana. With this transition, Kazakh Ambassador to China Shakhrat Nuryshev said the country was willing to work with China to push for more cooperation within the organization, in an interview with CGTN.

2018-06-07 14:41 GMT+8

Trade tops the agenda for SCO leaders on how to boost business, with one of the simplest ways being the improvement of roads.

2018-06-09 14:10 GMT+8

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain will visit China on June 9 to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Qingdao, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry announced Thursday.

2018-06-08 09:05 GMT+8

Svetlana Balanova, the CEO of IBS – a leading Russian IT service company – says she Chinese tech companies coming to Russia are partners, not competitors. 

2018-06-08 18:01 GMT+8

Qingdao will host the leaders of the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization for a summit from June 9 to 10, with newcomers India and Pakistan. The SCO has become a more prominent regional organization with growing influence since its inception 17 years ago. 

2018-06-07 18:12 GMT+8

Like a landmark, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Qingdao Summit will open a new chapter in the history, SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov told the press on Sunday.

2018-06-04 14:34 GMT+8

It is not fortuitous that Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Kazakhstan, the first reason for which is that Kazakhstan is a member state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov mentioned this to CGTN during an inclusive interview, referring to the closeness between the China-proposed initiative and the SCO. 

2018-06-04 17:59 GMT+8

Cooperation between China and Kazakhstan is extending beyond energy to infrastructure and logistics, even finance, according to Benedikt Sobotka, CEO of Kazakhstan's Eurasian Resources Group (ERG). 

2018-06-07 21:21 GMT+8

The president of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Gu Shu gives his vision of SCO business cooperation and dispels some common myths about the Belt and Road Initiative.

2018-06-06 20:35 GMT+8

Russia, as one of the SCO members, is shifting its focus with more economic endeavors, including the founding of luxury brand Aurus, an important player in the domestic car sector. 

2018-06-04 20:00 GMT+8

Businesses with sustainable growth have become a focus for Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) entrepreneurs. India's E-commerce sector is among those progressing well, and one of the most successful startups from India is BookMyShow.  

2018-06-05 19:57 GMT+8

Since China proposed the Belt and Road Initiative, there's been a dramatic increase in the number of cargo trains running between China and Shanghai Cooperation Organization member countries in central Asia, boosting trade along the ancient trading routes.

2018-06-07 14:19 GMT+8

Northeastern China is separated from Russia by the Heilongjiang River that Russians call the Amur. A new 2.2-kilometer bridge is being built across the river with construction scheduled to be completed this year.

2018-06-04 11:43 GMT+8

One of the key missions of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is to enhance cooperation on the Belt and Road Initiative. Lianyungang Port in east China's Jiangsu Province, the country’s pioneer in Eurasian land-sea links, is playing an even more important role in this regard, boosting bilateral trade between China and Kazakhstan.

2018-06-04 14:14 GMT+8

Editor’s Note:  Wang Yiwei is a Jean Monnet Chair professor at Renmin University of China. The article reflects the author’s opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-05 17:47 GMT+8

A joint mega energy project by Kazakhstan and China is being praised as a supreme example of the type of synergy that can be generated by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, whose leaders meet next weekend in Qingdao, China.

2018-06-04 11:26 GMT+8

The Khunjerab Pass on the China-Pakistan border plays a crucial role in bilateral trade, anti-terrorism cooperation and the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. 

2018-06-06 15:12 GMT+8

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) was established on the basis of the Shanghai Five in 2001. The group remained the same size for 16 years until India and Pakistan were admitted in 2017.  

2018-06-08 07:48 GMT+8

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) brings China and Russia together with four Central Asian countries – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – and two South Asian countries: India and Pakistan. 

2018-06-07 11:05 GMT+8

Imagine a regional organisation in the heart of Asia whose members account for one fifth of global GDP, two fifths of the world’s population, and three fifths of the Eurasian landmass.

2018-06-06 11:26 GMT+8

Editor’s note: James Rae is a Fulbright visiting scholar at Beijing Foreign Studies University. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-09 15:17 GMT+8

Editor’s note: The article is based on an interview with Guan Xueling, a professor at the School of Economics at Renmin University of China and James Rae, a Fulbright visiting scholar at Beijing Foreign Studies University. The article reflects the experts' opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-09 15:06 GMT+8

The Eurasian eight summit will make its debut in the Chinese port city of Qingdao over the weekend. In a span of 17 years, the Shanghai Five has evolved incredibly fast on all fronts to become the largest transregional consortium on the global political and economic map.

2018-06-08 18:21 GMT+8

Editor's note: Ghanbar Naderi is an Iranian columnist. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-08 18:56 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Liu Youfa is a senior research fellow at Pangoal Institution. The article reflects the author’s opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-07 18:32 GMT+8

Editor's note: The author is a journalist for CGTN Opinion. The article reflects her views, and not necessarily those of CGTN.

2018-06-08 23:02 GMT+8

Editor's note: Victor Gao serves as chairman of China Energy Security Institute and vice president of the Center for China and Globalization. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-09 10:30 GMT+8

Editor’s note: This article is based on an interview with Xing Guangcheng, the director of the Research Center for Chinese’s Borderland History and Geography at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and Liu Huaqin, the head of the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce of China. The article reflects the experts’ opinions, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-06 19:35 GMT+8

Editor's note: Sardar Taimoor Abbasi is a former investment banker with expertise in oil and gas, and a senior strategist with focus on global finance and its geopolitical impact. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-08 15:00 GMT+8

The forthcoming Qingdao summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is hailed as a milestone in the history of the mushrooming regional organization. What achievements has it scored in the past 17 years? What's its future development path? How will it better coordinate with other regional organizations and initiatives in the fluid world of geopolitics?

2018-06-07 17:58 GMT+8

Editor’s note: Dmitrii Lukiantsev is the Minister Counselor of the Russian Embassy in China and permanent representative of Russia to the Secretariat of the SCO. The article reflects the author’s opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-06 14:20 GMT+8

Editor's note: Richard Heydarian is a geopolitical scholar, columnist and author. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-06 13:21 GMT+8

Editor's note: Jia Xiudong is a senior fellow at China Institute of International Studies. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-04 15:59 GMT+8

Editor’s Note: Zhang Xin is a Research Fellow at School of Advanced International and Area Studies, East China Normal University. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-03 21:51 GMT+8

The Qingdao SCO summit has attracted particular attention as a result of the participation of the leaders of India and Pakistan as full members for the first time.

2018-04-25 15:37 GMT+8

SCO Foreign and Defense ministers meeting in Beijing this Tuesday underlined how terrorism and protectionism mark the twin-challenge for most of these Eurasian nations. While China has emerged as the strongest protagonist supporting free trade against increasing protectionist impulses of Western nations – and was recognized as such at least since President Xi Jinping's Davos speech in January 2016 – fighting terrorism remains the pet project in all the international engagements of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

2018-04-25 12:51 GMT+8

Editor's note:  Prof. Zamir Ahmed Awan is a sinologist at the National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, and a non-resident fellow of the Beijing-based Center for China and Globalization. The article reflects the author's opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-05-28 14:12 GMT+8

Editor's note: Liao Fan is a professor of law at the Institute of International Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. The article reflects the author’s opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN. 

2018-05-24 16:36 GMT+8

Analysts say that the recent developments indicate an agreement between Xi and Modi that India would quietly join BRI-linked projects while formally sticking to its official stand of opposing the initiative over CPEC. Some of the projects could be joined under the SCO framework while others will be on a multilateral basis.

2018-05-14 17:06 GMT+8

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) could prove to be a new and effective method in resolving disputes between India and Pakistan according to an international relations expert speaking to CGTN.

2018-04-24 15:44 GMT+8

2018-06-02 16:22 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered an opening speech at the annual conference of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Sunday. 

2018-06-10 09:01 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at a large-scale meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao in China’s eastern Shandong Province.

2018-06-10 10:56 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping formally welcomed India and Pakistan to their first Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit, a year after their admission as full member states.

2018-06-10 10:34 GMT+8

Do you know that Chinese President Xi Jinping is quite familiar with the teachings of his country's ancient philosopher Confucius? 

2018-06-09 19:12 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping will welcome Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) leaders and other guests to a banquet in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Saturday evening, to mark the opening of the 18th SCO Summit.

2018-06-09 19:02 GMT+8

I'm standing at the highest point of the world's longest bridge, the Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in east China's Shandong Province.

2018-06-09 18:05 GMT+8

This year's Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit will take place in China’s eastern port city of Qingdao from June 9-10. What issues top this year's agenda, and what can we expect from this meeting?

2018-06-09 09:52 GMT+8

Colorful, breathtaking and spectacular, one cannot over-exaggerate the charm of a brilliant fireworks display.

2018-06-09 16:14 GMT+8

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit has not just brought the host city of Qingdao into the global spotlight, but also the advancements being made right across Shandong Province. Indeed, one inland city is drawing a lot of international attention for its innovation development.

2018-06-09 14:48 GMT+8

East China's Shandong Province looks forwards to deeper and higher-level cooperation with Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries as its coastal city Qingdao hosts the 18th SCO Summit on Saturday and Sunday.

2018-06-09 16:23 GMT+8

At the manufacturing base of CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co. Ltd, a major designer of high-speed trains, Zhang Fangtao is busy giving interviews from both domestic and international media, as the 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Qingdao has attracted thousands of journalists worldwide.

2018-06-09 13:08 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday stressed that cooperation between China and Russia is the highest in the world, relative to bilateral relationships among the world's major powers.

2018-06-08 16:20 GMT+8

With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi touching down in Qingdao Saturday afternoon, all the leaders attending the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit have arrived in the eastern China's coastal city.

2018-06-08 21:48 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping presented the first Friendship Medal of the People's Republic of China (PRC) to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, describing Putin as his best friend and confidant.

2018-06-08 17:56 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin attended an ice hockey match in Tianjin. It was an opportunity for both countries to showcase their friendship. 

2018-06-08 18:24 GMT+8

Editor’s note: The article is based on an interview with Guan Xueling, a professor at the School of Economics at Renmin University of China. The article reflects the experts' opinion, and not necessarily the views of CGTN.

2018-06-08 18:15 GMT+8

Hyderabad, the capital of India’s southern Telengana state, has two reasons to celebrate as China’s eastern coastal city of Qingdao hosts the 18th annual leadership summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) this weekend.

2018-06-08 15:21 GMT+8

On September 7, 2013, during a speech made at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed to build a “Silk Road Economic Belt,” in order to enhance economic and trade cooperation between China and Central Asian countries. 

2018-06-08 08:06 GMT+8

Russia is the first and only major country to have established a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination with China. Such a special friendship has not been a matter of luck but is based on mutual interests and broad consensus, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a recent interview with Shen Haixiong, president of the China Media Group, a broadcasting platform created after the merger of China's biggest broadcasters including CGTN.

2018-06-08 09:00 GMT+8

‍Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to deliver a speech on Sunday at the 18th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Qingdao, a coastal city in east China's Shandong Province.

2018-06-07 11:49 GMT+8

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is scheduled to pay a state visit to China later this week to attend the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in the coastal city Qingdao, eastern China. 

2018-06-07 07:58 GMT+8

India and Pakistan completed the process of joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on June 9, 2017, at the summit in Astana, Kazakhstan.

2018-06-07 17:47 GMT+8

The media center for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao opened to journalists on Wednesday, where at least 3,000 reporters from around 15 countries are expected to gather.

2018-06-06 16:52 GMT+8

Qingdao has often been voted China’s most liveable city. A former German concession, Qingdao's Western-style architecture remains intact, with a skyline dominated by charming red-tiled roofs, leafy boulevards and a sapphire sea. 

2018-06-06 21:15 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Kyrgyz counterpart Sooronbai Jeenbekov signed a joint communique on Wednesday in Beijing to boost their ties from a strategic partnership to a comprehensive strategic partnership. 

2018-06-06 19:18 GMT+8