Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack on a bus carrying Chinese engineers in 2018. Photo: AFP Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack on a bus carrying Chinese engineers in 2018. Photo: AFP
Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack on a bus carrying Chinese engineers in 2018. Photo: AFP
Maria Siow
Opinion

Opinion

Maria Siow

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor faces new threats from militancy

  • Observers are questioning if militant groups are receiving external backing in their bid to launch attacks aimed at disrupting the US$62 billion megaproject
  • Pakistan’s long-time rival India is locked in a military stand-off with China at their de facto border, the disputed Line of Actual Control

Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack on a bus carrying Chinese engineers in 2018. Photo: AFP Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack on a bus carrying Chinese engineers in 2018. Photo: AFP
Pakistani security personnel inspect the site of a suicide attack on a bus carrying Chinese engineers in 2018. Photo: AFP
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Maria Siow

Maria Siow

Maria Siow is a long-time China-based correspondent and analyst with keen interest in East Asia. Maria has a masters degree in international relations.