back to article China praises Pakistan SatNav collaboration

China has signalled it anticipates further collaboration with Pakistan around Beidou, the middle kingdom’s satellite navigation constellation. Beidou is another example of China building infrastructure it uses to strengthen alliances around the world. The SatNav constellation covers all of China and stretches north to Japan, …

  1. wolfetone

    What's the Chinese for "The enemy of my enemy is my friend"?

    1. Francis Boyle Silver badge

      The real question is

      why isn't Pakistan the friend of their enemies (the Uyghurs). So much for Muslim solidarity when there are deals to be done.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Why build their own?

    Surely they could just buy some shonky satellites from a bankrupt company and repurpose them?

  3. crayon

    "All of which shows China using technology to advance its interests."

    Isn't that stating the bleeding obvious.

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