Belt and Road Initiative

Xinhua Headlines: New Silk Road brings more than trade to China, Europe - Xinhua

Photo taken on Feb. 21, 2017 shows a worker cutting a steel plate in Hesteel Serbia in Smederevo, Serbia. TO GO WITH Xinhua Headlines: New Silk Road …

China

ASEAN Expo

This year's China-ASEAN Expo will highlight the Belt and Road Initiative and innovation cooperation, providing new momentum for the China-ASEAN …

China

Gov’t to hire new commissioner for Belt and Road initiative, paying HK$260,600 per month

The government is hiring a new commissioner for the Belt and Road initiative to formulate overall strategy and spearhead policy as Hong Kong moves …

News (Hong Kong)

19 Chinese, Sri lankan couples marry in mass wedding

Colombo, Aug 17 (IANS) Nineteen couples from China and Sri lanka were married at a mass wedding ceremony in the island nation, strengthening the …

Sri Lanka

MOVES-Citi names veteran Li as banking head of China's Belt and Road Initiative

HONG KONG, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc said on Thursday it has appointed veteran Beibei Li as its head of Belt and Road Initiative-related banking and origination businesses, as western banks bet on China’s drive to build a modern-day Silk Road to create business opportunities.<p>In the newly …

Asia Pacific

China accused of using Belt and Road Initiative for spying | Financial Times

Chinese cyber espionage linked to the Belt and Road Initiative is increasing, with experts warning that Beijing is using the huge infrastructure …

Cybersecurity

China printing Indian currency notes, says report

<b>Mumbai:</b> India is printing currency notes in China, says a newspaper report. Quoting Liu Guisheng, president of the China Banknote Printing and …

India

How Debt Traps From China’s Belt and Road Initiative Could Upend the IMF

No stranger to political controversy, the International Monetary Fund may soon find itself embroiled in one that pits China’s interests against those …

World News

Kuantan Port:Port of Opportunities

53-year-old Abdul Ghani reminiscences about his humble beginnings working at the Kuantan Port as a clerk. Now an executive on the team that manages …

News (China)

Where does Imran Khan’s government stand on China’s Belt and Road? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

As former cricket superstar Imran Khan assumes office as Pakistan’s prime minister vowing to change the way the country is governed, members of his …

Asia

Belt and Road Fuels Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Growth

China's Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, the largest shipyard in Fujian province, has reported a dramatic increase in orders as a result of the Belt and …

China

Belt and Road Initiative helps with refugee work: UNHCR

China's Belt and Road Initiative could "definitely" help with global refugee work, said United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi who …

News (China)

Chinese firms see more revenue from projects along Belt and Road

The combined revenue of Chinese companies from contracted engineering projects in countries along the Belt and Road (B&R) rose 17.8 percent in the …

News (China)

Alternate to Belt and Road Initiative does not exclude other countries: Australian envoy on India

Attempts by the United States, Japan and Australia to create an alternative to the Belt and Road Initiative emerged from a trilateral discussion, …

Business (India)

Belt and Road Initiative is no selfless venture | Financial Times

Gu Bin is correct (“ China has no interest in pushing its own Marshall Plan”, August 8) that China’s Belt<br>and Road Initiative does not have the same …

China

Germany’s China City: how Duisburg became Xi Jinping’s gateway to Europe | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

For much of the 20th century, the city of Duisburg in Germany’s industrial west was a steel-and-coal town whose chimneys cloaked the skies in smoke. …

China

Beating Them at Their Own Game: The Economic Dimension of Competing With China

It’s impossible to understand China’s military strategy without understanding its economic policy. Most prominently, the Belt and Road Initiative …

China

The US-China trade war tariffs are 'still quite small': Fitch Solutions

The trade war between the U.S. and China could "accelerate" Beijing's Belt and Road initiative, says Cedric Chehab of Fitch Solutions.

China

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative promotes global stability -- Serbian president - Xinhua

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic speaks during an interview by the Chinese media in Belgrade, Serbia, on Aug. 6, 2018. The China-proposed Belt and …

China

Senators Signal Concerns Over China’s Global Investments

About 70 countries are hosting projects funded under China’s plan, with many of them in deep debt distress<p>WASHINGTON—Several U.S. senators are pressing the Trump administration to detail what it is doing to deal with Beijing’s financing of international infrastructure projects that have left many …

Economics

The first Hong Kong International Summit on Chinese Medicine Concluded Successfully

HONG KONG, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Hong Kong Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioners Association, the first Hong Kong International Summit on Chinese Medicine concluded successfully yesterday, with around 1200 Chinese Medicine practitioners and experts in attendance. In …

Hong Kong

Why is the US trying to bully Pakistan with empty China threats? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Being unable to match Chinese investments in its neighbourhood, the US is now trying to bully Pakistan’s new government led by Imran Khan into taking …

Asia

China's EximBank's Belt and Road loans up 37 percent in H1 - Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Export-Import Bank of China (EximBank) said its outstanding loans to Belt and Road Initiative projects rose 37 percent in the first half of this year from the same period in 2017, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.<p>President Xi Jinping's Belt and Road …

China

Chinese handling of Kazakhs a bump in Belt and Road | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Kazakhstan’s government is facing growing popular resentment against China, one of its major economic partners, as accounts emerge of Chinese-Kazakhs …

China

'All-weather friendship': but is Pakistan relying too heavily on China?

China already accounts for 46% of Pakistan’s trade deficit – yet few have questioned acceptance of huge loans as part of a new economic alliance<p>Chen Zhu, a 46-year-old director of a Chinese shipping company in Karachi, Pakistan, was sitting in his car after finishing lunch. He had dispensed with …

China

Belt and Road Initiative’s problems are all relative | Financial Times

Your editorial “ China’s Belt and Road Initiative is falling short” (July 30) makes some valid points about the importance of inclusiveness and …

Economic Development

Dream-seekers on the Belt and Road

Photography tour in Central Asia and Iran focuses on the everyday lives of people on the revived trade routes as they work, relax and learn<p>In response to the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road proposed by President Xi Jinping, and to further deepen the cultural …

Silk Road

Pompeo Announces Billions In Indo-Pacific Investment, Mirroring China's Belt And Road Initiative

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced new plans Monday to provide $113 billion in direct government investment for Indo-Pacific countries …

China

Hiding in Plain Sight: China’s Massive Tech Project

Hey, it’s Selina Wang in San Francisco here. China’s Belt-and-Road project isn't just about moving stuff around, it's also about technology.<p>Xi …

China

In China’s Belt and Road initiative, environmentalists see risky business

Batang Toru Forest, Indonesia<p>Homles Hutabara grows solemn as he peers down at a large swath of clear-cut forest, the patch of exposed red-brown earth …

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