Tag: Belt and Road Initiative

China’s belt and road plans face new EU, US competition, but ‘space for cooperation’ remains

China’s belt and road plans face new EU, US competition, but ‘space for cooperation’ remains

China is unlikely to be displaced as the main funder of infrastructure projects among belt and road countries even as alternatives like the Europea ...
Does the US offer a high quality alternative to China’s belt and road?

Does the US offer a high quality alternative to China’s belt and road?

When US Secretary of State Antony Blinken unveiled a new partnership with the OECD in Paris this week, the open goal was to fight corruption and pr ...
USA, January, Australia touts its support for infrastructure projects as a “transparent” alternative to China’s “forced loan financing”

USA, January, Australia touts its support for infrastructure projects as a “transparent” alternative to China’s “forced loan financing”

Washington, Tokyo and Canberra joined forces three years ago to provide an alternative development finance model, and on Thursday described success ...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warns that the world “must come together more than ever”

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warns that the world “must come together more than ever”

Foreign Minister Wang Yi promised in a speech that China will become a pillar of an “open world economy” and help combat global public health crise ...
Embassy in Guinea urges Chinese to remain calm and vigilant after elite soldiers declare the president arrested

Embassy in Guinea urges Chinese to remain calm and vigilant after elite soldiers declare the president arrested

The Chinese embassy in Guinea issued security warnings to nationals in the West African country after special forces claimed power over the governm ...
Xi Jinping talks about working together, but tensions with Europe may not be relieved, analysts say

Xi Jinping talks about working together, but tensions with Europe may not be relieved, analysts say

China's leader placed the focus on cooperation in talks with his French and German counterparts on Monday, but observers say efforts to counter U.S ...
China wants to add the old port of Quanzhou to the UNESCO World Heritage List

China wants to add the old port of Quanzhou to the UNESCO World Heritage List

China's old port city of Quanzhou will be checked for World Heritage status when representatives of a Unesco committee meet in the country's southe ...
China policy divides Germany’s largest party ahead of the election

China policy divides Germany’s largest party ahead of the election

Germany's largest party remains divided over how to approach China ahead of the September elections. A manifesto presented on Monday by the Christ ...