February 24, 2020 6:10 am
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and NSA Robert O’ Brien have brought along the pointperson for the Blue Dot network in the US system — Adam Boehler, CEO of the US International Development Finance Corporation (USIDFC) — as part of the visiting delegation.
June 20, 2019 12:25 pm
Wang Shoujun told delegates on Wednesday that China needed to take full advantage of the opportunities provided by "Belt and Road" and give more financial and policy support to its nuclear sector.
June 19, 2019 6:36 pm
The long-delayed report said that the Belt and Road - a string of ports, railways, roads and bridges and other investments connecting China to Europe via central and southern Asia - could lift 32 million people out of moderate poverty conditions if implemented fully.
June 15, 2019 10:27 am
The Bishkek declaration named every SCO member country except India. A similar formulation was adopted at the SCO summit in Qingdao.
June 14, 2019 1:45 am
India had refused to sign off on the BRI last year at the SCO summit in Qingdao, China, but New Delhi had not issued any statement opposing BRI this year when the second Belt and Road Forum met in April.
May 09, 2019 3:35 pm
The initiative, a key thrust of President Xi Jinping's administration, has hit opposition in some countries over fears its opaque could lead to unsustainable debt and that it aims more to promote Chinese influence than development.
May 07, 2019 6:36 pm
A Pentagon report last week, he said, warned that China could use its civilian research presence in the Arctic to strengthen its military presence, including the deployment of submarines - including the deployment of submarines to the region as a deterrent against nuclear attack.
April 28, 2019 5:47 pm
The display of the map on a prominent Chinese government site at a time when the Second Belt and Road Forum is ongoing is at odds with China’s stance.
April 27, 2019 6:24 pm
Xi said market principles will apply in all Belt and Road cooperation projects and that his signature initiative to recreate the old Silk Road joining China with Asia and Europe will deliver green and high-quality development.
April 27, 2019 12:33 am
Xi said: “Facts have proved jointly building the "One Belt And One Road" has not only provided new opportunities for the development of all countries in the world, but also opened up new horizons for China's opening-up and development.”
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