March 30, 2019 10:58 am
Speaking to the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily, Yang Jiechi, who runs the party's foreign affairs committee, said he had noted that some in the international community believed this was a geopolitical tool and would only bring debt traps for participating countries.
March 08, 2018 2:56 pm
Speaking at a news conference on the sidelines of the annual meeting of parliament, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the Belt and Road was a "sunshine initiative" that was open and for all to benefit from.
February 17, 2016 12:39 am
After a two-week journey from Yiwu, in Beijing’s industrial heartland in the eastern Zhejiang province, the 32-container train that arrived in Tehran on Monday is the first ever to traverse the fabled silk road between China and Iran.
July 18, 2015 4:20 am
China used it to expand its influence in the past. Beijing is doing the same today.
June 01, 2015 1:56 pm
Ross Ulbricht, 31, was sentenced by US District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan
November 07, 2014 1:30 am
A man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website.
March 21, 2013 9:58 am
India has pledged a long-term economic assistance to Afghanistan.
August 09, 2011 2:35 pm
Uighur merchant Obul Kasim carries emotional scars from his confrontation with an unbending government.