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Silk Road


New Silk Road critics are 'prejudiced', China's top diplomat says

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.

China says no 'backroom deals' in new Silk Road initiative

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.

Beyond the News: China’s railway, India’s opportunity

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.

What the Silk Road means today

July 18, 2015 4:20 am

China used it to expand its influence in the past. Beijing is doing the same today.

Silk Road website creator Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life-term by US court

June 01, 2015 1:56 pm

Ross Ulbricht, 31, was sentenced by US District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan

US: Silk Road sequel leads to California arrest

November 07, 2014 1:30 am

A man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website.

India has huge role to play in Silk Road's success: Mark Grossman

March 21, 2013 9:58 am

India has pledged a long-term economic assistance to Afghanistan.

Land seizures in China's Kashgar fuel anger among Uighur

August 09, 2011 2:35 pm

Uighur merchant Obul Kasim carries emotional scars from his confrontation with an unbending government.