Published: Apr 14, 2019
Indonesia has become the latest election battleground for Beijing’s soaring economic clout, as the opposition warns pro-China policies are saddling the mineral-rich archipelago with bad debt as it is sold off piecemeal to foreign interests.
Published: Mar 28, 2019
As long as member countries of the European Union deal individually with China, which is boosting its influence through massive investments, they may suffer such drawbacks as a technology exodus. Whether they can maintain their unity will be put to serious test.
Published: Jul 05, 2018
Hundreds of infrastructure projects worth hundreds of billions of dollars are being launched in Asian, European and African countries as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Many are now dogged by controversy, hurdles, delays and polarised public opinion.
Published: Jun 23, 2018
The synergy of the Belt and Road Initiative and Thailand 4.0 development program can help improve regional interconnectivity, accelerate economic growth and bring tangible benefits to people in East Asia, experts from China and Thailand said at a forum on Friday.