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Just how green is the Belt and Road?

China is frequently hailed as a leader in international efforts to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, playing a pivotal role in negotiating...

China’s Digital Silk Road Is Looking More Like an Iron Curtain

  The first billboard that greets passengers arriving at the airport in Lusaka, before Pepsi’s “Welcome to Zambia,” is an advertisement for Bank of China. Nearby,...

Reports of China using its ‘Belt and Road’ program for military purposes are ‘no...

  China's massive Belt and Road Initiative infrastructure program has long been viewed as a platform to project Chinese power across the globe, despite official...

China’s Cosco and Abu Dhabi Ports develop Khalifa to support Belt and Road initiative

  The CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports said that the company remains "good allies of all countries" as it embarks on an agreement that will...

Are China’s cheap loans to poor nations a development boost or a debt trap?

  This money is used to construct much-needed major infrastructure projects, but what happens when these poorer countries cannot pay China back? Experts warn Beijing is...

Australia ramps up Pacific spending amid China debate

  Delivering a major policy speech, PM Scott Morrison said he aimed to restore the Pacific to the "front and centre" of Australia's foreign outlook. Australia...

Chinese, Pakistan leaders prepare to meet amid debt concerns

  Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan and China's President Xi Jinping were preparing to meet on Friday amid concerns over Pakistan's growing fiscal crisis and...