Belt and Road Forum: Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor failing?

China on Tuesday reiterated its faith in the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project in its global Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Beijing also lauded Pakistan...

Belt and Road Forum: Will China's 'digital Silk Road' lead to an authoritarian future?

In May 2017, at the first Belt and Road International Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that big data would be integrated into the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to create the "digita...

China's Xi hails $64 billion in new Belt and Road deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that $64 billion (€57 billion) in infrastructure deals were signed at this week's Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Xi, who did not elaborate on t...

Pakistan: Gunmen target luxury hotel in China-funded port city

Gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani port city of Gwadar on Saturday, prompting an hourslong shootout with security forces in which one hotel guard and the attackers were kil...

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan

After months of difficult negotiations, Islamabad and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) declared on Sunday that they had reached an agreement on a fresh bailout package for Pakistan. If the deal i...

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan

After months of difficult negotiations, Islamabad and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) declared on Sunday that they had reached an agreement on a fresh bailout package for Pakistan. If the deal i...

Pakistan: Gunmen target luxury hotel in China-funded port city

Gunmen stormed a five-star hotel in the southwestern Pakistani port city of Gwadar on Saturday, prompting an hourslong shootout with security forces in which one hotel guard and the attackers were kil...

Belt and Road Forum: Is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor failing?

China on Tuesday reiterated its faith in the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project in its global Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Beijing also lauded Pakistan...

Belt and Road Forum: Will China's 'digital Silk Road' lead to an authoritarian future?

In May 2017, at the first Belt and Road International Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that big data would be integrated into the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to create the "digita...

China's Xi hails $64 billion in new Belt and Road deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that $64 billion (€57 billion) in infrastructure deals were signed at this week's Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Xi, who did not elaborate on t...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 1 The Charlotte Observer on a mass shooting on the campus of UNC-Charlott...

China's Xi hails $64 billion in new Belt and Road deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that $64 billion (€57 billion) in infrastructure deals were signed at this week's Belt and Road Forum in Beijing. Xi, who did not elaborate on t...

Sieren's China: Striking a balance on the New Silk Road

The guest list of the Belt and Road Forum features 40 world leaders — 12 more than two years ago — and is more exclusive than at the first forum. German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier, It...

Putin: Belt and Road fits with Eurasian Economic Union goals

BEIJING (AP) — China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative meshes perfectly with the goals of the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday. ...

The Latest: Malaysia's Mahathir vows support for Belt & Road

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China's Belt and Road infrastructure building conference. (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Malaysian Prime Minister says he is "fully in s...