Tag: belt and road
'Well played, Dr Mahathir' says political scientist Lynette Ong about the prime minister's stance on the big power rivalry.
Chinese ambassador Bai Tian says the two countries have handled their differences through consultations, consensus and mutual trust.
While China reaps growing benefits from its neighbours, most of the rest of Asia faces a negative net stimulus from it.
The prime minister says he is sure that Malaysia will benefit from the projects involved.
Peru will be one of a few Latin American nations to formally join the China's flagship infrastructure policy.
Matteo Salvini, who has warned about potential security threats from China, cautioned about the lack of a free market in China.
China's Belt and Road venture projects could benefit from partnerships with US and European enterprises.
Italy had also been advised by White House spokesman Garrett Marquis that the accord was a 'political hazard'.
Deputy Prime Minister Luigi di Maio says the 'Belt and Road' initiative with China is not political, it is only to help Italy's companies and their exports.
Chinese projects inevitably get tangled in domestic politics and fiscal considerations of the countries they are intended to help.
Colombo is a key hub for Indian import-export cargo and the new real estate is situated at the entrance.
Some Western governments have accused China of pulling countries into a debt trap with the initiative.
Egypt and China had signed deals worth $18 billion as part of the Belt and Road initiative.
Its vice-finance minister Zou Jiayi says countries are free to vet and evaluate the terms of the projects under China's Belt and Road initiative.
The deputy international trade and industry minister says Putrajaya’s approach had been misunderstood following the recent decision to cancel China-backed projects.
Concerns grow that China is setting up debt traps in countries which may lack the means to pay back the Asian giant.
The grant offer comes at a time when a Chinese firm is facing heavy criticism for allegedly financing the last election campaign of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
They announced 13 agreements and memoranda of understanding, including approval for the first Chinese state-owned financial services firm to set up in Abu Dhabi's AGDM financial centre.
The criticism of Beijing - targeted by President Donald Trump in a trade war that has sent ripples through economies around the world - comes as Washington seeks to ramp up development finance in the face of China's global ambitions.
Yap Pian Hon says the party invested too much of itself in the Belt and Road initiative, and lost its focus on politics.
He also attacked what he said were excessive loans made under China’s Belt and Road Initiative on infrastructure projects that were binding smaller nations in debt.
High-speed rail to Singapore also being reviewed, cancellation will cost us a lot, PM says in interview.
Here’s a list of projects that analysts who track China’s Belt and Road investments say will provide the most economic impact to countries by unlocking trade routes.
India hopes to catch up with China’s Belt and Road Initiative, while Asean nations want it to play a greater security role following China’s posturing in the South China Sea.
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