Beijing’s recent decision to increase diplomatic, economic and strategic ties with Pakistan is part of a broader strategy to bolster China’s regional influence at Washington’s expense.
Thailand said a US$44 billion plan to add infrastructure and upgrade industry on its eastern seaboard can link up with China's Belt and Road Initiative
Recently, the city of Wuhan announced that they will be opening a police station run solely by artificial intelligence (AI) – no employees need apply.
But others wonder whether traditional physical trade routes will be so essential in a hi-tech future. Erika Morphy report
While the US is currently the world’s largest economy, in purchasing-power terms China is expected to overtake it in 2016, according to the International Monetary Fund
The Belt Road Initiative promises economic development for China’s westernmost province but reality on the ground is less promising
Thailand is the second largest economy in the 10-nation ASEAN, following Indonesia. Service is the largest sector of the economy with a GDP share of 55%,...
At a time when globalisation from the West appears to be in retreat, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a potent symbol of the rise...