What is the Belt and Road?

BY THE PEOPLE’S DAILY From Southeast Asia to Africa and Europe, a total of 125 countries and 29 international organizations have signed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cooperation documents with China as of March 27, 2019, accounting for over 40 percent of global GDP. The second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, a leading platform for international cooperation under the framework of the BRI, … Continue reading What is the Belt and Road?

Maritime parade ‘NOT a muscle show’

BY SILVI WRITER and GLOBAL TIMES Naval vessels from 13 countries are taking part in the upcoming Chinese maritime parade in celebration of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s 70th anniversary on Tuesday in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province, where the host will debut its new warships. China’s naval experts denied reports calling the parade China’s military muscle show, but an indication that the PLA … Continue reading Maritime parade ‘NOT a muscle show’

China, Philippines hope for early conclusion of COC talks

BY XINHUA China and the Philippines wrapped up their bilateral talks on the South China Sea issues here on Wednesday, with both sides hoping for an early conclusion of a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea. “Both sides reiterated their commitments to full and effective implementation of the 2002 Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea and agreed to … Continue reading China, Philippines hope for early conclusion of COC talks

Belt & Road ‘an opportunity’ for Italy

BY SILVI WRITER Embracing the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will be “an opportunity” for Italy, as the Mediterranean country is set to become the first G7 member to sign a related document with China this week during President Xi Jinping’s visit. Italy’s politicians have stressed the decision to accession to the BRI is based on protection of its own national interests, despite of objections … Continue reading Belt & Road ‘an opportunity’ for Italy

China ‘is Ready to’ participate in Lebanon’s infrastructure projects

BY SILVI WRITER and XINHUA China ‘is ready to’ participate in some major infrastructure projects in northern Lebanon, Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian said Saturday. “Chinese companies have visited northern Lebanon and they are ready to take part in infrastructure projects including the expansion of Tripoli Port and Qlayaat Airport in addition to the construction of railways, roads and bridges,” Wang was quoted as … Continue reading China ‘is Ready to’ participate in Lebanon’s infrastructure projects

New Zealand ‘shouldn’t act as anti-China pawn of the US’

BY SILVI WRITER New Zealand and China are trying to restore their bilateral relations, which has become “shaky” in recent months for the ban of Huawei equipment in the Oceanian country. New Zealand confirmed it will send a senior government official to the upcoming Belt and Road forum, baby of President Xi Jinping, in April in Beijing. “We are pleased to confirm that New Zealand Minister for … Continue reading New Zealand ‘shouldn’t act as anti-China pawn of the US’

China called ties between Belgrade and Pristina, of Kosovo, ‘Bilateral’

BY WANG XIAOZHU China’s UN envoy on Thursday urged Belgrade and Pristina, capital of Kosovo, to stay committed to promoting the normalization of bilateral relations through dialogue and consultation after the two sides halted negotiations last December. China, which doesn’t recognise Kosovo’s independence, has never described the relationship between Belgrade and Pristina a “bilateral” one. Chinese Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ma Zhaoxu said China … Continue reading China called ties between Belgrade and Pristina, of Kosovo, ‘Bilateral’