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Is Chinese Investment Good for Workers?

China’s Belt and Road Initiative is a $1 trillion plan to deepen economic relations between itself and up to 60 other countries worldwide through large investments in infrastructure, construction, and other projects. Many commentators have considered the significance of Belt and Road from a political, ...

ChinaFile Reporter

China, Laos to build community of shared future with strategic importance

China and Laos on Monday agreed to build a community of shared future with strategic importance during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to the Southeast Asian country.[]The two leaders agreed to carry out closer coordination under multilateral frameworks including the United Nations, the Asia-Europe ...

Xinhua Reporter

Xi Jinping To China's Private Sector: Go Home, The New Silk Road Is Not For You

In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced something called the Belt and Road Initiative, which was to be a trillion-dollar framework to guide Chinese foreign investment, infrastructure development, trade, and other international forays. What this initiative actually consists of still remains vague, what its benchmarks ...

One belt, one road: China’s grand enterprise

Dubbed by some as a modern-day Marshall Plan, China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative will build roads, ports and railway tracks along ancient trading routes to Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, OBOR is a China-backed ...

Laos, China ink deals to deepen cooperation

Laos and China signed nine cooperation agreements in Beijing this week after a meeting between the two countries’ top leaders. President Bounnhang Vorachit and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held a bilateral meeting in Beijing on Tuesday, a day after the first ever Leaders Roundtable ...

China gives $240m in aid

China has granted $240 million aid to Cambodia under agreements signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on a state visit to Beijing. Mr Hun Sen and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang signed six deals on Tuesday after a one-hour meeting to discuss ties between the nations. In ...

President to attend Road and Belt Forum in China

President Bounnhang Vorachit will attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation taking place from May 14 to 15 in Beijing, while economists say China’s Belt and Road Initiative will benefit the Lao economy.​ The president will lead a high-level delegation from Laos to ...

Hun Sen launches Xi’s book

A Cambodian-language edition of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s book “The Governance of China” was launched on April 11 and Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged students and officials to read it for ideas to enhance governance and economics in Cambodia. Speaking at the launch ceremony, Mr. Hun ...

What’s on the agenda for the Trump-Xi meeting?

Tomorrow, U.S. President Donald Trump will begin his first face-to-face meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The meet-and-greet, to be held at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, will be the first direct engagement between the two leaders since a phone call on February ...

China and India’s shared pathway to great power

With both countries displaying world-leading economic prowess, along with mounting military expenditures, as well as their increasingly heard – and sought after – diplomatic voices, China and India are determinedly on the rise within international affairs. Their collective ascent is a fundamental element within contemporary ...

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