Belt and Road Initiative

Bangladesh dismisses reports linking construction of Padma Bridge with China's BRI

"It (the bridge) is not related to the BRI and Bangladesh has not taken any foreign fund for building the structure either," a foreign ministry spokesman said.

published on : 20th June 2022

With US busy in Ukraine crisis, China may expand influence in Middle East: Report

Notably, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a series of talks with Gulf nations on economic cooperation and regional issues, such as the Iran nuclear deal in January.

published on : 13th March 2022

Sri Lanka needs to save its economy from China's debt-trap policy: Global Strat View

In an analytical piece, Global Strat View on Sunday said Sri Lanka's financial crisis is leading to a humanitarian crisis that could ultimately push the country into bankruptcy. 

published on : 7th February 2022

Xi Jinping defends Belt and Road Initiative; says China has no geo-political calculations

Chinese President Xi Jinping today defended his ambitious multi-billion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), saying China has no "geo-political calculations" and the project will benefit the world.

published on : 10th April 2018

China’s Belt and Road Initiative heightens debt risks in eight countries

The Center for Global Development research evaluated the current and future debt levels of the 68 countries hosting BRI-funded projects. 

published on : 20th March 2018

Belt and Road Initiative to increase China's strategic presence in Indian Ocean, says US top general 

A top American general today said China's access to Pakistan's Gwadar Port has the potential to increase Beijing's strategic presence in the Indian Ocean.

published on : 28th February 2018