Belt & Road Initiative

Why Cambodia needs China

Amid Hun Sen’s growing tensions with the West, Cambodia’s already warm relations with China has reached new heights.

24 January 2019

Scaling back on Chinese projects

The real question is what would Prabowo bring to the negotiating table when attempting to scrap any of China’s infrastructure projects.

25 October 2018

China's BRI and its energy demands

According to research conducted by the Global Environment Institute, China has participated in 240 coal-fired power projects in 25 of the 65 countries along the Belt and Road, with Bangladesh, Mongolia, and Vietnam among them.

10 May 2018

China's “Belt & Road” gains momentum from Kunming to Mombasa

The $1.5 billion oil pipeline that runs from Kyaukpyu to Kunming began operations last year, allowing crude supplies from the Middle East and Africa to reach China faster as shipments no longer need to be transported through the Straits of Malacca and the South China Sea.

11 April 2018

Enticing ASEAN, the Indian way

India – which has long been apprehensive of China’s intentions with the Belt Road Initiative – thinks it can dangle a better carrot to entice ASEAN.

30 January 2018