Through the collaboration among UCLG ASPAC, BRLC, experts and scholars we have completed our first Belt and Road local cooperation policies and country studies. This… Read More »Building Resilience and Coping Mechanism for Pandemics
Globally renowned as one of the most ambitious foreign initiatives, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) seeks to reify global connectivity via infrastructure development along… Read More »How Belt and Road Initiative Builds Resilience and Coping Mechanism for Pandemics
136 million people were infected and more than 2.94 million were killed. It has been a year since the first Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) was reported… Read More »Fighting COVID-19 while Sustaining Collective Work Towards SDG and Better Local Cooperation
Author: Ngeow Chow Bing, University of Malaya China’s Health Silk Road (HSR) first appeared in a speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2016 in Uzbekistan.… Read More »COVID-19 speeds up China’s ‘Health Silk Road’
An increasing number of developing countries that have joined Beijing’s “New Silk Road” initiative are facing economic problems sparked by the coronavirus crisis. China now… Read More »Covid-19 creates bumps in China’s ‘New Silk Road’
Bee Chun BooPartner in Baker McKenzie’s Mergers and Acquisitions group Ben SimpfendorferFounder and CEO of Silk Road Associates As ripple effects from the coronavirus are… Read More »Will COVID-19 Encourage China to Digitize the Belt and Road Initiative?
As the pandemic rages, China’s strategy is becoming more high-tech and sophisticated. BY ALICE HAN, EYCK FREYMANN The past two years have not been kind to the… Read More »Coronavirus Hasn’t Killed Belt and Road
Coronavirus threatens China’s Belt and Road. What happens when it wants half a trillion dollars back?
By SHASHANK BENGALI, NEHA WADEKAR MAY 20, 2020 11:08 AM PT NAIROBI, Kenya — When Chinese engineers flew home in January for the Lunar New Year, few in Africa… Read More »Coronavirus threatens China’s Belt and Road. What happens when it wants half a trillion dollars back?
Following a year of coronavirus-related disruptions, China appears to be placing a greater focus on sustainable, digital and health-related projects in its flagship Belt and… Read More »Has Covid-19 prompted the Belt and Road Initiative to go green?
The economic fallout of the pandemic has been global, but not equal. If the often-necessary lockdowns have uniformly resulted in economic damage, it seems clear… Read More »The Belt and Road, and the pandemic detour