EJINSIGHT 13 December 2018 by  MARK O’NEILL A worker stands at a construction site of a railway bridge being put up by a Chinese firm in Laos under...

THE STRATEGIST 12 December 2018 by PETER CONNOLLY As China’s national and international economic interests have steadily grown, so has the People’s...

BLOOMBERG 11 December 2018 by IAIN MARLOW & DANDAN LI Countries are discovering that the promise of Xi Jinping’s signature infrastructure program...

OZY 11 December 2018 by  DAVID PILLING & EMILY FENG Not long ago, Chinese engineers were putting the finishing touches to two expensive rail projects...

ASEAN ECONOMIST 30 November 2018 For the first time since the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum was founded in 1989, the group’s leaders...

BREAKING DEFENSE 28 November 2018 by ARIE EGOZI “The Chinese chose Djibouti because of its strategic location in Africa and mainly because it gives...

ASIA TIMES 28 November 2018 by BERTIL LINTNER he African nation of Djibouti has emerged as a modern day Casablanca rife with geopolitical intrigue. A...

NEWSHUNTER 22 November 2018 IMF faces China debt dilemma as low income nations seek help The IMF has warned for more than a year of rising debt levels in low income countries. Now, bailout talks with Pakistan and requests for help from Angola, Zambia and others are forcing the fund to confront a pressing question: how far is debt distress in the developing world...

FUTURE DIRECTIONS 21 November 2018 by LINDSAY HUGHES Background At a time when international attention is focussed on the Trump-Xi power plays, other developments in its immediate neighbourhood have equally captured New Delhi’s attention. In the Maldives, the opposition leader, Ibrahim Solih, won the general election, which was conducted on 23 September, and was sworn...

ABC NEWS 16 November 2018 by SEAN MANTESSO China is in the midst of a rapid push to gain economic and political ascendancy across the globe — and it...