The Northern Sea Route has emerged as an attractive trade route for China's plan to expand the Belt and Road Initiative across the world as Beijing looks for a champion to support its project in Moscow.
The unfinished, purple-headed Lotus Tower soars uselessly into the Colombo sky, mired in corruption allegations – a project typical of China's misadventures in Sri Lanka under a political dynasty that has just returned to power.
Billionaire Jack Ma's Ant Financial Services said it may apply for a virtual banking licence in Singapore, a move that would add a heavyweight contender to the race.
Malaysian contractors will be receiving a shot in the arm to help them participate in the China-backed East Coast Rail Link infrastructure megaproject, through a 1 billion ringgit (US$240 million) financing scheme.
The expressway section of the Karakorum Highway (KKH) project phase two was inaugurated in Havelian in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, marking another step forward to complete the early harvest project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
China and Israel are hardly natural partners, but they share interests in technological cooperation. Israel's longstanding partner, the United States, has raised varying concerns over China and Israel's growing relationship.
China's President Xi Jinping and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed that the two countries will cooperate to bolster trade and investment with each other, Chinese media reported Thursday.
India's potential exit from negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) would deal a heavy blow to the bids by 16 Asian and Oceanian countries to create a giant free trade pact covering half the world’s population and a third of global trade and gross domestic product.
Invoking the ‘talisman of [Mahatma] Gandhiji’ as well as his own conscience, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi opted effectively to pull India out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) at the 3rd RCEP Summit in Bangkok on 4 November.