Much of the fiery rhetoric about the "China threat" theory in the US, including analysis of some important research institutes, is based on the notion that the East Asian country has a strategy of expanding its sphere of influence in a bid to supplant the US.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Myanmar over the weekend saw the two neighboring countries clinching 33 agreements to tighten their economic integration with one another.
China's non-financial investment in countries along the Belt and Road (B&R) reached 12.78 billion US dollars during the first 11 months of 2019, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
Students of history would be aware of the term ‘Silk Route’ that figures among the early written material connecting the eastern world with the West. Since then travelogues etched in history have been reconnecting the dots.
The Treasury Department is proposing that the Trump administration revive twice-yearly talks with China to discuss the economic relationship between the countries, according to people familiar with the matter.