China on Friday said it respects Sri Lanka's territorial integrity and emphasised that the security of the Hambantota Sea Port was in the hands of the island nation, amidst reports that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was looking to review possible "security lapses" at the port.
The Asian Development Bank's activities in Central Asia may look like a challenge to the AIIB and belt and road projects. But Beijing could welcome help in bridging the vast infrastructure gap in the region, which can only enhance its links with Europe.
Residents across Karachi will have greater access to basic services following recent investments by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to improve the city's transport and water services.
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.
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.
Turkey welcomed on Wednesday the first China Railway Express freight train that travels from China to Europe through the sub-sea Bosphorus rail tunnel.