A girl performs a folk dance during the opening ceremony of the “Silk Road Stories” programme on board the Majestic Princess cruise ship in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. Photo: XinhuaA girl performs a folk dance during the opening ceremony of the “Silk Road Stories” programme on board the Majestic Princess cruise ship in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
A girl performs a folk dance during the opening ceremony of the “Silk Road Stories” programme on board the Majestic Princess cruise ship in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua

Can China’s grand plan to revive the ‘Silk Road spirit’ succeed?

Edward Tse says Beijing’s vision for its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative involves more than just building good infrastructure and, despite the doubters, China has the means and commitment to spur inclusive growth for all

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
A girl performs a folk dance during the opening ceremony of the “Silk Road Stories” programme on board the Majestic Princess cruise ship in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. Photo: XinhuaA girl performs a folk dance during the opening ceremony of the “Silk Road Stories” programme on board the Majestic Princess cruise ship in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
A girl performs a folk dance during the opening ceremony of the “Silk Road Stories” programme on board the Majestic Princess cruise ship in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
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