A model of Malaysia’s East Coast Rail Link, part of China’s controversial “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: Xinhua

China defends belt and road strategy against debt trap claims

  • National People’s Congress spokesman positive ahead of planned April summit for participants in the multibillion-dollar infrastructure scheme
  • Backlash suggests deep-seated anxieties over Beijing’s strategic intentions
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui): Top Priorities

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A model of Malaysia’s East Coast Rail Link, part of China’s controversial “Belt and Road Initiative”. Photo: Xinhua
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