What might be the real purpose of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’? Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Dominance or development? What’s at the end of China’s New Silk Road?

  • Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge on the Chinese capital for the second Belt and Road Forum
  • In the first of a four-part series, we look at what might be the real purpose of the massive programme
Topic |   Belt and Road: 2019 Forum

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What might be the real purpose of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’? Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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Chinese Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming gives a keynote speech during the ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students UK Regional Final in London. Photo: Xinhua

China asks Britain for help to boost image of Belt and Road Initiative

  • China’s Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming cites ‘rule-making’ as an area for bilateral cooperation with the UK
Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Chinese Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming gives a keynote speech during the ‘Chinese Bridge’ Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students UK Regional Final in London. Photo: Xinhua
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