Arrangements for the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing have left some attendees scratching their head. Photo: AFP

Delegates lost and confused at China's high-profile Belt and Road Forum

  • There were few takeaways for many businesspeople and reporters as they struggled to find their way through the first day of the big event
Topic |   Belt and Road: 2019 Forum

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Arrangements for the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing have left some attendees scratching their head. Photo: AFP
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A direct freight train link now runs between the Chinese city of Yiwu and Madrid as part of the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Xinhua

Belt and road reflects reality that China is now a world power, Spanish foreign minister says

  • But the scheme should stick to key principles including environmental sustainability and a level playing field, according to Josep Borrell Fontelles
  • Spain has not joined the belt and road but has cooperated on some projects
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A direct freight train link now runs between the Chinese city of Yiwu and Madrid as part of the Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Xinhua
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