Illustration: Perry Tse
Illustration: Perry Tse
Diplomacy

China’s investment in diplomacy falls, as its global ambitions rise

  • Belt-tightening and drop in foreign ministry recruitment a stark contrast to ramped up US spending to win world’s hearts and minds
  • Chinese funding for its flagship belt and road overseas infrastructure programme is also down to its lowest level since 2013

Topic |   Diplomacy
Illustration: Perry Tse
Illustration: Perry Tse
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