The three-day Belt and Road Forum starts on Thursday in Beijing. Photo: AP
Ananth Krishnan
Opinion

Opinion

Ananth Krishnan

China and India look to cooperate despite belt and road disagreements

  • New Delhi’s absence at the Belt and Road Forum would not have any negative impact on Sino-India ties as the two countries have moved to stabilise their relationship
  • Although India and China do not see eye to eye, the current post-Wuhan summit approach appears to be one driven by pragmatism

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The three-day Belt and Road Forum starts on Thursday in Beijing. Photo: AP
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Bangladesh Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mohammed Shahriar Alam. Photo: Twitter

Bangladesh eyes alternatives to China’s belt and road loans as it seeks to fund future development

  • Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mohammed Shahriar Alam said the country ‘has gained the economic power’ to service its loans from Beijing
  • But he added that Dhaka was now looking at other financing models, such as public-private partnerships, to spur further growth
Topic |   Bangladesh

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Bangladesh Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Mohammed Shahriar Alam. Photo: Twitter
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