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The Philippine and Chinese governments are set to sign by midyear the loan agreements for the three big-ticket infrastructure projects to be financed by the mainland. Finance Assistant Secretary Maria Edita Z. Tan told reporters that for the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System's P10.9-billion ...

China makes no secret of its interest in the Indian Ocean, which contains vital sea lanes along which a large share of its imports and exports pass. It has not been shy about trying to curry favour with littoral and island states through its Belt and Road Initiative, a massive project to invest in infrastructure along ...
Almost five years ago, at a more obscure institution of higher learning, Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan, China's president, Xi Jinping, outlined his own vision of economic beneficence. The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), as it has become known, aims to sprinkle infrastructure, trade and fellow-feeling on ...
"Chinese investment does have the potential to address Africa's infrastructure gap, but its approach has led to mounting debt and few, if any, jobs in most countries," he added. Some call this "debt-trap diplomacy": Offer the honey of cheap infrastructure loans, with the sting of default coming if smaller ...
The Philippines is close to accepting Chinese loans that are up to 1,100% more expensive than those from Japan, in another instance of China's debt-trap diplomacy. The loans from China, which will be used to fast-track infrastructure projects including a dam, railway project, and irrigation system, come with an interest rate ...

The Chinese-built Matiari-Lahore power line is one of the inaugural projects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a series of Beijing-led infrastructure projects meant to modernize Pakistan and bring it into China's sphere of influence. CPEC will provide $62 billion worth of infrastructure to ...
China's track record managing debt distress has been problematic. It has not signed on to a binding set of rules of the road to avoid unsustainable lending and addressing debt problems. China's Belt and Road Initiative - which plans to invest as much as $8 trillion in infrastructure projects across Europe, ...
According to the think tank, these eight countries highlighted would see their levels of external debt owed to China and its bank rise "sometimes dramatically," thanks to the Belt and Road scheme, which plans to invest as much as $8 trillion in infrastructure projects across Asia, Europe and Africa. Pakistan is ...
In her second warning in a fortnight against China's interference in Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that Eu member states involved in Chinese infrastructure projects should maintain the bloc's foreign policy stand on China. "Otherwise the EU would be allowing itself to be ...
New York: Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, has said that China's progress in advanced infrastructure is more than 100 times faster than the United States. Elon said this in a tweet while sharing a story of Independent titled, "Chinese workers build railway station in just nine hours." According to the report, ...
DHAKA, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Bangladesh is in need of more Chinese support to build its digital infrastructure, a minister has said. The country's Telecommunication and ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar told Xinhua recently that "We have priorities for building digital Bangladesh. If you ask me, my priorities are ...
China is using a recent tweet from Elon Musk as a propaganda tool to promote its infrastructure development. On Tuesday, Musk tweeted a story about 1,500 workers in China who upgraded a railway station in nine hours. He captioned the tweet: "China's progress in advanced infrastructure is more than ...
The AIIB, a multilateral investment bank proposed by China that started operations in 2016, has already approved funding for roughly $1 billion worth of projects in India and considering around $1 billion more. That includes a $200 million investment in New Delhi's National Infrastructure Investment Fund, ...
DUBAI, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela said here on Tuesday that his country and China will be connected not only through ports and infrastructure, but also through people-to-people ties. He spoke to Xinhua on the sidelines of the ongoing two-day Global Business Forum on ...
"One Belt, One Road," China's $1 trillion infrastructure initiative, is a massive undertaking of highways, pipelines, transmission lines, ports, power stations, fiber optics, and railroads connecting China to Central Asia, Europe and Africa. According to Dan Slane, a former advisor in President Trump's transition ...
China is using a recent tweet from Elon Musk as a propaganda tool to promote its infrastructure development. On Tuesday, Musk tweeted a story about 1,500 workers in China who upgraded a railway station in nine hours. He captioned the tweet: "China's progress in advanced infrastructure is more than ...

"One Belt, One Road," China's $1 trillion infrastructure initiative is a massive undertaking of highways, pipelines, transmission lines, ports, power stations, fiber optics, and railroads connecting China to Central Asia, Europe and Africa. According to Dan Slane, a former advisor in President Trump's transition ...
"China's progress in advanced infrastructure is more than 100 times faster than the US," he wrote Tuesday. That was propaganda gold for Xinhua, China's official news agency, which published articles in Chinese and English on Wednesday declaring that Musk was "amazed" by the rail project. Other big ...
Experts say the US and its allies are worried that China is using the program to expand its influence and limit other countries' cooperation with the West. "Their biggest concern is that Belt and Road is a means of cementing Chinese economic hegemony," said Harsh Pant, an international relations professor ...
The Chinese-built railway linking the port city of Mombasa with the capital, Nairobi, is Kenya's biggest infrastructure project since independence. The passegner train, dubbed the Madaraka (Freedom) Express, can carry 1,260 passengers and replaces the so-called "Lunatic Express" - a railway built by ...
China should welcome and not worry about the plan formulated by Australia, India, Japan and the United States to establish an alternative regional infrastructure scheme to Beijing's Belt and Road initiative, a Chinese expert says. The Australian Financial Review reported on Monday that the four countries ...
As an incentive, Turnbull will also propose spending an unspecified amount of Australia's pension pool to fund Trump's $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, the official said. the White House wants to use $200 billion in federal funding to try to encourage infrastructure improvements over 10 years, by relying on ...
Manila - The Philippine government is securing financing from China for its infrastructure projects in an effort to fast-track their implementation, according to the country's chief economist. During the joint membership meeting of the Makati Business Club and Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry ...
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), as this leg of China's massive regional infrastructure spending push is known, will boost Pakistan in the eyes of investors, said Farrukh Khan, a specialist on the country's economy. "I would expect other foreign direct investment flows to increase as the CPEC ...
Lembong said some money related to China's Belt and Road Initiative has entered Indonesia -- a trend that is expected to pick up in the years to come. He said Jakarta and Beijing have agreed to jointly develop infrastructure projects in three Indonesian provinces specifically designated for Belt and Road ...
With its infrastructure projects and business investments, China's Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) initiative has the potential to transform Central Asia. But Chinese plans will face rising terrorism and extremism risks in the region. In order to address these security concerns, China will have to work closely ...
Shared electric vehicles charge next to a Beijing temple on Jan. 16. "Nationwide, the average usage rate for electric chargers is 15%," said Xu Yanhua, chairman of the Charging Infrastructure Alliance, a government think tank. That would mean a charger was being utilized for only 15% of a given 24-hour ...
Therefore China will never do what the Western countries have done or impose its will on others." That is good to hear, because with its Belt and Road Initiative of lending to fund infrastructure development in countries across Asia to the Middle East and Africa, China shows every sign that it is doing in ...
Beijing, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- China plans to improve cultural, medical, scientific and technological infrastructure and services in rural areas, particularly impoverished areas, according to a notice jointly issued by several ministerial level departments. Free film screenings and library services will be ...
China is embarking on the largest infrastructure project in history, spanning four continents and attempting to link the old Silk Road to Europe -- and back to China. Why it matters: China is increasingly asserting its economic power, and seeking to bolster its global influence. It is undertaking this project at a ...
We hope other countries will not make comments on China's construction of infrastructure in its own territory," he said. Asked about concerns that China is preparing for a second standoff at Doklam area, he said Indian troops' intervention to stop building a key road close the Chicken Neck Corridor of India, ...
Rio de Janeiro, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- A China-Latin America forum for cooperation is helping to promote integration among Latin American countries through infrastructure projects, according to an expert. Evandro Menezes Carvalho, director of China studies at the Brazilian think tank Getulio Vargas ...
New Delhi: A day after army chief Bipin Rawat said that Chinese troops are still at Doklam five months after the 73-day standoff ended between India and China in the tri-junction with Bhutan and that they've built some "temporary" infrastructure, the Ministry of External Affairs asserted that the "status quo" at ...
Donglong always belonged to China and always under China's effective jurisdiction. There is no dispute in this regard," he said asserting Chinese sovereignty over the area which is also claimed by Bhutan. He said China is building infrastructure for its troops and the people living in the area. "In order to ...
VERY SOON China WILL LOSE Tibet, Yunnan Province AND Xinjiang PROVINCE ... PEOPLE IN THESE AREAS HATE CHINA ... THESE AREAS WERE RULED BY India 6000 ... Read MoreTHE WAY CHINAs COMMIE RULERS ARE GOING…... VERY SOON CHINA WILL LOSE TIBET, YUNNAN ...
Shanghai: China stocks climbed on Thursday to end at two-year highs, underpinned by robust gains in banking and infrastructure firms. ... So far this year, the Shanghai stock index is up 4.16 per cent, the CSI300 has gained 6 per cent, while China's H-share index listed in Hong Kong is up 9.9 per cent.
Both initiatives are, no doubt, designed to energize Chinese and Indian domestic markets and improve both powers' international standing. In time, they may also promote infrastructure, business ventures and economies of all the countries falling in and around the projects' paths. While the end destination ...
China has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after a Turnbull government minister called Chinese infrastructure projects in the Pacific "white elephants". ... China has been forging closer links with Pacific island nations, with Australia's Lowy Institute estimating it provided US$1.78 billion in aid, including ...
The world is watching closely as China begins investing billions of dollars into a hyper-ambitious "New Silk Road" aimed at broadening the country's financial scope and enhancing global trade. The plan is called "One Belt, One Road" and is essentially a network of land and maritime routes to improve the ...
China is funding "white elephant" infrastructure projects in the Pacific at unfavourable terms, a senior Australia minister said on Wednesday in comments that could fuel further tensions between Canberra and Beijing. Friction between the two countries grew last month after Australia singled out China as a ...
As China and Pakistan agreed on Tuesday to push ahead with their huge economic and infrastructure scheme, analysts said disputes over ...
Other large Chinese companies have set up shop, waiting to build roads, buildings, and other infrastructure. Chinese entrepreneurs run ...
21 (Xinhua) -- China Railway Seventh Group on Tuesday signed an agreement with the Zambian government for the start of infrastructure ...
The National government has entered into an important partnership with the government of China and China Railway Company as part of the ...
China and Myanmar tried to keep the focus on economic ties on Monday, vowing to push ahead with a joint "economic corridor" against the ...
Amazon Web Services has sold some of its infrastructure in China. Financial newswires report that AWS' local partner, Beijing Sinnet, has ...
At the latest, China is expected to provide concessional loans for the country's three priority infrastructure programs, namely the new water ...
But there are concerns that many of the China-backed infrastructure projects in Hambantota are bad investments that could prove costly for the ...
The speech was given at the same time as the opening of China's 19th National Congress of the Communist Party. The U.S. has recently been ...


 

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