Tag: Belt and Road Initiative

PM Lee on BRI forum, “China has become our biggest trading partner”

Singapore—In an interview with Chinese news agency Xinhua, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong focused on the enormous growth in the relations between China and Singapore and underlined that there is still much potential for this. PM Lee will be visiting Beijing later in the...

China offered to bail out 1MDB in exchange for billion-dollar deals

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on January 7 that in 2016 senior officials from China offered to bail out 1MDB by using China’s influence to endeavor to stop an investigation from the United States and other countries on the multibillion-dollar money laundering and...

Where is Belt and Road billionaire Ye Jianming?

Few people have had a meteoric ascent such as Ye Jianming enjoyed. The Chinese tycoon rose from working in a forest in the 1990s to headed a company worth US $44 million. But Ye has seemingly disappeared into thin air, and the “empire” he...

Asean countries could reap the advantages of the US-China trade war

Former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cabinet Minister George Yeo believes that Asean countries could be winners in the trade war between China and the United States. Writing for the Brunswick Group for Today Online, Mr. Yeo says that with the trade war between the...

Is Malaysia next after Sri Lanka falls knee deep in China’s debt trap?

Sri Lanka has fallen knee deep in China's debt trap after it invested billions of dollars in huge infrastructure projects - on China's guidance and promises. The trend was set months ago with China's push for the One Belt One Road (OBOR) which became Beijing's...