Tag: BRI

Lack of transparency in China’s Belt and Road projects: EU firms

A lack of information and transparency are top barriers for European companies seeking involvement in China's Belt and Road Initiative, according to a survey published Thursday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China. Only 20 out of 132 firms polled said they have...

A comic book sows discord among Pakatan Harapan partners

The Malaysian government under the Pakatan Harapan has given de-facto freedom to all and sundry to criticise and to express their beliefs freely. But some are taking this freedom to a different level and a comic book by a former member of the Democratic Action...

Opinion: Ditching “centric” views of the Silk Road

In 1877, German traveler and geographer Baron von Richthofen first coined the romantically sounding moniker Seidenstraße, or “Silk Road” to refer to a network of trade routes connecting the East and West, thought to stretch from China to the Mediterranean through Central Asia. While the...

Singapore banking industry flourishes amid regional growth and BRI projects

As Singapore banks have become essential to regional growth as well as financing projects for China's Belt and Road Initiative, it has also become apparent that banking—both institutional and corporate—is doing very well in the country. This is according to a recent report from...

Can India stalls China’s global leadership aim?

The answer is to understand how biased are the pro-China rhetoric? Then you will be able to understand and see for yourself whether China really have a free-wheel in this matter! HSBC said China’s introduction of stricter capital outflow controls has raised concerns, but there...