AFTER three decades of China's almost unstoppable growth fuelled by rapid credit expansion, many China watchers believe that it is only a matter of time before a crisis hits the country....

AS Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in 2017, the Belt and Road should be built into a road of prosperity and innovation. In the...

Between 1200 and 1350, Hangzhou was believed to be the largest city in the world with a population of nearly two million people. London then had a population of only slightly over 80,000.

MORE than 100 countries and international organisations have given the thumbs up to the Belt and Road Initiative and China, as its initiator, has been working well with over 30 countries along the...

SINCE 2013, China under President Xi Jinping's leadership has pushed in earnest on three fronts - the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and...

CONNECTIVITY is of great value in the world today. While the demands for Internet access and digital networks are on a steep upward curve, some countries are in need of bolstering infrastructure...

AMID the global rise of nationalism, China's One Belt, One Road (OBOR) - now renamed as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) - is a breath of fresh air, promising modern economic inclusion and...

ASIA'S continued growth is highly dependent on infrastructure. Developing Asia will require US$26 trillion over the 15 years from 2016 to 2030, or US$1.7 trillion per year. With Singapore...

SINGAPORE and China relations have come a long way, celebrating 25 years of diplomatic ties last year. During Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Singapore last November, the two...

THE ubiquitous 'Made in China' label, once synonymous with manufacturing, assembly lines and clever replication, is rapidly being made to symbolise a new era of indigenous Chinese...