VIRUS OUTBREAK

FROM an artificial island in Sri Lanka to a bridge in Bangladesh and hydropower projects in Nepal and Indonesia, China's trillion-dollar Belt and Road plan is stuttering under the effects of the...

CHINA'S big-money push to build ports, rail lines and telecommunications networks around the world - and increase Beijing's political sway in the process - seemed to be running out of gas just a...

A COUNTRY'S infrastructure is a public asset and thus cannot be best provided for by the private sector. The government and public capital must play the key leading role, but this does not mean...

[PARIS] Carbon-heavy development in countries part of China's Belt and Road Initiative could render the Paris climate goals unreachable, according to a new analysis on the gargantuan global...

PM LEE IN CHINA

SINGAPORE and China signed five agreements on Monday, drawing closer in their collaboration on trade, law enforcement and projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

CHINA very much wants its warm ties and friendship with Singapore to continue, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said, even as he makes preparations for his successor to take over.

THE BOTTOM LINE

CHINA did a rare thing at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing last week: It admitted that it had made mistakes and pledged to do better in future.

COMMENTARY

ANGELA Merkel and Emmanuel Macron met South-east European leaders in Berlin on Monday. While the summit discussed the conflict between Serbia and Kosovo, also on the agenda was the growing concern...

[BEIJING] China aims to make the Belt and Road initiative sustainable and prevent debt risks, its finance minister said on Thursday, seeking to allay criticism that the infrastructure plan to...

[LIMA] Peru will sign a memorandum of understanding to join China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative in coming days, China's ambassador said on Wednesday, despite recent warnings from the...