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Rethinking Belt-and-Road debt

Developing economies need the infrastructure financed by China, but worry about the debts - and the compromises - they may have to make.

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during the opening session of the Belt and Road Forum on Legal Cooperation in Beijing in July. China's methods may be more effective, less subject to pro-environment or pro-minority rules, but they come with a price.

Hong Kong

CHINA has launched a new publicity drive to promote the benefits of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) - and the surprise is that a publicity campaign is necessary at all.

BRI was unveiled in late 2013 to build infrastructure in Asia, Africa and Europe, strengthening...

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