China "extremely important" for LatAm, Caribbean, UN official says

China is an "extremely important" partner for Latin America and the Caribbean, with 19 countries having joined the construction of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative.


China's debt trap? The true story of Hambantota port

At no time did China intend to take the Hambantota port. It was the Sri Lankan government that requested China bail out the Hambantota port after it incurred heavy losses.


Philippines gains investments, more trade after joining BRI: trade secretary

The Philippines gained "real and actual benefits" from joining the Belt and Road Initiative, Philippine Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Thursday, predicting the Philippines will cont...


UK wants to share in China's prosperity via BRI

Those who are interested in doing business with Chinese partners in countries involved the Belt and Road Initiative should work together to create an ecosystem of a "one-stop shop", providing diversi...


Uncovering the truth behind Africa's debt woes

Debt risk in Africa has been a long-standing problem. The recent debt increases are mainly due to the financial crisis and its ripple effects. Now could be the ideal opportunity for Africa to curb ad...