Thinking of connectivity under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the first things that come to mind are likely rail or air -- but not necessarily road logistics.

2017-05-19 18:19 GMT+8

Guest commentary by Clare Pearson

2017-05-19 11:43 GMT+8

Guest commentary by Hannah Ryder

2017-05-18 13:19 GMT+8

By CGTN’s Martina Fuchs‍

2017-05-18 17:00 GMT+8

By CGTN’s Martina Fuchs‍

2017-05-18 16:05 GMT+8

By CGTN’s Joseph Catanzaro, Cao Xi

2017-05-18 14:44 GMT+8

The high-profile Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation concluded in Beijing on Monday. A large number of deals were signed and a joint communique was released, seeking an open and prosperous world economy. China's Foreign Ministry said the fruitful outcome of the forum and its deals are far-reaching.

2017-05-17 14:51 GMT+8

By CGTN’s Huang Huan

2017-05-16 16:49 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China sees Belarus as an important partner in the Belt and Road and hopes the two countries cooperate more in trade and investment.

2017-05-16 14:30 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said he hopes to move Sino-Japanese relations in the right direction, adding that there are new opportunities for bilateral ties.

2017-05-16 10:45 GMT+8

The first Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation concluded in Beijing on Monday with more than 270 deliverables achieved in boosting connectivity between countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, according to a joint communique released after the two-day event.

2017-05-15 21:58 GMT+8

‍Peng Liyuan, the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, led the partners of delegates and world leaders attending the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in a visit to the Palace Museum in Beijing on Monday.

2017-05-15 20:15 GMT+8

‍By CGTN's Closer to China

2017-05-15 23:23 GMT+8

Chinese investment and trading in Africa has sometimes been interpreted as an exportation of excess industrial capacity, but CGTN Africa’s Beatrice Marshall explains that the basis for these trading networks began over 600 years ago: Today’s Belt and Road Initiative is “completing the circle of life” in Africa.

2017-05-15 20:17 GMT+8

China’s biggest diplomatic event of the year, the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, finally kicked off in Beijing earlier on Sunday with an impressive number of heads of state and government leaders in attendance. 

2017-05-15 15:51 GMT+8

‍China will host the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in 2019, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Monday afternoon at a press conference at the end of the two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

2017-05-15 17:40 GMT+8

Guest commentary by Ding Gang 

2017-05-15 18:30 GMT+8

‍The Leaders' Roundtable Summit of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation kicked off on Monday morning at Yanqi Lake International Convention Center in Beijing. The roundtable event in the Chinese capital gives world leaders the opportunity to exchange views on Belt and Road cooperation.

2017-05-15 10:00 GMT+8

The following is the full text of the keynote speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing on May 14:

2017-05-15 08:46 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on efforts to deepen cooperation between countries and international organizations to revive the global economy, as the world suffers sluggish growth amid increasing protectionism.

2017-05-15 11:00 GMT+8

‍A session aimed at boosting China-ASEAN relations took place on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation  in Beijing on Monday. 

2017-05-15 14:52 GMT+8