Belt and Road Forum

2017-04-19 22:00 GMT+8

China, a country with thousands of years of history in agriculture, is now helping to power the industry across the world with cutting edge technology and a “going global” strategy. 

2017-04-27 15:39 GMT+8

Countries participating in China’s Belt and Road Initiative will now be eligible to enroll students of traditional Chinese medicine programs into a one-year scholarship program in China. Ten thousand places will be offered at various centers of Chinese medical expertise around the country. Several universities in Thailand, where interest in traditional medicine has grown, have been quick to express interest in sending students to China.

2017-04-27 14:49 GMT+8

Laos actively supports the Belt and Road Initiative proposed by China, Vice President of Laos-China Cooperation Committee Vichit Sindavong told Xinhua in a recent interview, adding that Lao leaders highly appreciate the initiative.

2017-04-22 18:12 GMT+8

The secretary-general of Japan's ruling party said on Tuesday he will attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in May, as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants to strengthen ties with Beijing amid growing concern over the DPRK’s nuclear and missile programs, reported Reuters.

2017-04-25 18:05 GMT+8

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban met with Liu Qibao, head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee on Monday. 

2017-04-25 18:27 GMT+8

China’s Belt and Road Initiative has attracted a host of participants and prompted interest from around the world since it was proposed by President Xi Jinping in the fall of 2013.

2017-04-27 12:41 GMT+8

China Mobile, China's leading telecom services provider, announced Wednesday that it will lower roaming charges in 64 countries and regions along the Belt and Road Initiative.

2017-04-26 21:54 GMT+8

China has signed more than 130 bilateral and regional transport agreements with countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, the Ministry of Transport revealed on Thursday.

2017-04-20 23:14 GMT+8

Leading business groups from Lebanon and China signed two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on Friday to boost the Belt and Road Initiative.

2017-04-22 09:59 GMT+8

By CGTN's Nawied Jabarkhyl

2017-04-25 14:49 GMT+8

By CGTN’s Nawied Jabarkhyl‍

2017-04-25 16:00 GMT+8

By CGTN’s Aljosa Milenkovic

2017-04-26 22:00 GMT+8

In the German city of Duisburg, China’s modern Silk Road is known as a “Silk Rail.” Duisburg is the European terminus for a 14,000-kilometer journey that starts in Chongqing in China's southwest. It is the world’s largest inland port, making it the logistical destination for one of China’s most important cargo links to Western Europe.

2017-04-22 18:22 GMT+8

Thailand is emerging as a key stop on the modern-day Silk Road, where Chinese companies are enjoying friendly business conditions. 

2017-04-22 14:17 GMT+8

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) began its operations in Pakistan in 2011, and has now become one of the key players in the multi billion dollar China–Pakistan Economic Corridor project.

2017-04-24 18:03 GMT+8

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a development strategy currently underway throughout the South Asian country. Gwadar, a port in southwest Pakistan, is known as the heart of the CPEC, despite receiving a mixed reception in the region.

2017-04-24 14:31 GMT+8

As cooperation and trade increase between China and India, the interest in learning Chinese has been increasing as well. In order to improve Chinese language education in India, Mumbai University's Confucius Institute invited Indian teachers to attend a two-day workshop to learn the latest language training skills.

2017-04-22 15:14 GMT+8

Malaysia’s early embrace of China’s Belt and Road Initiative has led to a flood of Chinese investments in the country, boosting the Southeast Asian nation’s economy.

2017-04-23 14:37 GMT+8

Chinese security companies and their global rivals are jostling for business to protect thousands of Chinese workers - and the pipelines, roads, railways and power plants they build - as they fan out across the world under the Belt and Road Initiative.

2017-04-24 12:54 GMT+8

Many countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa are jumping on the Belt and Road Initiative bandwagon, but there’s one notable, nearby holdout: India. 

2017-04-22 17:15 GMT+8

Diplomatic ties between Astana and Beijing developed shortly after the collapse of the former Soviet Union, with both countries moving on to co-found the Shanghai Cooperation Council. 

2017-04-22 13:35 GMT+8

During Xi Jinping’s last visit to Cambodia in 2009 as China's Vice President, he announced a major program of loans and aid for the country. One of the showpiece projects was the construction of a new port on the Mekong River, a major point of entry for cargo to Cambodia.

2017-04-22 10:07 GMT+8

By CGTN’s Zheng Yibing, Li Yang

2017-04-20 14:26 GMT+8

Projects along China's Belt and Road Initiative must be open to Europeans, EU's high representative for foreign affairs and vice president of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, said on Thursday.

2017-04-20 17:33 GMT+8