Key economies must focus on regional integration and promoting greater collaboration in the necessary governance to address pressing global challenges.
The success of the GBA depends on a range of factors from resolving corporate cultural clashes to working around the geopolitical climate.
Diplomacy is not working and Myanmar, now under military rule and isolated by the international community, seems disinterested.
There is growing evidence that private Chinese entrepreneurs operating in the continent do benefit from their connections with the Chinese state.
A closer look at the initiatives to create alternate global supply chains that are durable, resilient and less reliant on China.
As the government considers Beijing’s overtures, it should take steps to maximize the benefits of participating in China’s signature foreign-policy initiative.
Attention has shifted to market integration, commercial value-chain development, and global governance.
Beijing is now seeking to turn the tide in its favor through fresh narratives centering on China’s goodwill in providing public goods for international cooperation.
A look at how the Belt and Road has put China in a more influential and favorable position than its critics would allow.
The push-and-pull between China and the US is applying more and more pressure on ASEAN neutrality. Can ASEAN maintain its centrality?
Tehran and Beijing must tread carefully, given the numerous overlapping spheres of interest in a volatile area of the world, US pressure and the impact of Covid-19.
Central Asia has become an important arena of collaboration for Russia and China, with Moscow focusing on the region's security and Beijing promoting trade and commerce
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is far more than an instrument of Chinese foreign economic and development policy, argues Mher D Sahakyan
The rapid expansion of China-Africa economic ties led to questions about a new colonialist dependency. While concerns about debt and oversight persist, the relationship has evolved. Johannesburg-based African business expert Dianna Games argues that it is up to African countries to build the capacity to deal effectively with Beijing.
In response to China's Belt and Road Initiative, European countries should develop their own infrastructure program for emerging Asia-Pacific economies.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been heralded as both the largest cooperative infrastructure programme in global history and an attempt by Beijing to achieve world domination. In reality, the opportunities and risks are more nuanced, writes George Abonyi, Senior Research Fellow and Visiting Professor, at the Sasin School of Management of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand.
China recognizes that poor governance and lack of transparency of Belt and Road Initiative projects could undermine its strategic interests in Southeast Asia. While Beijing will continue to build economic cooperation networks in the region, China’s interests could collide with those of other major powers, leading to geopolitical storms, which ASEAN member states will have to weather, argues Xue Gong of the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.