Belt and road initiative

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EU launches €300bn fund to challenge China’s influence
Global gateway infrastructure strategy aims to counter belt and road initiative impact in Asia, Africa and Europe

Jennifer Rankin

01, Dec, 2021 @4:45 PM

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How Covid spread fear of globalisation and threatens a new world order
From China backtracking on coal to Britain’s ‘chicken king’ calling for a rethink of food production, the virus has accelerated nationalist impulses towards autarky

Martin Farrer

15, Oct, 2021 @11:39 PM

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China owed $385bn – including ‘hidden debt’ from poorer nations, says report
AidData finds 42 low-to-middle income nations with ‘belt and road’ exposure exceeding 10% of GDP

Helen Davidson in Taipei

30, Sep, 2021 @11:21 AM

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Protests in Pakistan erupt against China’s belt and road plan
Demonstrations shut down Gwadar, where Chinese are blamed for lack of water and electricity and threat to local fishing

Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

20, Aug, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Syrian economy lies in ruins and China sniffs opportunity
Analysis: War may be winding down, but with Assad in charge for seven more years the country remains splintered

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

21, Jul, 2021 @4:00 AM

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G7 backs Biden infrastructure plan to rival China’s belt and road initiative
Scheme is part of wider push for G7 leaders to question China on human rights, Taiwan and Covid-19

Patrick Wintour, Diplomatic Editor

12, Jun, 2021 @2:04 PM

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From Minsk to Hong Kong, people power just isn’t working any more | Will Hutton
Last week’s detention of an activist in Belarus is only the latest of many signals that we must relearn how to defend our values

Will Hutton

30, May, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Coalition faces calls to cancel investment deal between Western Australia and China
Deal struck by previous Liberal premier Colin Barnett is with same agency as Victoria’s vetoed belt and road project

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

05, May, 2021 @5:49 AM

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China condemns bombing of Pakistan hotel hosting ambassador
Beijing backs government ‘anti-terror’ efforts as Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for car bomb

Vincent Ni and agencies

22, Apr, 2021 @11:44 AM

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Federal government tears up Victoria’s Belt and Road agreements with China
Foreign minister Marise Payne cancels two deals between Victoria and China under new foreign veto laws

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

22, Apr, 2021 @12:45 AM

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The Observer view on how the west should deal with rising China | Observer editorial
Xi Jinping’s expansionist policies abroad and dictatorship at home make pressing the need for new geopolitical strategy

Observer editorial

03, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ma Jun: China has started to 'walk the walk' on climate crisis
US dropped the environmental ball under Trump, but Biden victory means the two countries can work together for a green recovery, says campaigner

Patrick Greenfield

13, Nov, 2020 @5:00 AM

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