President Xi Jinping’s new pledge not only puts the fate of many coal power plants on the line, but also changes the long standing narrative of the BRI
China’s support for coal power around the world is likely to end quietly, without the kind of high-level policy announcement that many have been hoping for, argues Tom Baxter
Neither the largest nor most powerful of economies in the region, the UAE has emerged as China’s most important strategic partner in the Middle East. Jonathan Fulton of Zayed University explains why.
President Duterte’s “Build Build Build” infrastructure push is transforming the Philippines’ landscape and its politics. Researchers Jerik Cruz and Hansley Juliano discuss how the “pivot to China” strategy shapes the BBB program and whether recent tensions might change the dynamics.
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi had a busy start to the year 2021. His itinerary may tell us how the BRI is being adjusted for new global realities
Belt and Road Through My Village is a new book that listens to the perspectives of those most affected by BRI mega projects
An interview with Tyler Harlan on the politics of “greenness” of the Belt and Road Initiative
Understanding who makes what decisions in the Belt and Road Initiative, an interview with Dr Thomas Hale
Dr Pichamon Yeophantong shares her observations about how Chinese infrastructure companies approach gender in project development
New paper sheds light on reasons behind the lack of renewable energy lending from China’s policy banks