With FOCAC8 concluded in Senegal, the two sides have co-written a new chapter in an evolving relationship
Prof. Alice Hughes, a biodiversity expert based in China’s Yunnan province, spoke to us about attempts from within the scientific community to measure and assess biodiversity risks along the Belt and Road
Sun Tianshu argues that the current fragmented foreign aid system needs overarching coordination for it to support Chinese diplomacy and address global challenges
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
In this special issue of our newsletter, we look at how Chinese media and society is trying to make sense of the bewildering situation in Afghanistan
Japan’s leading foreign aid agency shows how the state can support civil society involvement in international development
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
We surveyed our network of contributors on whether the G7’s counter-offer to the BRI represents anything new
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.