Tag: One Belt One Road

Chinese President Xi Jinping walks with Tonga's King Tupou VI (not seen) during a welcome ceremony in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 1, 2018. King Tupou VI is on a state visit to China. / AFP PHOTO / GREG BAKER (Photo credit should read GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

African Commentators Sour on China

China’s Communist Party has spent years promoting the value its “One Belt, One Road” infrastructure project could have for Africa. As the Trump administration ramps up its campaign to turn Africa away from China, some columnists throughout the continent appear to be listening.

Presentación de Yang Wanming

Chinese Communists Vow to ‘Promote Globalization’ in Latin America

In a Spanish-language opinion piece in one of the nation’s largest newspapers, Chinese Ambassador to Argentina Yang Wanming urged Latin American nations to increase trade ties to China, promoting Beijing’s “One Belt One Road” project and warning the Communist Party will begin a “greater push” to conquer trade in the hemisphere.

Spengler: Western Elites’ Contempt for China Turns to Panic

David P. Goldman, who writes for Asia Times under the pen name Spengler, explains in his latest column that “[a] sense of resignation, if not outright defeatism, pervades the Trump White House where China is concerned.” Western elites who once dismissed or downplayed China’s ascendancy as the world’s dominant superpower are now suddenly confronted with its reality.