Belt and Road Initiative

Workers move a box of freshly caught squid in Pucusana, Peru, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.

A state-owned company from China is building a massive commercial port in Peru

Experts say the port will be a new milestone for shipping trade between China and Latin America. But many people in the town of Chancay, where the port will be located, are not happy about it and say their lives will be changed forever.

A sign is seen at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, China, Oct. 20, 2019.

Schiff: US power to confront hard targets like China ‘has really atrophied’

US-China relations
A farmer works in a paddy field under the power lines near Nam Theun 2 dam in Khammouane province in Laos, Oct. 28, 2013.

How a Chinese company took control of an entire nation’s electrical grid

Venice’s Grand Canal was for centuries a thoroughfare for the global shipping trade on the ancient Silk Road.

Italy is caught in the middle of the EU’s tussle with its ‘systemic rival,’ China

On China's New Silk Road
A billboard advertising the "China dream" in Chengdu, China, in June 2019.

The ‘China dream’: The new Silk Road begins at home

On China's New Silk Road
Chinese President Xi Jinping is shown standing at a podium with four microphones.

China’s Xi says Belt and Road must be green, sustainable

China’s Belt and Road Initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said in opening a summit on his grand strategy, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan would deliver “high-quality” growth for all.