Full Steam Ahead on the China-Europe Express Route

Jointly Building the Future

The Belt and Road Initiative is a new international public good provided by China to the whole world and an important conduit for China to promote building a community with a shared future for mankind in the new era, demonstrating China’s key contributions to global peace, development, and win-win cooperation.

Did China Get Sri Lanka to Cough Up a Port?

“China got Sri Lanka to cough up a port,” said the New York Times in a widely quoted article published on June 25, 2018.The article claimed, “Every time Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa turned to his Chinese allies for loans and assistance with an ambitious port project, the answer was yes.