Chinese President Xi Jinping meets French President Emmanuel Macron after a stop in Monaco

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron met for dinner in the south of France on Sunday ahead of official talks with the host… Read more "Chinese President Xi Jinping meets French President Emmanuel Macron after a stop in Monaco"

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Ethiopia in talks with China to ease ‘serious debt pressure’ tied to New Silk Road rail link, envoy says

Ethiopia is renegotiating billions of dollars in loans from Beijing for a railway that links the Ethiopian capital to neighbouring Djibouti, to avoid being buried by “serious”… Read more "Ethiopia in talks with China to ease ‘serious debt pressure’ tied to New Silk Road rail link, envoy says"

Italy’s move to join New Silk Road may see European Union tighten coordination on China

Italy’s decision to join Beijing’s multibillion-dollar “Belt and Road Initiative” may prompt the European Union to tighten its coordination on China amid growing scrutiny of its efforts… Read more "Italy’s move to join New Silk Road may see European Union tighten coordination on China"

Amid escalating US-China tensions, Indo-Pacific leaders need to play key role in keeping regional peace

“When China was poor people were worried about China. Now that [they] have become rich they are [still] worried for other reasons,” Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad… Read more "Amid escalating US-China tensions, Indo-Pacific leaders need to play key role in keeping regional peace"

Top US trade official Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to travel to China for high-level trade talks

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will travel to Beijing for the latest round of high-level trade talks scheduled to start on… Read more "Top US trade official Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to travel to China for high-level trade talks"