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FAST FACTS: China's Belt and Road Initiative

Nov 20, 2018 - 4:23 PM

(UPDATED) China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative is a revival of the ancient silk road trading route that would link Asian markets with economic circles in Europe

CHINA'S LEADER. Chinese President Xi Jinping walks past honor guards along with Philipine military chief Carlito Galvez (R) shortly after arriving at Manila international airport on November 20, 2018. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

[ANALYSIS] ASEAN likes, but also fears, China's economic weight

Nov 12, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Recent analyses make the case for why ASEAN's 10 member countries need to work on deepening trade and investment ties among themselves

At a forgotten Pakistan port, China paves a new Silk Road

Oct 25, 2017 - 3:27 PM

Pakistan's Gwadar port is an unlikely crown jewel in a multi-billion-dollar development project with China aimed at constructing a 21st century Silk Road

PROMISE OF PROGRESS. In this photograph taken on October 4, 2017, a Pakistani naval personnel stands guard near a ship carrying containers at Gwadar Port. Amelie Herenstein/AFP

For Pakistanis, China 'friendship' road runs one way

Aug 02, 2017 - 1:46 PM

For China the two lane thoroughfare symbolizes a blossoming partnership but for many Pakistani businessmen living and working on the Chinese side of the border the road is a one way street

LONG WAY. This picture taken on June 27, 2017 shows a truck driving along the China-Pakistan Friendship Highway before the Karakorum mountain range near Tashkurgan in China's western Xinjiang province. Johannes Eisele/AFP

Duterte joins Belt and Road talks with 28 other leaders

May 15, 2017 - 8:30 PM

The Philippine leader introduces his administration s ambitious infrastructure plan and stresses the need to fight illegal drugs

READY TO CONTRIBUTE. President Rodrigo Duterte participates in two leaders' roundtable summits during the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China. Presidential photo

China tells the world bedtime stories in propaganda drive

May 13, 2017 - 1:01 PM

State run media bombards the internet with a series of videos touting Xi Jinping s One Belt One Road Initiative ahead of a two day summit on the project

CHINESE LEADER. This file photo taken on September 3, 2016 shows China's President Xi Jinping speaking during the opening ceremony of the B20 Summit prior to the G20 Summit in Hangzhou. Photo by Aly Song/AFP

China champions globalization with new Silk Road summit

May 11, 2017 - 2:29 PM

The forum will promote President Xi Jinping s One Belt One Road Initiative OBOR a massive Chinese bankrolled infrastructure project to link the country with Africa Asia and Europe

SUMMIT-READY ROAD. Banners are displayed along a street ahead of Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing on May 9, 2017. Wang Zhao/AFP

Duterte to attend Belt and Road summit in China

Mar 24, 2017 - 4:37 PM

The Philippine President s attendance to the Silk Road Initative summit in May will be his second visit to China

REVIVED FRIENDSHIP. Chinese President Xi Jinping invites Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to the One Belt, One Road Summit in China. File photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Duterte to visit China again in May – report

Jan 19, 2017 - 5:34 PM

I look forward to meeting Xi Jinping again the Chinese Foreign Ministry reportedly quotes President Rodrigo Duterte as saying

FRIENDLY TIES. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte meets with China Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin at the Music Room in Malacanang on January 17, 2017. Presidential Photo

The Scrum: Beyond citizenship, issues that Grace Poe has to answer

Mar 14, 2016 - 2:04 PM

We have focused far too long on her citizenship yet Grace Poe has largely gotten away with motherhood and non committal answers to hard questions

NATURAL-BORN FILIPINO. Senator Grace Poe hurdles legal challenges to her presidential bid. File photo

Amid tension, Chinese cities push investments in PH

Apr 20, 2015 - 10:53 AM

Xiamen and Quanzhou in Fujian province where many Filipino Chinese trace their roots want their businessmen to go global

ONE STOP SHOP. Investors at the Xiamen Xiangyu Free Trade Zone need only to stop at one place to check all their requirements. All photos by Mia Gonzalez/Rappler