Belt and Road Initiative to facilitate development of Middle East countries

Now all eyes are on this week's mega meet, "The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation" to be held at the China National Convention Center and the Yanqi Lake International Convention Center in Beijing from May 14-15.

Op-Ed Blog

The global WannaCry cyberattack - a lesson to the World

The massive May 2017 global computer hacking attack, dubbed "WannaCry", which infected tens of thousands of computers throughout the world running Microsoft Windows, is an act of terrorism, due to its escalating impacts in recent days. 

Forum engenders wider acceptance of B&R Initiative

There have been many important outcomes from the two-day Belt and Road Forum in Beijing but one of the most significant is a deeper awareness of the massive trade and infrastructure concept in the broader global environment.

"One Belt One Road"is China's Gift for the world : Next phase of Globalization

The policy of 'Economic Reforms and Open door' to the world followed by China's successive leaderships ever since 1978 have transformed not only China itself but also the regional and global economic situation. 

China's 'Belt and Road' at the epicenter of attention

China is again in the headlines of international media. The organization of the 'Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation' in Beijing is bringing together world leaders, organizations, ministers diplomats and academics to discuss future cooperation steps.

Belt and Road Initiative to facilitate development of Middle East countries

Now all eyes are on this week's mega meet, "The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation" to be held at the China National Convention Center and the Yanqi Lake International Convention Center in Beijing from May 14-15. 

Why OBOR not failure but shared success?

Is there any chink in the armor of One Belt and One Road (OBOR) that may send it packing sooner or later? How long economic integration initiative will remain sustainable fixing the complex issues of security, regional conflicts and crippling financial strengths of poor recipient developing countries?

Duterte puts back the Asia into the Philippines

The Philippines is slowly shedding its pseudo-American skin in favor of its authentic Asian self. It is disconcerting to some, this newly exposed reality, but to many more Filipinos, it is a real political epiphany.

At last, with Duterte, we're no longer the US lackey in Asia

The big message that the Philippines has sent to the world during its hosting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit last week was as historic as can be in terms of our foreign policy: We are no longer the Americans' lackey in this part of the world, not its proxy in Asean, which the US secretly founded as the Asian equivalent of NATO to counter communist China.

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Lin Shaowen A radio person, Mr. Lin Shaowen is strongly interested in international relations and Chinese politics. As China is quite often misunderstood in the rest of the world, he feels the need to better present the true picture of the country, the policies and meanings. So he talks a lot and is often seen debating. Then friends find a critical Lin Shaowen criticizing and criticized. Xu Qinduo Xu Qinduo is CRI's former chief correspondent to Washington DC, the United States. He works as the producer, host and commentator for TODAY, a flagship talk show on current affairs. Mr. Xu contributes regularly to English-language newspapers including Shenzhen Daily and Global Times as well as Chinese-language radio and TV services. Liu Yan Liu Yan is a best-selling author specializing in English learning and popular culture. Among his published works are English - The Real Deal (1&2) and Hold On, Sit Tight, Let's Enjoy This Cinematic Ride Together. He is also a long-time columnist for such esteemed magazines as English Language Learning and JoyRide English. In addition, Liu Yan is a commentator on social and cultural issues. He wants people to think of him as a trusted friend who can inform, educate and entertain all at the same time. Luo Yu Luo Yu is a freelance writer, CRI's former co-host of RoundTable, discussing the hottest social issues in China. He was also former producer and host of Biz Buzz, a weekly business program which includes exclusive interviews with global business and political leaders. Former guests include former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, former Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and Nobel Laureate in Economics Pro. Thomas Sargent. Luo Yu holds a MSc. Finance and Investment, a MSc. Management Science and Operational Research, a BSc in Biology and a BBA in Business Administration. Luo Yu loves exploring new opportunities. His boldest move might be when he switched from engineering to broadcasting. It’s a move he considers to be the wisest decision he's ever made. Sina Weibo: @CRI罗煜 Email: louie23@126.com