Manila, Beijing to open South China Sea talks next week: envoy

The Philippines and China will open bilateral talks on their dispute over the South China Sea next week, Manila's ambassador to Beijing said on Saturday. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sought to deepen relations with China despite its extensive ... ( read original story ...)

India cool on Beijing summit as “Silk Road” stirs unease

NEW DELHI India is likely to be represented by local embassy staff or academics this weekend at a major gathering of leaders and ministers on China's "Silk Road" initiative, reflecting deep unease in New Delhi about the far-reaching project. India's main ... ( read original story ...)

Kazakh culture on display at Beijing subway station

BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Xinhua News Agency found a great way to introduce Beijing Subway passengers to culture and nature of countries of the One Belt, One Road initiative, including Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports from China. Some of the Beijing ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing-KL relationship at its best ever, says Xi Jinping

Both sides hail new Silk Road, agree to boost ties in infrastructure, e-commerce, training BEIJING • Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak described China's One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative - its new Silk Road - as a game changer, in a meeting with ... ( read original story ...)

Trade deal feeds China taste for beef, won't close deficit

railways and roads expanding China's trade with Asia, Africa and Europe. The decision to lift by no later than July 16 a ban on imported American beef imposed in 2003 over mad cow disease concerns is good news for Chinese consumers, said Peking University ... ( read original story ...)

China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

China will seek to burnish President Xi Jinping's stature as a world-class statesman at an international gathering centered on his signature foreign policy effort envisioning a future world order in which all roads lead to Beijing. The "Belt and Road Forum ... ( read original story ...)