The Belt and Road Initiative

Belt and Road, a signature policy unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013, embraces 65 countries to expand commerce and international relations. The initiative connects China with Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa via the Old Silk Road and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. This series explores how the initiative is faring by land and by sea.
Belt and Road, a signature policy unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013, embraces 65 countries to expand commerce and international relations. The initiative connects China with Europe, the Middle East, South Asia and Africa via the Old Silk Road and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. This series explores how the initiative is faring by land and by sea.
Tales of friendship between China and Laos - China In Focus News
In Focus

Tales of friendship between China and Laos

Links between the two neighboring countries were forged long before the recent opening of railway due to a volunteer support program lasting over 19 years.
City-trained Laos students' career on track with railway - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

City-trained Laos students' career on track with railway

Nine Laotian graduates from the Shanghai Institute of Technology have studied their way to serve the first modern railway in Laos, thanks to the Belt and Road Initiative.
Global artists invited to stay, create in Silk Road hub city - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Global artists invited to stay, create in Silk Road hub city

Dunhuang, an old city on the historic Silk Road, will invite global artists to stay and create art inspired by the Mogao Caves, a UNESCO world heritage.
Forging closer links between Shanghai and Inner Mongolia - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Forging closer links between Shanghai and Inner Mongolia

The city of Baotou in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region inked 48 investment agreements in Shanghai, covering new energy, equipment manufacturing and modern service sectors.
Local engineering institute calls for more foreign water projects - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Local engineering institute calls for more foreign water projects

A major Shanghai municipal engineering contractor proposed helping more developing countries build clean and reliable water systems, especially in light of the pandemic.
Chinese tech giants help Indonesian students - China Tech News
Tech

Chinese tech giants help Indonesian students

Huawei and Kingsoft Office offering cloud and office products and services to help students and teachers at 500 universities in Indonesia amid the pandemic.
China to back offering services overseas - China Economy News
Economy

China to back offering services overseas

Notice from 19 government departments says country will support domestic design and consulting enterprises in offering services to overseas investment and construction projects.
Belt and Road cities ranked best performers - China Economy News
Economy

Belt and Road cities ranked best performers

The influence of China's Belt and Road Initiative can be seen in the Milken Institute's annual Best-Performing Cities China report as cities in western areas climb up the rankings.
Forum addresses development of Belt & Road Initiative in time of COVID-19 - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Forum addresses development of Belt & Road Initiative in time of COVID-19

Experts shared insights on developing the Belt and Road Initiative and global governance at the fourth International Forum on the Belt and Road Initiative & Global Governance.
Institute bids farewell to Laos students - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Institute bids farewell to Laos students

First batch of students studying engineering at the Shanghai Institute of Technology due to return home next week to work on the China-Laos railway project.
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