G-7 Aims to Raise $600 Billion to Counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Seven world powers are looking to counter China with a new project and hundred-billion dollars in funding. It’s designed as an answer to China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
We take a closer look at why some call Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative a form of “debt-trap diplomacy.”
Chinese state media outlets are publishing reports on the Belt and Road Initiative’s growth. Some of them are highlighting its cross-continental train line.
Communist China’s Belt and Road Initiative has expanded rapidly since its first launch. A useful tool is its cross-continental freight train.
The United States is stepping up engagement in the Indo-Pacific in an attempt to counter China’s growing influence, ahead of the next NATO meeting.
A Chinese ambassador told reporters that Beijing is ready to sell aircraft parts to Russia. But Chinese media have largely blocked the story.
Topics in this episode:
- G7 Aims to Raise $600 Billion to Counter China’s BRI
- Is China’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ a Debt Trap?
- Chinese State Media: Belt and Road Initiative Expanding China-Europe Rail Service
- U.S. to Strengthen Presence in Indo-Pacific
- H&M Closes Flagship Shanghai Store
- China: ‘Ready’ to Supply Aircraft Parts to Russia
- AG Amicus Brief Supports Falun Gong
- Q&A: Why Did Youtube Demonetize Our Channel?
- Hong Kong Diaries: a Record of the Handover
- New Textbooks Deny HK was a British Colony
- Tom Cruise’s 1st $1 Billion Film
- Chinese Ministry Article: U.S. Defaming China
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