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  • A train at the Urumqi South railway station. China is spending on high-speed rail projects as part of its "One Belt, One Road" initiative.

    Is China spending big to overhaul its image problem?

  • BEIJING, May 15- India didn't show up. Despite the distractions, China stuck to the script at the first major summit dedicated to its new " Silk Road" initiative to open land and sea corridors across Asia and beyond, pushing President Xi Jinping's free trade message hard. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy, pointed to how seriously China took it.

  • *China to host next Belt and Road Forum in 2019. BEIJING, May 15- Chinese President Xi Jinping and 29 other heads of state on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to build an open economy and ensure free and inclusive trade, under the ambitious Belt and Road initiative led by Beijing. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy, which included the scrapping of the...

  • BEIJING, May 15- India didn't show up. Despite the distractions, China stuck to the script at the first major summit dedicated to its new " Silk Road" initiative to open land and sea corridors across Asia and beyond, pushing President Xi Jinping's free trade message hard. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy, pointed to how seriously China took it.

  • *China to host next Belt and Road Forum in 2019. BEIJING, May 15- Chinese President Xi Jinping and 29 other heads of state on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to build an open economy and ensure free and inclusive trade, under the ambitious Belt and Road initiative led by Beijing. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy, which included the scrapping of the...

  • Xi'an, China - May 14 2015: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Emper Qins Terra - cotta Warriors and Horses Museum on May 14, 2015 in Xi'an, Shaanxi province.

    India has indirectly criticized one of China's flagship policy programs as the two nations seek to assert their power in Asia.

  • *Some diplomats see plan as way for China to push influence. BEIJING, May 14- Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models based on rivalry and diplomatic power games. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt and Road...

  • *Some diplomats see plan as way for China to push influence. BEIJING, May 14- Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models based on rivalry and diplomatic power games. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt and Road...

  • *Some diplomats see plan as way for China to push influence. BEIJING, May 14- Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models based on rivalry and diplomatic power games. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt...

  • *Some diplomats see plan as way for China to push influence. BEIJING, May 14- Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models based on rivalry and diplomatic power games. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt...

  • NEW DELHI, May 14- India has not sent an official delegation to attend the "Belt and Road Forum" in Beijing and instead criticised China's global initiative, warning of an "unsustainable debt burden" for countries involved. Indian foreign ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay, asked whether New Delhi was participating in the summit, said India could not accept a project...

  • A logo sits illuminated outside the ZTE pavilion on the opening day of the World Mobile Congress at the Fira Gran Via Complex on February 22, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.

    China's ZTE is expanding its partnership in Pakistan to extend digital television services into more regions of the country, including in remote areas.

  • NEW DELHI, May 12- 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 objection to China's plan to build ports, railways and power links across Asia and on to Europe is that...

  • *China sets great store by success of " Silk Road" initiative. BEIJING, May 11- When leaders of 28 nations gather in Beijing next week for a summit to map out China's ambitious new Silk Road project, one question is likely to be on attendees' minds- what exactly is the Belt and Road Initiative? Despite aggressive promotion of the May 14-15 summit in China, including media...

  • *China sets great store by success of " Silk Road" initiative. BEIJING, May 11- When leaders of 28 nations gather in Beijing next week for a summit to map out China's ambitious new Silk Road project, one question is likely to be on attendees' minds- what exactly is the Belt and Road Initiative? Despite aggressive promotion of the May 14-15 summit in China, including media...

  • Pakistani Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization Ishaq Dar, Indian Minister of Finance, Defense and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati and Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao share handshakes after a CNBC-hosted debate at the 2017 ADB meeting in Yokohama, Japan.

    Key figures in Asia suggested that trade will continue to liberalize — no matter the rhetoric coming out of Washington.

  • ISLAMABAD, April 27- Pakistan's financial regulator is escalating investigations against stockbrokers in a campaign to curb insider trading and illegal leveraging in the stock market, its executive director said in an interview. Pakistan's benchmark stocks index was one of the world's best performing last year and has returned more than 900 percent since...

  • ISLAMABAD, April 27- Pakistan's financial regulator is escalating investigations against stockbrokers in a campaign to curb insider trading and illegal leveraging in the stock market, its executive director said in an interview. Pakistan's benchmark stocks index was one of the world's best performing last year and has returned more than 900 percent since...

  • ISLAMABAD, April 27- Pakistan's financial regulator is escalating investigations against stockbrokers in a campaign to curb insider trading and illegal leveraging in the stock market, its executive director said in an interview. Pakistan's benchmark stocks index was one of the world's best performing last year and has returned more than 900 percent since...

  • ISLAMABAD, April 27- Pakistan's financial regulator is escalating investigations against stockbrokers in a campaign to curb insider trading and illegal leveraging in the stock market, its executive director said in an interview. Pakistan's benchmark stocks index was one of the world's best performing last year and has returned more than 900 percent since...