New Delhi, unsettled by the thought of Beijing dominating its own backyard, is responding in kind.
Through the Belt and Road Initiative, China's Arctic policy poses a challenge, not a threat, to the U.S., experts say.
A political crisis in the Maldives will test India's foreign policy in Asia.
An Alibaba scheme in Malaysia has many worried about a possible hit to businesses in the Southeast Asian country.
The Chinese yuan is used in a just a tiny percentage of global payments, according to Swift data.
"The judiciary is subservient to the Chinese Communist Party and its interests," one expert explained.
China's "Belt and Road" investments in Kazakhstan are paying off, allowing the country to vie for U.S. deals.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is visiting China, where she'll be seeking a free trade agreement.
Many Chinese projects in Kyrgyzstan focus on transportation, but there's another sector that may catch Beijing's eye.
More countries are interested in China's Belt and Road Initiative because of how big it is growing, a researcher said.
China is building infrastructure developments — and relationships — with many countries.
China's spending in Central and Eastern Europe could lead to connections across the continent, one expert told CNBC.
The first official Belt and Road bond in China's domestic market offered few advantages for the issuer.
In a new documentary entitled “The New Silk Road: Ambition and Opportunity,” CNBC traverses China's planned Belt and Road Initiative to meet some of the people that will be affected.