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    Lhasa To Become South Asian Big Data Tech Link With China

    Tibet A Belt & Road Gateway Between China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India & Myanmar Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis  The Tibetan SAR capital city, Lhasa is the site of a huge, 645,000 square metre data facility that is being built to power data exchange between China and its neighboring countries in South Asia.

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – June 8, 2020

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Tracking China’s 2020 Preferential Investment Polices (China Briefing) 38 Countries Participate In Belt & Road Initiative Forum As G7 Goes AWOL (Silk Road Briefing) China’s Bear Hug For The Blockchain (Asia Times) Top COVID-19 Expert Defends TCM Globalisation Amid Pandemic (Global Times) Exploring The Indian Ocean Above &[…..]

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    China’s New Silk Road: Weekly Arts & Culture Round Up – June 5, 2020

    Walking To Samarkand Walking to Samarkand is journalist Bernard Ollivier’s stunning account of the second leg of his 7,200-mile walk from Istanbul, Turkey, to Xi’an, China, along the Silk Road–the longest and perhaps most mythical trade route of all time. Picking up where his previous book Out of Istanbul left off, Ollivier heads out of[…..]

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    38 Countries Participate In Belt & Road Initiative Tax Forum As G7 Go AWOL

    New BRI Platform Discusses Covid-19 and Multilateral Trade Responses In Absence Of Global Meetings Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis A Belt & Road tax discussion forum was held yesterday (June 4) bringing together 178 Participants from 38 Countries and Organisations from around the world. Participants explored ways to enhance tax cooperation among the countries and regions[…..]

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    Indonesia’s Jakarta-Bandung-Surabaya Rail Project Back on Track

    Japanese Investors Come In On China Belt & Road Project Op/Ed By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Indonesia has announced the re-start and expansion of the planned Java Hi-Speed Rail project, which had stalled among political, finance and coronavirus issues. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has had the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway project extended to Surabaya city in the eastern[…..]

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    China’s Belt & Road And Beyond – June 1, 2020

    Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion China’s Travel Restrictions And Special Visa Applications (China Briefing) China Launches Two More Satellites Into Space (AA) Why Is There So Much Furore Over China’s Belt & Road Initiative? (The Conversation) China’s Political Season: Renewed Belt & Road Initiative Focus (CGTN) What’s Behind China’s Controversial Health Silk Road[…..]

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    China’s New Silk Road: Weekly Arts & Culture Round Up – May 29, 2020

    Genghis Khan & The Making Of The Modern World  Jack Weatherford is a personal friend of mine, and wrote a New York Times Bestseller – The startling true history of how one extraordinary man from a remote corner of the world created an empire that led the world into the modern age. The Mongol army led by Genghis[…..]

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    Shanghai Lingang Free Trade Zone Clearing Exports & Arranging Finance For Belt & Road Trade

    Export orders, capital transfers and insurance for cross-border trade can now be arranged in Lingang New Area Of The Shanghai FTZ. Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis Updated Friday May 29 Donald Trump is poised to announce some form of sanctions today (Friday May 29) on either Hong Kong, China, or both, following Mike Pompeo’s announcement a[…..]

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    Xi’an-Kathmandu Combined Road-Rail Cargo Service Launched

    China-Nepal route over Himalayas now open for business Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis A combined road-rail route from China and Tibet and through to the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu was launched last Friday. Starting in Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province, the service takes eight days to reach Kathmandu. There are plans to make the[…..]

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    Last Major China-Laos Railway Tunnel Completed On Lancang-Mekong Corridor

    How The Mekong River Is Becoming A Significant South-East Asian Trade Corridor Op/Ed by Chris Devonshire-Ellis The last significant tunnel to be bored to complete the China-Laotian Railway was completed on March 15th, with track now being laid at a rate of 2km per day, despite the on-going Covid-19 situation. The route is part of[…..]

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