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Italy exits China's Belt and Road Initiative

Italy has decided to exit China's flagship Belt and Road Initiative when the contract expires next month.

BRI enters new phase: Pakistan puts ‘blind trust’ in China

The Belt Road Initiative has entered a new phase and Pakistan has put a 'blind trust' on China over it.

Italy planning to leave China's Belt and Road Initiative: Report

New Delhi: Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni on Sunday conveyed to her Chinese counterpart Li Qiang that Italy is planning to leave China’s inter-continental Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Bloomberg reported.

Nepal Foreign Minister NP Saud rejects China's claim of airport being built under BRI

Kathmandu: Nepal Foreign Minister NP Saud has rejected the claims of the Chinese Ambassador to Nepal that an airport had been built under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Nepal.

African continent remains a major example of China's poorly executed BRI

The African continent remains one of the major examples of China's poorly executed  $1 trillion ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ (BRI).

China's corruption, poor human rights practices spread to Africa, says Washington Post column

The Chinese government's exploitative intentions and the "China model" involving serious human rights abuses and corruption will undermine the dignity and freedom of Africans as the Asian giant led by Xi Jinping helmed Communist Party of China makes deep inroads in the African continent, according to an opinion piece in The Washington Post.

China claims Nepal's Pokhara Airport was built under BRI

Kathmandu: Kathmandu might be saying that there was no project signed under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) between Nepal and China but a recent tweet by the Chinese Embassy made a surprise announcement on Saturday that spoke an alternative picture of the situation.

Pakistan Army enforces China’s strict zero-COVID restrictions at BRI power plant

Karachi, Pakistan: Chinese state-owned enterprises operating flagship Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) infrastructure projects are enforcing Beijing's harsh COVID-19 restrictions across Asian and African countries where they are putting employees in lockdown and even separating them from their family members, media reports said.

German politician says Sri Lanka is the most glaring example of how BRI debt trap can ruin a nation

Berlin: German politician Jo Leinen, who is also a former Minister of Environment and Member of the European Parliament, has said Sri Lanka might be the most glaring example of how the BRI (China's Belt and Road Initiative) debt trap can totally ruin a country.

US President Joe Biden says G7 infrastructure project is an alternative to China's BRI

London/UNI: US President Joe Biden said on Sunday that the G7's new infrastructure initiative would be a better option for developing countries than China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

US, allies aim to revive Blue Dot Network to counter China's BRI

Washington: US has joined its allies to revive the Blue Dot Network to counter China's  Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Chinese hands: Myanmar's military regime reorganizes committee to move ahead with BRI projects

Myanmar, the country hit by a serious political crisis, has reorganized three crucial committees as it pushes ahead with plans to implement giant infrastructure projects that are a key part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Vietnam is losing best friends to China: Derek Grossman

Hanoi: Defence analyst Derek Grossman has said China has increasingly challenged Vietnam’s dominance in Cambodia and Laos, primarily by leveraging Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects to raise its influence in the region.

Declare BRI projects between China and Pakistan as illegal: activist urges UN

Geneva:  A prominent political activist from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir has urged the United Nations to declare Belt and Road Initiative projects between China and Pakistan as illegal and said Islamabad is committing war crimes in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.

China's BRI will certainly be plagued by delays: Expert

Amid COVID-19 pandemic spread and lockdowns, experts feel that China's Belt Road Initiative (BRI), which was previously known as the ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR), might not be shelved but certainly be plagued by delays.