China advances ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ strategy to dominate Eurasia, Africa

By World Tribune Special to WorldTribune.com by William R. Hawkins, FamilySecurityMatters.org On May 14-15, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) hosted the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The Beijing meeting attracted 29 heads of state (including Russian President Vladimir Putin) and representatives of 130 other countries (including the U.S.), plus the leaders of … Continue reading China advances ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ strategy to dominate Eurasia, Africa

Xi’s wild geese chase the Silk Road gold

President Xi Jinping invokes Ming dynasty heroes, geopolitical development strategies and wild Asian geese analogies to portray China’s New Silk Roads initiative as the flagship of a trade-focussed new world order By Pepe Escobar President Xi Jinping used the two-day New Silk Road international forum in Beijing to establish China as the flagship of a … Continue reading Xi’s wild geese chase the Silk Road gold

Chinese ‘taking over’ Malaysia in 20 years, politician warns

‘What is there to prevent China from owning all of our strategic assets like airports, ports and railways?’ asks Zaid Ibrahim By Johan Nylander, @johannylander   China has overtaken Singapore as the largest investor in Malaysia, while thousands of mainland Chinese are taking advantage of the Southeast Asian nation’s generous long-stay visa for wealthy foreigners. Now, … Continue reading Chinese ‘taking over’ Malaysia in 20 years, politician warns

Chinese-Russian Strategic Partnership

In an interview with Sputnik, Russian political analyst Sergey Sanakoyev focused on the current level of the Moscow-Beijing ties which he said is already starting to look like an alliance Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denisov said that Russia's President Vladimir Putin will take an active part in the international One Belt, One Road forum which will … Continue reading Chinese-Russian Strategic Partnership

Energy News – Cambodia – Ground broken for oil refinery

After years of delays and setbacks, the Cambodian firm set to operate the Kingdom’s landmark oil refinery finally broke ground yesterday on a $1.62 billion project with an updated completion date set for the middle of 2019. The oil refinery, which will be built on 365 hectares across Kampot and Sihanoukville provinces, was first expected … Continue reading Energy News – Cambodia – Ground broken for oil refinery