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2019/11/05 | Op-Ed

Indonesia Should Stop Fearing Chinese Workers

Indonesia’s growing anti-Chinese sentiment is mostly based on bias and disinformation, which will end up being unproductive to the country’s economic progress.

2019/03/13 | Chinadialogue

China May Determine the Future of Myanmar's Fragile Rivers

Chinese companies are pushing to resume destructive dam projects, ignoring a key assessment and the objections of local people.

2018/09/28 | China Brief

China and Myanmar Circle Warily around Proposed Economic Corridor

There is considerable doubt on both sides over a proposed China-Myanmar Economic Corridor.

2018/09/07 | Stuart Heaver

China's One Belt, One Road Is One Dimensional Compared with the Maritime Original

Exploring the breadth and diversity of cultural and economic exchange enabled by the Maritime Silk Road reveals the comparative paucity of its modern-day counterpart.

2018/09/01 | The Interpreter

ANALYSIS: Belt and Road Is an Exercise in Chinese Branding

More than anything, Belt and Road is a marketing tool – and, it seems, a largely successful one.

2018/08/17 | The Third Pole

OPINION: Laos Dam Disaster Offers Chance to Reassess Renewables Plan

The decision to suspend hydropower projects offers Laos a chance to work with international partners and switch to less environmentally impactful renewables.

2018/08/14 | Diálogo Chino

ANALYSIS: The Pros and Cons of Chinese Investment in Latin America

By extending into Latin America, China's Belt and Road is filling a vacuum for much-needed local infrastructure. However, environmental and labor concerns linger.

2018/08/07 | Policy Forum

ANALYSIS: Japan Is Finally Entering the Indo-Pacific Arena

Japan has hesitated to assert itself in the Indo-Pacific, a region increasingly dominated by Chinese influence. It may want to avoid its tradition 'value-oriented diplomacy' and the temptation to lock horns with China.

2018/08/06 | Mongabay

China's Belt and Road Might Endanger the World's Rarest Ape

A key Belt and Road hydropower dam project in Sumatra, Indonesia could threaten the rarest species of great ape in the world. Only about 800 Tapanuli orangutans remain, and they may be right in China's path.