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China’s Worlwide Reach: China’s Global Investments down in 2018

China’s global investments. Despite the ambitious Silk Road project, Chinese infrastructure investments abroad in 2018 fell by $ 100 billion, according to data provided by … Read more

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China’s authoritarian control system – Interview with Patrick Poon, Researcher at Amnesty International

Patrick Poon is a researcher at Amnesty International, East Asia Regional Office (EARO), and former journalist. Interview by Matteo Damiani The Chinese government finally acknowledged … Read more

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A Wave of Internet Censorship amidst the PRC Constitution Changes

Xi Jinping is already considered to be one of the most influential Chinese leaders in the country’s history. From his compelling anti-corruption campaigns to the … Read more

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The Belt and Road is How, the awkwardly-named English-language music video

China soft power – “The Belt and Road is How” music video performed by children from countries on the new Silk Road.

In the Chinese narrative, the belt and road initiative is an inclusive economic and cultural project, opposed to the Donald Trump’s vision of the world. 

Also, the video is posted on Youtube which is banned in China.

The Belt and Road is How