China's Belt and Road Initiative involves hundreds of infrastructure projects around the world. But they are rarely put out to tender and there is little transparency in how they are decided.
European companies' access to projects within China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) leaves much to be desired, the EU Chamber of Commerce in China has said in a fresh survey. What exactly is at the heart of the problem?
The Karakax list shows that totalitarian methods are being used to "reeducate" an entire people in the northwest of China. Many Uighurs are sent to camps without trial, DW's Matthias von Hein writes.
During a visit to Kazakhstan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blasted China over its treatment of Uighur Muslims, Kazakhs and other minorities. He also urged countries to see the US as a reliable business partner.
Concerns about China's hegemonic ambitions, mostly over the Belt and Road Initiative, are rising across Southeast Asia. While some countries in the region have succumbed to Chinese pressure, the rest are resisting it.
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