Friday, January 26, 2018
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China Unveils Vision for ‘Polar Silk Road’ Across Arctic

BEIJING, Jan 26 (Reuters) – China on Friday outlined its ambitions to extend President Xi Jinping’s signature Belt and Road Initiative to the Arctic by developing shipping lanes opened up...

January 26, 2018
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Monday, August 15, 2016
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Why China’s Plan to Build a Nautical Silk Road Runs Through Singapore

As the son of a man who journeyed from China to Singapore and founded a shipping business a half century ago, Teo Siong Seng sees his life as one immersed...

August 15, 2016
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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Maritime News

China’s Deserted Road Turns Sorry Substitute for High Seas

By David Fickling (Bloomberg Gadfly) — Think China’s plans to build railways across central Asia will be a boon for global trade? Consider this: The mighty Trans-Siberian Railway carried about...

July 19, 2016
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Friday, March 11, 2016
Maritime News

New Silk Road Index Charts Shipping Industry’s Stormy Waters

By Colin Simpson (Bloomberg) — A new Chinese shipping index that tracks freight movements among the countries on the route of one of President Xi Jinping’s key trade initiatives has...

March 11, 2016
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Friday, February 12, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Touts ‘Batman’ Destroyer as Obama Courts Asean Leaders

By David Tweed and Toluse Olorunnipa (Bloomberg) — U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s postwar security order in the face of an increasingly assertive...

February 12, 2016
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Friday, June 12, 2015
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The New Silk Road – China’s Answer for Europe’s Needs

Although Budapest and Beijing are separated by 6,000 miles, they've just agreed to become much closer. In a quiet ceremony held last weekend, Hungary became the first European country to sign onto China’s New Silk Road initiative, a multi-billion dollar program to build up infrastructure and trade along the land and maritime routes of the ancient Silk Road that stretched across Asia and Europe.

June 12, 2015
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Monday, November 10, 2014
Maritime News

China to Make ‘Mind Blowing’ Investment to Expand Clout Along New Silk Road

China plans to spend billions of dollars to revive intercontinental land routes and develop maritime links to expand commerce and give it more weight in a freight system dominated by European shipping lines.

November 10, 2014
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Saturday, November 8, 2014
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China to Establish $40 Billion ‘Silk Road’ Infrastructure Fund

China will contribute $40 billion to set up a Silk Road infrastructure fund to boost connectivity across Asia, President Xi Jinping announced on Saturday, the latest Chinese project to spread the largesse of its own economic growth.

November 8, 2014
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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China Said to Plan $16.3 Billion Fund to Revive ‘Silk Road’ Trading Route

China plans a $16.3 billion fund to finance construction of infrastructure linking its markets to three continents as President Xi Jinping pushes forward with his plans to revive the centuries-old Silk Road trading route.

November 5, 2014
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