After a decade of cooperation, central and eastern Europe increasingly sees China as a threat.
China made a huge splash in PNG in late 2018 with infrastructure investments and loan pledges. But since then, it has struggled to make inroads due, in part, to anti-Chinese sentiment.
The US may want to rethink its anti-China policy as Beijing's focus on providing international coronavirus aid and digital and health care investments seems to be working.
China has grand plans for its US$1 trillion Belt and Road initiative to remake the world order. Here's what's driving China's ambitions – and why the west is nervous.
A new study forecasts that thousands of miles of new road construction will cut through tiger habitat across Asia by 2050. Planning can make these projects more tiger-friendly.
Beijing is touting its role in the world and praising its autocratic governmental system and its huge countrywide surveillance network. Hawks in Washington aren't impressed.
Today’s autocrats rarely use brute force to wrest control. A human rights and international law scholar details the modern authoritarian's latest methods to grab and hold power.
A new push to focus development efforts on big infrastructure projects could have unitended consequences.
Morrison stressed “that we will never feel corralled into any sort of binary assessment of these relationships” - assessments that said “pro-United States or pro-China”.
China is betting that a massive set of investments around the world will bring it economic prosperity and international political power.
Tapping just 3.7% of solar potential in countries in China's intercontinental infrastructure programme could power the entire region.
Mineral-rich Mongolia is experiencing a mining boom, but its growth is creating distrust and conflict with herder communities.
The EU has declared China a 'systemic rival' – but this is shortsighted.
Italy is neither the first, nor will it be the last European economy to follow its own national interest and look for Chinese support.
Promoting Canadian jobs is part of any government’s political mandate, but so too is the responsibility of ensuring that Canadian businesses are not supporting or condoning corruption abroad.
China is keen to invest in Indonesia's infrastructure. But before signing any new, Indonesia must be certain that new physical infrastructures financed with debt will not be in vain
The Uyghurs are a Muslim minority group living China's Xinjiang region. It is now estimated over one million Uyghurs have been arrested and imprisoned in China's vast network of "re-education" camps.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin has new aspirations in Africa in pursuit of his country's assertiveness in the global arena.
Donald Trump's pick to head the World Bank could well weaken the organisation's importance in international development and finance.
Darwin is now on the front line in managing tensions between Australia’s most important strategic ally and partner and its major trading partner.