Daily Archives: May 14, 2017

Remarks by Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission at the High Level Dialogue Session of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

It is a pleasure to be here to discuss Connectivity – the driving force of the twenty-first century.

The Asian Development Bank estimates that Asia faces a $26tn infrastructure gap until 2030. Done the right …

UN chief highlights “immense potential” of China's One Belt, One Road plan

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António Guterres. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferr√©

Praising the “immense potential” of China’s ambitious “One Belt, One Road” economic plan, the UN Secretary-General said it can also promote access to markets for …

At China's Belt and Road Forum, UN chief Guterres stresses shared development goals

14 May 2017 &#150 Speaking at a major international conference in Beijing, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today drew comparisons between China’s &#39One Belt, One Road&#39 initiative and the Sustainable Development Goals, saying both are …

EU: North Korea missile test a 'threat to international peace'

NNA – North Korea’s test-firing of a ballistic missile constitutes a “threat to international peace and security” as Pyongyang ratchets up tensions in the region, an EU spokesperson said Sunday, May 14.

“This and previous …

Russia, China �worried� about rising N. Korea tensions

NNA – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping expressed concern about rising tensions on the Korean peninsula after a North Korean missile test on Sunday, Putin’s spokesman said.

Meeting on the sidelines …