CHINA'S Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) seeks to provide infrastructure-centred public goods to encourage the global flow of resources and pave a new way towards global development.

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IN A 1989 essay, which was expanded into a 1992 book, Francis Fukuyama famously announced "the end of history", declaring Western-style liberal democracy to be the most reliable political system...

THE ongoing tensions between the United States and China are not just about trade, but also global influence and China's place in the new international order, according to a senior minister; and...