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WATCH: China's new cryptocurrency to be launched this month

The intention behind the issuing a large scale cryptocurrency is to replace cash in circulation, in a bid to clamp down on fraud and criminal activities. The digital currency is said to support the yuan (the currency unit of renminbi), which will continue to circulate as the cryptocurrency is implemented.

13 August 2019 | Belt and Road

WATCH: President Xi Jinping calls for peace between India and Pakistan

Amid tensions in Kashmir, India has taken a stance to revoke article 360 of the Indian Constitution. The Indian Constitution has allowed Kashmir to have autonomy over local politics. Despite fears of Ethnic cleansing, Narendra Modi has stated that the bold political move is only to ensure that "separatism, nepotism and corruption" are removed.

12 August 2019 | Belt and Road

Yuan hits lowest amid China-US trade war

Since the start of the trade war in 2018, the US has imposed 25% tariffs on $250 billion of U.S. imports from China. China has since retaliated by slapping elevated levies on billions of dollars of American products that it buys

5 August 2019 | Belt and Road

China launches world’s first intelligent mega tanker

An Oil carrier with a capacity of 308,000 tons, amounting to approximately 2.275 million oil barrels is the world’s first intelligent mega tanker, a VLCC, which has been installed with an intelligent operating system and is the first smart carrier in the world

5 August 2019 | Belt and Road

Indonesia requests funds from BRI

Indonesia has requested special funding from China within President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for an improved correlation with loans that are linked with BRI projects.

25 July 2019 | Belt and Road

WATCH: China-US trade war continues

The continuing trade war has resulted in various products, both Chinese and American, to be targeted. The source for much of the tension stems from the race for 5G, the fifth generation of cellular network technology

24 July 2019 | Belt and Road

WATCH: Ethiopia gives BRI a chance

Since joining China’s modern age re-structuring of the Silk Roads; The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Ethiopia has reaped benefits through developments orchestrated by Chinese companies

15 July 2019 | Belt and Road