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What’s new around the Qingdao summit

Vice-ministerial meeting of SCO Afghanistan Liaison Group in Beijing will be held in Beijing in May. Moreover, meetings of political parties, tourism ministers, supreme court judges and the journalists of respective countries supposed to be held before the summit.

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Landlocked Mongolia welcomed by Caofeidian to turn into land-linked

CAOFEIDIAN, April 30 [MONTSAME] – The port of Caofeidian (曹妃甸), once claimed as a ghost city in northern China, is on the way to become an international hub to take advantages of the “Belt and Road” initiative to connect between Central Asia and Europe by its superior geographical location. On April 26, Caofeidian  industrial zone’s promotion conference was attracted nearly 400 merchants, investors and local authorities from China, Mongolia, Japan and South Africa at Hebei province.

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Xi, Putin and Battulga meet in June, Qingdao

BEIJING(Naanga) —  China and Mongolia agreed to integrate the Belt and Road Initiative and Mongolia’s Development Road (formerly Prairie Road) program, according to the Xinhua Agency’s report.

China will take advantage of the essential opportunities brought by the linking of China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Mongolia’s Development Road initiative to expand cooperation in various fields and people-to-people exchange, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday(Apr 10).

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Are we asking the right questions?

Nov. 1, 2017, 09:07 AM | Clyde RUSSELL

LONDON, Nov. 1 (Reuters): “The overall picture is that China’s BRI is still largely a conceptual exercise, rather than a physical reality.” according to Reuter report. It might be the right time to think it over… Belt and Road! Only that word can attract all eyes on China. The mass of the forum, which related to China, is trying to draw in ”Belt and Road”. In this week, for instance, “Belt and Road Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs” forum held in Kathmandu, Nepal, also #BRI is the hot topic during the London Metal Exchange Week, and mining conference in Melbourne too. Are we asking the right questions?

Naanga contributed to this report.

‘The Belt and Road’ Inflight Internet Fund will support inflight internet by 10 billion yuan

The Chinese Government’s Announces its Ambitious Inflight Internet Plan

Oct. 31, 2017, 09:07 AM | PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire

Signing Ceremony
Signing Ceremony, Oct. 9, 2017 (PRNewsfoto/Bluefocus IFEC)

BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2017, /PRNewswire/ –  China’s domestic and foreign airlines plan to launch more than 100 new international routes along the #BeltandRoad Initiative. Meanwhile, newly established ‘The Belt and Road’ Inflight Internet Fund will increase the number of aircraft with in-flight Wi-Fi. The fund’s capital injection is measured ten billion yuan. China now has only 140 Wi-Fi-enabled aircrafts in operation, representing only 6% of the total size of China’s civil aviation fleet, according to the statistics. On the other word, each year nearly 500 million passengers are not connected to the most basic internet services during their flight. So the Chinese government has taken note of this high demand. In this article, you can find the more detailed statistic about Chinese netizens and inflight users.

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