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How the BRI Reshaped China’s Medical Aid Spending

This February, doctors from the top-ranked Ophthalmic Center at Sun Yat-sen University traveled to the Maldives to inaugurate the first state-funded standardized ophthalmology center built by China outside its borders. In the six months since, the new center has received over 4,400 patients and performed 402 surgeries; Chinese state media…
bubmag
August 30, 2023
Belt and Road

Italy is feeling joiner’s remorse about China’s Belt and Road

The Italian government has some strong words of regret about its decision to join China’s transcontinental development project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). 'I saw these knuckleheads getting rich and I got FOMO' | Ben McKenzie on crypto fraud Signing up for Beijing’s flagship infrastructure and foreign policy effort…
bubmag
July 31, 2023