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China’s Underwater History

This article is the last in a series on the history and culture of Quanzhou. To hear some tell it, globalization began with the “Age of Discovery,” a time when Western European navigators circumnavigated the globe, opening trade routes and laying the foundations of colonial empires. There’s some truth to…
bubmag
November 10, 2021
Silk Road

Between China and Africa, a ‘Digital Silk Road’

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated economies worldwide, even in regions that have been relatively successful in controlling the coronavirus’ spread. That includes Africa. After a decade of rapid economic growth, much of the continent has plunged into recession over the past year. Its outlook moving forward is complicated not just…
bubmag
October 5, 2021
Silk Road

China’s Belt and Road Faces Pandemic Economy

Analysis China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is at the center of Xi Jinping’s foreign and economic policy, and a significant component of Beijing’s push for global expansion. So far, 139 countries have joined the various components, including the Digital Silk Road, Health Silk Road, and Maritime Silk Road. The BRI…
bubmag
September 9, 2021
Silk Road

ICYMI: Brian Goes to DC…

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bubmag
September 9, 2021
Silk Road

China enhancing relations with Asean

DURING the 22nd Asean-China Joint Cooperation Committee meeting held in March 2021, both Asean and China agreed to enhance their strategic partnership. Recently, there has been a stark increase in Chinese engagement with Asean, given Southeast Asia’s economic and strategic significance. In the past year, the Chinese foreign minister has…
bubmag
September 2, 2021
Silk Road

Taliban claim fall of Kandahar

TALIBAN TAKEOVER This screengrab taken from a video from AFPTV shows armed members of the Taliban on the streets of Herat, Afghanistan’s third-biggest city, after government forces pulled out the day before following weeks of being under siege. AFP PHOTO KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: The United States will send troops to evacuate…
bubmag
August 13, 2021
Silk Road

HKTDC Food Expo and concurrent fairs open today

HONG KONG, Aug 12, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The HKTDC Food Expo, HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair (Special Edition), HKTDC Hong Kong International Tea Fair, HKTDC Home Delights Expo and HKTDC Beauty & Wellness Expo, hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), opened today…
bubmag
August 12, 2021
Silk Road

Cross Your City, ADO A20F Fat Tire Urban Ebike Debuts

FRANKFURT & LONDON, July 2, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Innovative startup ADO officially debuts the A20F off-road commuter Ebike globally on July 1st. The A20F is positioned as an urban off-road Ebike, able to conquer all urban terrains. With years of efforts and accumulation in the electric bicycle industry,…
bubmag
July 2, 2021