ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (18 - 24 Apr 2019)

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s grand Belt and Road Initiative is getting a makeover to tone down government rhetoric and tighten oversight, after allegations of corruption and a lack of sustainability dogged some of its highest-profile projects.

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (11 - 17 Apr 2019)

The prime minister’s office said constructing the first two phases of the rail link would now cost 44 billion ringgit (US$10.7 billion), down from the original cost of 65.5 billion ringgit.

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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (4 - 10 Apr 2019)

One of the people said the National Development and Reform Commission, or NDRC, is working on a list of legitimate Belt and Road Initiative projects officially acknowledged by the Chinese government. It would include both state-owned enterprises and private companies, helping authorities improve regulation of projects, the person said.


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ARA Alternative Assets & Infrastructure (21 Mar - 3 Apr 2019)

France and China signed deals worth billions of euros on Monday, including a huge Airbus plane order, during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, despite Paris pushing back against Beijing's "Belt and Road" infrastructure initiative.

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