Mogao Grottoes is located in the western end of the Hexi Corridor along the ancient Silk Road in Dunhuang, China. From 366 to 1368 AD, a large group of Buddha caves were constructed that consists of 735 caves, 45,000 m2 mural paintings, and 2,415 argillaceous painted sculptures. Show More Summary
BEIJING (AP) — China's plan for a modern Silk Road of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe hit a $14 billion pothole in Pakistan.
China's plan for a modern Silk Road of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe hit a $14 billion pothole in Pakistan. Pakistan's relations with Beijing are so … Click to Continue »
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday launched a state visit to China in Xian -- the starting point of the ancient Silk Road -- in a nod to his counterpart's scheme to revive the famous trading route. Macron will visit the northern...Show More Summary
French President Emmanuel Macron urged Europe Monday to take part in China's massive Silk Road infrastructure project but warned against "hegemony", saying both sides should share the benefits. Macron, on the first day of a state visit,...Show More Summary
(Washington University in St. Louis) Using satellite imaging and drone reconnaissance, archaeologists from Washington University in St. Louis have discovered an ancient irrigation system that allowed a farming community in northwestern China to raise livestock and cultivate crops in one of the world's driest desert climates.
Using satellite imaging and drone reconnaissance, archaeologists from Washington University in St. Louis have discovered an ancient irrigation system that allowed a farming community in arid northwestern China to raise livestock and cultivate crops in one of the world's driest desert climates.
The system, dated to around the 3rd or 4th century A.D. and lost for centuries, lies in the foothills of the Tian Shan Mountains.
In a wilderness of frozen desert, China and Kazakhstan are reviving a Silk Road land bridge between Asia and Europe, reshaping trade and geopolitics.
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Beijing’s Silk Road market peddles much more than Louis Vuitton knock-offs, and it’s only the retail arm of China’s vast, billion-dollar counterfeiting empire.
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The world today is enough to make some people want to get up and just run to the ends of the Earth, so that's what Kai Markus decided to do. Troubled by what he sees as growing bigotry and division in the world, the German management...Show More Summary
Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, China's Belt and Road Initiative heralds a new era with mega infrastructure projects dotting the landscape... If you are looking for the latest breakthroughs in trans-Eurasian geoeconomics, you should keep an eye on the East – the Russian Far East. Show More Summary
It’s almost common knowledge that the deep web exists, going by names such as the undernet, deepnet, and many others. It’s most well known for being the underbelly of the internet, as it should be. Because of the anonymity it provides, the deep web is full of all of the ugly things about the world. Show More Summary
Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, With its focus on Central Asia and Eastern Europe, the Belt and Road Initiative can be seen as fulfilling a strategy of challenging the West that can be traced back to Mao... The 19th Chinese...Show More Summary
Officials have inaugurated the reconstruction of the railway line between Serbia and Hungary, a project financed mostly by China and its "new Silk Road" initiative to expand commercial ties with … Click to Continue »
When Candace Chong Mui Ngam’s “Wild Boar” premiered in Cantonese in the playwright’s native Hong Kong in 2012, the South China Morning Post described the play as “exploring how urbanites react when they are trapped like wild animals.” At Silk Road Rising in Chicago, where the play currently is...
Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, A pacified Syria is key to the economic integration of Eurasia through energy and transportation connections... Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani will hold a summit this Wednesday in Sochi to discuss Syria. Show More Summary
Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The Silk Road, renamed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), is developing infrastructure along land and sea trade routes. However, little is known about China’s initiative...Show More Summary