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China's 'Belt and Road': Reshaping the World

Original Broadcast Date:
March 24, 2018(UTC)

China’s Belt and Road Initiative seeks to link Asia and Europe to form a giant economic sphere. Is China establishing a new global order? Can other countries build win-win relationships with Beijing?


Rumi Aoyama

Waseda University

Japanese expert in China’s foreign policy and politics. Studies the political background of the ‘Belt and Road’.

Ashok K. Kantha

Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi

A diplomat and former secretary at the Ministry of External Affairs. Specializes in Asian and Chinese affairs.

Wang Yiwei

Director, Institute of International Affairs Renmin University of China

Researches China’s foreign policy. His books on the ‘Belt and Road’ have been published around the world.

Teo Eng Cheong

CEO International, Surbana Jurong Group

An executive with an infrastructure consulting firm. He was a senior official of a Singapore government agency. 

Steven Okun

Senior Advisor, McLarty Associates

A former chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. He advises clients across Asia.


Simon Tay

Chairman, Singapore Institute of International Affairs

A public intellectual and author of books on international relations. He advises policymakers and leading businesses.