China and Greece on the same Belt and Road

The “win-win” character of Chinese investments in Greece is not a firework but a fair assessment. While Beijing is implementing its Belt and Road Initiative, Athens can count on some cash and more importantly on additional business deals which […]

Is China dividing Europe?

The partnership between China and the EU has  encountered challenges. One of the most significant problems was the EU’s decision to deny China its market economy status, which has fueled serious disagreements. This decision intensified a pre-existing debate on the future repercussions of China’s involvement on the Old Continent […]

The 9th BRICS annual summit and globalization

The 9th BRICS annual summit does not take place under normal economic conditions, though. Donald Trump’s presidency has caused serious concerns about the future of globalization. The beginning of a new era of protectionism […]

Much promise in Sino-Turkish relations

In China’s current approach to the Mediterranean Basin, Turkey is particularly significant. Its geographical position along with the economic opportunities it offers obviously makes the country part of the Belt and Road Initiative […]

China becomes an emerging power in the Mediterranean

For many decades the Mediterranean has been a West-friendly region. The US and the EU have had the lion’s share in defining the course of the Basin and the relationships with the majority of its countries. In particular […]

This is Tibet: Explore the region through videos

China’s Tibet Autonomous Region is gradually becoming a significant tourism destination. Accoridng  to the Regional Tourism Development Commission, approximately 310,000 tourists visited […]

Second Workshop for European Young Leaders successfully convened in China

The Second Workshop for European Young Leaders was successfully convened in Beijing and Zhenjiang. Organised by China Diplomatic Academy under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

BESA paper outlines Sino-American differences on North Korea

The North Korean imbroglio has recently dominated the agenda of international media. While the risk of a conflict with unknown consequences cannot be excluded, Dr George N. Tzogopoulos wrote a paper for the Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) ebalorating on the positions of the two most important countries dealing with the ongoing crisis, China and the US […]

Energy cooperation between Copelouzos Group and Shenhua Group

The State Chinese Company SHENHUA GROUP CORPORATION LIMITED, the largest coal producer in the world and one of the largest energy producers not only from conventional sources but also from renewable in China and COPELOUZOS GROUP […]