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BBC News Date: 20 April 2018 By Prof Rana MitterUniversity of Oxford To understand today’s headlines about China’s approach to issues such as trade, foreign policy or internet censorship, turn to its past. The country is perhaps more aware of its own history than any other major society on earth. That remembering is certainly partial – […]

China’s Cosco Shipping Ports Ltd., which operates around 180 container berths at ports worldwide, is purchasing a stake in Euromax Terminal Rotterdam BV. Bloomberg Date: April 23, 2018 By: Andre Tartar, Mira Rojanasakul and Jeremy Scott Diamond For more than a decade, Chinese political and corporate leaders have been scouring the globe with seemingly bottomless wallets in hand. From Asia to […] Date: April 21, 2018 In releasing the State Department’s global human rights report for 2017, acting Secretary of State John Sullivan also singled out Syria, Myanmar, Turkey and Venezuela as nations with poor human rights records. Improved human rights in Uzbekistan, Liberia and Mexico were global “bright spots,” Mr Sullivan added. The governments of […]