What might “Globalisation 2.0”mean for the Environment? Why China’s One Belt, One Road is a cause for concern.

Robin Lee   Since China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) development strategy was first proposed in late 2013, it has increasingly attracted world attention as more and more countries have signed various cooperation agreements with China related to the project[1]. … Continue reading What might “Globalisation 2.0”mean for the Environment? Why China’s One Belt, One Road is a cause for concern.

What’s happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar port?

Zofeen T. Ebrahim

A stray dog snoozes under a red boat lying next to a rickety tea shop on the quay at Sur Bandar, where a few dozen small boats are bobbing in the Arabian Sea. The water is clear and a school of fish is swimming near the shore. The fishermen gather and chat over cups of a strong, sweet concoction they call “doodh-patti”, as they watch the world go by. I ask some if they have heard of the much-touted China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), but they shake their heads. Continue reading What’s happening at Pakistan’s Gwadar port?

實地探訪:揭秘中巴經濟走廊重鎮瓜達爾港

文:佐費恩.易卜.拉欣
(原文刊於《中外對話》。)

在巴基斯坦蘇爾班達碼頭,一間破敗不堪的茶館旁,一條流浪狗正躺在一艘紅色的小船下酣睡。港口裡,幾只小船隨著阿拉伯海的波浪上下擺動。海水清澈見底,近岸可以看見一群魚兒游來游去。漁民們聚在一起,一邊喝著名為“doodh-patti”的甜膩飲料,一邊悠閑地聊天。我問他們是否聽說過宣傳得沸沸揚揚的中巴經濟走廊(CPEC),他們搖搖頭。

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