Posts tagged incubator
Piraeus Port: The Backstory Behind a BRI Success Story

A frank and revealing interview with Grigoris Konstantellos, Mayor of Athens Riviera, Greece. According to Grigoris, because the port is expanding with Chinese BRI investment, Athens has more jobs and more trade flows through the port. The economic benefits have been significant. The biggest benefit, however, was that coming of Chinese shipping giant Cosco broke down a very old monopoly, which was the workers' union for the port which had kept prices high and throughput low for hundreds of years prior. For more previously unreported details on the port project and BRI activities in South and Eastern Europe. Have a listen!

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The Brookings Institute: Weighing the risks of US-China disengagement

The topics covered in the report are important, “Should the Chinese elite and mass opinion concludes that the United States is intent on denying China its rightful place in global affairs, no one should expect Beijing to be compliant or submissive. At the same time, none of China’s neighbors, even those uneasy about the growth of Chinese power, want to be caught in a struggle between the U.S. and China.”

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Parag Khanna: The future is Asian. Chinese Version Launch, Beijing

On this podcast,Parag Khanna, best selling author of six books and one of the leading thought leaders on the topics of international trade, communications, urban development, discusses the Belt and Road initiative, China’s and Asia’s role in the future. Parag’s unique insights on the intersection of culture, technology, infrastructure, cities and geography make this podcast one not to be missed!

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Hannah Ryder: Africa needs Belt and Road. On its own terms.

On this podcast, Hannah Ryder - economist, diplomat, development expert - talks about the recent FOCAC Summit in Beijing, a complex relationship between China and African countries and challenges related to running effective development projects. Hannah highlights that African countries have much to gain from the Belt and Road Initiative, but they also have to know what they want.

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Parag Khanna: The future is Asian. Commerce, conflict and culture in the 21st Century

On this podcast,Parag Khanna, best selling author of six books and one of the leading thought leaders on the topics of international trade, communications, urban development, discusses the Belt and Road initiative, China’s and Asia’s role in the future. Parag’s unique insights on the intersection of culture, technology, infrastructure, cities and geography make this podcast one not to be missed!

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Ankur Shah: Silk Road Explorer Investigating Progress of Belt and Road Projects

On this podcast, Ankur Shah shares his observations from his visits to Belt and Road Project’s sites and stories from his expedition following footsteps of Marco Polo along the Silk Road.

Before listening to the podcast, watch a 3-minute trailer of the upcoming “105 Nights” documentary about the expedition that Ankur took part in. Click here to see today’s Silk Road: https://vimeo.com/237607248

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