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that was put forward by Xi, and the initiative is expected to promote the interconnectivity of the Eurasian continent.
The BRI is also a road of cultural exchanges, he said, adding that Italy would li
ke to enhance cooperation with China in tourism and culture. Italy ad mires China’s achievements in economic development, and it appreciates China’s opening-up policies, he said.
and China are ancient civilizations, and the people of the two countries have sufficient wisdom to deal with challenges nowadays, he said, adding that China’s rejuvenation will bring new contribut
ions to peace and prosperity. China will take a solid step toward becoming a high-income country this year,
reating more space to deepen reform and expand o
pening-up, economists said on Friday. A more balanced growth pattern will help the world’s second-largest ec
onomy pass the “middle-income trap”, with consumption and high-tech man
ufacturing leading growth, they said at a Beijing seminar leading up to the 2019 China Development Forum, which starts on Saturday.
clone Idai would be the deadliest tropical cyclone on record to have hit southern Africa.
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said there was
no power in Beira and surr ounding areas, and nearly all communication lines had been destroyed.
roads leading into Beira have been cut off, buildings have been submerged and se verely damaged, and all business has been shut down,” said the aid agency, adding that “medical acti
Beira hospital, in local health centers, and throughout the community have ceased completely.” Though the cyclone hit Mozambique on Thursday, the extent of
the damage has taken days to come into focus due
in part to the country’s poor infrastructure. The scale of #CycloneIdai in Beira, Mozambique, is truly heartbreaking. Initial assessments from @ifrc estimate at le
ast 90% of the area is completely destroyed. Read what IFRC aid workers are witnessing in the ar