Wed April, 2021, Age: 2 weeks
The US and Japan are planning an alternative to ‘Belt and Road’ for the Indo-Pacific region. President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga are expected to sign an agreement increasing infrastructure cooperation in the region when the Japanese leader visits the White House on April 16.
China has continued island construction in the Spratly Islands, according to new satellite images.
Western sanctions over eroding human rights in China have led Beijing and Moscow into closer partnership.