The book focused on a modern-day revival of China’s famed Silk Road, called the Belt and Road Initiative. This is a far-reaching concept of connectivity and cooperation among countries along the original Silk Road through Central Asia, West Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. Based on extensive research, the book evaluates key trading cities and selects the Belt and Road pivot cities, or epicenters of international trade. It also suggests government actions to propel the initiative and offers directions and references for further research.
John Ross, Former Director of Department of Economy and Business Policy in London and a senior fellow with the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China, interviewd by LENS TV to share his opinion about unrest in Hongkong. There are two main opinion: First, the real political agenda of the leaders of the riots is a succession of Hong Kong which has zero chance of success; Seond, most big businesses in Hong Kong support the National Security Law and want to put an end to the rioting.