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IEMS BRI Conference Session #3: Belt and Road Initiative in Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia
21st August, Friday 9am - 12 noon HKT

9:00 – 9:30 am
Belt and Road Initiative in Africa (Haifang Liu, School of International Studies, Peking University)

9:30 – 10:00 am
China, Ethiopia and the Significance of the Belt & Road Initiative (Barry Sautman, HKUST)

10:00 – 10:30 am
Why is it so Hard to Push Chinese High-Speed Railway Projects in Southeast Asia? The Role of Domestic Politics in Malaysia and Indonesia (Guanie Lim, Nanyang Technological University)

10:30 – 11:00 am
Complementary BRI Investments in Malaysia: Park and Port (Siew Yean Tham, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

11:00 – 11:30 am
Sri Lanka: Redefining Narratives on BRI Debt and Development (Nishan de Mel, Verité Research)

11:30 – 12:00 pm
Pakistan Case Studies (Naubahar Sharif, HKUST)


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The conference is supported by the HKSAR Government Strategic Public Policy Research Scheme

Aug 21, 2020 09:00 AM in Hong Kong SAR

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