A number of states have enacted laws prohibiting Chinese and others from “countries of concern” from purchasing homes or land.
China hosted a summit with the leaders of Central Asian nations in Xi'an. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev of Kazakhstan, President Sadyr Zhaparov of Kyrgyzstan, President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan and President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan attended the summit as well.
Xi Jinping, Speech in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Building a Silk Road Economic Belt with Central Asian Nations, September 7, 2013
Xi Jinping announced China's Belt and Road Initiative though not with that name or vision. At this speech in the capital of Kazakhstan, Xi highlights the historical links between China and Central Asia. The next year he spoke in Indonesia of the maritime silk road portion of what will be known as the Belt and Road Initiative.
Chinese companies are among the world's largest video game firms. They are on the move in some of the fastest growing markets.
Throughout its history, the Chinese Communist Party has sought to dictate what is written and taught about its past. And some have always found ways to offer a fuller picture of what they and others have experienced.