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While some have welcomed the new investment, China's increasing involvement in Africa has also raised concerns of neocolonialism.
The latest WBUR poll shows likely Democratic voters split about the future of the $2.4 billion casino under construction along the Mystic River in Everett after sexual misconduct allegations against...
A new poll from WBUR finds an overwhelming 71 percent of Massachusetts voters say they want to bring Amazon's second headquarters to the area.
China is investing billions of dollars in Southeast Asia as part of the initiative, with construction of a railway across Myanmar already underway.
Housing prices have made Denver the second least affordable city in the country for teachers.
The news surprised economists because while wages have been rising, the price of basic commodities has not.
The China Ocean Shipping Company recently finalized its takeover of the terminal in Belgium's biggest port. The company also owns a majority stake in Greece's Piraeus port.
Oil prices have dropped more than 10 percent since late January.
The town of Khorgos sits on Kazakhstan's border with China. It's remote, but it's perfectly located for China's "Belt and Road" initiative.
Infrastructure is how we remain one of the world’s great cities, writes Dan McNichol.
“The arts tap into the kinds of human ingenuity and creativity that can never be reduced to a production/consumption model,” writes David Nelson.
Normally when the U.S. stock market takes a dive, markets in less developed parts of the world also take a hit. Not this time around.
NPR Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to take a closer look at the foreign policy framework, which spans dozens of countries.
It's been a tumultuous week on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping more than 1,000 points on two different days.
The national debt is growing faster than the U.S. economy, which Maya MacGuineas of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget says is "quite damaging."
Boston now ranks No. 7 for big city inequality. In 2016, its highest-earning households made nearly 15 times what households closer to the bottom earned.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is continuing its investigation into Wynn Resorts after accusations of sexual abuse against former CEO Steve Wynn.
More than three decades after the Cote Ford dealership closed, the site is coming back to life.
Could the Allston I-90 Interchange Improvement project create a more accessible Charles River for pedestrians, bicycles and recreation?
Last week, New Hampshire denied a key permit for the Northern Pass project.