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A comprehensive analysis of China's efforts to build and utilize soft power as a distinctive part of its foreign policy This volume examines the evolution and application of China's soft power with particular focus on various strategic initiatives such as cultural and public diplomacy, Confucius institutes, development assistance and infrastructure building, media collaborations and healthcare diplomacy. This is to emphasize cooperation and partnerships while advancing the theory of harmonious development through these initiatives across the world.

South Asia: Expanding Influence Through Economic Engagement
South asia: Expanding influence through economic engagement

The southern region of the Asian continent—South Asia—includes eight countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. While the region has several internal complexities including territorial disputes, ethnic conflicts and religious fundamentalism, its geographic location ...

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