S1E11: EU takes on China's Belt and Road: Speaking of Asia

Synopsis: Join The Straits Times's associate editor Ravi Velloor, in this series of podcasts as he distils his experience from four decades of covering the continent. In this episode, he hosts European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen, to discuss the Global Gateway strategy. Highlights (click/tap above): 01:26 Main objective of the Global Gateway strategy is to accelerate green and digital transitions globally 04:32 Doubts on raising 300 billion euros (S$450 billion) and funds distribution 07:56 Singapore signed a digital agreement with the European Union (EU) 11:07 The difference between EU's Global Gateway strategy and China's Belt & Road Initiative 14:29 EU's future cooperation with actors in the Indo-Pacific Produced by: Ravi Velloor (velloor@sph.com.sg), Ernest Luis, Teo Tong Kai and Fa'izah Sani Edited by: Fa'izah Sani & Paxton Pang Subscribe to our Asian Insider Podcast channel to follow our various shows each week and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: https://str.sg/JWa7 Apple Podcasts: https://str.sg/JWa8 Google Podcasts: https://str.sg/wQsB Spotify: https://str.sg/JWaX Website: http://str.sg/stpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg Ravi Velloor's columns: https://str.sg/3xRP Ravi Velloor on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RaviVelloor Register for Asian Insider newsletter: https://str.sg/stnewsletters --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover BT Podcasts:  http://bt.sg/podcasts Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! #STAsianInsider See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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