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Chinese mainland Investors Flock to Thai Resorts
Tourism in and between many of the countries along the route of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is growing fast.
24 Oct 2018
Green Light for Belt and Road-backed Laos Project
Belt and Road Initiative - (BRI) backed infrastructure upgrades in Laos have enjoyed a busy few months of late.
18 Oct 2018
Overseas Cosmetic Brands Retain Appeal
The Chinese mainland now has the world's second-largest cosmetics market, lagging behind only the United States.
10 Oct 2018
Indonesia’s Premier-city Link on Track for 2021 Launch
Services on the Chinese mainland-funded Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Rail Line are set to begin within three years, representing a new high-water mark for Beijing-Jakarta relations.
3 Oct 2018
Belt and Road Digital Infrastructure Vital in Pakistan Link-up
Jointly operated and maintained by the Special Communication Organisation of Pakistan and China Telecom, the two-year, US$44 million high-speed Pak-China Optical Fibre Cable network built under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) officially entered service on 13 July.
26 Sept 2018
Bay Area Wows Start-up Express Winners
With the Central Government set to release its “Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Bay Area”, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) organised a study mission to Shenzhen and Dongguan in late August, giving the 10 “Start-up Express” winners a chance to understand more about the start-up ecosystem and development opportunities in the Bay Area.
20 Sept 2018
Mutual Interest Revives Myanmar Belt and Road Partnership
Early last month, the planned development of the Chinese mainland-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) was given the formal go-ahead, with representatives of both parties agreeing on the terms of the 15-point Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that defines the scope and intent of the project, while also allocating the specific responsibilities and entitlements.
13 Sept 2018
Wind Power Set to Oust Nuclear in Taiwan by 2025
Back in 2016, Taiwan first began seriously focusing on offshore wind-power generation, with the aim of ending the territory's reliance on nuclear power by 2025.
5 Sept 2018
China Eco-Expo Sees Smart Ideas Recycled as Commercial Propositions
With the mainland environmental sector firmly focused on promoting recycling and boosting consumer awareness of green issues, it was no surprise that both issues loomed large at the recent China Guangzhou International Environmental Protection Industry Expo.
29 Aug 2018
China’s Investment in Cambodian Infrastructure Totals US$2 Billion
At the end of last month, Cambodia's Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) announced that work had been completed on 2,000 kilometres of new roads, seven major bridges and a container terminal servicing the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port.
24 Aug 2018
WeChat Pay Welcomed in Russia as Mainland Tourist Spending Stays High
Chinese mainland tourists can now use WeChat Pay to make purchases in Russia, the 17th country to formally accept transactions made via the hugely popular smartphone app.
17 Aug 2018
Holiday Hotspots Woo Mainland Tourists at Shanghai Travel Show
With Chinese mainland tourists the largest and most profitable group for global travel firms, this year's Shanghai World Travel Fair hosted delegations from Sri Lanka, Japan, Norway and beyond – all intent on securing their share of overseas renminbi spend.
13 Aug 2018
Traditional Therapies Meet High-Tech at Wellness Expo
With its mixture of digital mugwort diffusers, organic ginseng and oxygen-rich refuge capsules, this year's China International Health Industry Expo fused traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) with cutting-edge technology to bring Big Health to the Chinese mainland.
1 Aug 2018
Global Optical Firms Zoom In On China’s Huge Market
The China International Optics Fair is a huge event.
24 July 2018
Surviving the Sino-US Trade Dispute
With the US ramping up trade tensions not just with the Chinese mainland, but also with many other economies, the export environment has seldom seemed so forbidding.
20 July 2018
Toy Market Remains Rosy Thanks to More Newborns
Toys in the Chinese market can be classified broadly into electronic, mechanical, plastic and wooden toys.
13 July 2018
Tailor-making the Future of China's Footwear Market
In line with many other global industrial sectors, smart manufacturing was the focus of many of the exhibitors at the recent Guangzhou-hosted International Shoes and Leather Industry Exhibition.
9 July 2018
Towards a Fitter Nation
Since its launch in 2014, the China International Health Wellness and Fitness Expo (IWF) has enjoyed steady growth.
27 June 2018
A Slice of the Cake
A love of making healthy food for the whole family has triggered a surge in the number of Chinese home bakers, with exhibitors at the China Bakery Exhibition looking to re-invent their ranges to better serve this fast-growing demographic.
20 June 2018
Sound Concepts, Bright Ideas
Many of the latest audio and lighting products were on show at this year's Prolight + Sound Guangzhou, China's largest trade event for the professional lighting and sound industries.
12 June 2018
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