silk road

After Europe and Africa, China is pushing its ambitious global trade infrastructure programme to the Arctic.

China opened its Silk Road summit Sunday to showcase its ambitious plans to revive ancient trade routes from Asia to Europe and Africa.

After an 18-day, 12,000-kilometre intercontinental journey, the first freight train from China arrived in Britain.

China's State Grid Corporation is set to build a $1.5-billion power line across Pakistan.

The Afghan economy is in bad shape, its labour market struggling to absorb a young and often unskilled workforce.

Everything you want to know about "One Belt, One Road" initiative.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for regional connectivity and cooperation to boost economic growth and stability in the south Asian region.

The first train to connect China and Iran arrived in Tehran on Monday loaded with Chinese goods, reviving the ancient Silk Road, the Iranian railway company said. The train, carrying 32 containers of commercial products from eastern Zhejiang province, took 14 days to make the 9,500-kilometre (5,900-mile) journey through Kazakstan and Turkmenistan.