Manchester, heart of the First Industrial Revolution, sees how companies ranging from ancient to brand-new are transforming workplaces and labour.
07 August 2018
The Fourth Industrial Revolution visited the heartlands of the First earlier this year when the Factories of the Future Expo came to Manchester, the 18th century site of the world’s initial steps towards automation and mass manufacturing.More
The 2017/18 Annual Report summarises the wide range of promotional events and activities the HKTDC conducted to support Hong Kong business and SMEs.
30 July 2018
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) recently published its 2017/18 Annual Report, highlighting its activities held during the past financial year ending March 2018, including promotions for the Belt and Road Initiative. More
Thanks partly to the generous spending by Chinese mainland tourists, duty free revenue from the region made up 45 percent of global total.
17 July 2018
While the surge in outward-bound tourism numbers from across Asia – and particularly from mainland China – has been well-documented, with the phenomenon endlessly debated at various travel-trade events, a number of ancillary sectors have also seen their fortunes transformed, though many have been notably less-inclined to publicly highlight their windfall. More
While some experts predict 80 per cent of global GDP will rely on real-time online payments by 2023, others still believe cash is king.
11 July 2018
Speaking at Seamless Asia 2019 – a showcase for innovative online payment systems – Paul Stoddart, Chief Executive of Vocalink, a London-based payment processing specialist, made a characteristically bold prediction.More
The third Belt and Road Summit fostered concrete cooperation under the theme “Collaborate for Success”.
04 July 2018
The third Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), attracted some 5,000 participants from 55 countries and regions on 28 June at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More
US$15 billion China-invested refinery and petrochemical complex seen as essential part of the economic future of Brunei.
26 June 2018
The news that work on a 2.7km bridge connecting Bandar Seri Begawan, the Brunei capital, with the neighbouring island of Pulau Muara Besar (PMB) had been completed late last month marked the successful conclusion of the country's first Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) project. More
A flagship Indonesian Belt and Road site, the Morowali Industrial Park, received an extra US$1.22 billion in mainland investment.
08 June 2018
The development of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Indonesia received a big boost in late April after the Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP) received a new funding of US$1.22 billion from a major Chinese bank for the development of three new manufacturing plants. More