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
Belt and Road backing from China tackles water management issues in the Philippines.
15 May 2018
As with many of the most successful Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) infrastructure-redevelopment projects, many of China's investments in the Philippines advance the programme's overall objectives while also meeting key local needs. More