• Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:32:45
    Ancient Silk Road map comes home
    A huge colored map of the Silk Road from a royal court of the mid-Ming Dynasty was officially welcomed home at the Forbidden City in Beijing on Thursday.
    Art
  • Thu, 11 May 2017 13:25:34
    China champions globalisation with new Silk Road summit
    BEIJING - China hosts on Sunday a summit showcasing its ambitious drive to revive ancient Silk Road trade routes and lead a new era of globalisation, just as Washington turns inward in favour of "America First" policies.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 May 2017 01:00:00
    Belt and Road Initiative, a joint endeavour for shared prosperity 
    The ancient Silk Road was a route that linked several major civilisations 2,000 years ago through trade and cultural exchanges.
    opinion
  • Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:34:00
    Parasites hitch ride down Silk Road
    PARIS - Merchants plying the ancient Silk Road between China and the Mediterranean moved more than gold, fabrics, spices and tea -- they also exported gut parasites, researchers said Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 15 Feb 2016 18:05:00
    First 'Silk Road' train arrives in Tehran from China
    TEHRAN - 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.
    Breaking News
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