Sat, 24 Mar 2018 14:48
Ancient silk road port found in Saudi Arabia
The prosperity of an ancient seaport on the Maritime Silk Road near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, will soon be unveiled, thanks to an upcoming China-Saudi Arabia joint archaeological excavation.
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:32
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.
Thu, 11 May 2017 13:25
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.
Mon, 08 May 2017 01:00
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.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:34
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.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 18:05
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.