The first rail freight service from the UK to China has departed on its 17-day, 7,500-mile journey, reviving the ancient Silk road trading route between East & West.
Heathrow has today announced it will meet the conditions set out in the Airports Commission’s recommendation for a runway expansion. While Gatwick airport is still fighting it's own case; its CEO Stewart Wingate described Wednesday's announcement by Heathrow's owners as a "desperate last throw".
Hong Kong has a long history of trading with international countries. These strengths have allowed the city to play a crucial role at the forefront of the development of the Greater Pearl River Delta (GPRD) region since China launched its “open door” policy in the late 1970s.