Rig robots set to cut oil industry wage bill

The US oil industry could save more than $7 billion in wages by replacing human ‘roughnecks’…

Thematic ETFs head for the mainstream

The value of assets traded through thematic ETFs – stock funds that allow investors to make…

Azeri armed drones show future of the battlefield

Armed drone played a vital role in Azerbaijan' recent victory in Nagorno Karabakh

Sinomach pumps $29bn into Greater Bay Area

Sinomach is planning to  build a US$28.6 billion smart industrial complex in Huizhou in China's Greater…

China’s innovation drive continues with $1bn Skolkovo deal, but FDI drops off

China’s drive to establish a presence at the cutting edge of innovation in areas such as…

Saudis pump $500bn into high-tech city as ‘baby boomers’ head for job market

Saudi Arabia is planning to invest $500bn in a  futuristic city run entirely on alternative sources…

One Belt, One Road, One Driver: China commandeers the New Silk Road

One Belt One Road: On August 3 2015, a ferry carrying more than 80, 20-tonne  containers…

Next five years vital to success of Made in China 2025 – E&Y

Chinese companies must carry on upgrading  their operations over the next five years and  establish more…

Ten-year plan calls for Chinese productivity to equal Germany’s by 2015

Chinese productivity: China’s State Council has published a ten-year plan to modernise the country’s  manufacturing facilities to the…

Skolkovo Innovation Centre to house Russian-Chinese business incubator JV

The Skolkovo Innovation Centre on the outskirts of Moscow is set to house a joint Russian-Chinese business incubator,…

Rakishev launches new VC for high-tech and financial start-ups

Kenges Rakishev, one of Kazakhstan’s leading businessmen, has invested $102m in a second venture capital fund…

Belarus plans robot technology JV with Japan and South Korea

Belarus plans robot technology JV: Belarus is planning to begin working with scientists from Japan and…

Grishin invests in Orbotix

Grishin invests in Orbotix: Mail.ru founder and CEO Dmitry Grishin’s VC fund Grishin Robotics is among…