British Steel’s white knight eyes up Port Talbot

Just over six months after taking over British Steel’s Scunthorpe operations, China’s privately owned Jingye Group…

SE Asian and Chinese manufacturers perk up

Chinese manufacturers and theirJapanese and South Korean counterparts continued their recovery from the fallout of the…

Monsoon boost for rural India reforms

Modi sees the economic development of rural India's approximately 650,000 villages and agricultural sector as key…

Pandemic and environmentalists put pressure on New Silk Road

Governments want China to restructure, delay repayments or forgive tens of billions of dollars of loans…

Demand for Malaysian rubber gloves rockets

The rocketing demand for Malaysian rubber gloves and other protective gear triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic…

Tide may be turning for Turkey – but not just yet

Ankara wants to establish the country as an international travel and logistics hub.

Lufthansa joins list of government bail-outs

Lufthansa bail-out: Lufthansa has become the latest flagship airline to be bailed out by its national…

Gulf’s sovereign wealth funds snap up US stocks

The sovereign wealth funds of Saudi Arabia (PIF) and Qatar (QIA) are planning to capitalise on…

e-bike sales set to enter ‘warp speed’

Earlier this week, the UK retail supermarket chain Sainsbury’s began rolling out its Chop Chop e-bike…

Lenovo bounce-back sign of things to come for PC industry….

Lenovo Group, the world’s biggest maker of personal computers, is expecting year-on-year PC sales to begin…

‘Travel bubbles’ give trade and tourism grounds for hope

The global tourist industry is estimated to account for more than 10% of the world’s GDP…

Pandemic opens up ‘new normal’ world of digital opportunities

The winners  in the ‘new normal’ world that will eventual emerge from the current pandemic are…

Charter rates soar as supertankers drafted in to solve oil glut

Charter rates: In normal times a collapse in oil prices may have seriously negative implications for…

Healthcare diplomacy helps consolidate China’s soft power

China’s soft power: The coronavirus pandemic has given President Xi Jinping’s administration the opportunity to continue…

Taiwan semiconductors sector set to benefit from ‘new normal’

Taiwan semiconductors sector: With just 395 confirmed cases of coronavirus and (a still tragic) six deaths,…