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China seizes nearly 2,750 elephant tusks in huge bust

Chinese authorities have seized 7.5 tonnes of ivory, 2,748 elephant tusks, in one of the biggest busts in recent years as the country cracks down on the sale of illegal...

China, Italy to promote Belt and Road Initiative

China, Italy to promote Belt and Road Initiative

China’s President Xi Jinping has visited Italy and held discussions with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on strengthening the cooperation between the two countries,...

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CMA CGM seals $1.36bn deal for 10 mega containerships from China

French liner shipping major CMA CGM SA on Monday ordered 10 new 15,000 TEU containerships from China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC). The company said five of the ships...

China to reduce harbour dues, other port charges from April 1 

China to reduce harbour dues, other port charges from April 1 

China’s Ministry of Transport and National Development and Reform Commission has revised port charging plans and will reduce harbour dues and some other port charges...

Ethiopian Airlines recovers black box of crashed plane

Ethiopian Airlines recovers black box of crashed plane as China, Ethiopia suspend use of Boeing 737 MAX 8

Ethiopian Airlines on Monday confirmed it has successfully recovered the data and voice recorders on the crashed aircraft that killed all 157 aboard on Sunday. This is...

Boeing, Green Africa Airways commit to $11.7bn aircraft deal

China, Ethiopia suspend use of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

China’s aviation regulator on Monday grounded nearly 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 aircraft operated by its airlines, after a deadly crash of one of the planes in Ethiopia....

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Nigeria joins China’s Belt and Road Initiative

China, on Monday, said Nigeria and 66 other countries have officially joined its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). BRI is considered as the most ambitious infrastructure...

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China unveils 2019 economic development plan

China’s Premier Li Keqiang, on Tuesday, unveiled a work report to the national parliament, detailing the country’s economic and social development plans for 2019. At...

Maersk to introduce a virtual assistant  

Maersk shares plunge 13% amid U.S.-China trade tension 

A.P. Moller-Maersk shares plunged on Thursday as the world’s largest shipping company forecast 2019 profit below analysts’ estimates and said trade disputes are...

China Merchants Port to increase investment in Djibouti joint venture

China Merchants Port to increase investment in Djibouti joint venture

Hong Kong-based China Merchants Port Holdings has announced that it will increase capital to its joint venture Djibouti Asset Company for its development of commercial...

Hamburg Süd sells bulk shipping business to China Navigation

Hamburg Süd sells bulk shipping business to China Navigation

German shipping group Hamburg Süd announced Monday it is selling its bulk shipping business to The China Navigation Company, a subsidiary of the Swire Group, as it...

China dismantles ivory trafficking syndicate

Chinese authorities have confirmed the capture and repatriation of the last of three of the key players in a massive ivory smuggling syndicate based in Shuidong, China....