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Turkey gets in on $2-billion Silk Road logistics initiative
The government has plans to open 21 logistics centres at the cross-roads of the Silk Road, nine of which are already operational according to Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan.
Chugoku Marine expands Selektope-containing antifouling range
SEA PREMIER 3000 PLUS is the eighth product developed by CMP that contains Selektope, demonstrating the Japanese paint manufacturer’s growing commitment to the technology.
SF Airlines launches route connecting China, Kazakhstan
The route is the airline’s first dedicated freighter flight directly connecting China to Kazakhstan and supports China’s development of its “Belt and Road” initiative.
Etihad launches Dreamliner services from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai
The number of Chinese tourists arriving in the UAE now exceeds 1 million per year, while 3.5 million Chinese passengers transit through the country each year
Dubai South gets in position for Belt & Road initiative
Dubai South boosts trade relations with Shanghai business organizations to support new Belt & Road Initiative
Etihad Airways upgrades planes on China and South Korea routes
Flights between the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, and two major Chinese cities, Shanghai and Chengdu, have been upgraded with next-generation Boeing 787 Dreamliners, while the South Korean city of Seoul will get an Airbus A380 ‘super jumbo’
Seventh taxi firm begins operations in Dubai
Oneroad Taxi is the first Chinese taxi firm to operate in the emirate
China's Neolix opens new plant to manufacture driverless vehicles
Driverless logistics vehicle company Neolix plans to make 1,000 level 4 autonomous vehicles a year at new factory
Chinese manufacturing giant poised for AED36-billion KIZAD investment
Under the agreement, the two entities are looking into a possible 15-year, three-phase plan to develop 7.6 square kilometres of land at KIZAD.
DHL Express collaborates with EHang on last-mile drone delivery
The EHang drone has already taken its inaugural flight for a DHL customer, making DHL the first international express company to provide such a service in China.
‘Jumpy’ airline passenger almost causes airport chaos by opening emergency door
In a statement given in court, Song said he noticed the emergency exit door and though it was an extra exit the crew had forgotten about.
China to invest US $3.4bn in Dubai logistics facilities for trade
China will invest US $2.4-billion in Dubai operation that will be used to store Chinese products for shipping around the world, along with a US $1-billion processing plant

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