Development key focus for BRICS group

Nations must team up for pursuit of common prosperity, experts say Countries in the BRICS group need to work together to improve people’s well-being and promote the common development and prosperity of all countries, experts said at a forum. The BRICS Seminar on Governance 2021, with the theme “Building Consensus and Confidence for BRICS Cooperation…

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East China’s Wuhu opens its first monorail line

HEFEI — The city of Wuhu in East China’s Anhui province officially unveiled its first monorail line on Wednesday amid efforts to build a green transportation system in the city. The monorail line 1 operates in a north-south direction covering a total distance of 30.5 kilometers with 25 elevated stations. Trains plying on the line…

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Building railroads in Africa

Since the establishment of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in 2000, railway construction has become a priority in the two sides’ cooperation, especially after the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative. So far, more than 6,000 kilometers of railways have been built in the continent within the China-Africa cooperation framework, injecting new impetus into…

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Center to focus on transport

The Global Innovation and Knowledge Center for Sustainable Transport will carry out research in strategy and policy to support the development of sustainable transport, the Ministry of Transport said on Thursday. The establishment of the center, which will be set up under the ministry, was announced by President Xi Jinping as he delivered a speech…

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Hamburg welcomes first ‘Shanghai Express’ train

The first China-Europe freight train from Shanghai was greeted in the German port city of Hamburg on Tuesday by Chinese and German officials and business partners in a boost to bilateral trade relations. From garment to glassware, furniture, solar panels, auto parts and precision instruments, the train dubbed the “Shanghai Express” carried 50 containers of…

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Rail links strengthens China-Germany ties

The first China-Europe freight train from Shanghai was welcomed by Chinese and German officials and business partners in the German port city of Hamburg on Tuesday, and hailed as a boost to bilateral trade ties. Carrying 50 containers of goods, including garments, solar panels, auto parts and precision instruments, the so-called Shanghai Express travelled more than 10,000 kilometers, through the Alataw…

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