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Silk Road

Silk Road

Kazakhstan’s geostrategic bonus

Farmers sometimes herd their cattle along new sections of motorway between the southern Kazakh cities of Taraz and Shymkent. This is the western end of the new Silk Roads in Chinas One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative, a construction programme for highways, r…
bubmag
August 6, 2019
Silk Road

Rail caravan from China

The first freight train from China to the UK arrives at the London Eurohub depot in Barking this January Chris Ratcliffe · Bloomberg · Getty Chinas president Xi Jinping must have been pleased with the success of the first international forum on its new Silk…
bubmag
August 6, 2019
Silk Road

Tamils and Tamizhakam in Chinese eyes

Kaiyuan Temple and the Hindu God sculpture on the pillar. The history of Tamil-Chinese interactions dates back two thousand years ago. From the renowned Buddhist monk XuanZang to nameless explorers, numerous Chinese travellers and historians have left notes …
bubmag
August 2, 2019