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Didi-backed Uber rival coming to London



LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST September 01, 2017


Taxify, which works on a similar basis to Uber, is originally Estonian. Photo credit - Pixabay   Intense competition in London's taxi market is about to get tougher, as a new Uber rival, backed by China's Didi Chu...

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New Hong Kong flights to Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin



CHINA , TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST September 01, 2017


A Boeing 777 of Cathay Pacific taking off from Zurich airport. Photo credit - Pixabay   Cathay Pacific has announced plans to launch three new routes, linking Hong Kong with Belgium, Denmark and Ireland.   The new se...

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China's all in one travel agency sees 45% increase in revenue



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST August 31, 2017


Ctrip.com China's largest travel service provider has seen their net revenue increase 45% year on year according to their second quarter results.   The Nasdaq-listed Ctrip, is partly owned by the Chinese search company Ba...

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Renault-Nissan form new electric car company in China



BUSINESS, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST August 31, 2017


The speedometer of a Renault electric vehicle. Photo credit - Pixabay   The Renault-Nissan alliance has become the latest in a recent line of manufacturers to announce plans to build electric cars in China   Renault-...

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Driverless lorries to be tested on UK roads



TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS, HEALTH, UK, Europe, TRAVEL August 25, 2017


A small quantity of partially self-driving lorries will be tested on UK roads in the next year, the government has announced. Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) have been awarded a contract to carry out trial runs on the ve...

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