College from Henan to set up its first Confucius Institute in Africa

College from Henan to set up its first Confucius Institute in Africa

Zhengzhou Institute of Aeronautical Industry Management (郑州航空工业管理学院) has signed an agreement with the University of Dodoma in Tanzania to establish Henan’s first Confucius Institute in Africa. Under the agreement, the University of Dodoma, Tanzania will set up the Confucius Institute, Zhengzhou Institute of Aeronautical Industry Management will provide Chinese Director and teachers for Chinese language […]

China reports spike in agricultural trade with Africa

China reports spike in agricultural trade with Africa

China-Africa trade on agricultural products has gone through years of fast growth and the trade volume reached 4.78 billion U.S. dollars in 2011, a Chinese official said Saturday. The figure marked a 40.2-percent rise from the trade volume of the previous year and was 7.7 times that of 2001, said Wang Ying, the director of […]

China to provide eight billion dollars to Southern Sudan

China to provide eight billion dollars to Southern Sudan

The Chinese government agreed to provide eight billion dollars to Southern Sudan for development of infrastructure projects. The agreement was reached during the recent visit of Southern Sudan President Salva Kiir to China. Funds provided by China will be spent on roads and bridges, agriculture, and telecommunications projects in the next two years. Chinese companies […]

Direct supply of South African wines to Chongqing expected

The economy and trade delegation from South African Cooperative made an investigation in Chongqing recently, during which they concluded a cooperation agreement with Chongqing Agricultural Products Group Co., Ltd. The direct collaboration between the cooperatives of both countries will enable the two parties to cut down the trade costs and people in two countries to […]

Two Chinese kidnapped by gunmen in Cairo were freed

Two Chinese kidnapped by gunmen in Cairo were freed

Two Chinese abducted in Cairo on Thursday by gunmen demanding a ransom were released after a few hours, said an official of the Chinese Embassy, an incident that illustrates the growing insecurity in Egypt since the revolt last year. “They are free,” said the spokesman of the embassy, Lu Jingchun, without specifying the conditions of […]

After Lavrov went to Syria, China sent its representative

After Lavrov went to Syria, China sent its representative

After Russia, Chinese authorities sent an emissary to Syria – February 17, Deputy Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun arrives in Damascus for two days’ talks. This was announced by Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin. Earlier this week China’s Foreign Ministry said that the representative of the Chinese Foreign Minister Li Huaxin met with Nabil al-Arabi, Secretary […]

China supports mediation efforts of Arab League in Syria

China supports mediation efforts of Arab League in Syria

China has expressed support to the mediation efforts of the Arab League in Syria without specifically commenting on sending peacekeepers advocated by the organization in Cairo. The Arab League passed a resolution Sunday calling on the UN to send the UN and Arab countries’ joint peacekeeping force to Syria, which continues repression against the opposition […]

Chinese peacekeeping engineers to South Sudan start engineering support

On February 9, 2012, local time, 33 officers and men of the first Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to the Republic of South Sudan went to Kovajok with 19 vehicles and equipment to construct the foundation and protection facilities of the new headquarters of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan in Warrap State. It marked […]

Freed Chinese workers arrive in Beijing

Freed Chinese workers arrive in Beijing

The 29 Chinese workers who were freed from abduction by Sudanese anti-government forces arrived in Beijing on Thursday afternoon at 14:35 pm. The airport hosted a brief welcoming ceremony, these workers will return to Sichuan and Shandong. They took a commercial flight to fly from the Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Beijing. The flight […]