The CBBC China Outbound Conference 2014

The growing tide of Chinese outbound investment is one of the most exciting trends in the UK-China commercial relationship. Some of the biggest names in Chinese business have been drawn to the UK’s open and welcoming environment in recent years, making Britain the number one destination in Europe for Chinese investment. CBBC’s China Outbound programme […]

Nothing to fear in China-U.S. partnership

Nothing to fear in China-U.S. partnership

After the tension of the past year, relations between China and the United States seem to be on the rebound. China and the U.S. have a consensus on relations that are no longer defined by strategic rivalry, but by cooperation and proper management of differences. Ahead of the meeting of the two Presidents during November’s […]

China strengthens IPR cooperation

China and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) vowed on Friday to improve cooperation on protection of intellectual property rights (IPR). The pledge was made during a meeting between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and WIPO Director-General Francis Gurry. Gurry is here for Thursday’s opening of a Beijing WIPO office, one of only four globally. China […]

China’s first autonomous university issues diplomas

China’s first autonomous university issues diplomas

South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTC), the country’s first autonomous university, has issued diplomas to two graduates, marking an achievement in the country’s higher education reform. Wang Jiale, 17, and He Minghao, 22, who were enrolled in March 2011, passed their dissertation defense and graduated from the school one year early on […]

Big discounts for imported food in Chongqing

As this year’s Spring Festival approaches, some supermarkets throughout Chongqing have unveiled big discounts on various kinds of imported food. In the Jiefangbei Branch of Carrefour, price of imported cheery will be reduced to 35.8 yuan per 500g from 69 yuan per 500g from January 20. to 30. At a supermarket near Jiefangbei, a box […]

SFAI prepares for Art Education Foundation

Luo Zhongli, president of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute (SFAI), donated his one-million-yuan ‘China Arts Award’ to the Luo Zhongli Art Education Foundation of SFAI. The non-public foundation was initiated with a fund of RMB 3 million yuan, including the 2 million yuan donated by schoolfellows of SFAI and the 1 million yuan from Luo Zhongli. […]

Spring Festival travel season 2014 begins

The Spring Festival travel season of 2014 began on January 16., 2014. It is estimated that 52.76 million passengers will travel by railway, plane, highway and boat during this period, more than in 2013. The travel season lasts from January 16. to February 24., 2014, 40 days in total. For highway transportation, Chongqing plans to […]

Liangjiang New Area draws 100bln yuan in 2013

Liangjiang New Area in Chongqing signed agreements with 240 projects for 2013, with a total contracted amount surpassing 100 billion yuan. The key projects include the cold rolled steel of Anshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation, Tencent Data Centre, and the international clearing and synthesis project of Jinye Jewellery, respectively invested in with 7 billion, […]

Celebrating Spring Festival overseas

From January 15. to February 28., 2014, Chongqing will dispatch six cultural delegations to seven countries, celebrating Spring Festival with Chinese people living in foreign countries, according to Chongqing Commission of Culture on January 14. The ‘Joyful Spring Festival’ is an activity initiated by the Ministry of Culture as a key dissemination project reaching all […]

‘National Geographic’ Chongqing Photography Exhibition

The 125th Anniversary of the Photography Exhibition of National Geographic will end in Chongqing on January 23., 2014. It displays the classic covers and photography works in the time since its founding 125 years ago. All the works were displayed in Chongqing for the first time. There is also a 2013 Classic Works Area, which […]

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