British PM announces new UK-China creative and cultural collaboration

UK Prime Minister announces a new package of UK-China creative and cultural collaboration today, including commercial deals for a new Eden Project and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in China.

British PM announces new UK-China creative and cultural collaboration

As China’s economy diversifies, and as the country moves from a heavily industrialised to a knowledge-based, innovation-driven economy, there are ambitions for culture and creative industries to reach 5% of China’s national GDP by 2020. The UK is seen as a strong partner for China to achieve its ambitions in this sector, with creative industries […]

British PM Business Forum speech in Shanghai: 2 February 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a Business Forum in Shanghai, on day three of her visit to China.

British PM Business Forum speech in Shanghai: 2 February 2018

Thank you very much, Jack, and good morning everyone. And let me just say it’s a pleasure to see so many Chinese and British business leaders sitting side by side here today. I think It’s a very real expression of the golden era of relations between our countries. I’ve talked a lot with my Chinese […]

UK PM to set out ambitious new approach to UK-China education

Prime Minister Theresa May is today set to announce a new package of exchange deals, partnerships and commercial contracts which bolster Britain’s already strong education relationship with China.

Chinese students already constitute the largest single source of overseas students in the UK, with 155,000 students currently in the UK worth an estimated £5 billion annually. There are also now some 9,000 young British people studying and interning in China, with numbers up 60% since 2013. Visiting the Chinese city of Wuhan today, which […]

Chinese president arrives in Cuba for state visit

Chinese president arrives in Cuba for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Havana on Monday for his first state visit to Cuba since taking office. In Cuba, Xi will hold talks with Cuban leader Raul Castro to draw up a blueprint for the future development of China-Cuba relations at a strategic height and from a long-term perspective. The two sides will also […]

China calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

A Chinese envoy on Friday urged Israel and Palestine to immediately achieve a ceasefire, avoid any military ground operations and other actions that may lead to further escalation in the Gaza Strip. Liu Jieyi, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, made the appeal at an emergency meeting of the Security Council on the situation […]

China ready to work with Bolivia for more fruitful ties: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Wednesday with his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales and the two agreed to work together to further boost bilateral cooperation. During Morales’ successful visit to China last December, noted Xi, he and the Bolivian leader held in-depth discussions on the future development of bilateral ties. The relationship between China and […]

Chinese, Chilean presidents agree to boost cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping met Wednesday with his Chilean counterpart Michelle Bachelet and the two agreed to further deepen bilateral economic cooperation and political coordination. Describing China and Chile as strategic partners with a broad future, Xi said he is willing to maintain contact with Bachelet, promote bilateral relations from a strategic and long-term perspective, […]

Xi Jinping: BRICS, S.American countries “rising power” in int’l structure

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that BRICS and South American countries, as emerging states and developing countries, constitute “the rising power” in the international structure. “We should jointly push the international order toward a fairer and more rational direction, maintain the rights of people’s self-choice for choosing social system and development path, strengthen […]

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