Toulouse gunman killed in shoot-out

An Islamist gunman who shot dead three soldiers and then massacred three children and a teacher at a Jewish school has been killed after a shoot-out with French officers which ended with him jumping out of the window firing at all around him.

In the south of France declared the highest level of terrorist threat

In the south of France declared the highest level of terrorist threat

French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced “red” – the highest level of terrorist threat in the southern region of Midi-Pyrenees on Monday, March 19. The decision was made in connection with the murder of three students and teacher of Jewish schools in the region’s largest city, Toulouse. “Red” threat level was declared for the first time […]

Taiwan, France ink marine archeology pact

Taiwan, France ink marine archeology pact

Taiwan’s Headquarters Administration of Cultural Heritage under the Council for Cultural Affairs and France-based Department for Underwater and Undersea Archeological Research signed a four-year agreement March 6 to cooperate on underwater archeology and preservation of ocean assets. The pact is an extension of one signed in 2007, aiming to jointly train undersea archeology personnel and […]

Red carpet in Paris for the rich Chinese customers

Red carpet in Paris for the rich Chinese customers

Last year, nearly 900,000 Chinese tourists visited Paris, during the tour, they spend at least two hours in shopping. It’s difficult to make their way out of the subway station Havre-Caumartin. The sidewalk pours its flood of tourists clad in bags with the logos of major brands. This is Boulevard Haussmann in the sales period, […]

French government welcomed WTO decision against China’s restrictive export policies

French government welcomed WTO decision against China’s restrictive export policies

The French government has welcomed the decision made by the World Trade Organization on China’s appeal for its restrictive policies in the export of certain raw materials (bauxite, coke, fluorine, magnesium, manganese, silicon, carbon silicon metal, yellow phosphorus and zinc). The European Union had initiated proceedings in 2009, which resulted in a condemnation of China […]

French company left China to prevent “looting of technology”

French company left China to prevent “looting of technology”

The designer and manufacturer of video surveillance systems pull its production of robotic cameras out from China to avoid looting of its technology. The company TEB, specializing in the design and implementation of video surveillance systems and CCTV, and one of the five largest national operators of the sector, repatriates from China. “The question is […]

China could join the French nuclear plants project

China could join the French nuclear plants project

China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGNPC) may be associated with the construction of nuclear reactors in France, under a memorandum of understanding in 2010 with EDF. The deal worries some French lawmakers. Socialist MEPs Jean-Marc Ayrault and Bernard Cazeneuve wrote in late December to the Prime Minister expressing their “deep concern” about the CGNPC and […]

French customs seized 140,000 sets of potentially carcinogenic kitchenware from China

French customs seized 140,000 sets of potentially carcinogenic kitchenware from China

French customs officers have seized nearly 140,000 China-made plastic kitchenware containing potentially carcinogenic substances, said French customs officials on Tuesday. Analyses have revealed that the levels of these substances (primary aromatic amines) are up to 100 times higher than the maximum level allowed in Europe, said Toulouse Customs. The primary aromatic amines can cause serious […]

Dinghong Fund: investment fund specializing in French wine

Dinghong Fund: investment fund specializing in French wine

First investment fund specializing in Chinese wine, Dinghong Fund (鼎红基金) wants to enjoy the excitement of millionaires for the great French wines. The fund offers them a placement combining profitability and taste for claret or burgundy. “Once you have tasted French wine, you’ll not turn back,” said its founder Ms.Ling Zhijun (凌志君), who “drinks red […]