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Argentine Ambassador to China talks trade and bilateral ties

Recent years have seen China and Argentina advancing bilateral relations and deepening cooperation in a range of fields. While geographically apart, the two countries have seen closer ties despite pressure from the US. How does Argentina evaluate China's presence in the country and the Latin American region? What are the new areas in which the two countries can enhance cooperation?
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/8 20:03:40

Senior Swiss official highlights importance of a positive national image, seeks more cooperation with China

Switzerland enjoys a good reputation worldwide for its exquisite products and financial hubs. Global Times reporter Lu Wenao (GT) had a chance to speak with Nicolas Bideau (Bideau) – head of Swiss Presence, a promotional arm under the Swiss Foreign Ministry – on multiple topics such as Switzerland's experience in maintaining its national image and his thoughts on bilateral cooperation with China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/1 19:03:39

Cuban Tourism Minister welcomes more Chinese tourists

During Cuban Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero's visit to China, the Cuban Embassy in China hosted a promotional event on November 8, introducing Cuba as a tourist destination with good potential to the Chinese media and travel agencies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 16:29:35

Uruguayan Embassy welcomes governor's visit

On the occasion of the visit of the governor of Soriano, Agustin Bascou to China, the Uruguayan Embassy in China held a promotional event on November 13, introducing the Chinese media to the beef producing Uruguayan province.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 16:28:40

Hungarian Embassy hosts signing ceremony

The Hungarian Embassy in China held a signing ceremony for Chinese and Hungarian enterprises on November 12. The Minister of Innovation and Technology László Palkovics presented the event and gave a keynote speech. Four business cooperative agreements in the fields of trade, investment and tourism were signed at the event.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 16:23:41

Swedish Embassy marks SIMP's 10-year anniversary

The Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) in China held an event at the Swedish Embassy in China on November 12, celebrating its 10th anniversary. The event - SIMP China 10 Years - attracted over 60 representatives from the corporate sector, government organizations, media and non-governmental organizations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/21 16:18:41

Azerbaijan to take full advantage of China's opening-up opportunities

Azerbaijan's new deputy prime minister Shahin Mustafayev led a delegation to Shanghai for the just-concluded second China International Import Expo (CIIE). Global Times reporter Li Sikun (GT) spoke with Mustafayev (Mustafayev) in an exclusive interview on this occasion. Mustafayev spoke highly of the CIIE and praised the remarks of Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony as very intelligent. Mustafayev said Azerbaijan attached great importance to the expo and would take full advantage of China's opening-up opportunities to further enhance cooperation with China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/19 18:32:28

Competition, cooperation and friendship, 5th Sino-Nordic Cup held successively

A total of eight teams from the embassies of the five Nordic countries—Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, China Football Association, and Beijing Sports University were divided into two groups and performed in China Agricultural University's Olympic-level stadium.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 16:58:39

Iran eyes tech cooperation with China amid US sanctions

Amid US sanctions, Iran is trying to boost its technology sector instead of oil, and looking for more cooperation with China, Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology Sourena Sattari told the Global Times in an exclusive interview in Beijing on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 13:43:40

Landmark agreement signed to protect 100 geographical indications

China and the European Union (EU) concluded the negotiations on a bilateral agreement on Wednesday to protect 100 of EU's Geographical Indications (GI) in China and 100 Chinese GI in the EU against imitations and usurpation. This landmark agreement is expected to result in reciprocal trade benefits and demand for high-quality products on both sides.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 16:03:40

Russian Embassy hosts book launching event

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Russia, a book launching ceremony took place at the Russian Embassy in China on Thursday
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/7 15:58:40

BRI links China and Uruguay

As Shanghai is hosting the China ­International Import Expo (CIIE), Global Times reporter Yang Kunyi (GT) talked to Uruguay's Ambassador to China Fernando Lugris (Lugris) on the bilateral relations and the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Lugris outlines ­prospects for Uruguay's agricultural exports to China and his vision for the outcome of upcoming initiatives in trade and cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/5 18:33:40

Czech Embassy in China celebrates national day

On the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the establishment of the independent state of former Czechoslovakia, a commemorative event took place at the Czech Embassy in Beijing on October 29.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/31 17:43:41

Cooperation on winter sports boosts ties between China and Finland

Finland, a Scandinavian country 5,900 kilometers northwest of China, is getting closer to China, launching a theme year of winter sports with the world's most populous country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/29 18:43:41

Mexican Ambassador promotes annual sport race in Beijing

The 2019 Bimbo Global Energy Race, organized by the renowned Mexican bakery manufacturing company Grupo Bimbo, once again opened at the Beijing Olympic Forest Park on Saturday, attracting nearly 3,000 runners to participate in this 10-kilometer race. The Mexican Ambassador to China José Luis Bernal participated in the event and gave a welcome speech.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/29 17:13:40

Human trafficking feared behind 39 deaths: expert

Detectives said the trailer containing the victims arrived at Purfleet from Zeebrugge of Belgium at around 12:30 am on Wednesday, while the front section came from Northern Ireland, ITV News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/25 1:03:39

Russian pop singer performs in Beijing

One of Russia's best-known pop singers and composers of ethnic Georgian descent, Soso Pavliashvili, performed during his solo concert at the Russian Cultural Center in Beijing on October 16.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 18:33:40

Cuban minister promotes international event for digital transformation

On the occasion of the visit of the First Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Communications of Cuba Wilfredo González Vidal to China, the Cuban Embassy hosted a media briefing on Thursday, introducing the 18th International Convention and Fair 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 18:28:43