Chinese President Xi Jinping urges backing for his new Silk Road Initiative while addressing world leaders at a summit in Beijing, stressing the importance of rejecting protectionism in seeking global economic growth. As David Pollard reports, China has pledged $124 billion to make the plan a reality. Continue reading
China Central Television (CCTV) – China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has been developing cross-border e-commerce platforms in countries along the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road, promoting the idea of building a “cyber Silk Road”.
China’s Foreign Ministry dismisses reports of Chinese companies feeding Africans with human meat as corned beef.
(China Central Television (CCTV) – A quantum information research team led by Professor Pan Jianwei won the first prize in 2015 China’s State Natural Sciences for being the first in the world to make achievement in quantum information.
Sales of a beer made by a small British brewer are soaring in China after President Xi Jinping was pictured drinking a pint of Green King’s IPA beer with Prime Minister David Cameron at his local country pub. Continue reading
Chinese President Xi Jinping told African leaders his country would pump $60 billion into development projects, cancel some debt and boost agriculture under a three-year plan that will extend Beijing’s influence in the continent. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading
New concerns over China’s economic slowdown send British shares into retreat, with miners falling the most. Kirsty Basset reports.
The Queen welcomes Chinese President Xi to London with a display of full British pageantry marking the official start of a four-day State visit.
(BVO) – It’s the first visit to Britain for a Chinese president in ten years – and Xi Jinping will be getting the red carpet treatment.
He and his wife will be staying at Buckingham Palace as they seek to build on a portfolio of UK investments.
Chinese students are increasingly heading into the private sector upon graduation, disenchanted at their prospects in the public sector opening up cafes and running other “lower value” businesses than pursuing the path of high-flying entrepreneurs.