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South Africa: Mandarin Trainees Head to China

Pretoria — The first group of frontline tourism staff to be trained in Mandarin have completed the initial phase of their training and are heading to China for cultural learning experiences. The trainees received certificates from Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom at a ceremony held in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The 20 trainees were selected for specialised training from establishments frequented by …

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Sharjah Chamber Signs MOU with Chinese Delegation

Signed an MoU with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade yesterday. The MOU, which aim to enhance Sharjah’s ties with international trade partners, will pave the way for a unique and mutually beneficial trade …

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Interview: Belt and Road initiative to spur Africa’s growth, reshape global order: experts

The Belt and Road initiative envisioned by Chinese leaders to revive ancient trading routes will unleash prosperity in Africa while refashioning the global order, Kenyan experts said. China in 2013 announced its support for large-scale infrastructure projects such as roads, railways and seaports to help revive ancient maritime and land-based trading routes stretching from countries in Asia to Europe and …

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Zhaopin Unveils 2016 Top 30 Employers in China

Zhaopin Limited (NYSE: ZPIN) (“Zhaopin” or the “Company”), a leading career platform[1] in China focused on connecting users with relevant job opportunities throughout their career lifecycles, today announced winners of the “Top 30 Employers in China Award” for 2016, with Tencent topping the list. Award Winners Winners of the 2016 awards were led by Top 10 employers that included, in …

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Chinese railway company sets up training institute in Kenya

By Huang Yinjiazi, Wu Baoshu, Li Sibo In a densely planted campus with buildings painted joyful yellow in the east of the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, there is a railway training institute sponsored by a large Chinese infrastructure construction company — China Road and Bridge Corporation. China Road and Bridge Corporation, which has been building a 471 km-long track linking …

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Could economic warfare loom between the USA & China after Trump’s election?

US President-elect Donald J. Trump has been vocal and critical about China’s economic involvement in the USA. The US has struggled with economic growth since the nineties and struggles to compete with competitive emerging markets such as China. Since the confirmation of his election, he has been congratulated by the Chinese President Xi JinPing who also said that cooperation between …

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Maximizing China-Africa e-commerce ties

Despite the ongoing downturn in international investment and the global economy, economic and trade cooperation between China and Africa continues to grow steadily, highlighting the great potential of the African market. E-commerce, as a new business mode, has become a key pillar for this cooperation. It meets the needs of both sellers and buyers. Chinese small and medium enterprises (SMEs) …

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Benin opens 8th edition of Chinese products’ trade fair for West Africa

The Eighth edition of Chinese products’ trade fair in Benin for the West Africa region on Monday opened in the economic capital Cotonou. The 2016 edition brings together economic operators from West African countries, from Congo and Gabon in Central Africa as well as from Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Egypt in East Africa. It is taking place under the aegis …

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Joint interview event for Chinese enterprises in Africa launched in Tanzania

A joint interview event named Chinese Enterprises in Africa is launched in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam on Monday, in a bid to shed light on the fruitful achievements in China-Africa cooperation. Organized by China’s State Council Information Office, the event will include more than 40 reporters from China and Africa. During the 7-day event from Nov. 28 to …

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500.com Limited Announces Strategic Investment in Qufan

500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) (“500.com” or the “Company”), a leading online sports lottery service provider in China, today announced that it has agreed to invest in Qufan Internet Technology Inc. and Shenzhen Qufan Internet Technology Co., Ltd. (together “Qufan”), an operator of mobile social poker games. 500.com is investing in ordinary shares representing 51.0% of equity interest in each of …

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