What the 5th World Media Summit in China seeks to achieve – Organisers 

A huge convergence of top media executives gathered in Guangzhou in the Guangdong Province of Southern China to deliberate on the future of the media in the digital age and its role in the emerging world order. The event which kicked off Saturday with a welcome banquet hosted by Executive Chairman World Media Summit (WMS) and President Xinhua News Agency Fu Hua, is also expected Read More

5th World Media Summit underway in China

December 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The 5th World Media Summit kicked off on Saturday in the Guangdong Province of China, with about 400 delegates attending, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. Of the figure, 200 are heads of mainstream media outlets, while other participants are government officials and representatives of international organisations globally. This year’s Summit is focusing on “Boosting Global Confidence, Promoting Media Read More

For a global community of shared future

October 6, 2023 Charles Onunaiju 0

Last month, the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published a white paper outlining Beijing’s proposal and actions in regards to the construction of a community shared future for mankind. The vision for a community of shared future was first presented by the Chinese leader, President Xi Jinping during a speech at the Moscow State Institute Read More

What shared Oct. 1 national day means for Nigeria-China ties

October 3, 2023 Olalekan A. Babatunde 0

October 1 is the National Day of both Nigeria and China. There are significant similarities to highlight and in which both countries need to care for in their relations. While the day marks Nigeria’s proclamation of independence from the British on October 1960, the Chinese is marking their 74th National Day as the founding of the People’s Republic of China Read More

Six killed in China kindergarten attack

July 10, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Six people were killed and one wounded in an attack at a kindergarten in South China’s Guangdong province on Monday, a spokeswoman for the city government said. “The victims include one teacher, two parents, and three students,” she said. She did not offer details about the identities and ages of the victims nor on the weapon used in the attack, Read More

An excursion to the villages in China

June 3, 2023 Khalid Ibrahim 0

Chinese are one of the most hospitable, resourceful and respectful people I’ve met. My university, Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, organised an excursion as a learning experience and I had the honour of participating .The Shuangjiang Village, of Xindeng town, Fuyang District, Hangzhou left an impression on me and I intend to go back and enjoy the beautiful sceneries Read More

Gulmarg set to host G20 events

May 15, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

International tourist resort Gulmarg of Baramulla is all set to welcome delegates from the G-20 nations in the last week of May 2023. In this regard, the district administration of Baramulla is finalizing all the related arrangements, and the district is undergoing a major makeover amid a stringent security plan for the high-profile event. All the developmental and beautification works Read More

NUGA: 315 athletes to compete at World University games trials in China 

315 athletes from 41 universities compete for their spot to represent Nigeria at the 31st Universiade in Chengdu, China, scheduled for July 28–August 8, 2023. The trials will feature seven sports, including athletics, badminton, judo, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, and tennis, and will be held at the University of Benin and Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, Edo State. This event Read More

US open to talks with China – Envoy

May 2, 2023 Admin III 0

US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns said Tuesday the United States is “ready to talk” to China, and expressed hope that Beijing would “meet us halfway on this.” Burns, however, did not give a clear answer about when Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to China – which was postponed in February – would be rescheduled. “Our view is we Read More

i Focus-Closeup: Reading, No.1 hobby with enduring inspiration

April 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Reading has long remained the favorite hobby of Xi Jinping, throughout various stages of his life — his years of youth in the Loess Plateau, his years of primary-level tenures in localities, and now his years of dedication as China’s top leader. “I have many hobbies. I love reading the most. Reading has become a way of life for me,” Read More

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India topple China to become world most populous nation

April 19, 2023 Admin III 0

India is set to overtake China to become the most populous country in the world by the middle of this year, data released by the United Nations shows. India’s population is expected to reach 1.4286 billion – 2.9 million more than its neighbour on 1.4257 billion. The Asian nations have accounted for more than a third of the global population Read More

China military rehearses ‘encircling’ Taiwan after US Speaker visit

April 8, 2023 Admin III 0

China has started three days of military exercises around Taiwan after the island’s president met the US House Speaker in defiance of repeated threats by Beijing. The exercises, dubbed “United Sharp Sword,” have been denounced by Taiwan. China sees Taiwan as its own territory and has not ruled out using force to bring it under its control. The Chinese military’s Read More

China’s President heads to Russia, sets up meeting with Putin

March 17, 2023 Admin III 0

Chinese president Xi Jinping will embark on a three-day trip to Moscow in an apparent show of support for Vladimir Putin. The rumoured trip was officially confirmed on Friday by China’s foreign affairs ministry. Russia said the Chinese president is visiting at the invitation of Mr Putin.  The Kremlin said that Mr Putin would have a one-to-one meeting with his Read More

Hands off TikTok, US tells China

March 16, 2023 Admin III 0

The Biden administration has demanded that TikTok’s Chinese owners divest their stakes in the popular video app or face a possible U.S. ban, the company told Reuters on Wednesday. The move is the most dramatic in a series of recent steps by U.S. officials and legislators who have raised fears that TikTok’s U.S. user data could be passed on to Read More

3 years after, China reopens border

March 15, 2023 Admin III 0

China is to resume issuing visas to foreign tourists for the first time since the Covid pandemic broke out three years ago. The major easing of restrictions comes after Beijing declared victory over the virus and retreated from a zero-Covid strategy that has hurt its economy. From 15 March, foreign offices can process applications for Chinese visas. Visa-free entry will Read More

Breaking: XI Jinping reelected China’s President for third term

March 10, 2023 BBC 0

China’s leader Xi Jinping has secured a historic third term as president from the country’s rubber-stamp parliament. It follows a consolidation of power that has made Mr Xi, 69, China’s most dominant leader in generations. In the Chinese system of governance, the functions of the president are largely ceremonial. Mr Xi’s power comes from him being General Secretary of the Read More

The ‘‘Two Sessions’’: China’s unique process and the imperative to be different

March 7, 2023 Charles Onunaiju 0

In the month of March, a key and important event in China national political calendar, watched closely around the world would unfold in the country’s capital, Beijing. The 14th National People’s Congress, the country top legislative body and its supreme state organ would meet in full session to receive reports, deliberate and give legislative effect to landmark issues accelerating the Read More

US-Africa summit: Why China controls African economies

December 19, 2022 Jerry Uwah 0

China has taken firm control of African economies in a rather menacing manner that is disgusting to the United States of America (USA). The U.S., the world’s largest economy, is deeply troubled by China’s Greek gift to Africa’s corrupt leaders. China is everywhere in Africa. Even South Africa, the most industrialised economy on the Dark Continent, has sheepishly swallowed China’s Read More

Think tanks release report on China’s outlook on human rights

December 7, 2022 Admin III 0

A report examining contemporary Chinese outlook on human rights was released Monday. Jointly released by the China Foundation for Human Rights Development and the New China Research under Xinhua News Agency, the report said China’s outlook on human rights has been continuously enriched and improved in practice, with its own cognitive perspective and ideological connotation based on the actual conditions Read More

The myth of ‘debt trap’ in China-Africa cooperation

November 17, 2022 Charles Onunaiju 0

FORMER US Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson who was sacked mid-air by his principal, formal President Donald Trump while returning from a visit to Africa in 2018, orchestrated the hype, on a visit to the Africa Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He said that “Chinese investment does have the potential to address Africa’s infrastructure gap,” but added a Read More

Crude price falls on fears of global recession, China COVID surge

Oil prices fell about 2% on Tuesday, extending the previous session’s almost 2% decline, as recession fears and a flare-up in COVID-19 cases in China raised concerns over global demand. World Bank President David Malpass and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva warned on Monday of a growing risk of global recession and said inflation remains a continuing problem. Read More