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Xiplomacy: China-Africa reciprocal cooperation prospers thanks to close people-to-people bonds

Xiplomacy: China-Africa reciprocal cooperation prospers thanks to close people-to-people bonds Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2023-06-02 00:38:15 Doctors from the 29th Chinese medical team to the Republic of the Congo provide physical exam for children at an adoption center in Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of the Congo, May 30, 2023. (Photo by Guy-Gervais Kitina/Xinhua) To celebrate this year’s International Children’s Day that falls on Thursday, China and the Organization of African First Ladies for Development launched the “Warm Children’s Hearts, a China-Africa Joint Action” initiative to arouse public awareness and show their love and care for African children. Over the...

Xi Story: Xi’s commitment to empowering Chinese children

Xi Story: Xi’s commitment to empowering Chinese children Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2023-06-01 18:52:45 Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, talks with students at a science classroom of Beijing Yuying School in Beijing, capital of China, May 31, 2023. Xi on Wednesday visited Beijing Yuying School and extended festival greetings to children across the country ahead of International Children’s Day, which falls on June 1. (Xinhua/Wang Ye) BEIJING, June 1 (Xinhua) — Ahead of International Children’s Day, which is celebrated on June 1 every...

GLOBALink | Xi’s care for “water tower”

GLOBALink | Xi’s care for “water tower” Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2023-06-05 10:31:12 0:00 /5:48 XINING, June 5 (Xinhua) — Sanjiangyuan in Qinghai contains the headwaters of China’s three major rivers. President Xi Jinping underlines the importance of preserving the area and has shown deep care for how it has integrated ecological protection with improvements to local people’s livelihoods. Produced by Xinhua Global Service Copyright©2000-2023XINHUANET.com All rights reserved.

New ICRISAT-FAO Partnership to Support Saudi Arabia’s Quest for Boosting Cereal Production

New ICRISAT-FAO Partnership to Support Saudi Arabia’s Quest for Boosting Cereal Production Media Release The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have joined forces to enhance the productivity of millet and sesame crops in Saudi Arabia.This collaboration, which supports the desert nation’s ambitions toward achieving greater advancement in food production, will also promote economic diversification, conservation, and the use and application of digital tools to tackle unique challenges in the face of limited natural resources, particularly water. Despite only 3% of the agricultural land being irrigated by rainfall, the...

Consumers to save K1.5bn from fuel price drop, says Dr. Johnstone Chikwanda

Since April this year fuel pump prices have been steadily falling and this will lead to petroleum products consumers saving an accumulated K1.5billion, reports *Francis Lungu* . Giving an analysis on the downward trend of fuel pump prices observed in the last three months, international energy expert Johnstone Chikwanda says in the month of April alone, the reduction in petroleum products prices resulted in consumers saving about K940million. This was followed by another K164millon saved due to the drop of prices in May, according to Dr Chikwanda. “For June the consumers will be saved K400 million. So by end of...

Moldovan opposition accuses President Sandu of power usurpation and corruption

In Moldova the internal confrontation between the current government of Maia Sandu, the political opposition and the national minorities oppressed by Chisinau deepens. Against the background of the economic and energy catastrophe to which this post-Soviet republic has been exposed as a result of the activities of pro-Western politicians, the country is threatened by the separation of another national autonomy and the development of protests by supporters of opposition parties. In addition to regular rallies and speeches across the country by the Shor party whose leaders are subjected to systematic persecution by the ruling regime’s security services and police, on...

HH hailed for measures to reduce cumbersome investment licencing procedure

HH hailed for measures to reduce cumbersome investment licencing procedure* The private sector has expressed gratitude at President Hakainde Hichilema’s pronounced measures and commitment to reducing the lengthy and cumbersome regulatory approval process for investment licenses, reports *Francis Lungu* . President Hichilema made an undertaking that his new dawn government will ensure that protracted procedures in obtaining various investment permits in the country are considerably reduced. Speaking at State House on May 17, 2023 during a press briefing, the head of State said there is need to reduce the time for investment approval in order to enhance attraction for Foreign...

HH challenges opposition for alternative policies if they have any!

  REPUBLICAN President Hakainde Hichilema has dared the opposition, especially the previous regime of the Patriotic Front (PF) to offer alternatives if they have any to the new dawn government that has embarked on a robust and ambitious economic recovery trajectory, reports *Francis Lungu* . President Hichilema outlined an array of assortment of social, economical and transformation programmes his new dawn government has initiated since assuming office in August 2021. The Head of State said the United Party for National Development (UPND) government has embarked on a journey to transform people’s lives from both social and economic front. Speaking during...

World Tourism Organisation’s Zurab Pololikashvili marketing Zambia’s hospitality Investment

World Tourism Organisation’s Zurab Pololikashvili marketing Zambia’s hospitality Investment By DERRICK SINJELA WORLD Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili is assuring Minister of Tourism Rodney Malindi Sikumba of a pledge to facilitate platforms enabling Zambia to market her key investment areas to drive its hospitality agenda for economic diversification and growth, leading to sustainable jobs and wealth creation. The pronouncement was made when Mr. Sikumba, held high level bilateral talks with the UNWTO SG Pololikashvili on the side-lines of the 118th Executive Council currently underway in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Mr. Pololikashvili reaffirmed the organisation’s commitment to support Zambia...

US $25 million Ndola Cancer Treatment Center construction cheers Sylvia Tembo-Masebo

US $25 million Ndola Cancer Treatment Center construction cheers Sylvia Tembo-Masebo …as AVIC International pledges to deliver project within 12 months By DERRICK SINJELA Health Minister Ms. Sylvia Tembo-Masebo is worried that Zambia confirms on an annual basis 13,800 new cancer cases. Speaking in Lusaka on Wednesday, 17th May, 2023 before witnessing the signing of the contract to construct Ndola Cancer Treatment Center (NCTC) in Zambia’s Copperbelt Province, granted to AVIC International, Ms. Tembo-Masebo explained that of 13,800 new cancer cases, 3,000 new cases are seen at the Cancer Diseases Hospital (CDH) which is the only fourth level, national referral...

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