Category: Education

International snow sculpture competition held in Harbin

International snow sculpture competition held in Harbin Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2024-01-08 07:35:22 Contestants work on a snow sculpture at the Sun Island scenic area in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 7, 2024. An international snow sculpture competition is held here, attracting snow sculptors from 12 countries. (Xinhua/Zhang Tao) A contestant works on a snow sculpture at the Sun Island scenic area in Harbin, northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 7, 2024. An international snow sculpture competition is held here, attracting snow sculptors from 12 countries. (Xinhua/Wang Dayu) A contestant works on a snow sculpture at the Sun Island scenic...

GLOBALink | China-Maldives Friendship Bridge linking present and future: Maldivians

GLOBALink | China-Maldives Friendship Bridge linking present and future: Maldivians Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2024-01-11 14:52:32 0:00 /2:18 “It (China-Maldives Friendship Bridge) has changed my life for the better,” says Malsha Shareef at Media and Public Relations of Male City Council. “Especially for people like myself, (the) youth, this bridge is a bridge between our today and tomorrow, our present and our future,” says Midhuam Saud, the vice president of the Maldives-China Trade and Cultural Organization. Produced by Xinhua Global Service ■   You may like Slogan, Mascots, emblem of Asian Winter Games unveiled China’s first PPP high-speed railway celebrates 2nd...

SPEECH BY TI-Z CHAPTER PRESIDENT MRS. PRISCILLA CHIKONDE CHANSA AT THE LAUNCH OF THE 2023 CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX (CPI) AT TAJ PAMODZI HOTEL ON TUESDAY 30TH JANUARY 2024

SPEECH BY TI-Z CHAPTER PRESIDENT MRS. PRISCILLA CHIKONDE CHANSA AT THE LAUNCH OF THE 2023 CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEX (CPI) AT TAJ PAMODZI HOTEL ON TUESDAY 30TH JANUARY 2024 Salutations Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen. Allow me to also extend a warm welcome to you all to this very important launch of the 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index. As we have seen from the results, the 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index reveals that only 28 countries around the world have significantly improved their transparency levels. For 34 countries out of 180, the situation has in fact gotten significantly worse, while in an overwhelming...

(China Economic Roundtable) China’s high-standard opening-up boosts foreign investment, global prosperity

(China Economic Roundtable) China’s high-standard opening-up boosts foreign investment, global prosperity Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2024-01-08 20:38:19 * As China pursues high-quality development, it has been working to expand institutional opening-up with regard to rules, regulations, management and standards in order to improve the level and quality of trade and investment cooperation. * Under the policy of high-standard opening-up, China has adopted a series of measures to ease market access and level the playing field, so that foreign companies can enjoy a better business environment in the country. * China has been stepping up efforts to create a top-notch business...

Xinhua pictures of the year 2023: aerial photo

Xinhua pictures of the year 2023: aerial photo Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2024-01-06 07:15:19 This aerial photo taken on May 30, 2023 shows submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep Sea Warrior) submerging into the sea for conducting underwater investigation in the South China Sea. Approved by the National Cultural Heritage Administration, a deep-sea archaeological team conducted the first stage of investigations at the site of the No. 1 and No. 2 shipwrecks near the northwest continental slope of the South China Sea. The investigation ran from late May to early June in 2023. (Photo by Li Duojiang/Xinhua) This aerial photo taken on...

Zambia’s Gary Chilala Nkombo and South Korea’s Park Je-kyung strengthen bilateral cooperation

By Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda Zambia and South Korea have pledged to strengthen bilateral cooperation towards enhancing rural development to improve the livelihoods of local communities through the National Decentralization Policy (NDP). This mutually agreed bilateral pledge came to light when Ambassador-Designate of the Republic of South Korea to the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Park Je-kyung paid a courtesy call on Minister of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) Mr. Gary Chilala Nkombo at a recent MLGRD dialogue to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Mr. Park reiterated Republic of South Korea willingness to offer financial...

“RTSA not ready for ‘Road Safety and Automated Speed Cameras,” protests Ba Arthur Ntembula

By Ba Arthur Ntembula After listening to Ask RTSA programme on Zambia National Broadcasting Services (ZNBC) Radio 2 95.7FM this evening about road safety and automated speed cameras, my honest conclusion is that the cameras were prematurely switched on and it seems we are not yet equipped to manage the technology of these cameras. Anomaly 1: engaging Road Development Agency (RDA) for road signage after switching on cameras. Anomaly 2: some cameras don’t read correctly. In a 40mk/hr zone, you are driving at 30km/hr but you still receive a ticket for exceeding the limit. …And this was a common complaint...

KAPETE WARD COUNCILLOR URGES PRUDENCE USE OF CDF BY BENEFICIARIES:

Chongwe -Thursday 25th January. 2024. KAPETE WARD COUNCILLOR URGES PRUDENCE USE OF CDF BY BENEFICIARIES: Kapete Ward councillor Francis Kabichi has called on beneficiaries of CDF in his area to use the funds prudently. Mr Kabichi has urged clubs and individuals who accessed grants and loans under CDF to use the money for the intended purpose because it will assist to creation local jobs in the area. Speaking during The Constituency Development Fund Live Radio Program on Chongwe Community Radio Station, Mr. Kabichi indicated that government has done alot in terms of CDF programs which has impacted many lives of...

Jehovah’s Witnesses spearheads educational work

By Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda According to the United Nations website, “education plays a key role in building sustainable and resilient societies.” The United Nations reports that 244 million children and youths are out of school and 771 million adults are illiterate. The International Day of Education, annually observed on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, will restate raising awareness on global need to strengthen access to learning opportunities. Jehovah’s Witnesses have long understood the importance of quality education. “We feel that learning should be taken very seriously,” said Albert Kwesa, local spokesperson for Jehovah’s Witnesses based in Ndola, Copperbelt province....

FQM AND MINE UNIONS SIGN COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT FOR 2024 

FQM AND MINE UNIONS SIGN COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT FOR 2024 

By Derrick Sinjela and Simon Banda – Zambian Children Young People and Women in Development (ZCYPWD) First Quantum Minerals Ltd subsidiaries Kansanshi Mining and FQM Trident have signed a collective bargaining agreement with six unions that sees eligible employees receive an 8 percent increase in basic salary from January 1, 2024. The agreement was signed with the National Union of Miners and Allied Workers (NUMAW), Mine Workers Union of Zambia (MUZ), Miners and Allied Workers Union (MAWU), United Mine Workers Union of Zambia (UMUZ), Consolidated Miners and Allied Workers Union of Zambia (CMAUZ), and Miners Technicians, Artisans and Allied Workers...

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