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China sets up traffic control area

Beijing, Thursday, 1 February 2018

China has set up a traffic control area in the East China Sea around the spot that recorded the sinking of the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi. The purpose was to ensure navigation safety and prevent secondary disaster. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China-Tunisia signs deal to boost bilateral relations

Tunis, Tuesday, 6 February 2018

China signed two agreements with Tunisia to launch a diplomatic training programme and boost their economic and technical partnership. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



Israeli start-ups look east for market potential

Jerusalem, Friday, 2 February 2018

The usual practice for most Israeli companies has been to bring their products to the US and then reach to global customers. However pointing out Asia as a potential market for Israel, Roland Wee, managing director of Asia operations at Our Crowd said “Israeli companies are starting to think whether they need the United States in between”. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China-Morocco boosts bilateral co-operation

Rabat, Friday, 9 February 2018

China and Morocco discusses means to bolster their co-operation in the field of infrastructure. Both the countries have expressed their willingness and the prospects to strengthen bilateral ties. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China-Israel cooperation on Research

Changchun, Sunday, 11 February 2018

Israel International Science and Technology Cooperation Programme and the National Natural Science Foundation of China jointly sponsored a research resulting to newly developed biosensor. This would help patients to check acute heart failure or cancer easily at any time, without any medical assistance. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Jordan hosts Chinese Cultural performances

Beijing, Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Amman hosted a series of Chinese cultural performances at the Royal Cultural Centre and the performances were a part of the celebration of the upcoming Chinese New Year. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


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