The Myth of the Port of Piraeus

The Port of Piraeus (PP), lying about 10 kilometers southwest of Athens, Greece, is a strategically important location because of its proximity to the Aegean Sea, the maritime crossroads between Asia and Europe, and is linked by shipping routes to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Designed by Greek architect Hippodamus in the 5th century BC, it remained one of the most prosperous ports of Greece and Europe for a long time.

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The Story of Naberezhnye Chelny

Naberezhnye Chelny, located on the bank of the Kama River, is an industrial city in the Republic of Tatarstan in the Russian Federation. In the 1990s, affected by the economic slump, some of the factories here moved away and the industrial parks lost their vibrancy.

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The AU Gets Its Conference Center

On the Ethiopian Highlands, known as the “Roof of Africa”, and across the skyline of capital city Addis Ababa, you can see more than mountain ranges. A majestic tower and a ring-shaped conference center rise on the horizon, sending the message of an Africa full of prospects. It is the new headquarters of the African Union (AU), built with Chinese assistance – African Union Conference Center and Office Complex (AUCC).

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Hybrid Rice Creates Food Security

An incredible 10.8 tons per hectare!

A sampling of rice from a demonstration field had just been tested to assess the yield per hectare and the result created a furor in Madagascar.

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Guinea: From Water Tower to Power Tower

Banknotes are often regarded as a nation’s “business card”, reflecting the social culture and an important medium for displaying the national image. Therefore, the designs for national currency notes are always selected with particular care.

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The Water of Happiness Comes to Djibouti

In the Afar language spoken in easternmost Africa, Djibouti means “boiling pot”. This Horn of Africa country gets its name from its weather that is dry and hot all year round. Djibouti is in desperate need of fresh water. The total amount of water resources that can be recycled per capita is only 353.4 cubic meters per year, the lowest in all East African countries and below the international extreme water shortage standard of 500 cubic meters per year.

Djibouti is one of the world’s most severely water-deficient countries.

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The New Industrial Zone in Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia

Preah Sihanouk Province in Cambodia has a unique coastal scenery, soft beaches and azure waters. If you travel 12 kilometers to the east from the beautiful port city of Sihanoukville, you will come across a new modern industrial zone teeming with cars and people.

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A Road of Friendship for the APEC Dream

November 16, 2018 was a red-letter day for Papua New Guinea (PNG). The newly-built six-lane boulevard in the capital, Port Moresby, was the cause of the celebrations. On this day the Independence Boulevard project, built and financed by China, was officially handed over to the PNG authorities.

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The Gift of Clean Water for Sri Lanka

Since the 1990s, a chronic kidney disease of unknown origin has become endemic in Sri Lanka, especially in the arid north-central regions, with an incidence as high as 15 percent.

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Winter in Dushanbe Is No Longer Cold

Even in the darkest night in the dead of winter, Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan lying at the foot of the Ismoili Somoni Peak,

the highest mountain in the country, remains warm and brightly-lit.

The transformation came after Tajikistan lifted a 20-year winter power brownout in 2017

and Dushanbe said goodbye to the cold winters it had suffered when it didn’t have sufficient power supply.

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The Sinovas' Chinese Mothers

In the beautiful North African country of Algeria on the Mediterranean coast, a generation of over 10,000 young people has a distinction.

They are called Sinovas by the local people, meaning “Chinese”.

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Renaissance of an Old Car Brand

In April 1927, though the Nordic weather was still chilly despite the arrival of spring,

a factory in Gothenburg, Sweden, presented a lively scene.

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The Belo Monte Cooperation

The Amazon, the largest river with the largest flow, the widest basin and the most tributaries in the world,

runs almost across the north of the South American continent and nurtures the world’s largest tropical rainforest,

known as the “Lungs of the Planet”.

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The Fruit of Cooperation in Egypt's Desert

The journey to the desert from Cairo, capital of Egypt, offers an unvaried landscape dotted by date palm trees.
But once you reach the edge of the Red Sea 120 kilometers east, there is something more vibrant.

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A Bright Shared Future∣ The Mombasa-Nairobi Railway and the Future of Kenya

My friend, please listen to my long story of the railway. It consolidates friendship and it brings hope.

My hometown is more beautiful day by day, My compatriots are more high-spirited day by day.

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A Bright Shared Future∣ Restoring Uzbekistan’s Cultural Legacy

"I'd give a bag of gold to visit Khiva," goes a Central Asian saying. It is an expression of admiration for
the exquisite beauty of the ancient city of Khiva.

Located in the Khwarazm Region of Uzbekistan,
Khiva was built in the 10th century, the heyday of the Khwarazmian Dynasty.

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A Bright Shared Future∣ Song of Modern Machinery on the Prairie

In July and August, when the livestock in the prairies of Mongolia get fat and strong, the traditional Nadam Fair is held in capital Ulan Bator.

Horse racing is usually the most important and popular event at the fair.

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A Bright Shared Future∣ Maldives’ Bridge of Dreams

On the evening of a hot summer day in August 2018 in the Maldives, brilliant fireworks lit up the sky over Male Island,
the Maldivian capital, as the entire country celebrated the opening of
the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge.

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A Bright Shared Future∣How Serbia’s “Dream Factory” Was Reborn

In the industrial city of Smederevo in northeastern Serbia,
many people’s aspirations in life start from an old steel plant.

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A Bright Shared Future∣ Juncao Spreads Its Magic in Fiji

At a conference in the UN headquarters in New York City, the participants, and officials from Fiji,
Lesotho, Laos, Nigeria and other countries, couldn’t stop praising a mysterious plant.

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The Myth of the Port of Piraeus

The Port of Piraeus (PP), lying about 10 kilometers southwest of Athens, Greece, is a strategically important location because of its proximity to the Aegean Sea, the maritime crossroads between Asia and Europe, and is linked by shipping routes to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Designed by Greek architect Hippodamus in the 5th century BC, it remained one of the most prosperous ports of Greece and Europe for a long time.

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The Story of Naberezhnye Chelny

Naberezhnye Chelny, located on the bank of the Kama River, is an industrial city in the Republic of Tatarstan in the Russian Federation. In the 1990s, affected by the economic slump, some of the factories here moved away and the industrial parks lost their vibrancy.

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The AU Gets Its Conference Center

On the Ethiopian Highlands, known as the “Roof of Africa”, and across the skyline of capital city Addis Ababa, you can see more than mountain ranges. A majestic tower and a ring-shaped conference center rise on the horizon, sending the message of an Africa full of prospects. It is the new headquarters of the African Union (AU), built with Chinese assistance – African Union Conference Center and Office Complex (AUCC).

Full Text >

Hybrid Rice Creates Food Security

An incredible 10.8 tons per hectare!

A sampling of rice from a demonstration field had just been tested to assess the yield per hectare and the result created a furor in Madagascar.

Full Text >

Guinea: From Water Tower to Power Tower

Banknotes are often regarded as a nation’s “business card”, reflecting the social culture and an important medium for displaying the national image. Therefore, the designs for national currency notes are always selected with particular care.

Full Text >

The Water of Happiness Comes to Djibouti

In the Afar language spoken in easternmost Africa, Djibouti means “boiling pot”. This Horn of Africa country gets its name from its weather that is dry and hot all year round. Djibouti is in desperate need of fresh water. The total amount of water resources that can be recycled per capita is only 353.4 cubic meters per year, the lowest in all East African countries and below the international extreme water shortage standard of 500 cubic meters per year.

Djibouti is one of the world’s most severely water-deficient countries.

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The New Industrial Zone in Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia

Preah Sihanouk Province in Cambodia has a unique coastal scenery, soft beaches and azure waters. If you travel 12 kilometers to the east from the beautiful port city of Sihanoukville, you will come across a new modern industrial zone teeming with cars and people.

Full Text >

A Road of Friendship for the APEC Dream

November 16, 2018 was a red-letter day for Papua New Guinea (PNG). The newly-built six-lane boulevard in the capital, Port Moresby, was the cause of the celebrations. On this day the Independence Boulevard project, built and financed by China, was officially handed over to the PNG authorities.

Full Text >

The Gift of Clean Water for Sri Lanka

Since the 1990s, a chronic kidney disease of unknown origin has become endemic in Sri Lanka, especially in the arid north-central regions, with an incidence as high as 15 percent.

Full Text >

Winter in Dushanbe Is No Longer Cold

Even in the darkest night in the dead of winter, Dushanbe, the capital city of Tajikistan lying at the foot of the Ismoili Somoni Peak,

the highest mountain in the country, remains warm and brightly-lit.

The transformation came after Tajikistan lifted a 20-year winter power brownout in 2017

and Dushanbe said goodbye to the cold winters it had suffered when it didn’t have sufficient power supply.

Full Text >

The Sinovas' Chinese Mothers

In the beautiful North African country of Algeria on the Mediterranean coast, a generation of over 10,000 young people has a distinction.

They are called Sinovas by the local people, meaning “Chinese”.

Full Text >

Renaissance of an Old Car Brand

In April 1927, though the Nordic weather was still chilly despite the arrival of spring,

a factory in Gothenburg, Sweden, presented a lively scene.

Full Text >

The Belo Monte Cooperation

The Amazon, the largest river with the largest flow, the widest basin and the most tributaries in the world,

runs almost across the north of the South American continent and nurtures the world’s largest tropical rainforest,

known as the “Lungs of the Planet”.

Full Text >

The Fruit of Cooperation in Egypt's Desert

The journey to the desert from Cairo, capital of Egypt, offers an unvaried landscape dotted by date palm trees.
But once you reach the edge of the Red Sea 120 kilometers east, there is something more vibrant.

Full Text >

A Bright Shared Future∣ The Mombasa-Nairobi Railway and the Future of Kenya

My friend, please listen to my long story of the railway. It consolidates friendship and it brings hope.

My hometown is more beautiful day by day, My compatriots are more high-spirited day by day.

Full Text >

A Bright Shared Future∣ Restoring Uzbekistan’s Cultural Legacy

"I'd give a bag of gold to visit Khiva," goes a Central Asian saying. It is an expression of admiration for
the exquisite beauty of the ancient city of Khiva.

Located in the Khwarazm Region of Uzbekistan,
Khiva was built in the 10th century, the heyday of the Khwarazmian Dynasty.

Full Text >

A Bright Shared Future∣ Song of Modern Machinery on the Prairie

In July and August, when the livestock in the prairies of Mongolia get fat and strong, the traditional Nadam Fair is held in capital Ulan Bator.

Horse racing is usually the most important and popular event at the fair.

Full Text >

A Bright Shared Future∣ Maldives’ Bridge of Dreams

On the evening of a hot summer day in August 2018 in the Maldives, brilliant fireworks lit up the sky over Male Island,
the Maldivian capital, as the entire country celebrated the opening of
the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge.

Full Text >

A Bright Shared Future∣How Serbia’s “Dream Factory” Was Reborn

In the industrial city of Smederevo in northeastern Serbia,
many people’s aspirations in life start from an old steel plant.

Full Text>

A Bright Shared Future∣ Juncao Spreads Its Magic in Fiji

At a conference in the UN headquarters in New York City, the participants, and officials from Fiji,
Lesotho, Laos, Nigeria and other countries, couldn’t stop praising a mysterious plant.

Full Text >