With Spring Festival approaching, a reception for foreign experts was hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) on January 12.
"For a paleontologist, every day is traveling through time and being an explorer who can discover a new species, or uncover a page of history that no one knew even existed," said Thomas A. Stidham, a world-renowned expert in the fossil recording and evolution of birds.
At the advent of 2023, one more memorable and eventful year of my life has elapsed. Just like the last two years, I also ushered in this new year in China, far from home. While looking back on the outgoing year, I could see China's many achievements in 2022.
Hala Metwally, an Egyptian media expert, has been fascinated with China's historical legacy and cultural achievements since she was a young girl. She kept clipping articles from the newspaper about China and has been keeping a China -related "notebook" of sorts for years.
On December 17, the Guanren Community Branch of the Xiamen Service Center for Foreign experts hosted an event focused on enhancing international community services for foreign experts currently living in China.
In April of 2006, 52-year-old Ömer Sahin Ganiyusufoglu, a member of German National Academy of Science and Engineering, accepted an offer to work at a Sino-German joint venture in a Chinese coastal city Dalian, which began the first chapter of the German's China story.
Professor Timothy O'Brien, a world-renowned Irish expert in the field of regenerative medicine working at Hebei Medical University (HEBMU), was awarded the Chinese Government Friendship Award in 2022.
As the world's second-largest economy, China aims to become a global driver in the high-tech product market, to move from an investment-based to a knowledge-based economy.
"It came as a great and pleasant surprise to me that President Xi Jinping managed to reply to our letter despite his busy schedule," said Alruwaili Faisal Sabti, one of the Chinese learners and enthusiasts who wrote a letter to the Chinese leader and recently received a reply.
On November 9, 2022, the first book house for foreign experts in Hunan province was opened in Changsha (Yanghu Lake) International Talent Innovation and Entrepreneurship Service Base.
To provide more convenient services for people and enterprises, the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (STCSM) launched an online manual service at the beginning of August for Foreigner's Work Permits in China, identification and registration of technology development contracts.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the largest free trade agreement among the Asia-Pacific nations, is boosting trade and investment through reduced tariffs, adding momentum to cooperation among its member nations.
All concerns related to transboundary issues should be top of the public agenda, and be decided by all the stakeholders.