"China's relationship with Ethiopia has been strong for over 50 years, and it has been further strengthened by the Belt and Road Initiative, which has led to increased collaboration in various sectors, including infrastructure, economy, and cultural and social development. I also benefit greatly from the close bilateral relations," said Fayisa.
It was a great way to end the year. And an even better way to start the next one.
The most important holiday for the Chinese people is Spring Festival, also known as Lunar New Year. It is a time when all family members gather and celebrate together. The festival is also observed in some East Asian and Southeast Asian countries and regions. The Lunar New Year in 2024 will begin on February 10.
Ten years ago, Israeli biopharmaceutical expert Yehuda Zelig had no idea that he would forge an unbreakable bond with China, a country 6,000 kilometers away from his home, and dedicate himself to helping realize the Chinese dream of developing its own insulin.
On February 4, Russian expert Valentina Sinegovskaia was honored with the Chinese Government Friendship Award in recognition of her significant contribution to advancing Sino-Russian sci-tech cooperation in the field of soybean."This award is not only a personal honor but a tribute to the collective effort of my team and colleagues from China," Sinegovskaia said in a recent interview with Science and Technology Daily
On February 2, the Shandong Provincial Department of Science and Technology organized a vibrant Spring Festival event for foreign experts and their families. More than 30 foreign experts from 15 countries including Germany, Italy, and South Korea participated in the event.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Sunday that China and Thailand will officially enter a "visa-free era" from March 1 as the two sides have just signed an agreement on mutual visa exemption.
I have learned that President Xi Jinping has replied to a letter from representatives of Kenyan students and alumni at the Beijing Jiaotong University, encouraging them to continue contributing to the friendship between China and Kenya and between China and Africa.
Citrus fruits are undeniably enjoyed worldwide for their refreshing flavors and are an excellent source of vitamin C. To ensure sustainable growth of the citrus industry, a group of scientists are doing research on citrus diseases. Dr. Shahzad Munir from Pakistan, also known as the "Citrus Doctor," is one of them.
Vladimir Terzija, a distinguished visiting professor at Shandong University (SDU) is an important figure in the field of electrical engineering and electrical power systems. On an afternoon just after New Year's Day, he shared some of his thoughts on exploring the secrets and complexity of electricity with Science and Technology Daily.
Compared with his first visit to China in 2001, Dr. Hassan Risheh, a former minister of higher education of Syria, said on his visit in 2023 that, "The transformation in China is truly remarkable." Risheh has been committed to international cooperation for decades, focusing mainly on higher education. He said Syrian people aspire to learn from China's successes in this field.
China has come out in force at the Singapore Airshow this year, bringing its largest-ever contingent, and showing off the new C919 — the country's first domestically developed large, narrow-body passenger aircraft.