Tag: China

  • Finavia reports a significant increase in turnover in 2022, but low passenger numbers will weaken the result for the year

    Finavia reports a significant increase in turnover in 2022, but low passenger numbers will weaken the result for the year

    Turnover increased by 105.3% to 298.4 million euros and the operating profit margin turned positive to 65.4 million euros, an increase of 340.8%. Despite the positive development, the company’s operating profit remained loss-making and was EUR 52.3 million in loss, although it is 60.0% better than a year earlier. Due to China’s COVID-19 restrictions and […]

  • The spy suspicions against Tiktok

    The spy suspicions against Tiktok

    Clouds of worry surrounding Tiktok have been gathering for the past six months; it involves suspicions of data collection, influence campaigns and accusations of espionage. In Sweden, employees at the government office are no longer allowed to have the app on their work mobiles, and similar bans are hailing in various Western countries, which is […]

  • China’s espionage, data theft cause concern for Norway, Netherlands

    China’s espionage, data theft cause concern for Norway, Netherlands

    Oslo [Norway]March 21 (ANI): China’s “state-sponsored” hackers, who did contract work in the service of state espionage, and data theft have become the main problem for Norway and the Netherlands, according to an article on Portal Plus authored by Valerio Fabbri. The hackers use a sophisticated mix of social engineering techniques, including using dating sites, […]

  • Denmark in the middle of the table in the InterNations survey, which assesses easy settlement

    Denmark has ended up in the middle of the table a new InterNations survey that assesses how easy it is for internationals to settle when they move abroad. The Expat Essentials Index addresses four key areas in expats’ lives when they resettle: finding accommodation, dealing with administration, dealing with the language and digital life. In […]

  • China calls for peace talks between Ukraine and Russia

    China calls for peace talks between Ukraine and Russia

    Pentagon – China hopes there will be a peaceful solution to the conflict in Ukraine and urges Russia and Ukraine to come to the table for peace talks, China’s foreign minister told his Ukrainian counterpart in a phone call on Thursday. China’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Qin Gang told Dmytro Kuleba that […]

  • The new Aalto2 museum center fulfills Alvar Aalto’s wish

    The new Aalto2 museum center fulfills Alvar Aalto’s wish

    A fresh concept Museum center Aalto2 consists of two buildings designed by Alvar Aalto – the Alvar Aalto Museum (1971–73, 2023) and the Museum of Central Finland (1956–61, 1991, 2019) – and a new extension that will be built to connect them (2023). ). Together, these are more than 5,000 square meters, forming the premises […]

  • Denmark’s military expenditure is increasing as the world’s powers sharpen their claws

    S! CLEAN songA new defense proposal is a new one doomsday alarm called S!RENEN, which will sound a loud siren on people’s phones in the event of an impending disaster. There is no need to download a special app: in an emergency, the alert will be sent directly by mobile operators to mobile phones, along […]

  • Prime Minister travels to North Africa to smear the Egyptians

    Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has flown to Egypt to discuss climate, migration and the war in Ukraine, DR reports. In a change of policy, however, she will not officially bring up the North African country’s shaky relationship with human rights and democracy. Although Egypt is a dictatorship, the government considers it an invaluable business partner […]

  • Georgia in turmoil, is Hungary next?

    Georgia in turmoil, is Hungary next?

    Some Georgians fear that the introduction of such a law would undermine the country’s chances of joining the EU. The opposition has vowed to continue protesting until the government formalizes the repeal of the law and releases all arrested protesters, but has later called for parliament to resign. Interestingly, the Foreign Agent Law (also known […]

  • Chips from Finland initiative: How Finland can become a leader in microchip technology in Europe

    Chips from Finland initiative: How Finland can become a leader in microchip technology in Europe

    Finland is already one of the EU’s leading designers of mobile communication network chips and a pioneer in the field of microelectronics and quantum technology. The initiative focuses on these strengths to create a European center for chip expertise. The US and China are currently competing for control of the chip market, and Europe has […]

  • Return of Chinese tourists to Iceland

    Return of Chinese tourists to Iceland

    As reported by RÚV, starting March 15, the Chinese government decided to allow the sale of cross-border group tours to an additional 40 countries, including Iceland. The move is part of the easing of restrictions in China following the introduction of a travel ban caused by the pandemic. Sales of flights to and from China […]

  • Finland’s Niinistö is still optimistic about NATO membership

    Finland’s Niinistö is still optimistic about NATO membership

    Niinistö, who spoke to the media after sitting down with the US president Joe Biden In the White House, said Biden, he confirmed his strong support for Finland and Sweden. “Biden urged us forward. He hoped I was right in my optimism,” he said. The meeting was not originally on the agenda of his five-day […]

  • Market rates in China — March 9

    BEIJING, March 9 (Xinhua) — Following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,696.66 Euro 100,734.83 Japanese yen 100 5.0762 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.751 British Pounds 100,825.42 […]

  • The viewers have spoken!  The Danes are the tenth most attractive people in the world

    The viewers have spoken! The Danes are the tenth most attractive people in the world

    Most of us expats – despite rapid globalization and our newborns increasingly having their choice of three or even four passports – still identify with a nationality, although we do our best not to identify as too nationalistic! So when a study comes out showing the world’s most attractive nationalities, we know deep down that […]

  • USA, Lithuania in talks aimed at China

    USA, Lithuania in talks aimed at China

    Washington – In March 1990, Lithuania became the first republic to break away from the Soviet Union by declaring itself an independent state, a decision applauded by the White House. Thirty-three years later, this Baltic country of about 2.7 million people is making bold moves to counter China, the rising global power of the century, […]

  • Market rates in China — March 8

    BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,695.25 Euro 100,733.63 Japanese yen 100 5.0652 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.569 British Pounds […]

  • Report: Finland is not exceptionally dependent on trade with China

    Report: Finland is not exceptionally dependent on trade with China

    If disruptions affect several countries at the same time, importers would not be able to quickly turn to alternative suppliers. The effects would therefore be seen in the everyday lives of both citizens and companies. According to a survey coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland is among the EU average in total trade […]

  • Market rates in China — March 7

    BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,691.56 Euro 100,738.54 Japanese Yen 100 5.0874 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.102 British Pounds […]

  • Market rates in China — March 1

    BEIJING, March 1 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,694.00 Euro 100,734.16 Japanese Yen 100 5.0926 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.416 British Pounds […]

  • Market rates in China — March 2

    BEIJING, March 2 (Xinhua) — Following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,688.08 Euro 100,734.17 Japanese Yen 100 5.0576 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.662 British Pounds 100,827.65 […]

  • Market rates in China — March 3

    BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,691.17 Euro 100,732.67 Japanese Yen 100 5.0576 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.051 British Pounds […]

  • Live: Ukraine says ‘survived the hardest winter in our history’

    Live: Ukraine says ‘survived the hardest winter in our history’

    Ukraine has survived the “hardest winter” in its history, enduring months of Russian strikes on critical infrastructure, the country’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. The fight to defend the eastern city of Bakhmut from Russian forces intensified, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday. Follow our live blog for the latest updates on the war in […]

  • Jaishankar holds bilateral meeting with foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Sweden

    Jaishankar holds bilateral meeting with foreign ministers from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Sweden

    New Delhi [India]March 3 (ANI): Foreign Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held bilateral meetings with Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, Saudi Arabia’s counterpart Faisal bin Farhan and Sweden’s Tobias Billström on the sidelines of the Raisina Dialogue. “Happy to meet FM Sameh Shoukry from Egypt. Welcomed his participation in the G20 meeting yesterday. Our discussions […]

  • Freedom of navigation in the Indian Ocean is a must: Maldives Foreign Minister

    Freedom of navigation in the Indian Ocean is a must: Maldives Foreign Minister

    New Delhi [India]March 3 (ANI): Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid said that “freedom of navigation in the Indian Ocean is a must” that the country will do everything to maintain peace and stability in the region. Speaking exclusively to ANI, Abdulla Shahid said, “Freedom of navigation in the Indian Ocean is a must because it […]

  • Publisher behind Xi biography released from China prison

    Publisher behind Xi biography released from China prison

    A Hong Kong-based publisher arrested while preparing to release an unauthorized biography of Chinese leader Xi Jinping has been released after serving a 10-year sentence in a prison in southern China. The respected San Francisco-based rights monitoring group Dui Hua reported Thursday that Yao Wentian, 83, was released on February 26 and returned to his […]

  • Trump on stage again, thinner sea ice in the Gulf of Bothnia and elections in Estonia

    Trump on stage again, thinner sea ice in the Gulf of Bothnia and elections in Estonia

    Hour 1: US Correspondents’ analysis of the Maryland Republican Convention Reportage from the Luleå archipelago where the sea ice has become thinner The first electricity subsidy has landed in Swedes’ accounts. What effects does it have? South Korean pop band BTS inspires Swedish conversation group Chronicle by Ulrika Knutson The panel with Göran Greider, Helle […]

  • Finland aims to reduce its economic dependence on China

    Finland aims to reduce its economic dependence on China

    It is estimated that half of the mobile phones and two-thirds of the laptops used in Finland are manufactured in China.

  • Xi Jinping’s obsession with the Cold War

    Xi Jinping’s obsession with the Cold War

    China’s Security Initiative for World Peace China is on the foreign policy offensive. Xi Jinping was not satisfied with launching a peace plan for Ukraine – the same week also saw a global security initiative with world peace as the ultimate goal. We will take a closer look at these plays to try to understand […]

  • Nokia implements six-pillar strategy reform plan, announces new logo

    Nokia implements six-pillar strategy reform plan, announces new logo

    Pekka LundmarkCEO of Nokia, told According to Helsingin Sanomat, the company has decided to “put its food on the gas pedal” after noticing the improved technical position. He said that Nokia currently has a 25-26 percent share of mobile communications networks and a less than 20 percent share of optical networks in regions outside of […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 28 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,695.19 Euro 100,737.47 Japanese Yen 100 5.1024 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.604 British Pounds […]

  • The EU nation supports the Chinese peace plan

    The EU nation supports the Chinese peace plan

    The ongoing conflict between Moscow and Kiev is bad for both Russia and Ukraine, as well as the ?whole world,? Budapest thinks Hungary’s government supports Beijing’s peace plan for the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told parliament on Monday. The 12-point plan released by China last week calls for the resumption of […]

  • Hungary wants answers: Demands a UN investigation into the Nord Stream pipeline attack

    Hungary wants answers: Demands a UN investigation into the Nord Stream pipeline attack

    According to Hersh’s sources, the explosives were planted by US Navy divers in June 2022 under the guise of NATO’s BALTOPS 22 exercise and detonated three months later by a remote signal from a sonar buoy. One source told Hersh that the plotters knew the covert operation was “an act of war,” and some in […]

  • China uses courts to capture Western technology

    China uses courts to capture Western technology

    Washington [US]Feb 27 (ANI): Amid growing conflict with the US, China is using its courts and patent panels to undermine foreign intellectual property rights and help Chinese companies, particularly in technology, pharmaceuticals and rare earths, US and EU officials say, The Wall Street Journal reported . China is leaning on a range of levers to […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 27 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,695.72 Euro 100,734.06 Japanese Yen 100 5.104 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.647 British Pounds 100,831.43 […]

  • Japan, other G7 leaders tighten sanctions against Russia

    Japan, other G7 leaders tighten sanctions against Russia

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and other Group of Seven leaders adopted a set of additional sanctions against Russia over its war on Ukraine at an online G-7 summit on Friday to mark the one-year anniversary of the start of the invasion. The leaders renewed their commitment to “intensify our diplomatic, financial and […]

  • The EU approves the tenth package of sanctions against Russia

    The EU approves the tenth package of sanctions against Russia

    The European Union approved a tenth package of Russia sanctions on Friday night, the anniversary of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, the Swedish EU presidency said. Follow our live blog for the latest developments. All times are Paris time (GMT+1). 8:46 a.m.: Biden says he doesn’t “anticipate” China providing arms to Russia United States President Joe […]

  • UN Weekly Roundup: 18–24 February 2023

    UN Weekly Roundup: 18–24 February 2023

    Editor’s note: Here’s a quick snapshot of what the international community has been up to this past week, as seen from the UN’s perch. One year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine Last Friday marked one year since Moscow launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. There were several meetings at UN headquarters during the week to […]

  • Denmark has not decided to send combat aircraft to Ukraine

    Defense Minister Troels Lund Poulsen says that he is “open to” Denmark sending modern combat aircraft to Ukraine, but only as long as other countries do the same, DR reports. On the anniversary of the invasion, Ukraine’s need for support is as strong as ever. During his tour of Europe two weeks ago, President Zelensky […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 24 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,689.42 Euro 100,730.70 Japanese yen 100 5.1267 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.862 British Pounds […]

  • Finland supplies three Leopard 2 demining machines to Ukraine

    Finland supplies three Leopard 2 demining machines to Ukraine

    Minister of Defense Mikko Savola (Middle) highlighted press release Today marks one year since the war of aggression launched by Russia. “Together with tanks donated by other countries, the armor donated by Finland provides Ukraine with the capabilities it needs to regain its own territory,” he said. added at a press conference held in the […]

  • Live: Spain’s prime minister arrives in Kiev for talks with Zelensky

    Live: Spain’s prime minister arrives in Kiev for talks with Zelensky

    Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez arrived in Kiev on Thursday for talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion. US President Joe Biden on Wednesday criticized Russia’s decision to suspend a key nuclear treaty, but said there was no evidence Moscow was moving closer to actually using a […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 23 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,690.28 Euro 100,732.14 Japanese Yen 100 5.1174 Hong Kong Dollar 100 88.002 British Pounds 100,831.63 […]

  • NATO chief sees ‘some signs’ China may support Russia’s war

    NATO chief sees ‘some signs’ China may support Russia’s war

    Warsaw, Poland – NATO’s chief said on Wednesday that the military alliance has seen “some signs” that China may be planning to support Russia in its war in Ukraine, and he strongly urged Beijing to refrain from what would be a violation of international law. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg also told The Associated Press […]

  • Calls are mounting to investigate alleged US involvement in Nord Stream blasts

    Calls are mounting to investigate alleged US involvement in Nord Stream blasts

    © Provided by Xinhua A leading European analyst told Xinhua on Tuesday that potential evidence of US involvement would affect how each side of the Ukraine crisis is viewed internationally. ROME, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) — Three European countries probing the details of the Nord Stream pipeline explosion last September said Tuesday they are not sure […]

  • Ex-minister charged with revealing state secrets

    Ex-minister charged with revealing state secrets

    The case involves joint spying operations by US and Danish intelligence services, which reportedly eavesdropped on Western leaders Denmark’s former defense minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen has been charged with leaking state secrets, after claiming that Danish military intelligence worked with the US National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on a number of foreign officials, including […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 22 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,687.59 Euro 100,732.29 Japanese Yen 100 5.0975 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.67 British Pounds 100,832.89 […]

  • A year of new world order – Europe’s most important lessons

    A year of new world order – Europe’s most important lessons

    Recently, the EU and NATO signed a new security declaration and the organizations are now strengthening their common front. Hear about how cooperation between the EU and the defense alliance is becoming increasingly practically oriented, in everything from tackling cyber threats and protecting critical infrastructure to dealing with China, which the new document singles out […]

  • Market rates in China — 21 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,685.57 Euro 100,732.65 Japanese yen 100 5.1062 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.459 British Pounds […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 20 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,686.43 100,733.30 euros Japanese Yen 100 5.1102 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.535 British Pounds 100,825.69 […]

  • World Insights: The US is the world’s biggest spy power

    World Insights: The US is the world’s biggest spy power

    © Provided by Xinhua Living up to the epithet “surveillance empire,” the United States has for decades conducted indiscriminate mass surveillance of foreign governments, corporations, and individuals as well as its own citizens. BEIJING, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — A completely harmless, unmanned civilian airship has been caught in the crosshairs in the latest anti-China stunt […]

  • The acute crisis phase is over, says Finnair

    The acute crisis phase is over, says Finnair

    The number of passengers transported by the airline increased by almost 61 percent to 2.5 million, which increased the passenger utilization rate to 72 percent. Topi MannerCEO of Finnair on Wednesday said the airline is leaving behind the acute three-year phase of the crisis and continues to recover. “This is another important step in the […]

  • Market rates in China — 17 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollars 100,686.59 Euro 100,731.93 Japanese yen 100 5.1189 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.474 British Pounds […]

  • NATO unveils new space fleet

    NATO unveils new space fleet

    The US-led military bloc will use commercial satellites to improve intelligence gathering NATO has announced a new space project aimed at creating a fleet of spy satellites. The initiative, which includes NATO-seeking Sweden and Finland, involves not only national but commercial assets. The project, called the ‘Alliance Persistent Surveillance from Space’ (APSS), was unveiled on […]

  • NATO unveils new space project

    NATO unveils new space project

    The US-led military bloc is trying to use commercial satellites to improve intelligence gathering NATO has announced a new space project aimed at creating a fleet of spy satellites. The initiative, in which the NATO applicants Sweden and Finland also participate, covers not only national but also commercial assets. The project, called the ‘Alliance Persistent […]

  • Market rates in China — 16 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,685.19 Euro 100,732.28 Japanese Yen 100 5.1171 Hong Kong Dollar 100 87.315 British Pounds […]

  • Xinhua World News Roundup at 0030 GMT, 16 February

    PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron met here on Wednesday with Wang Yi, head of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee. Wang, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, conveyed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s warm greetings to Macron, before briefing him […]

  • The US shoots first and asks questions later

    The US shoots first and asks questions later

    In the space of a few days, US warplanes have shot down three objects over the US and Canada. The shootings take place in the wake of the suspected Chinese spy balloon that was shot down earlier in February. The balloon mess has triggered a diplomatic crisis between the United States and China, and now […]

  • House praises Obiena for winning medals in three world events

    House praises Obiena for winning medals in three world events

    MANILA – The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution commending Filipino pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena for winning two gold medals and one bronze medal in three world events in the past few weeks. During the plenary session, the House adopted House Resolution (HR) 765, congratulating Obiena for winning two gold medals in […]

  • Market rates in China — 15 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,681.83 Euro 100,732.04 Japanese Yen 100 5.127 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.904 British Pounds […]

  • China’s coach Shui is eyeing last eighth place in the 2023 Women’s World Cup

    BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — Chinese national team head coach Shui Qingxia has set her sights on reaching the last eight for the Steel Roses at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in July. In the 2019 World Cup in France, the Chinese team entered the last sixteen. “This time, […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 14 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,681.36 Euro 100,730.87 Japanese yen 100 5.1493 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86,799 British Pounds […]

  • New shootings in the United States balloon hunt

    New shootings in the United States balloon hunt

    A Chinese balloon, the size of several buses, soars high in the stratosphere. China believes that it accidentally ended up in American airspace and that it is there for research purposes. But the US believes that it is a spy balloon and they shoot the balloon down. A move that causes the already chilly relationship […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — February 9

    BEIJING, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,679.05 Euro 100,727.53 Japanese yen 100 5.1697 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.517 British Pounds 100,819.60 […]

  • Forward Zhang to miss China’s warm-up league match in Spain

    GENEVA, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) — Chinese forward Zhang Linyan will miss a league match with Swiss women’s club Grasshopper Club Zurich in order to join his national team for four caps in Spain. “I can’t wait to play for the national team and see my Chinese teammates. I hope I can show what I’ve learned […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 10 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,678.84 Euro 100,728.86 Japanese Yen 100 5.1636 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.479 British Pounds […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — 13 Feb

    BEIJING, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,681.51 100,727.37 euros Japanese yen 100 5.1773 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.819 British pounds 100,821.12 […]

  • Discovery of rare earth deposits in Sweden marks ‘beginning of end of Europe’s dependence on China’: Report

    Discovery of rare earth deposits in Sweden marks ‘beginning of end of Europe’s dependence on China’: Report

    Peking [China]February 10 (ANI): The discovery of large amounts of rare earth deposits in Sweden marks “the beginning of the end of Europe’s dependence on China for rare earth metals which, for their widespread use in high-tech fields, are considered as valuable as gold,” The Hong reported King Post. With an abundant supply of rare […]

  • The balloon that punctured China’s relationship with the United States

    The balloon that punctured China’s relationship with the United States

    Bold espionage or the research blunder of the century? The trips around the Chinese balloon resulted in a canceled state visit and a punctured relationship between Washington and Beijing. Initially, China reacted with something as unusual as a regretful, almost apologetic, statement. Then it said bang – and the balloon shot down caused China to […]

  • People will remember the roar of MTG

    People will remember the roar of MTG

    On Tuesday evening, US President Joe Biden delivered his annual State of the Union address. Biden highlighted his successes and focused, among other things, on the comparatively low unemployment in the United States. He also reached out to Republicans, urging them to work together to get more done. However, when he accused them of wanting […]

  • The security threat from China, wing move and Demirok takes over the baton.

    The security threat from China, wing move and Demirok takes over the baton.

    Hour 1: Russia obscures the view of the threat from China – can we have several hotbeds of conflict in our heads at the same time? The Finns continue to make common cause with Sweden in the NATO issue. But for how long? The Koran burnings – but the outrage in the Middle East is […]

  • All major powers are rushing towards the Arctic

    All major powers are rushing towards the Arctic

    The desire for exposed natural resources and new trade routes at sea makes the great powers increasingly interested in the Arctic. Russia, the US, China and Europe – all want to play an active role and get a piece of the pie. But the interests in the region collide in several areas and the great […]

  • Jack Ma – the billionaire who flew too close to the sun

    Jack Ma – the billionaire who flew too close to the sun

    On November 11, 2020, the Chinese e-commerce giant strikes Alibaba’s annual shopping holiday Singles Day a dizzying sales record. Company founder Jack Ma has become synonymous with success in China. He is a world celebrity who thrives in the limelight, accustomed to shaking hands with presidents and swarming with Hollywood stars. But when Alibaba’s customers […]

  • Finland is preparing to return giant pandas to China

    Finland is preparing to return giant pandas to China

    The zoo said it had to return the giant pandas to China after a funding arrangement between ministries failed.

  • KONE is renewing its operating model

    KONE is renewing its operating model

    The company’s geographical areas have greater responsibility for their commercial strategy. This gives them even more flexibility to respond to local customer needs and market conditions, and gives them better opportunities to take advantage of growth opportunities. The task of global operations is to ensure the common direction and strategic development of KONE’s business operations. […]

  • EU to TikTok: Follow European rules or get banned

    EU to TikTok: Follow European rules or get banned

    BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Commissioner Thierry Breton has told Shou Zi Chew, CEO of Chinese social media giant TikTok, that his social media company could be banned from being used in the EU if it does not comply with the Digital Services Act by September. “We will not hesitate to adopt the full extent of sanctions […]

  • Year of the Rabbit: Chinese citizens celebrate the New Year in Chinatown in Bengal

    Kolkata (West Bengal) [India]January 22 (ANI): The Chinese community and citizens of Kolkata’s Tangra in West Bengal are all set and ready to celebrate another New Year in China Town. Speaking to ANI, Chen Yie Sheng, head of the Chinese Kali Temple in China Town, spoke about the preparations for the festival and said that […]

  • Chinese women’s soccer team to play four friendly matches in February

    BEIJING, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) — The Chinese women’s national soccer team will play four friendly matches in February as part of their preparations for the Women’s World Cup this year. The Chinese team will hold a training camp in Guangzhou from January 26 before traveling to Spain on February 10. According to the schedule, China […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 20

    BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) — Following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,677.02 Euro 100,733.61 Japanese yen 100 5.2729 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.456 British Pounds 100,839.15 […]

  • China Introduces IceBurial Technology Amid Rising Covid Deaths

    Peking [China]Jan 20 (ANI): Amid rising death toll in China due to covid-19, IceBurial technology has been introduced, alleged inconvenient truths by Jennifer Zeng covering first-hand information and unique insights about China and the Chinese Communist Party. “This type of burial has been carried out in Wuhan City on an experimental basis. Corpses can be […]

  • Finland’s food exports exceed 2 billion euros for the first time

    Finland’s food exports exceed 2 billion euros for the first time

    “The growth opportunities of the food industry in Finland are limited. With the growth of exports, the capacity of the food industry can be increased, which also strengthens the domestic market and improves crisis resilience,” says director Esa Wrang. From Business Finland’s Food from Finland program. Food exports are strategically important in terms of Finland’s […]

  • Helsinki’s Chinese New Year celebration is crowned by a dance procession on Keskuskatu

    Helsinki’s Chinese New Year celebration is crowned by a dance procession on Keskuskatu

    Helsinki’s Chinese New Year brings a little joy to the dark time of the year and invites citizens to enjoy the day’s traditional program. The festival event will take place on Saturday, January 21, on Keskuskatu, between Kaivokatu and Aleksanterinkatu, ice sculpture performances from 10 am to 3 pm and dragon and lion dance from […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 19

    BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,676.74 Euro 100,730.44 Japanese Yen 100 5.2658 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.487 British Pounds 100,835.38 […]

  • Tourism will return to pre-pandemic levels in some areas in 2023

    Tourism will return to pre-pandemic levels in some areas in 2023

    Depending, among other things, on the extent of the economic recession, the continued recovery of tourism in the Asia-Pacific region, and the development of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. All areas will be restored More than 900 million tourists traveled internationally in 2022 – double the number in 2021, though still 63% of pre-pandemic levels, according […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 18

    BEIJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,676.02 Euro 100,729.13 Japanese Yen 100 5.2693 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.434 British Pounds […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 17

    BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Tuesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,672.22 Euro 100,727.92 Japanese Yen 100 5.2395 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.064 British Pounds […]

  • Inflation to a 40-year high, family planning and more wind power: Finland in the world press

    Inflation to a 40-year high, family planning and more wind power: Finland in the world press

    In addition, Nieminen says that the rise in consumer prices started in the second half of 2021. Due to the Ukraine crisis and subsequent international sanctions, prices rose steadily in May. The main reason for inflation in 2022 was the rise in loan interest rates and the rise in food and energy prices. The peak […]

  • World Economic Forum ’23: Participants braced for profound systemic transformation

    World Economic Forum ’23: Participants braced for profound systemic transformation

    It says a lot about this gathering that the managing directors and chairmen of most of Denmark’s largest companies – including the managers responsible for Mærsk, Carlsberg, DSV, Lego Group, Novo Nordisk, PensionDenmark, Vestas and Ørsted – will be present, but they won’t even be considered VIPs. So it’s no wonder snipers can be seen […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 16

    BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,671.35 Euro 100,727.09 Japanese Yen 100 5.2431 Hong Kong Dollar 100 85.958 British Pounds 100,820.99 […]

  • The UN organization confirmed the year 2022 as one of the warmest years

    The UN organization confirmed the year 2022 as one of the warmest years

    2022 will be the eighth consecutive year (2015-2022) in which global annual temperatures have increased by at least 1°C compared to pre-industrial times, according to all data collected by WMO. The years 2015–2022 are the eight warmest years. According to the WMO’s statement, the probability that the 1.5 degree limit of the Paris Agreement will […]

  • New situation in the pandemic – listeners get answers from experts

    New situation in the pandemic – listeners get answers from experts

    It is about, among other things, an 88-year-old tennis player who wonders how he reacted to covid, or about Agneta who wants to have better control of the exchange of information with China. And a critical listener who wonders how the Public Health Agency can continue to promote vaccination when 100,000 side effects have been […]

  • 31st Winter World University Games Open in Lake Placid (Updated)

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) — The 31st Winter World University Games opened in Lake Placid, United States on Thursday. The Winter World University Games is the world’s largest multi-sport sporting event in winter. A total of 1,443 athletes from 46 countries and regions will participate in the Winter Universiade, which features 86 events in 12 […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 13

    BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,672.92 Euro 100,730.67 Japanese Yen 100 5.2080 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.171 British Pounds […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 12

    BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,676.80 Euro 100,728.77 Japanese Yen 100 5.134 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86.64 British Pounds 100,823.07 […]

  • Culture Round-Up: TV2’s local Copenhagen news media will take a more cosmopolitan point of view

    Culture Round-Up: TV2’s local Copenhagen news media will take a more cosmopolitan point of view

    TV 2 Lorry, the Frederiksberg-based broadcaster that has served the 34 municipalities in Denmark’s capital region (and beyond) with news since the early 1990s, has changed its name to TV2 Kosmopol as of today. All its logos, facades and signs have been duly changed, along with its website to tv2kosmopol.dk, but the biggest change is […]

  • Culture Round-Up: TV2’s local Copenhagen news media will take a more cosmopolitan point of view

    Culture Round-Up: TV2’s local Copenhagen news media will take a more cosmopolitan point of view

    TV 2 Lorry, the Frederiksberg-based broadcaster that has served the 34 municipalities in Denmark’s capital region (and beyond) with news since the early 1990s, has changed its name to TV2 Kosmopol as of today. All its logos, facades and signs have been duly changed, along with its website to tv2kosmopol.dk, but the biggest change is […]

  • A Danish passport still opens more doors than most

    A Danish passport still opens more doors than most

    War-torn survivorsOther notables included Great Britain (187), Norway and the United States (186), Canada and Australia (185), Brazil and Argentina (170), Mexico (159), Ukraine (144), Russia (118), South Africa (106), China (80), Indonesia (71) and India (59). “A stronger passport isn’t just about greater freedom of movement: it’s about greater economic freedoms in terms of […]

  • Market exchange rates in China — January 11

    BEIJING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — The following are the central rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or yuan, against 24 major currencies announced Wednesday by the China Foreign Exchange Trading System: Currency unit Central parity rate in yuan US Dollar 100,677.56 Euro 100,727.46 Japanese Yen 100 5.1273 Hong Kong Dollar 100 86,751 British pounds 100,823.27 […]

  • EU and NATO to further strengthen ties

    EU and NATO to further strengthen ties

    Transatlantic security requires “further mobilization,” according to a joint statement The European Union and NATO signed a declaration of cooperation on Tuesday, pledging to take their partnership “to the next level” and promises continued support to Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. The declaration was signed by NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, European Council president Charles […]

  • NATO and EU deepen ties to confront Russia and China

    NATO and EU deepen ties to confront Russia and China

    Transatlantic security requires “further mobilization,” according to a joint statement The European Union and NATO signed a declaration of cooperation on Tuesday, pledging to take their partnership “to the next level” and promises continued support to Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. The declaration was signed by NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg, European Council president Charles […]