China and Iran renewable energy cooperation

02/03/2024 CEN_net 0

Iran, located on the new Eurasian land-bridge of the Silk Road Economic Belt as well as the China-Central Asia-West Asia Economic Corridor, is an important point along the “Belt and Road”. In January 2016, China and Iran established a comprehensive strategic partnership and signed “the Memorandum of Understanding on Jointly Promoting Construction of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road”. The formal BRI MoU was […]

China and Pacific Island Countries share commitments on climate justice

27/02/2024 CEN_net 0

Climate experts, officials from China, Pacific Island states call for justice, cooperation at post-COP28 era Experts and government officials from China and the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) shared their research and commitments via a recent forum, bolstering cooperation in the pursuit of climate justice and equitable solutions to the pressing challenges of climate change in the wake of the recently concluded COP28 in Dubai, UAE, where the first global stocktake […]

China Donates More Than 20 Solar Power Parks to Cuba

26/02/2024 CEN_net 0

The provinces of Villa Clara, Ciego de Avila and Holguin are currently installing three photovoltaic parks donated by China. The installation of these photovoltaic parks is a significant step towards reducing Cuba’s dependence on fossil fuels and embracing renewable energy sources. It showcases the commitment of both China and Cuba towards a greener and more sustainable future. The Chinese donation, amounting to over $114 million, comes as part of Cuba’s […]

Why food security is a top priority for China

25/02/2024 CEN_net 0

China’s leaders and policymakers regard food security as a “top national priority” (国之大者). At the recent Central Rural Work Conference in Beijing, China, held on December 18-19, 2023, and convened by Chinese President Xi Jinping, the challenges and current situation of the “three rurals” (agriculture, rural areas, and farmers) was discussed, with special attention paid to the country’s food security.  This comes amid the growing importance placed on food security by Xi […]

Ukraine used US-made chemical weapons

21/02/2024 CEN_net 0

Secret USA bio-warfare labs in Ukraine – now US supplied chemical weapons? Moscow claims that Washington and Kiev have violated the articles of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Washington and Kiev have violated articles of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) as Ukrainian forces have used illegal munitions on the battlefield, Russian Lieutenant General Igor Kirillov has claimed. The head of Russia’s Nuclear, Chemical […]

China’s green energy inspires world

19/02/2024 CEN_net 0

China’s green energy transition inspires countries worldwide: United Nations Development Program chief DUBAI, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — China’s green energy transitions will contribute to the global fight against climate change and inspire other countries toward green transition, said Achim Steiner, head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in a recent interview with Xinhua. In the interview during the 11th World Governments Summit recently held in Dubai, the UNDP administrator […]

Senegal’s Chinese built solar bus network

18/02/2024 CEN_net 0

Senegal inaugurates solar powered all-electric rapid transit bus network CHINESE-BUILT, ENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY BRT Senegal has launched sub-Saharan Africa’s first all-electric, Chinese built Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) network in the capital of Dakar. Senegalese president Macky Sall inaugurated the BRT on January 14 2024. The 100% electric bus network is intended to transform mobility in the congested metropolis. The Dakar BRT project, boasting a total length of 18.3 km with 23 […]

Chinese-built metro in Tehran expanded

18/02/2024 CEN_net 0

Iran joined the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in January 2016. In 2021 it joined the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, and on 1 January 2024 Iran formally became a member of the 10-member BRICS alliance. By 2021, China has been Iran’s largest trade partner for over a decade and made $26.5 billion worth of investments since 2005. China has funded the establishment of research and development parks in Iran and the two […]

China-built UAE national rail network

13/02/2024 CEN_net 0

China co-builds UAE’s first national rail network connecting all seven emirates The Etihad Rail national rail network, an important transportation artery in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was jointly constructed by a Chinese company, and is set to become a key transportation corridor linking industrial hubs and highly populated areas and ports. In March 2023 Etihad Rail successfully completed the main 900 kilometer stage of the UAE Etihad Railway Company’s […]

China funds BRI clean energy transition

13/02/2024 CEN_net 0

China is making substantial green energy investments in infrastructure endeavours in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. In Africa, China’s work in alternative energy reached a historic high in 2023 of about US$2.7 billion. Alternative energy work in the Middle East totalled US$9.48 billion from 2018 through 2023. That figure dwarfs the US$2.23 billion spent over the previous decade. Central Asia set its own record last year, with US$1.3 […]