HarmonyOS - A New Era of Balance and Innovation

By Kirtan Bhana

28 June 2024

Since 2009, Huawei has been steadily and resolutely developing an operating system (OS) that challenges the status quo. This vision culminated in the creation of HarmonyOS, a groundbreaking system that promises to revolutionize the digital landscape. As advances in digital technology and communications take hold, HarmonyOS stands as a beacon of China's openness and willingness to share knowledge and skills for the collective advancement of the planet.

Foreign Minister declares PM Chinh's China trip a success

Vietnam News Agency - VNA

PM Pham Minh Chinh (L) and WEF Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab (Photo: VNA)

27 June 2024

PM Chinh wraps up working trip to China

Vietnam News Agency - VNA

27 June 2024 

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his entourage arrived back in Hanoi on June 27, concluding their trip to China for the 15th Annual Meeting of the New Champions of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian (WEF Dalian 2024) and working sessions from June 24-27 at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Qiang and WEF Founder and Executive Chairman of Klaus Schwab.

Matariki – The Promise of New Beginnings

New Zealand High Commissioner Philip Hewitt addressing guests


27 June 2024

Matariki, the Māori New Year, was celebrated under the stars on a crisp winter evening in Pretoria on 18 June.  High Commissioner of New Zealand to South Africa, Mr Philip Hewitt explained that in Māori culture, Matariki, known as the Pleiades star cluster, is celebrated at its first rising in late June or early July, marking the beginning of the new year in the Māori lunar calendar. 

Social Development commemorates International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

26 June 2024

As the world commemorates International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, the Department of Social Development has raised concerns about alcohol as the first drug of choice by youngsters.  

China's efforts to cultivate new quality productive forces to deliver global benefits

An aerial drone photo taken on May 14, 2024 shows a power battery production base at Lingli Industrial Park in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Zhou Hua)

25 June 2024

(Xinhua)  - China's ongoing efforts to foster new quality productive forces will inject fresh vigor into global development, according to financial experts and relevant officials.

UAE contributes to Food and Agriculture Organisation of United Nations humanitarian efforts in Sudan

25 June 2024

The United Arab Emirates has signed a key agreement with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) to address the humanitarian crisis in Sudan and prevent the imminent risk of famine. The agreement was signed on behalf of the UAE by Sultan Al Shamsi, Assistant Minister for International Development Affairs, and on behalf of FAO by, Guangzhou Qu, Director of the FAO Liaison Office in New York, at a special ceremony in New York at the UAE Mission to the UN in New York, and in the presence of Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister for Political Affairs and Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

New quality productive forces require emerging, traditional industries to thrive: experts

This photo taken on May 22, 2024 shows a "light-out" factory of Baosteel in east China's Shanghai. (Xinhua/Gong Bing)

25 June 2024 

(Xinhua) - Both emerging and traditional industries are essential for the development of the new quality productive forces, experts noted at the sixth episode of the China Economic Roundtable, an all-media talk platform hosted by Xinhua News Agency.

Reforms key to unleashing new quality productive forces: experts

This undated file photo shows a digital factory for passenger vehicles under Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation in east China's Shanghai. (Xinhua)

25 June 2024

(Xinhua)  - Through a series of institutional reforms, China will further remove the bottlenecks that strain the development of new quality productive forces, experts said.

Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister, Amb Tuggar embarks on working visit to Beijing, China
Oru Leonard - NewsDotAfrica

21 June 2024

The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs in Nigeria, Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Tuggar has embarked on an official working visit to the People’s Republic of China at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart, Mr. Wang Yi. The Minister who arrived in China on June Co- Chaired the China- Nigeria Inter- Governmental Committee Meeting on Wednesday, June 19, delivered a keynote address at the China-Nigeria Business Exchange event. The event, jointly organised by the Nigerian Embassy and Yingke Law Firm, was designed to ease increased bilateral trade and investment, and foster business matchmaking to deepen economic ties between Nigeria and China.

Explore living civilizations through dialogue with descendant of Indian poet Tagore

21 June 2024

2024 marks the 100-year anniversary of Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore's visit to China.

Glyn Hall: The Unbeatable Fastness of Being

Glyn Hall has spent three decades building up South Africa’s most successful motorsport team and export. Last month, in parallel with Red Bull’s design guru, Adrian Newey, Hall left the team he founded.

by Greg Mills, Director: The Brenthurst Foundation

21 June 2024 

In an era when the politically minded like to punt slogans such as “Proudly South African”, the practical reality of succeeding through competitiveness demands being proudly global and proudly diverse. This applies to markets, logistics, technologies, and, at the centre of all of this, the ability of personalities to integrate, innovate and implement. 

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