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People hold banners at a demonstration in support of factory workers of Jasic Technology in Shenzhen in August [Sue-Lin Wong-Reuters]

Labour activists disappeared in China in suspected raids

At least 12 Chinese labour activists went missing in recent days in what is suspected to be a coordinated effort to silence the vocal group, mostly university students or recent graduates.

China confirms first case of imported Zika virus this year

Chinese Customs Authorities reported on Tuesday they had detected the first case of imported Zika virus in 2018 in a man who had recently traveled to the Maldives.

China to hold annual conference for international education

The 19th China Annual Conference for International Education will be held in Beijing from Oct. 18 to 21, under the theme: “Education Modernisation Practice and Exploration.’’
The bullet train at Hong Kong’s West Kowloon station

China launches bullet train service to Hong Kong

A new bullet train service between Hong Kong and mainland China launched Sunday, a multi-billion-dollar project that critics say gives away part of the city’s territory to an increasingly assertive Beijing.

NPA, Guangzhou Port sign MoU on port operations

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Guangzhou Port Authority (GPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve efficiency of port operations in Nigeria.

China’s pig fever outbreak a boon for chicken farmers

An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.

Air Peace signs multi-million dollar agreement with Boeing

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with aircraft manufacturers, The Boeing Company, for the purchase of 10 brand new B737 Max aircraft.

Anambra: Chinese pilgrims call for prayers for Christians in China

Chinese Pilgrims to Nigeria have urged Nigerians to pray for the Christian community in China to enable them to spread the gospel.
5 President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived in Beijing, China for the 7th Summit of the Forum on China —Africa Cooperation.

Nigeria, China to sign $328 million ICT agreement – Presidency

The Presidency has disclosed that Nigeria and China are set to sign the National Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure Backbone Phase 11 (NICTIB 11) between Galaxy Backbone Limited and Huawei Technologies Limited (HUAWEI) at the cost of $328 million facility provided by the Chinese EXIM Bank.
1 President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived in Beijing, China for the 7th Summit of the Forum on China —Africa Cooperation.

Nigeria to sign $328 million ICT pact with China as President Buhari arrives Beinjing

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Beijing to attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation holding between September 3 and 4.

Ministry: Welfare of Nigerians in Guangdong to be addressed

A meeting towards addressing the concerns of Nigerians in Guangdong Province is scheduled to take place at Soluxe Hotel, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.

Air Peace boss seeks connectivity in Africa

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, has said the airline is championing seamless air connectivity in Africa to drive the economic growth in the continent and ease the travel challenges of the people.

Air Peace inaugurates Monrovia, Abuja-Accra services August 6

Nigerian Carrier, Air Peace, has announced plans to expand its regional operations with flights from Lagos and Abuja to Monrovia and from Abuja to Accra from Aug. 6.
(FILES) This file picture taken on June 27, 2018 shows Brazil's midfielder Paulinho celebrating after scoring during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Brazil at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title, as the league starts up on July 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG

He’s back – Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou

Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.
Paulinho

Paulinho leaves Barcelona to rejoin Guangzhou Evergrande

Barcelona have confirmed Paulinho is leaving the club to rejoin Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande on an initial one-season loan deal.

Mystery illness hits US diplomats in China

The U.S. has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concerns they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, State Department spokesperson has said.

Ex-Govenror Orji Kalu urges Nigerians in diaspora to be good ambassadors

The former governor noted that Nigerians are “hard working, enterprising, and innovative,” and called on the Federal Government, to continue to initiate programmes, that would enlighten Nigerians abroad on the potentials and challenges of their host countries.

Shanghai Shenhua crash out of AFC Champions League

Big-spending Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua were eliminated from the 2018 AFC Champions League with a game to spare on Tuesday after drawing 2-2 with Kashima Antlers of Japan at home.

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2019: Police commission to monitor personnel deployed for elections

The Chairman of Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, says the commission will monitor the conduct of police personnel deployed for the 2019 general elections.

Udoma Udoma: 2.5 million Nigerian children malnourished

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Monday disclosed that about 2.5 million children under the age of five years might be in danger of being afflicted by severe acute malnutrition in Nigeria.

Uber resumes service in Abu Dhabi after two years of suspension

The Integrated Transport Center at the Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates on Monday announced to resume Uber services in the emirate after two years of suspension.

APC urges members to withdraw lawsuits, seek dispute resolution within party organs

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has frowned at the actions of some party members who have resorted to litigation as a way of addressing their grievances and disputation without exhausting the party’s dispute resolution mechanism.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

World Toilet Day: Osun government partners UNICEF against open defecation

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the 2018 World Toilet Day, the Osun government says it is partnering with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the European Union to end open defecation in the state.