Little known piece of Chinese history in Lyon

2014-03-25 17:14

L'Institut Franco-Chinois de Lyon (the Sino-French Institute in Lyon) was located in the Fort Saint-Irénée from 1921 to 1946 hosting 473 Chinese students,, and was the only Chinese university outside China.

Xi's visit to open new chapter with France

2014-03-25 14:41

On his first European tour as Chinese President, Xi Jinping will visit France, 50 years after diplomatic relations were established between the two countries.

President takes detour on state visit to France

2014-03-21 08:14

When Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in France on a state visit on March 25, he will first head to a humble university residence in Lyon.

Dreamer who turned into a blessed fool

2014-03-21 08:14

One of the people Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to meet when he is in the French city of Lyon is the writer and translator Li Tche-Houa.

Entente to get bigger drops of cordial

2014-03-21 08:25

Chinese President Xi Jinping's coming visit to France will be a significant opportunity for Beijing and Paris to strengthen the personal ties of their top leaders and to highlight major elements of the Sino-French partnership, a senior French diplomat says.

Sino-French center opens new medical training site

2014-03-19 15:05

The Sino-French Emergency and Disaster Medicine Training Center, jointly established by the French Embassy in Beijing, the Beijing Health and Family Planning Commission and Total, a French petroleum company, opened its new training site in Beijing on Tuesday.

France offers assistance to investigate missing plane

2014-03-12 09:41

France is ready to offer assistance to Malaysian authorities to investigate the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370.

France condemns attack in Southwest China

2014-03-02 17:28

France strongly condemned the bloody attack that occurred Saturday at a train station in the Southwestern Chinese city of Kunming.

French minister made chair professor at Nankai University

2014-02-25 12:03

"We need a more balanced world, and Europe is an element of the balanced world," said Laurent Fabius, foreign minister of France, at his conferment ceremony as chair professor of International Relations and Global Governance of Nankai University.

France predicts better future with China

2014-01-27 15:58

China and France will celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties in a grand way to push bilateral relations to a higher level.

Peugeot board approves outline Dongfeng deal: source

2013-12-12 10:52

PSA Peugeot Citroen's board has approved a plan for an alliance with Dongfeng in which they would buy large minority stakes at a 40 percent discount.

Sino-French seminar: Local market savvy and joint R&D crucial

2013-12-11 07:07

Against the backdrop of globalization, innovative companies must combine global competence in R&D with an understanding of local markets, said officials and entrepreneurs from France and China at the 19th French-Chinese Economic Seminar held last week.