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21/05/2015 - CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2015

Two distinct worlds in Chinese-language cinema meet in Cannes

Both are leading film makers in Chinese. Both are vying for the Golden Palm at the 68th Festival.

Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh: China "welcome"
11/05/2015 - DJIBOUTI

'Historic' Chinese military base to open in Horn of Africa

China is negotiating a military base in the strategic port of Djibouti, an historic development that would see the US and China each have bases in the small nation that guards the entrance to the Red Sea and the Suez Canal.

The Promenade des Anglais in Nice
09/05/2015 - FRANCE - China

6,000 Chinese break world record in Nice

Thousands of Chinese tourists set a new world record in the south of France on Friday.
Inside Areva's plant at La Hague, western France
07/05/2015 - France

French nuclear giant Areva to axe thousands of jobs

French nuclear giant Areva is to axe thousands of jobs in the next three years.
China, Pakistan and India play peace-broking role in Afghanistan
02/05/2015 - Spotlight on Asia

China, Pakistan and India play peace-broking role in Afghanistan

In this week's Spotlight on Asia, RFI talks to regional specialists about the continuing search for sustainable peace in Afghanistan as the Taliban spring offensive starts up again.


French press review 29 April 2015

Anger at the means being deployed to rescue foreign climbers in Nepal, anger at police violence in the United States, Chinese economic problems, Greek debt and the way Jean-Marie Le Pen has put his ...
Lewis Hamilton sprays champagne at Sebastian Vettel of Germany on the podium at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday
12/04/2015 - Sports - Formula One

Lewis Hamilton cruises to victory at Chinese GP

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton continued his purple patch by comfortably winning the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai on Sunday.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov meet in Moscow on 7 April, 2015
07/04/2015 - Russia - China

Russia-China strategic alliance overshadows traditional mistrust, analyst tells RFI

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow to prepare a meeting between the presidents of the two countries in the beginning of May.
Jean Germain regularly posed for the Chinese "weddings" that took place in Tours between 2007 and 2011
07/04/2015 - France

French senator found dead in apparent suicide ahead of 'Chinese weddings' trial

Jean Germain, the former mayor of Tours and current Socialist party senator for Indre-et-Loire, was found dead Tuesday after failing to appear in court in a corruption case related to a Chinese ...
Wealthy Chinese are taking an interest in prestigious Bordeaux wines
04/04/2015 - FRANCE

Bordeaux helicopter death of Chinese billionaire ruled pilot error

Pilot error was to blame for the death of a Chinese billionaire in a helicopter crash on the Bordeaux wine estate he had just bought last December, an official investigtion has established.