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The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will be headquartered in Beijing.
18/03/2015 - France/China

France to join Beijing-backed infrastructure bank

Germany and Italy too keen on becoming the founding members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

05/03/2015

French press review 5 March 2015

China's growth slows. Nuclear giant Areva loses billions and there's debate about the reasons and who should foot the bill.
Chinese museum of Empress Eugenie, Fontainebleau chateau.
02/03/2015 - France - China

Priceless Chinese artefacts stolen from Fontainebleau chateau

Fifteen chinese artefacts were lifted from Fontainebleau chateau - south of Paris - early on Monday morning.

Still from "One Summer" directed by Yang Yishu
14/02/2015 - Report: Culture

French-Asian festival celebrates Chinese films

Big celebrations can be expected in Vesoul, a small town in eastern France, for the upcoming Chinese New Year.
Chinese filmmaker Wang Chao receiving his "Cyclo d'Or" - Golden Rickshaw
11/02/2015 - Report: Culture

Sobs in the stalls as Zhang Yang's Full Circle opens French Asian film festival

A drama in a Chinese retirement home tugged at viewers' heartstrings at the start of the 21st International Festival of Asian Cinema (Fica) in Vesoul, eastern France.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls meets Chinese President Xi Jinping
30/01/2015 - France - China

Valls unveils de Gaulle statue, meets Xi Jinping on day two of China visit

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls unveiled a statue of former president General Charles de Gaulle at China’s National Museum on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on Friday after meeting ...
Manuel Valls, Li Keqiang  29/01/2015.
29/01/2015 - France - China

Invest in France, Valls tells Chinese

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told Chinese media on a visit to Beijing on Thursday that “France is more open than ever to China, to its investors, its students and its ...
Thousands of people on hte streets of Grozny on Monday
19/01/2015 - France - Chechnya - Afghanistan - China

Anti-Charlie Hebdo demonstrations in Chechnya, Afghanistan

Some 800,000 people protested in Chechnya at French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo’s latest depiction of the prophet Mohammed.
Club Mediterannee Chairman and CEO Henri Giscard d'Estaing (2ndL) and Qian Jiannong (L), President of Fosun Tourism & Commercial Group, in Paris December 19, 2014
03/01/2015 - France-Italy-China

French holiday giant Club-Med set for Chinese takeover

Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi yesterday bowed out of a longstanding race to take over struggling holiday giant Club Med, after his bid was trumped by Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang.

Mahmud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority
31/12/2014 - France - Palestinian territories

French-backed Palestinian bid for UN occupation resolution fails

A Palestinian bid to secure a UN resolution setting an end date for the occupation, which was supported by France, failed to pass a Security Council vote on Tuesday.

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