Beijing and Shanghai Start Visa-Free Transit Policy

Travelers from 45 countries can now benefit from a 72-hour visa-free stay policy in Beijing and Shanghai, a move that could attract more transit visitors. Tourists holding third country visas and plane tickets can now apply for a transit without visa at Beijing’s international airport and at Shanghai’s Pudong and Hongqiao airports. Foreign visitors are not permitted to leave to other Chinese cities during the 72 hours, and have to depart from the same city.

2013 Victoria University Graduation Ceremony in Hong Kong

On November 23, Victoria University’s Graduation Ceremony was held in Hong Kong. There were 921 graduates this year which from Switzerland, China, Netherlands, Prague, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai, Egypt etc. In accordance with tradition, the graduation ceremony was opened by a musical performance of a local Scottish bagpipe band. The music played was of Scottish origin and was full of glory suitable for the occasion. The official part of the program started with a speech by the Dean of the school, Dr. El Namaki. He spoke about changes graduates had to face in recent years. Dr. El Namaki encouraged the graduates to prepare themselves to this changing environment. The next speaker was Dr. Dai Xulong, the President of the school. He congratulated all students in Mandarin and English. He also spoke about the future of the school. He pointed out some of the major changes Victoria University is facing e.g. some good news.

SGS To Breeze Into CHINA Wind Power 2012

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, will be attending China Wind Power, one of the world’s leading annual renewable energy conferences, from November 15th-17th, 2012.

Festival Builds Bridge Between East and West

Music will help to form a bond between China and the West at a time when the country is attaching greater importance to art education and the cultivation of new talent, said a senior executive of Credit Suisse, a founding sponsor of the Beijing Music Festival. This is the 14th year that the Swiss financial institution Credit Suisse has supported the Beijing Music Festival, one of Asia’s leading platforms for lovers of classical music as the major founding sponsor.

The Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland

On 11th August, the film “When Night Falls” (official title), directed by Chinese director Ying Liang won Best Director at the 65th Locarno International Film Festival in Locarno, Switzerland. An Nai won Best Actress.

Logitech Eyes Enterprise Market, Looking for New Growth Drivers

Swiss hardware accessories maker Logitech International SA is eyeing China’s enterprise market to boost sales amid the global economic recession.

China and Switzerland’s Foreign Ministries Political Consultations

On 12th July 2012, Vice Foreign Minister Song Tao and Secretary of State at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Yves Rossier held political consultations between the two Foreign Ministries in Beijing.

 

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