Sutherland To Attend Chinese Expo In Shanghai

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Minister of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Commerce, Dwight Sutherland, will next week join colleague parliamentarians around the globe, at the inaugural China International Import Exposition (CIIE), taking place from November 5 to 10, in Shanghai. Barbados is among 130 countries invited by the People’s Republic of China to participate in the expo and demonstrate, among other things, their trade environment, …

Children To Learn Mandarin Chinese

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Children in primary and secondary schools in Barbados could be learning Mandarin in their classrooms in the future. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley hinted at this Wednesday night when she addressed a reception to celebrate the 69th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China, at Hilton Resort, Needham’s Point, St. Michael. Ms. Mottley told the audience that …

China Talks Rule Of Law With Barbados

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The rule of law was a major talking point when Ambassador of the Republic of China to Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, recently paid a courtesy call on Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Dale Marshall, at his Wildey, St. Michael office. Ambassador Yan congratulated the Attorney General and the new Government on their assignment and noted that Barbados’ interest in …

Third Medical Team From China Arrives

Joy Springer Top Stories

Health and Wellness Minister Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic has welcomed the third medical team from China to Barbados as part of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two countries in October, 2016. Lt. Col. Bostic explained that the Memorandum of Understanding has made available to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital medical expertise and support which was of “inestimable value” to …

Barbados Values Its Relationship With China

Shamkoe Pilé Top Stories

Barbados recognises the value of its relationship with China. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, made this assertion during a recent courtesy call by Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Yan Xiusheng, at the Ministry on Culloden Road, St. Michael. Senator Walcott thanked the Ambassador for his country’s support in providing scholarships and training …

Ambassador Jackman Presents Credentials

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Barbados’ newly appointed Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), François Jackman has presented copies of his credentials to the Deputy Director-General of the Protocol Department of the PRC Foreign Ministry, Wang Lutong. The Ambassador took up office in Beijing last week, and the presentation of credentials paves the way for the diplomat to commence his work.  The informal …

Barbados Seeking Youth Ties With China

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth is looking to expand its connection with China. This was revealed when Youth Minister, Stephen Lashley, met recently with Barbados’ newly appointed Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, Francois Jackman, during a courtesy call at the Ministry at Sky Mall. The two officials discussed various ways in which Barbados and China could …

China & Barbados Pledge To Deepen Relations

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Chinese Ambassador, Yan Xiusheng, has praised Barbados for its observance of the One China Policy over the last four decades, which have seen relations between the two countries develop. He made mention of this while pointing to the successes of the existing relationship during a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean, recently. Ambassador …

BDF Receives Equipment From China

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The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) has received a boost for its disaster preparedness and response capabilities with a donation of equipment from the People’s Republic of China. The BDS $6 million worth of equipment, donated by the People’s Liberation Army, comprises 4×4 vehicles, a mobile kitchen, a refrigerator van, a tractor and a vessel. The items were officially handed over …

Chinese Government Scholarship 2018

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Barbadians looking to study in China have the opportunity to do so through the Chinese Government Scholarship 2018. China is providing full scholarships to the Barbados Government for students who wish to pursue either undergraduate or postgraduate degrees for the academic year beginning September 2018. To be eligible, applicants must be citizens of Barbados and in good health. Those pursuing …