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Beijing Announces Visa and FDI Incentives to Attract Foreign Talent

Beijing has announced new visa, residency, and foreign investment incentives in ...

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Understanding Legal Proceedings in China

For foreign investors running businesses in China, it is very likely that they would ...

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Auckland Airport sees 92% surge in Chinese tourists

Auckland Airport sees 92% surge in Chinese tourists in February as annual figures hold ...

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Two-way trade with China more than triples over the past decade

New Zealand’s two-way trade with China increased more than three-fold in the ...

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Mandarin language assistants welcomed

Forty eight Mandarin Language Assistants were officially welcomed to New Zealand ...

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Airways lands major China contract

Airways lands major China contract

Airways New Zealand has signed an agreement with China’s Civil Aviation Second Research Institute (CASRI) to distribute its air traffic control training simulators throughout China. The multi-year agreement provides CASRI with the exclusive distribution rights for Airways’ state-of-the-art Total Control...

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Christchurch - Sichuan partnership deepens

Christchurch - Sichuan partnership deepens

An 80-strong delegation from Sichuan province in China was welcomed to Christchurch last week for a programme entitled “Splendid Sichuan”, designed to deepen links between the regions. The visiting group consisted of representatives from provincial government, business, tourism, education and the arts. The...

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2015 HSBC NZ China Trade Association China Business Awards announced

2015 HSBC NZ China Trade Association China Business Awards ...

Milk New Zealand Holding Limited has been announced as the supreme winner at the 2015 HSBC NZCTA New Zealand China Business Awards. New Zealand China Trade Association Chairman Martin Thomson said the winner proved the benefits of direct investment by China in New Zealand. "Investment tends to follow trade, and...

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Three NZ-China research projects announced

Three NZ-China research projects announced

Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce opened the fourth New Zealand/China Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology Co-operation in Wellington on 20 April by announcing three new joint research projects between the two countries. Sixty delegates have travelled to Wellington for the meeting, which is held...

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Strengthening school relationships with China

Strengthening school relationships with China

Twenty schools across New Zealand have received NZ$50,000 in total to strengthen their Chinese sister school relationships, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce announced on 10 April. Mr Joyce is in Shanghai to foster ties between the two countries’ marine, education and technology...

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Recent Wellington delegation to China heralds more prosperity for our people and businesses

Recent Wellington delegation to China heralds more ...

One of the ongoing success stories in Wellington in recent years has been the growing links between the Capital and our Asian partners. We’ve invested significant time and effort in developing our links with our Chinese sister cities, and other key partners. The results are encouraging, especially in the areas of...

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KIWA Publishes Popular Cartoon Stories in China

KIWA Publishes Popular Cartoon Stories in China

Kiwa Digital Ltd (KIWA), a world leading production house for experiential digital books based in New Zealand, is to deliver interactive cartoon stories to mobile devices in China. In a breakthrough international publishing and licensing agreement today with leading Chinese television company, Beijing Kaku Media Co Ltd, KIWA...

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Fonterra completes Beingmate partial tender offer

Fonterra completes Beingmate partial tender offer

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited confirmed on 16 March that it has completed the partial tender offer and will acquire 18.8 per cent of leading Chinese infant formula manufacturer, Beingmate Baby & Child Food Company Ltd. The transaction will be closed in the next few days. Chief Financial Officer Lukas Paravicini...

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Wellington Company Create Soundtrack for Chinese 3D CGI Feature

Wellington Company Create Soundtrack for Chinese 3D CGI ...

POW! Post created sound track for 10,000 Years Later, the first major 3D CGI feature film produced in China. 10,000 Years Later is a futuristic drama about the appearance of an evil warlord, Wushen and the ensuing battle between the material and organic world. A ten year old girl, Teana, is the unlikely heroine in this...

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New Beijing airport breaks ground

New Beijing airport breaks ground

Construction of Beijing's new airport started on 26 December 2014. The project will cost 79.98billion yuan ($13.11 billion) and take about five years to complete. The airport is designed to handle 72 million passengers, 2 million tons of cargo and mail, and 620,000 flights by 2025, according to the National Development...

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New Zealand China Trade Association Announces New Chair

New Zealand China Trade Association Announces New Chair

New Zealand’s leading China-New Zealand business and trade organisation, the New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA), has appointed DLA Phillips Fox partner Martin Thomson as its new Chairman. Martin is an expert in foreign direct investment into New Zealand, the Overseas Investment Act and Chinese trade with...

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Consul General Jin Zhijian - Chinese Consul General for Christchurch

Consul General Jin Zhijian - Chinese Consul General for ...

On the 28th January NZCTA in Canterbury hosted its first eminent speakers event for 2015 and we were delighted to attract a strong level of attendance in excess of 90 people. Martin Thomson, NZCTA’s new Chairman, came down from Auckland to attend this event signalling the more focused engagement NZCTA has planned...

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