Chinaandgreece.com to support preparations of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

The successful organisation of the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004 and in Beijing in 2008, enabled Greece and China to exchange visits and know-how and achieve closer cooperation even before the launch of Chinese investments in Greece. The harmonious collaboration […]

Sino-Greek partnership at the local and regional level

Greece and China aim to further promote blilateral ties through a Chinese- Greek Cities Forum which was launched in Athens on 11 November 2016.  In particular, the first session of the new platform will take place in Zappeion Exhibition hall bringing together a delegation of at least 70 representatives […]

President Xi in Switzerland

It was back in 1999 when a Chinese president – Jiang Zemin – last visited Switzerland. Eighteen years later, Xi Jinping will travel to the country with three goals in mind. The first is to foster bilateral ties between the two states. The second is to participate in the 47th World Economic Forum in Davos […]

Cultural links between China and Greece existed in the late Antiquity

The website chinaandgreece.com approached Professor Lukas Nickel, chair of Asian Art History at the University of Vienna, who has shared interesting insights with us. According to this article ‘The First Emperor and the sculpture in China’ published  in the Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies,  ‘it is highly possible that there were cultural and trade exchanges […]

Greek News Agenda presents chinaandgreece.com

An overwhelming majority of Greeks expresses a positive view with regard to China and the Chinese people, welcoming the cooperation of Greece and China, according to the results of an opinion poll conducted recently by the “Public Issue” polling company. In fact, 70% of the respondents […]

New book on the power of China

The new book Assessing China’s Power published by Palgrave-Macmillan examines the rise of China and its impact on global and regional order. The book is edited by Jae Ho Chung, a distinguished professor of International Relations at the University of Seoul, and constitutes […]

China to be honorary guest in 2017 Thessaloniki International Fair

China will be the honorary guest in 2017 Thessaloniki International Fair.  Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced this new co-operation scheme between the two countries during his speech in Thessaloniki on Saturday 10 September 2016 […]

Hefei can come closer to the West

Hefei, the capital of China’s province Anhui is characterised by the emphasis it lays on innovation and technology. It is not a coincidence that President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang recently visited […]

Central Eurasia the linkage between East and West in Antiquity

In an exclusive interview with chinaandgreece.com, Professor in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at the University of Indiana Christopher I. Beckwith, offers insights on the importance of Central Asia in the connection between East Asia and Europe […]