Chinese billionaire’s son banned from flying first class after refusing to pay $21.6 million debt

UK-educated Wang Sicong, the only child of mega-rich property magnate Wang Jianlin, and the heir to his estimated $12.5 billion fortune has been banned enjoying ultra-rich lifestyle. This means he’s forbidden from flying first class, buying luxury goods, taking high-speed trains and going on holiday after refusing to pay debts, according to a district court…

67-year-old becomes China’s ‘oldest new mother’

A 67-year-old woman has given birth in China, a hospital said Monday, with the parents claiming they are the country’s oldest couple to have a natural birth. The woman surnamed Tian, delivered a healthy girl by Caesarean section on Friday, Zaozhuang city’s Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital told AFP. “The child was bestowed on…

China Invests $16 Billion in Nigeria’s Oil Sector

Chinese investment in Nigeria's oil and gas industry has reached $16 billion, according to Nigeria's state-run oil company. While Nigeria's oil industry welcomes China's interest, analysts worry about a lack of transparency in the sector and slow development of the country's renewable energy market. When a top official with China's third-largest national oil company paid…

512 Nigerian students studying on Chinese scholarship

A total of 512 out of the 6,845 Nigerian students currently studying in China, are on Chinese government scholarship as at 2019, an official said. The Press Officer in the Embassy of China in Nigeria, Sun Saixiong, said this in a statement in Abuja. Mr Saixiong said the scholarships cover was students undergoing their masters and doctorate…

Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah calls for improved visa issuance policy between Nigeria & China

Nigerians have suffered mass refusal of visa on a daily basis are regularly denied Chinese visas. Senator representing Anambra South, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, has called for an effective visa issuance policy and trade relations between Nigeria and China. Senator Ubah made this known when he visited the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Dr.…

We are overwhelmed by increasing demands from Nigerians – China

The Confucius Institute in Nigeria on Thursday said that there has being an overwhelming increase in demands from Nigerians willing to learn the Chinese Mandarin language. Prof Wang Yongjing told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that there was a growing interest of different categories of Nigerians in learning to speak the language.