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China will raise cinema capacity limits to 75%

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 - 12:09 GMT

China will allow cinema capacity limits to increase to 75% from Sept. 25, the film association said on Tuesday.

Exclusive: China bars media coverage of Disney's 'Mulan' after Xinjiang backlash - sources

Thu, 10 Sep 2020 - 11:47 GMT

Chinese authorities have told major media outlets not to cover Walt Disney Co’s release of “Mulan”, in an order issued after controversy erupted overseas over the film’s links with the Xinjiang region.

Disney's 'Mulan' sparks backlash over Xinjiang, Hong Kong

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 01:52 GMT

Walt Disney Co’s release of “Mulan”, which is set in China and meant to appeal to audiences there, has provoked a backlash on social media over its star’s support of Hong Kong police.

Egyptian pavilion in WCTIE 2020 for touristic, cultural promotion

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 11:20 GMT

Egyptian cultural counselor in China Omaima Ghanem Zidan said that Egypt will participate in the World Culture and Tourism Industry Expo (WCTIE) 2020.

Egypt’s Vacsera, Chinese company to sign anti-COVID-19 vaccine agreement in Sept.

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 01:41 GMT

Minister of Health Hala Zayed announced Wednesday during the Cabinet meeting that a cooperation agreement will be signed next month with one of the Chinese companies to manufacture coronavirus vaccine.

Trade exchange bet. Egypt, China reaches $5.2B in 7 months

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 11:57 GMT

Total Chinese investments in Egypt amounted to $7.2 billion, distributed over 1736 projects by the end of 2018.

Gamae presses for quick action to end procedures to export Egyptian pomegranate to China

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 - 11:17 GMT

In a telephone conversation with Chinese Ambassador in Cairo Liao Liqiang earlier Wednesday, Gamae discussed measures to increase trade flow between Cairo and Beijing in the coming stage.

In China, a Trump wax statue maker laments virus impact

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 02:27 GMT

For Zeng Sheng, the manager at Shanghai Maiyi Arts, this autumn should have been a boon for business: with the U.S. presidential election, demand for the centre’s wax replicas of Donald Trump should have been off the charts.

Remove masks, celebrate freedom: fashion grannies return to Beijing street 'catwalk'

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 11:52 GMT

Four famous amateur model grandmothers took off their masks during a saunter down the streets of Beijing on Thursday to demonstrate life returning to normal as the COVID-19 pandemic eases.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spox urges int'l community to boost aid to Lebanon

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 08:42 GMT

China urged the international community to offer all needed humanitarian aid to Lebanon on the back of the Beirut blast which left behind thousands of people dead and wounded.

2nd day of expats voting in Egyptian Senate elections begins with China

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 08:37 GMT

The second day of expats voting in Senate elections kicked off Monday starting with China.

Egyptian, Chinese FMs discuss Libyan turmoil

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 - 10:39 GMT

Egypt sought through a " Cairo Declaration" to keep a ceasefire and push for a political solution to the crisis through inter-Libyan accord.

Volume of trade exchange between Egypt, Canada reaches $1.7B: Minister

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 03:21 GMT

Saeed described bilateral relations between Canada and Egypt as distinguished, underlining the importance of boosting cooperation in various fields including artificial intelligence and information exchange domains.

ICT ministry, China's iFlytek sign deal on language processing

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 12:11 GMT

Under the deal, both sides will cooperate in implementing a research and development project in the domains of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and machine translation using the artificial intelligence technology.

Egypt to become Africa’s hub for manufacturing China’s COVID-19 vaccine: Health Min.

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 12:34 GMT

Egypt is expected to be the African hub for manufacturing China’s vaccine for Covid-19 shortly after proven effective against the pandemic; Egypt’s Health Ministry Spokes Person Khaled Megahed said.

Cinemas in China begin to reopen after six-month coronavirus closure

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 11:38 GMT

Some cinemas in Chinese cities from Shanghai to Chengdu reopened on Monday after a six-month closure.

Some K-Pop stars' TikTok China accounts blocked from view

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 10:55 GMT

Some K-pop stars’ accounts have been blocked from view on TikTok’s China version Douyin, Reuters’ checks showed on Friday, days after South Korea’s media regulator slapped fines on the short-video app for data privacy noncompliance.

Misr-Sat 2 assembled in Egypt to be launched by China in 2022

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 10:52 GMT

Head of the Team Developing Misr-Sat 2 Haitham Medhat stated in a TV interview that the satellite will be launched in 2022.

China studies engaging Egypt in COVID-19 vaccine project

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 - 12:07 GMT

China has already started vaccinating members of the Chinese Armed Forces with the newly developed vaccine.

Chinese envoy praises Egypt’s efforts to fight COVID-19

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 04:12 GMT

He expressed his country’s readiness to support cooperation with Egypt to fight the Coronavirus and support economic efforts aimed at achieving the prosperity of the Egyptian people.

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