On January 17, 2024, China announced the implementation of a unilateral visa-free policy for citizens of Ireland. The news came in the wake of Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s bilateral meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, and a reception hosted by Irish President Michael D. Higgins, signaling a further deepening in the diplomatic relations between the two nations.
China announced unilateral visa-free access for Swiss citizens and the initiation of an FTA upgrade, highlighting strengthened diplomatic ties and economic collaboration between the two nations amid geopolitical complexities.
Nov. 4 – Political leaders are meeting at the G20 Summit in Cannes, France between November 3 and 4, and this year’s topic attracting the most attention is, of course, the European Debt Crisis. While one of the major questions being floated at the two-day meeting is “Will China help Europe or not?” – the […]