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By Edition On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Venezuela secures oil-sector funding from China

Venezuela's oil sector will get a much-needed injection of cash from China, tightening Beijing's grip on the country's state-owned oil company PDVSA which is struggling to maintain deliveries to the Asian powerhouse. CARACAS, More...

By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Huawei MateBook X Pro review: China’s MacBook Pro

Huawei might not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of laptops. In fact, most of you probably can’t even pronounce it correctly. It’s “hwah-way,” by the way. But it turns out this Chinese More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Local Chinese community also strives for peaceful reunification of China

Peter Wong WILLEMSTAD - A delegation of eight representatives of the Chinese community in Curaçao was recently in Panama to attend the conference on peaceful reunification of China. This conference focused on the More...

By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018

Local Chinese delegation attends Conference of Guangdong Overseas Chinese Friendship Association in Canada

Peter Wong WILLEMSTAD - On May 24 this year, a delegation comprised of local Chinese traveled to an important conference of the Guangdong Overseas Chinese Friendship Association which was held in Vancouver, Canada. More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Willemstad ZHANG Weixin met with editor-in-chief of website Curaçao Chronicle

WILLEMSTAD - Recently, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China had a meeting with the editor-in-chief of Curaçao Chronicle. They had a friendly discussion and expressed their willingness to strengthen More...

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro
By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018

Venezuela faces heavy bill as grace period lapses on China loans

CARACAS, BEIJING - A grace period on Chinese loans to Venezuela has lapsed, according to two Venezuelan sources with knowledge of the matter, potentially depriving the cash-strapped OPEC nation of billions of More...

By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018

Filling the void: China’s expanding Caribbean presence

The Peace Ark sailed smoothly into Havana Harbor, floating past the aging brick Morro Cabana fortress under a luminous yellow sun. The Ark’s 416 crew members disembarked on a warm Friday afternoon in October 2011 More...

Chinese President Xi Jinping Meets Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro
By Edition On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

China stays on the sidelines as Venezuela spirals downward

CARACAS, BEIJING - China is likely to extend an agreement providing crisis-stricken Venezuela with favorable loans repayment terms but will not lend fresh funds to President Nicolas Maduro’s government, according More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018

Curacao seeks Chinese lifeline for PdV-run refinery

WILLEMSTAD - More Venezuelan refugees than crude cargoes are coming ashore in Dutch-controlled Curacao these days, a symptom of the Opec country's economic and political maelstrom that has hobbled the island's More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

China’s debt-ridden Guangdong Zhenrong taps private refiner for Curaçao project

WILLEMSTAD, BEIJING - China’s debt-ridden Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) has asked a private refining group to join a multi-billion dollar investment in an aging Caribbean oil plant to shore up financing on the More...