200 more patrol motorbikes for cops

The Po­lice Ser­vice will re­ceive a boost of an ad­di­tion­al 200 pa­trol mo­tor­bikes.

This was made pos­si­ble as Na­tion­al Se­cu­ri­ty Min­is­ter Stu­art Young signed a pro­to­col on be­half of the Gov­ern­ment giv­ing ef­fect to the pro­vi­sion of Gratis Aid to T&T by the Peo­ple’s Re­pub­lic of Chi­na.

Sign­ing the pro­to­col on be­half of the Peo­ple’s Re­pub­lic of Chi­na was Am­bas­sador Ex­tra­or­di­nary and Plenipo­ten­tiary of the Peo­ple's Re­pub­lic of Chi­na to the Re­pub­lic of T&T Song Yu­min.

Caribbean to Chinese media: Treat us as equal partner, not an after-thought

The government of China has given its commitment to foster and develop meaningful and productive media relations in the Caribbean and Latin Ameria.

The wording of the communique issued at the end of the China-Latin America and the Caribbean Media Forum in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Tuesday evening, is a blueprint of hope.

It promises greater collaboration on new media platforms and shared future content exchange strategies. 

The statement was another step in formalizing the media path for the future between both regions.

China sees key role for media in partnership with Latin America & Caribbean

"We want trade, not war. We want growth and cooperation, not poverty. We don't want more hurdles or challenges. Our doors are open."

That was the closing statement delivered by Jiang Jianguo, the Deputy Head of the Publicity Department of the Communist Party of China today, at the opening ceremony of the China- Latin America and the Caribbean Media Forum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

This is the 3rd edition of the meeting which is meant to foster greater cooperation between the Chinese media and their Western Hemisphere counterparts.

Gov't meets with potential Chinese investors

Minister of Trade and Industry Paula Gopee-Scoon a has met with potential foreign investors targeted for the new Phoenix Park Industrial Estate.

The meetings took place in Beijing, China on Wednesday. 

A statement by the ministry says the investors are mainly involved in light manufacturing activities such as the manufacture of bus products, electrical equipment, medical supplies and green building materials.

UWI students in China for Huawei’s work-study programme

Five undergraduate students of The University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine are in China for Telecom Seeds for the Future 2018, a two-week work-study programme sponsored by the Chinese information and communication technology (ICT) giant Huawei.

The programme helps in bridging the gap between classroom learning and real-world work experience in the ICT and telecommunications field.

PM invites Mayor of Shenzhen to official visit of T&T

The Trinidad and Tobago delegation in China, led by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, left Shanghai today and traveled to the city of Shenzhen in the  Guangdong Province, as the official visit to China continues.

Shenzhen is located in southeast China and links mainland China to Hong Kong. The city's economy is firmly rooted in the high tech industry and is a buzzing metropolis.

Prime Minister Rowley and his delegation were officially received by Chen Rugui, Mayor of Shenzhen, and other Shenzhen Municipal People's Government representatives at the Wuzhou Guest House.

PM invites Chinese businessmen to explore T&T business opportunities

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley today met with a group of young Chinese businessmen as he continued his official visit to the People's Republic of China today in Shanghai.

The Office of the Prime Minister said the businessmen represented a wide array of business ventures including investment financing, real estate development, artificial intelligence and manufacturing robotics, ICT and tours and travel.

Dr Rowley thanked the businessmen for their interest in investing directly in Trinidad and Tobago and encouraged them to explore the opportunities available.

PM discusses T&T asphalt for world's largest airport being built in China

Development of Trinidad and Tobago's tourism industry has featured heavily during Prime Minister Rowley's official visit to the People's Republic of China. Dr Rowley's announcement to the Chinese Government to ease visa restrictions to enter Trinidad and Tobago was well received, the Office of the Prime Minister has said.

It is estimated that some 120 million tourists travel annually from China.

Prime Minister Rowley announced that once Chinese citizens hold either a United States or Canadian visa then they could also be eligible to travel to Trinidad and Tobago.