Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes bade farewell to the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Hu Dingxian, during a Courtesy Call at Government House on February 8.
Sports equipment and six computers have been donated to Government High School during an official hand over ceremony by Ambassador Hu Dingxian on behalf of the Chinese Government.
Baha Mar has finalized its financing agreement with the Chinese Export-Import Bank, clearing the way for an official groundbreaking on February 21.
The latest cables exposed by WikiLeaks show how the United States was alarmed over the ever-growing relationship between The Bahamas and Communist China.
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham pushed through a major training initiative for scores of Bahamians to the tune of $8 million overall during his recent visit to China to discuss the Baha Mar project.
The 3rd Annual Wealth Management & Private Banking Asia 2010 gathered more than 200 decision makers from governmental officials, wealth management advisories, private banks, consulting firms and IT solution providers.
The Bahamas must move quickly to take advantage of its status as an “Approved Travel Destination” by the Government of The People’s Republic of China in order to take full advantage of the large Chinese tourist market, Health Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said.
As a result of negotiations between Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham and the Chinese, Bahamian contracts in connection with the Baha Mar project will increase from $200 million to $400 million.
The value of construction works to be subcontracted to Bahamians has been doubled from $200 million to $400 million, creating thousands more jobs for Bahamian contractors and subcontractors who work on the Baha Mar project.