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  • Alibaba's AliExpress opens its first pop-up store in France

    AliExpress, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's global retail platform, recently opened its first offline pop-up store in Paris, displaying hundreds of Chinese products.


  • China, France hold strategic dialogue

    State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday co-chaired the 20th China-France Strategic Dialogue with French president's diplomatic counselor Emmanuel Bonne.


  • China, France energy giants team up for offshore wind power project

    The China Energy Investment Corporation (China Energy) said it has inked a deal with the French energy giant EDF Group to jointly develop an offshore wind power project in eastern China's Jiangsu Province.


  • Huawei to build wireless product plant in France

    Huawei on Thursday announced a 200-million-euro (219.88-million-U.S. dollar) investment plan to build in France a new wireless communications product factory specializing in 4G and 5G equipment and targeting European markets.


  • China's Hebei seeks Winter Olympics cooperation with France

    Enterprises from China's Hebei Province actively searched for mutually befenicial cooperation with their French counterparts under the context of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, and a total of 12 agreements were reached here on Thursday.


  • China's tech giant Huawei opens new research center in France

    Chinese tech giant Huawei opened a new research and development center (R&D) in France in a bid "to support companies in their digital transformation project", it announced in a statement Wednesday.


  • France's Macron announces 1.5-bln-euro investment in artificial intelligence

    France will dedicate 1.5 billion euros (1.85 billion U.S. dollars) to developing artificial intelligence (AI) by 2022, President Emmanuel Macron announced here on Thursday.


  • Libya, France stage economic forum for stronger partnership

    Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj discussed Wednesday with French Ambassador to Libya Brigitte Kormi on the economic forum to be held in Tripoli in March.


  • Belt and Road Initiative gains traction in France

    The China-proposed Belt and Road (B&R) Initiative looks to gain traction in France, politicians and experts have said.


  • France's leading car maker PSA finalises Opel-Vauxhall acquisition

    PSA Group, France's leading auto manufacturer, on Tuesday said it had finalised the purchase of Opel and Vauxhall brands from General Motors, making the French group Europe's second largest automotve company.


  • France to close 17 nuclear reactors by 2025: minister

    France planned to close up to 17 nuclear reactors by 2025 as part of its energy transition, to trim nuclear power to 50 percent of the country's electricity generation, ecology minister Nicolas Hulot said on Monday.


  • French minister wants to "make France leader of green economy"

    French Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot presented to the press here on Thursday the "Climate Plan" of the new government, a program which sets ambitious objectives to "accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreeme


  • Italy, France, Germany draw up plan of action to curb migrant arrivals

    Italy, France and Germany have hammered out a plan of action to curb migrant arrivals, the Italian interior ministry said in a statement Monday.


  • France's new PM Philippe takes office

    French new Prime Minister Edouard Philippe took office on Monday, replacing the outgoing Socialist PM Bernard Cazeneuve.


  • Macron sworn in as new French president

    Centrist Emmanuel Macron was sworn in as the eighth president of the French Fifth Republic in a ceremony at the Elysee Palace here on Sunday.


  • 2/3 of hard left voters refuse to endorse centrist frontrunner Macron in presidency's run-off

    Two thirds of hard-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon's supporters refused to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in his bid to govern France for the next five years, his party staff announced Tuesday.


  • French presidential election -- a choice between globalism and nationalism

    Pro-businesses Emmanuel Macron finished first out of 11 contenders in the first round of French presidential election on Sunday, but narrowly ahead of the populist Marine Le Pen, in a tight race that unprecedentedly eliminated mainstream political parties


  • French president vows to support Egypt's fight against terrorism

    French President Francois Hollande on Sunday vowed to mobilize his country's forces to support Egypt's combat against terrorism following bombings of Coptic churches.


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