Embassy of Japan Commemorative Events for the 75th anniversary of ‘Visas for life’
Aug28

Embassy of Japan Commemorative Events for the 75th anniversary of ‘Visas for life’

Commemorative events of the 75th anniversary of ‘Visas for life’ issued by Vice-Consul Mr. Chiune Sugihara organized by the Embassy of Japan This year marks the 75th anniversary of ‘Visas for life.’ In 1940, Mr. Chiune Sugihara, who was Vice-Consul of the Consulate of Japan at Kaunas from 1939 to 1940, in cooperation with Dutch Honorary Consul Mr. Jan Zwartendijk, issued Japanese visas to Jewish people and saved thousands of lives. In...

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Business in China and… Confucius? A Guide for Entrepreneurs in China
Aug05

Business in China and… Confucius? A Guide for Entrepreneurs in China

John, hearing all the great things about China, its booming economy and the sea of possibilities in this rapidly growing country, starts dreaming about making easy millions. Low wages, cheap products and billions of potential customers seduce him. Finally, John, the risk-taker, leaves his home country, family and friends, and ventures off to China. To do business in one of the most ‘closed’ markets in the world. John is a very smart...

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Economic relations between Lithuania and China growing stronger
Jun22

Economic relations between Lithuania and China growing stronger

  Monday, June 22, Vilnius – President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Vice Premier of China Zhang Gaoli. The meeting focused on opportunities to further strengthen economic cooperation between the two countries and implement joint projects. “Economic cooperation between Lithuania and China is intensifying. Our exports to this country are increasing and business ties are growing stronger. We should exploit the potential of...

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Protected: Yellow Mountain – the loveliest mountain of China with terrorist monkeys
Jul13

Protected: Yellow Mountain – the loveliest mountain of China with terrorist monkeys

Yellow Mountain (or Huangshan 黄山 in Mandarin) is a mountain range in southern Anhui province, eastern China. Huangshan is world famous – designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site – for its interesting granite shaped peaks, nicely shaped pine trees and the spectacular view above the clouds. As one of China’s major tourist destinations, it is loved for its amazingly beautiful scenery, sunsets and sunrises. Described as “the...

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Suzhou: blending the old with the new
May18

Suzhou: blending the old with the new

Suzhou is one of the oldest cities in China, established in 514 BC. The convenient geographical location and successful trade with other regions determined its long existence and prosperity. Even today, Suzhou is one of the richest cities in China and its rich history attracts tourists from all around the world. Another reason for its popularity is its proximity to Shanghai, a global financial hub and historically also one of the...

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