A City with Vision for the Future
LOCATED on the edge of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at one of the farthest points in China from the sea, stands a city that began to embrace its great economic takeoff just 10 years ago.
Setting out on the Great Rejuvenation
THE centenary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) was marked by a grand gathering held on July 1 at Beijing’s Tian’anmen Square.
A Similar History Has United Us
— Interview with Carlos Miguel Pereira, Ambassador of Cuba to China
The CPC's 100 Years of “Routine Miracles”
AT a grand ceremony commemorating the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at Beijing’s Tian’anmen Square on July 1, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, solemnly declared the completion of building China into a moderately prosperous society in all respects, the country’s first centenary goal.
An Open Xinjiang with Multi-Ethnic Beliefs
SINCE ancient times, Xinjiang has been a region where ethnic groups live together, religious beliefs are diversified, and many cultures coexist. Primitive religion and Shamanism were initially prevalent in the region.
Xinjiang in My Eyes
ON May 24, 2021, I boarded a flight to Urumqi from Beijing with a group of Chinese and foreign journalists to learn more about Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, a vast territory that is home to many ethnic groups and diverse cultures. The visit has left me with lasting memories and a deeper understanding of the people and the region as a whole.
Stability and Development Are the Strongest Evidences of Human Rights
OVER the past months hostile elements in certain Western countries have trumped-up charges against China concerning human rights in Xinjiang, spreading lies about “forced labor,” “genocide,” and “religious oppression” in the region.
BRI Nexus Promoting Multilateralism in a Post-Pandemic World
BORN of centuries-long interactions between China and other civilizations along the ancient Silk Road, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) appears as the quintessential manifestation of multilateralism on the world stage since the Second World War which was, sad to say, one of quite a different kind.
Tourism Boosts Rural Revitalization in Ili
THEY say you never know how big China is until you come to Xinjiang, and never know how beautiful Xinjiang is until you come to Ili.
Xinjiang's Cotton Industry Gets Smart
LOCATED in the northwest of China, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region boasts long hours of sunshine and ample water for irrigation — making the region geographically ideal for growing cotton. Cotton grown in Xinjiang, which has good coloration and long fiber, is favored in both domestic and foreign markets.
Understanding the CPC
The CPC Through the Lens of Foreign Observations
Historic Achievements of the CPC
THE Communist Party of China (CPC) has every reason to take great pride in its historic accomplishments on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
Birth of the First CPC Branch of Ethnic Minority Members
IN Xidan, a busy commercial district in central Beijing, sits the National Mongolian and Tibetan School dating back to 1913.
My China: “Democracy Is Not Coca-Cola”
TO friends of mine who have never been here, I always say that one does not go to China; one returns to China. I add that you either love or loathe China; there are no half measures.
China's Economic Advance Gives Hope to the Developing World
CHINA’S economic progress since the commencement of its reform and opening up in 1978 gives hope to every developing nation that if China can do it, so can we.
China's New Development Philosophy
THIS year marks the first centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Unique and Varied Tastes of Fujian Cuisine
European Companies Taking Root in China
“THE newly-opened plant in Yangzhou, east China’s Jiangsu Province, is the 54th production base of Saint-Gobain in China. We are optimistic about the Chinese market and our future here,” Javier Gimino, senior vice president and Asia Pacific CEO of Saint-Gobain Group, expressed his full confidence in China’s economic development.
The CPC and the World: A Glorious Century of Engagement
THE year 2021 marks the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC). It’s also an occasion to review the CPC’s exchanges with the rest of the world.
Zhang Boli: TCM Practitioner and Champion
IN his capacity as practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Zhang Boli, 73, has made a long career out of saving lives.
Hi-Tech Innovation Leads to High-Quality & Coordinated Development
“The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area occupies less than 0.6 percent of China’s territory but creates over 12 percent of the nation’s GDP. This means that the GDP generated on per square meter of the land may be 20 times that of the national average level,” said Zhang Guangnan, a professor at the Guangdong-Hong Kong Macao Development Research Institute of Sun Yatsen University. He further pointed out that different from the other three major bay areas in the world, each of the nine mainland cities plus Hong Kong and Macao in the Greater Bay Area has their own characteristics. The question of how to give full play to their respective advantages has become the key to achieving high-quality and coordinated development in the region.
The Goal Is to Join the Belt and Road
— Interview with Luis Diego Monsalve, Colombian Ambassador to China
Farming Dreams Take Root
A harmonious symbiosis is seen in a green-house of the modern agricultural demonstration base in Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province. With a dazzling range of lush hydroponic vegetables that are commonly seen on the market, such as lettuce, celery, cucumber, pumpkin, eggplant, and tomato, as well as some rare varieties, like houttuynia cordata, lemon basil, and perilla, the greenhouse is also an ideal jungle-like environment for fish raising. All this is attributed to a mechanical circulatory system, which enables water to trickle down from the hydroponic device and then be circulated between the fish pond and the pipe trough.
Hainan, a Magnet for Foreign Investment
IN 2018 the State Council of China approved the establishment of the China (Hainan) Pilot Free Trade Port and released China (Hainan) Pilot Free Trade Zone General Plan. In the following years, the levels of economic development continued to rise in Hainan, positioning the province as a shining example of China’s opening-up and reform drive, creating new opportunities for people of the region and beyond.
What Foreign Companies Can Expect from China's 14th Five-Year Plan
ON March 11, the Fourth Session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) approved the Outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035.
Space Technology in Daily Use
WHEN thinking of space technology, what pops into many Chinese people’s minds are the Long March carrier rocket, Chang’e lunar probe, Shenzhou spacecraft or Fengyun meteorological satellite, all of which are very far removed from everyday life. However, on closer examination, the technologies behind these aerospace machines are now being used in people’s day-to-day activities, bringing greater convenience and efficiency as they are to become part of humanity’s future.
Guangdong-Macao Cooperation Bears Fruitful Results
A small frontier island thick with banana groves has been transformed into a modern new city featuring skyscrapers and a beautiful environment after 12 years of development. The Hengqin New Area of Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, was built on the back of promoting the diversified development of neighboring Macao’s economy and facilitating the life and employment of Macao residents.
Revival of the Cantonese Opera
WALKING along the archaistic streets of Yongqingfang Square in Guangzhou, one will notice a museum built in the architectural style of a Lingnan garden (a typical garden south of the Five Mountain Ridges in south China). That is the Cantonese Opera Art Museum. Standing as a local landmark, the “garden museum” has attracted many Cantonese Opera lovers.
Greater Bay Area: Fertile Land for Young Entrepreneurs
IN the Headquarters of Hong Kong and Macao Youth Association in Tianhe District, south China’s Guangzhou, visitors see road signs like Nathan Road and Queen’s Road — all familiar names to Hong Kong residents.
A Message of Hope for a Stricken World
AN annual gathering of business people and government representatives from the Asia Pacific region and beyond each year at the Boao Forum for Asia in south China’s Hainan Island is always an occasion to gain fresh insights into economic development in the region and the rest of the world. Since taking the helm of the country, President Xi Jinping has addressed the forum’s annual conference multiple times.