Many in current times speak of globalisation going into reverse. The reverberations of the global economic crisis are still being felt, especially in Western countries.
Xi Jinping was elected Chinese president by a unanimous vote Saturday morning at the ongoing session of the 13th National People’s Congress.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s New Year speech has conveyed a “inspiring and practical” message that combines “broad strategic vision with meticulous attention to detail” for a more prosperous and peaceful future, said international experts and analysts.
Since the 18th CPC National Congress, historic achievements have been made, historic changes have happened in the party and the state as well as in economic development, providing an important material foundation for historic changes in other fields, Xi said.
On November 17, China’s state news agency, Xinhua, published a 12,000-word feature on Chinese President Xi Jinping. The article comprehensively documented Xi’s personal achievements. It has attracted worldwide media attention. Let’s see what has interested them most.
Jake Parker, vice president of the U.S.-China Business Council, delivered a keynote speech at the seminar and exchanged views with other experts on issues including Sino-U.S. diplomacy, trade and development.
Shinzo Abe, the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), swept to victory and was re-elected as the 98th Prime Minister of Japan. Some see this victory as formal recognition that he is embarking on a period of “ultra-long term rule”, which means that he no longer has to concern himself with electoral politics.
The 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting is held here on Friday and Saturday, focusing on the development in the Asia Pacific region.
APEC members are now eager to prepare for a post-2020 blueprint by finding out new directions and drawing out new roadmap as the year of 2020 is now around the corner.
China is getting closer to the center of the world stage and making a greater contribution on international issues in the new era, which sets the tone for China’s domestic and foreign policies in the coming period and sets the basic direction for China to handle its relations with the world.
Even though Sino-U.S. relations have seen highs and lows and experienced successes and setbacks, and changes in government have tended to generate new flashpoints and conflicts, the ultimate trend in the relationship has always been towards cooperation.