Grasping a better understanding of China's poverty alleviation will help Western officials and media better appreciate the Chinese government's leadership and China. But if they want to comprehensively understand the strength of China's system, they must break away from their cognitive logic.
US media needs to know that if more countries start to follow Beijing's footsteps in internet governance while pursuing democracy in social media, it means China must have done something right.
It is normal to see renegotiations over the BRI programs after changes in the political forces of other countries. It is also understandable to see the shelved projects resuming with lower budgets after negotiations. After all, countries along the BRI routes yearn for China's capital, technology and experience in their infrastructure construction. This is why thousands of representatives from over 100 countries and international organizations are expected to attend the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation later this month. This is the charm and vitality of BRI.
Large investments and policies have been put into soccer in China. The money should be used to improve players' skills as well as cultivate sportsmanship and make players more educated, particularly young players. China's soccer team cannot fight to be one of the world's elite. The antidote lies in players' insistence on sportsmanship and determination to improve.
China's warning at the WTO shows that Beijing will not shut its eyes to violations of multilateral trade principles. China should shoulder the responsibility of maintaining international rules, as well as urge the WTO to oppose a technological trade war through legitimate WTO complaints. Thus, China needs to build its professional groups to fight such trade discrimination under the current rules and procedures. Australia is bound to pay the price for its unwise decisions.
Latin American people know what is good for them. China's investment and projects will benefit the region, and no amount of Washington's coaxing will change the facts. The US should stop playing a zero-sum game and focus on Latin America's development, if Washington really regards the region as “its backyard.”
Established in 1958, the system of hukou has been a concern of society since China's reform and opening-up began and one of the most important social issues. This step is significant for deepening reforms and conducive for the country to develop in a fairer, more reasonable and balanced way.
China proposed the BRI and provided the reciprocal 16+1 cooperation mechanism for the CEECs to catch up with Western Europe. Even China, a country outside the continent, is putting efforts into narrowing the gap inside Europe. Why can't some Europeans countries cast off their suspicious minds and help CEECs develop and promote European integration?
High-end talent is the key for a country to take the lead in future competition in innovation, and vying for more talent could be a theme. China will not only cultivate its own world-class talent by means of international interactions, but also to allow more overseas personnel to take root in China. As the saying goes, talent is the most valuable resource in the 21st century.
The US should understand it is a member of the cooperation community rather than a boss who gives orders.
The vocational education and training centers in Xinjiang are part of China's efforts in religious sinicization. They help trainees get rid of extreme thoughts and learn to integrate into the country's development.
Instead of criticizing China's domestic affairs, Washington should just mind its own business. All in all, the US shouldn't always play the missionary's role and force its faith on others.
China is not a religious country but there are about 200 million religious people in China – three times the population of France. Thanks to the efforts of Chinese authorities, the country was able to keep stable and rapid development on track, providing people, including religious people, improved living standards and a more harmonious living environment.
China's continued stable development will inevitably benefit more neighboring countries. The deepening economic engagement between China and relevant countries and the reconstruction of the Asian order are irreversible.
For whatever reason, Indian media should not make such irresponsible and irrational remarks. Differences do exist between China and India. But major progress has also been made, thanks to years of efforts from the two governments. It is time for Indian media to control its nationalistic sentiment. Hyping the gap will only destroy the larger picture of China-India ties.
According to the Myanmar Times, Rakhine Chief Minister U Nyi Pu said economic development was “the best solution for sustainable peace” in the state. Instead of pointing an accusing finger at Myanmar, Western countries should offer Myanmar what it needs to prevent poverty from continuing to fuel ethnic division and radical movements in the region.
The world order is completely different from the Cold War era, but Washington continues to stick to its outdated state of mind. China is not afraid of US competition, nor has the country ever thought of defeating the US as a major enemy. But if the US insists on playing such a game, China has the ability to fight to the end.
Africa is no longer the colony of the West. African countries have the right to conduct economic cooperation with any country they want. The deepening China-Africa cooperation and growing Chinese presence attest to the success of the China model.