Sri Lanka is not a boxing arena for India to curb China’s influence

This week, Sri Lanka has once again made headlines in various news media outlets. The way the United States and Indian media outlets are criticizing the foreign policy of the current Sri Lankan government, as well as the Chinese government over the arrival of a Chinese ship in Sri Lanka is baseless. China’s space-tracking ship Yuanwang-5 anchored […]

China will adhere to dynamic zero-COVID policy: health authorities

(Xinhua) — China will adhere to its dynamic zero-COVID policy and strategies to tackle both imported and domestic infections, a Chinese health official said at a press conference on Tuesday. China’s policy and containment measures have proved effective against the Omicron variant, said Mi Feng, a spokesperson for the National Health Commission (NHC). The implementation […]

New China-US pact key to solving global crisis, charts way forward for developing nations: Singaporean experts

Chinese President Xi Jinping said that climate change can well become a new highlight for China-US cooperation during a virtual meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden on November 16. Xi reiterated during the meeting that all countries need to uphold the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, and strike a balance between addressing climate […]

The principles of Chinese democracy

Editor’s note: Josef Gregory Mahoney is a professor of politics at East China Normal University. The article reflects the author’s opinions. All too often when liberal democrats discuss democracy, they conflate mechanisms with principles. And when they do discuss principles, they are less than candid regarding the overwhelming privileges accorded private property – which they often […]

China releases action plan to peak carbon dioxide emissions before 2030

The State Council, China’s cabinet, has released an action plan to peak carbon dioxide emissions before 2030. The plan puts forward China’s main objectives for the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025) and the 15th Five-Year Plan period (2026-2030), including increasing the share of non-fossil energy consumption, improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon dioxide emissions. By […]

China provided over 1.5b COVID-19 vaccine doses to the world: CIDCA

China has provided over 1.5 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to 106 countries and four international organizations this year, the most in the world, Luo Zhaohui, head of the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA), said at a press conference on Tuesday. Answering questions from Chinese and foreign media, CIDCA officials elaborated on China’s efforts in international assistance […]