Ethiopia eyes strengthened ties with China

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn gestures during a news conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 11, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/Tiksa NegeriAs the Ethiopia - China Economic, Trade and Cultural Cooperation Forum is currently underway in Hangzhou, China, the Ethiopian government envisaged the forum to provide a new impetus to the comprehensive partnership among the two countries.The forum kicked off on Wednesday

S. Korea seeks to play active role in Belt and Road Initiative: officials

File PhotoSouth Korea could play a positive role in promoting better implementation of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, South Korean politicians said here Wednesday.The "grand" Belt and Road Initiative proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 has promoted multi-dimensional cooperation between countries, said Kim Jin-pyo, a South Korean national assembly member and former vice prime minister, at an

UK and China strikes new deals in Beijing

The Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai and the UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond concluded the ninth China-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue in Beijing last week.The ninth China-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue is held in Beijing on December 16, 2017. (Photo: Chancellor agreed more than £1bn worth of trade and investment deals with China. These included commitments to

Australians ought to tame fears over China: experts

Sooner or later Canberra is going to decide to reset its relationship with Beijing. In one year, or in five. Here are seven things that can make it possible.One, drop the stridency. Joe Hockey referred last week to China threatening what Australians 'fought and died for'. In truth, China’s resistance to Japanese invasion from 1937 stands with the Russian resistance

Time to deepen understanding of Macao

The Ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral.Casinos, gambling tables, and roulette wheels might be the first images that come to mind when Chinese mainlanders think of Macao.Not long ago, a reporter from, a famous news platform in China was told by a senior Macao official how that wants people to know the city has more to offer than gambling. If

Siemens sees opportunities in China’s manufacturing transformation

Dr. Roland Busch, CTO of Siemens AG, gives a speech on the Innovation Day, Munich. (Photo: Provided by Siemens)Munich (People’s Daily app) – Siemens AG Chief Technology Officer Dr. Roland Busch shared his positive outlook on the “Made-in-China 2025” and “Belt and Road initiative” in an interview with People’s Daily on the sidelines of Siemens AG’s Innovation Day Event, Dec.

China to host Israeli-Palestinian symposium amid Jerusalem uproar

Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) holds a welcome ceremony for visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Beijing, China, on July 18, 2017. /Xinhua PhotoChina will host a symposium of Israeli and Palestinian peace advocates this week, the foreign ministry announced as Beijing steps up its engagement in the Middle Eastern conflict that has seen a conflagration after US President Donald

B&R Initiative helps broaden South-South cooperation: UNV Chief

The Belt & Road Initiative serves as a platform to promote people-to-people connections and South-South cooperation.File photo: Oliver Adam, UN Volunteer ChiefVolunteerism can be part around the Belt and Road Initiative to further expand cooperation, said Oliver Adam, UN Volunteer Chief. UN Volunteer can have an opportunity to strengthen partnership between countries of the Belt and Road through people-to-people connections,

Polish media head urges greater connection with China

Chairman of the Polish Media Association, Marek Traczyk, with his copy of “Innovation China,” the Polish version of President Xi Jinping’s book. Photo: Ji PeijuanWarsaw (People’s Daily) —“Understanding China will meet the practical needs of Poland. I would like to encourage Polish journalists to closely follow China, so that Poles will pay more attention to the country and enhance cooperation

China attracts global talents

While the US is experiencing a decline in international student enrollment due to conservative immigration policies and security concerns, China is rapidly accepting more and more developing countries' students to study in-country owing to theBelt and Roadinitiative, according to several Chinese think tanks.The Center for China and Globalization (CCG), a Beijing-based Chinese independent think tank, together with the Institute of

China, Britain agree to enrich 'Golden Era' of bilateral relations

Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai and British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond co-chair the Ninth China-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 16, 2017. Photo:XinhuaChinese Vice Premier Ma Kai addresses the reception celebrating the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations at ambassadorial level between China and the UK in Beijing, Dec. 16, 2017.

S.Korean president links future prosperity to nuclear free peninsula

China and South Korea will have more opportunities to cooperate on the denuclearization of theKorean Peninsula, trade and theBelt and Roadinitiative following South Korean PresidentMoon Jae-in's ongoing visit to China, Chinese experts said.Moon called for joint efforts between China and South Korea to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula during a speech at Peking University on Friday, the Yonhap News Agency reported

With vitality, dynamism, China-ASEAN ties forge ahead for prosperity

It is a consensus in East Asia that ties between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have developed into the most dynamic, substantial and fruitful among ASEAN's dialogue partnerships, bringing great benefit for regional development and setting good example for regional cooperation.Twenty-six years after China and ASEAN launched dialogue and 14 years after they established strategic partnership,

Xi-style diplomacy brings China closer to world

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, addresses a welcome banquet held by Bounnhang Vorachit, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and president of Laos, in Vientiane, Laos, Nov. 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng)A China-style major-country diplomacy has taken shape over the past five years through the overseas

Moon visits China: building momentum for diplomacy and peninsula talks

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between China and South Korea. After what has been a rather prolonged political conflict over the last year and a half, the two countries have finally agreed to put the past behind and move bilateral relations forward. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with his Chinese counterpart

Emerging powers contribute to a better world order: Oliver Stuenkel

Oliver Stuenkel. (Photo: People's Daily)Editor's note:What are the influences of emerging powers and how will they shape the global order? With the emergence of China, how will China and the US deal with each other in the future? Is there any possibility that the two will go to war? In 2017, what are the main security challenges? People's Daily English

Moon stresses shared wartime sorrow with China

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives with his wife on Wednesday in Beijing as he starts a four-day visit to China. Photo: VCGSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in Wednesday stressed the shared sorrow of the two countries during World War II as he began his State visit to China to restore bilateral ties and boost trade. At a meeting with some

Chinese diaspora serves as link to ASEAN

Illustration: Liu Rui/GTSingapore's Channel NewsAsia recently aired a documentary titled Bridging Giants, which recounts the development of China's cooperation with Southeast Asian nations. Watching the series reminded me of the Chinese phrase "Nanyang," which refers to Southeast Asia. In the Chinese vocabulary, this phrase is associated with "down south" and "voyage.""A voyage down south" means civilians native to China's southeastern

Confucius Institute 'China's bridge to the world': vice-premier

Chinese Vice-Premier Liu Yandong quoted President Xi Jinping as saying Tuesday that the Confucius Institute is a window and bridge of language and culture exchanges between China and the world during the 12th Global Confucius Institute Conference in Xi’an.Liu said the 13th anniversary of the Confucius Institute witnessed joint development, sharing, cultural exchanges and mutual learning between China and other

Pro-China Nepal PM would help economic ties

Communist Party Nepal-Union Marxist Leninist leader Ishwor Pokhrel (center) waves to supporters during a victory rally in Kathmandu on Tuesday. Photo: AFPA Nepali prime minister that is friendly to China could improve economic cooperation between the two countries but would upset India, which considers South Asia as its backyard, Chinese experts said.Former Nepali Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli on Sunday

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