Premier Li Keqiang emphasized on Thursday Beijing"s readiness to work with Tokyo to enable the upgrading of bilateral cooperation in all dimensions, wide-ranging areas and multiple levels, calling on the two sides to better tap into the potential for regional economic growth. In a dialogue via video link with business leaders from Japan, Li said that ensuring steady China-Japan relations fits in with the interests of both sides, helps promote the well-being of both peoples and is conducive to regional and global peace, stability and development. The two nations are set to mark the 50th anniversary of the normalization of
After a bus accident killed at least 27 people being transferred to a Covid quarantine facility on Sunday, the Chinese public staged a widespread online protest against the government’s harsh pandemic policy.It was a moment of collective grief and anger, with a heavy dose of shame, guilt and despair. After nearly three years of constant lockdowns, mass testing and quarantines, people asked how they could give the government the power to deprive them of their dignity, livelihood, mental health and even life; how they could fail to protect their loved ones from the “zero Covid” autocracy; and how long the
The 2022 China (Qufu) International Confucius Cultural Festival and 8th Nishan Forum on World Civilizations will open in four days. Kong Zhong, vice-chairman of the World Federation of Confucius Descendant Associations, hoped to meet all guests, scholars, and entrepreneurs from all over the world in Nishan Forum from Sept 26 to 28 and become brothers and sisters with them.