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Launched in March 1958, Beijing Review is China’s leading international English weekly news magazine, published in Beijing by the China International Publishing Group (CIPG).

Beijing Review reports and comments on the country’s social, political, economic and cultural affairs, policy changes and latest developments. It also offers in-depth analysis on major regional and international events and provides consulting and information services.

Mission: China's national English news weekly since 1958

05/15/2019
CGTN

Live: Xi addresses the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations
The Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations (CDAC) is starting from May 15th in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping is delivering a keynote speech at the opening of the conference. With the theme of "Exchanges and mutual learning among Asian civilizations and a community with a shared future," the conference aims to deepen cooperation among Asian countries. #Xijinping #Asiacivilizations

Live: Xi addresses the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations

The Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations (CDAC) is starting from May 15th in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping is delivering a keynote speech at the opening of the conference. With the theme of "Exchanges and mutual learning among Asian civilizations and a community with a shared future," the conference aims to deepen cooperation among Asian countries. #Xijinping #Asiacivilizations

The legitimacy of crowdfunding platform such as Shuidichou is questioned.
05/14/2019
Should Crowdfunding Platforms Establish Criterion for Project Initiators?-- Beijing Review

The legitimacy of crowdfunding platform such as Shuidichou is questioned.

Shuidichou, a crowdfunding platform for patients with critical medical conditions, has recently been thrown in the eye of the storm after it allowed a project for a patient allegedly with two houses in Beijing, a car and catastrophic medical insurance. In addition, the man's surgical fees were estim...

Trump's trade war harms global economic order.#tradewar  #TradesTalk
05/14/2019
Wide Repercussions-- Beijing Review

Trump's trade war harms global economic order.
#tradewar #TradesTalk

If the renewed escalation in economic disagreements is not just a brief detour before reaching an agreement in the next month or two, then the economic consequences for the U.S. and especially for China will be significant, but not catastrophic.

Tariff war leads to lose-lose situation.#tradewar  #trade
05/14/2019
Irrational Move-- Beijing Review

Tariff war leads to lose-lose situation.
#tradewar #trade

The fact that we are not preparing for a formal signing ceremony for a new trade deal between China and the United States has come as a shock to me, to global businesses and most experts who have been tracking the by far year plus long process.

The Trump administration either ignores or does not understand classic macroeconomics.  #tradewar #tradetalks
05/14/2019
Dysfunctional Codependency-- Beijing Review

The Trump administration either ignores or does not understand classic macroeconomics. #tradewar #tradetalks

The events now qualify as a classic trade war—tit for tat tariffs, with China responding proportionately to each and every one of Trump's moves.

An international investment promotion event is expected to boost bilateral investment among Belt and Road participants.
05/14/2019
A Connecting Platform-- Beijing Review

An international investment promotion event is expected to boost bilateral investment among Belt and Road participants.

The China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) 2019 will strive to provide an investment promotion and cooperation platform for Belt and Road participating countries, according to a promotional symposium held on May 9 in Beijing.

A lost tradition of wearing facial tattoos for women from the Derung ethnic group.
05/14/2019
Tattooed Life-- Beijing Review

A lost tradition of wearing facial tattoos for women from the Derung ethnic group.

It is in her kitchen beside a wood stove that Ken Guofang, a 91-year-old woman from the Derung ethnic group with tattoos on her face, tells her story.

How an ethnic minority man in Yunnan gets out of poverty by operating a family inn.
05/14/2019
A Fortune in Hand-- Beijing Review

How an ethnic minority man in Yunnan gets out of poverty by operating a family inn.

Tucked in a remote hamlet named Laomudeng Village in Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Yu Wulin's guesthouse is tidy, cozy and more or less exotic.

George F. Gao, Director General of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), was elected as a f...
05/14/2019
Scientist Recognized in the U.S.-- Beijing Review

George F. Gao, Director General of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), was elected as a foreign associate by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences on April 30. The recognition is considered one of the highest honors a scientist or engineer can receive in the U.S.

George F. Gao, Director General of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), was elected as a foreign associate by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences on April 30. The recognition is considered one of the highest honors a scientist or engineer can receive in the U.S.

Urbanization is no longer confined to traditional urban construction.
05/14/2019
Trend of Urbanization-- Beijing Review

Urbanization is no longer confined to traditional urban construction.

Chinese cities are still undergoing urbanization at different rates, as complex demands of citizens on living standards are proving difficult to meet. Research on the further improvement of cities conducted by several institutions, such as the Liaowang Institute, has proposed the development of citi...

The latest round of China-U.S. trade talks ended up with no deal reached, although China has shown maximum sincerity and...
05/14/2019
Maximum Pressure on China Won't Work-- Beijing Review

The latest round of China-U.S. trade talks ended up with no deal reached, although China has shown maximum sincerity and fulfilled its duties to solve the frictions. #tradewar #trade #BeijingReview

The latest round of China-U.S. trade talks ended up with no deal reached, although China has shown maximum sincerity and fulfilled its duties to solve the frictions.

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou has received Pakistan's highest civil award, the Hilal-e-Quaid-e-Azam, in rec...
05/14/2019
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Gets Top Pakistani Award-- Beijing Review

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou has received Pakistan's highest civil award, the Hilal-e-Quaid-e-Azam, in recognition of his services in strengthening of China-Pakistan relations.

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou has received Pakistan's highest civil award, the Hilal-e-Quaid-e-Azam, in recognition of his services in strengthening of China-Pakistan relations.

Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flight of passenger planes as four aircraft landed safely ...
05/14/2019
Beijing's New Airport Completes 1st Passenger Plane Test Flight-- Beijing Review

Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flight of passenger planes as four aircraft landed safely on the runway on the morning of May 13.

Beijing Daxing International Airport completed its first test flight of passenger planes as four aircraft landed safely on the runway on the morning of May 13.

China's leather waste recycling and utilization technology helps Ethiopia clean up its tanneries.
05/14/2019
No Time to Waste-- ChinAfrica

China's leather waste recycling and utilization technology helps Ethiopia clean up its tanneries.

Located some 80 km from Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, the Modjo River is an important water source for the country's many inhabitants. Paradoxically, it is also one of the most polluted rivers in the country. A major pollutant in the river is industrial waste, containing high levels of chromium em...

Patriotism and dedication are highlighted at centenary of the May Fourth Movement.
05/14/2019
At the Turn of History-- Beijing Review

Patriotism and dedication are highlighted at centenary of the May Fourth Movement.

On the waterfront of coastal Qingdao City in east China's Shandong Province, a gigantic flame-colored monument in the shape of spiraling up wind stands against a backdrop of meadows, trees and skyscrapers. The monument, expressing an upbeat and dynamic tone, is dedicated to the May Fourth Movement o...

China should use the Belt and Road Initiative to showcase the way real sustainable development in the 21st century shoul...
05/14/2019
Catching Up Peacefully-- Beijing Review

China should use the Belt and Road Initiative to showcase the way real sustainable development in the 21st century should be done.

China, for many reasons, lost a lot of time historically. By 1978, it was one of the poorest countries in the world, which was very odd, because China had led the world for about 1,000 years. From roughly A.D. 500-600, up through at least A.D. 1500, China was the preeminent technological, economic a...

The Trump administration either ignores or does not understand classic macroeconomics. #tradewar  #TradeTalks  #BeijingR...
05/14/2019
Dysfunctional Codependency-- Beijing Review

The Trump administration either ignores or does not understand classic macroeconomics. #tradewar #TradeTalks #BeijingReview

The events now qualify as a classic trade war—tit for tat tariffs, with China responding proportionately to each and every one of Trump's moves.

05/14/2019
CGTN

The carnival is one of the conference's highlights. More than 30,000 participants are expected to join the event.
The carnival takes over six months to prepare and one month to rehearse, inviting artists from different Asian countries to participate.

The carnival is one of the conference's highlights. More than 30,000 participants are expected to join the event.

The carnival takes over six months to prepare and one month to rehearse, inviting artists from different Asian countries to participate. #Asiacivilizations

For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/3d3d674d32496a4e34457a6333566d54/index.html

Sino-Africa Joint Research Center aims to seek solutions for Africa and beyond.
05/14/2019
Collaborative Innovation-- ChinAfrica

Sino-Africa Joint Research Center aims to seek solutions for Africa and beyond.

To better protect rhinos, as well as other wildlife, Kenya established the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife in 2018. The government department has adopted strict protection measures, with armed police guarding rhinos 24 hours a day. However, wildlife protection in Kenya relies heavily on patrols, wh...

Joint efforts contribute to the increase of farmers' income.
05/13/2019
Fruits of Labor-- Beijing Review

Joint efforts contribute to the increase of farmers' income.

In 2015, a large-scale kiwi farm was established in Xincheng Town of Jinggangshan City, east China's Jiangxi Province as part of the town's land transfer experiment. The city was an old revolutionary and traditional poverty-stricken area with local farmers leaving the villages and working in cities....

National Geological Park of Huoshi Village in Ningxia.
05/13/2019

National Geological Park of Huoshi Village in Ningxia.

The U.S. increased additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent on May 10, ...
05/13/2019
Trade War: Trump’s ‘Own Goal’-- Beijing Review

The U.S. increased additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent on May 10, the day the 11th round of China-U.S. economic and trade consultations ended in Washington, D.C. Against this backdrop, Beijing Review interviewed Jon Taylor, Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, the U.S. Edited excerpts of his views:
Increased tariffs are aimed at China, but actually impact U.S. consumers.
#BeijingReview #TradeWars #trades

The U.S. increased additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent on May 10, the day the 11th round of China-U.S. economic and trade consultations ended in Washington, D.C. Against this backdrop, Beijing Review interviewed , Chair of the Department of Polit...

The newly-elected Ukrainian president's future prospects.
05/13/2019
Comic Relief?-- Beijing Review

The newly-elected Ukrainian president's future prospects.

On April 21, 41-year-old Volodymyr Zelensky defeated incumbent Petro Poroshenko to sweep Ukraine's presidential run-off election.

Asian emphasis on community and harmony can help resolve some of the most pressing international issues. #CDAC
05/13/2019
Asian Values Needed in New Context-- Beijing Review

Asian emphasis on community and harmony can help resolve some of the most pressing international issues. #CDAC

Guanxi, compadrazgo and bapakism. Three words from China, the Philippines and Indonesia that encapsulate the same values of the vast continent through the ages-a shared belief in the importance of the family and the community over the individual.

Avery Goldstein, Director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania, shared hi...
05/13/2019
Wide Repercussions-- Beijing Review

Avery Goldstein, Director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania, shared his views with Beijing Review shortly after the U.S. raised additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent on May 10.
#BeijingReview #TradeWar #trade

If the renewed escalation in economic disagreements is not just a brief detour before reaching an agreement in the next month or two, then the economic consequences for the U.S. and especially for China will be significant, but not catastrophic.

An ethnic minority in Yunnan's mountainous area steps out of poverty.
05/13/2019
Goodbye Hardship-- Beijing Review

An ethnic minority in Yunnan's mountainous area steps out of poverty.

Flanked by snow-capped mountains bordering Myanmar in southwest China's Yunnan Province, Dulongjiang Township, named after the Dulong River that winds through it, used to be one of the poorest areas in China. The township is home to people of the Derung ethnic group, one of the ethnic minorities in....

The United States raised tariffs on Chinese imports worth 200 billion U.S. dollars from 10 to 25 percent when the clock ...
05/13/2019
Tariffs are a lose-lose answer to China-U.S. trade issues

The United States raised tariffs on Chinese imports worth 200 billion U.S. dollars from 10 to 25 percent when the clock ticked past midnight in Washington D.C. on Friday. Two minutes later, China issued a statement announcing its intention to respond with countermeasures.

It is a shame that the trade conflict between China and the United States has escalated. The United States has chosen to ignore China's sincere attitude and actions, and is instead holding fast to its “America first” mentality, making unreasonable demands and continuing to apply extreme pressure...

Patients living in remote areas have access to top-level doctors without traveling long distances.
05/10/2019
Telemedicine System-- Beijing Review

Patients living in remote areas have access to top-level doctors without traveling long distances.

With a computer and camera, patients living in remote areas can now have access to top-level doctors without traveling long distances.

A man leads his hometown and his ethnic group to better lives.
05/10/2019
True Grit-- Beijing Review

A man leads his hometown and his ethnic group to better lives.

With a machete in a scabbard slung over his right shoulder and a pair of galoshes on his feet, Gao Derong is a regular and leader at a farm growing amomum tsao-ko, a spice and medicinal herb, in a township bordering Myanmar in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

This year marks the implementation of policies for deepening reform in Hainan.
05/10/2019
Reform in Hainan-- Beijing Review

This year marks the implementation of policies for deepening reform in Hainan.

In south China's Hainan Province, there is a new tropical rainforest national park which covers an area of more than 4,400 square km, accounting for one seventh of the land area of the island. It is one of the 12 pilot projects announced in 2018, regarding the basic security, industry and ecological...

Supervision should be enhanced and customer associations at all levels should play their role.
05/10/2019
Consumer Protection-- Beijing Review

Supervision should be enhanced and customer associations at all levels should play their role.

Automatic renewal is a common trick used by some app operators. When customers purchase services, automatic renewal, which is often checked as a default, is not always prominent, and if users want to cancel it, the process is often troublesome.

The Internet, e-commerce and online entertainment bring new opportunities for people with disabilities.
05/10/2019
Transformed by Technology-- Beijing Review

The Internet, e-commerce and online entertainment bring new opportunities for people with disabilities.

This Paralympic champion who won the women's single in table tennis at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games described how she got them. Wheelchair-bound when she was around 1 year old due to polio, the girl from Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province in east China, was chosen to play for the Beijing wheelchair table ten...

A Malaysian experiences Sunday market in suburban Beijing.
05/10/2019
A Sunday Bazaar-- Beijing Review

A Malaysian experiences Sunday market in suburban Beijing.

'To obtain a deeper understanding of a new culture, one needs to do what the locals do, see what the locals see, and buy what the locals buy." That's what our marketing lecturer taught us some 30 years ago. In my years of travel, I've fervently applied that brand of philosophy to reap greater insigh...

A Chinese company's investments in Mauritania's fishing industry promotes better use of local sea resources.
05/10/2019
Ocean Basket-- ChinAfrica

A Chinese company's investments in Mauritania's fishing industry promotes better use of local sea resources.

Hindou Mint Khartoun is inspired and motivated. Since June 2012, the 26-year-old woman has been working in the logistics department of a fishing company in Mauritania's coastal Nouadhibou. She is now working as the communication officer for her company and is able to identify, categorize and package...

Adult children's living off parents has triggered heated discussions in China.
05/10/2019
Are Adult Children Living With Aging Parents Filial or Fleecing?-- Beijing Review

Adult children's living off parents has triggered heated discussions in China.

Online survey platform Wenjuan.com and the Social Survey Center of China Youth Daily recently conducted a joint survey of families where 77.3 percent of the respondents said they know of adults who live with their elderly parents and depend on the latter for daily expenses even though they have a de...

After runaway growth, Web films begin to focus on quality.
05/10/2019
An Online Alternative-- Beijing Review

After runaway growth, Web films begin to focus on quality.

When Wang Guandi's first film Champion in Village was released last year, he was thankful for the new genre of movies that has made it possible for newcomers like him to realize their dream of making films.

China steps up efforts to further support domestic people with disabilities.
05/10/2019
Sharing Sunshine-- Beijing Review

China steps up efforts to further support domestic people with disabilities.

As one of the performers of the song named Sunshine of Love, Liang Lili, a singer from a disabled persons' art troupe in Beijing could not help showing her excitement when delivering a speech at a press conference on May 8 when the song was officially released. Created by the Chinese singer Guo Feng...

More than 2,000 government officials and representatives from 47 Asian countries and other countries outside the region ...
05/10/2019
Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations to Open on May 15-- Beijing Review

More than 2,000 government officials and representatives from 47 Asian countries and other countries outside the region will attend the opening ceremony.

Under the theme of "exchanges and mutual learning among Asian civilizations and a community with a shared future," the conference includes an opening ceremony and sub-forums, said Xu Lin, director of the State Council Information Office, at a press conference.

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