The economic relationship between China and Africa is at an all-time high. But China must balance its desire for African resources with Africa’s employment needs to create a long-term, mutually beneficial relationship.
China’s response to Chavez’s death signifies the explicit support and close attention that the country places on the stability of Venezuela, writes Wu Baiyi.
At present, West, Central, South and Southeast Asia, as well as North Africa are the most plagued by terrorism. Radical treatment is better than symptomatic relief. Using a positive energy to help countries and people in the West Asia and North Africa region to achieve peaceful development is beneficial to them, and is in the interests of the world as well.
As tensions over cyber security increase between US and China, diplomats in both countries are walking a tightrope to resolve an issue that has become too big to ignore. Regardless of the differences, both must find a way to navigate the cyber security waters before it leads to a situation that spins out of control.
Ambassador Lv writes that mutual trust needs to be further developed between China and United States, and that grander efforts must be made to promote a new-type of major power relationship.
China’s leadership transition comes to an end. Regardless of the proposed changes or reforms of China’s new leadership, the stability of the economy and its growth will likely remain the most important factor for Zhongnanhai.
In response to the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea’s third nuclear test conducted on 12 February, 2013, the UN Security Council unanimously passed a new resolution on March 7 to impose additional sanctions on the country.
The stronger the Sino-US bridge built for cooperation, the more peaceful the waters will be, and the more stable and prosperous the Asia-Pacific region will become, writes Zhao Weibin.
Bilateral cooperation on Resolution 2094 ushered in a good start for the relationship under the new Chinese leadership and the start of President Obama’s second term.
As vested interests and established powers continue to distort China’s economy, Zhang Monan highlights three areas of Chinese society where reforms would provide equality and opportunity for socio-economic development while allowing growth.
25th January 2013
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