Several artists and scholars have given a call to boycott Hollywood movie Kung Fu Panda 2, saying it is a cultural invasion. Chinese directors and scriptwriters should improve the quality of their own films, instead of accusing outsiders of invading Chinese culture, says an article in Changjiang Daily. Excerpts: Kung Fu Panda 2 has been [...]
According to data from the Sixth Census, China has a population of 1.34 billion on its mainland (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan). Since I myself is an expert on the drafting of the 11th Five-Year Plan, and have taken part in the drafting on both the 11th Five-Year Plan and the 12th Five-Year Plan, [...]
Seen from an economic angle, China’s 12th Five-Year Plan follows the theme of structural adjustment and drives for two goals: sustainable economic growth and social equality, to be put in general terms. This is an orientation perfectly cutting into line with the current situation of the Chinese society. For years, China has been suffering from [...]
The “China Model” has recently become a topic of heated discussion among both Chinese scholars and their overseas colleagues. Some are trying to link up this model with the “Beijing Consensus”. Meanwhile, overseas communities including English-speaking ones have also got some stereotyped impression on such a link-up. Why is it that European and American scholars [...]
There is potential for a much needed change in stalemated international relations in the Northeast Asia region in the wake of devastation suffered by Japan from the severe earthquake and tsunami. According to initial estimates, the human death toll could rise to more than 10,000, losses which would be more than double those suffered from [...]
The flying gusts that characterized U.S.-China diplomatic relations last year could be calmed by taking a few cues from the experiences of a seasoned observer Recently, President Hu Jintao's visit to the United States repaired the setbacks of a year of ups and downs. Experts wonder, why are there so many problems with U.S.-China relations? [...]
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