The Chinese have always revered peach and harmony as the core element in managing family affairs, all the way up to national and global affairs. The concept underscores why China has been pursuing a domestic and foreign policy of peaceful development.
At the invitation of Our Hong Kong Foundation, former vice foreign minister He Yafei of China, considered one of the top diplomats in multilateral international affairs and U.S.-China relations, spoke at a public forum on Jan 17 on globalism under attack and China’s growing role in international affairs. Mr. He also offers his insights on China’s foreign policy options and strategies in what he describes as the new era of globalization, in particular what China and the U.S. can do to manage their ties with the Trump administration.