The online Sino-American Dialogue Project, sponsored by the China Daily
website, began on November 27. The project is aimed at promoting mutual
understanding and communication between Chinese and American people. [click to visit the platform]
This is the second phase of the dialogue project. The first phase took place
in August and September of this year, and was concerned with Japan/China
During the week, Chinese netizens could go to the Sino-American Dialogue
online platform and ask questions about American politics, economics, media,
culture and other fields. American elites and ordinary citizens will answer the
Among the online American guests are Michael B. Regan, US Minister Counselor
and Consular General in China, David Wu, Oregon state representative, and many
China experts from famous US think tanks.
"As China's national power rapidly expands, the Chinese people are eager to
communicate with the outside world, so the China Daily website is trying to help
our countrymen achieve that goal," said Zhou Xiaopeng, director of the global
online department at the China Daily website.
During the Sino-Japanese
Dialogue Project, held during August and September of this year, in one week
over 1 million Chinese netizens visited the platform and over 2400 questions
were raised, focusing on Japan and Sino-Japanese relations.
media praised the project for helping to strengthen communication between
Chinese and Japanese people and showing the positive side of Chinese netizens to
the outside world.