Congress will give us government's priorities

The Congress should give us a better sense of the government's priorities and objectives for the rest of the year.

Development problematic elephant in room

Prince William's visit to Xishuangbanna of Yunnan province will attract widespread attention to China's protection of wild elephants.

Building strong governance

History proves that the Chinese nation must have strong leadership, which is now irreplaceably provided by the ruling Party, if it wants prosperity.

Procurement list adjusted for security reasons

The Chinese government has reportedly removed some the world's leading technology companies from its procurement list, and enrolled more domestically made products as replacements.

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Local debts not the real risk

Most debts raised by local governments and companies in China are used for investment. This is different from the debts of some countries.

Time for cheers and tears

Being a Canadian living in China for more than 10 years, I feel fortunate to share the joys of Western and Chinese festivals with my Chinese wife, friends and students

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