senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi raised the question on the sidelines of the 59th Munich Security Conference. SUPERPOWER OF SURVEILLANCEThe United States, as a superpower of surveillance, has a long history of sending surveillance balloons and blimps beyond its borders to gather intelligence. That helps explain why the ill-grounded "spy balloon" narrative can raise mass hysteria in U.S. media and political community. Nowadays, as the center of gravity for global Internet and intelligence activity, the United States has further consolidated its privileged position to monitor. With its global surveillance network, "the United States itself is the true eavesdropper," Focus said, though the country prefers to frame itself as a victim of spying.
Technicians check vehicles rolling off the production line of an automaker in Yibin, Sichuan province. ZHUANG GEER/FOR CHINA DAILYRegulator urges expanding investment, structural adjustments of key industriesChina will take more steps to boost the steady growth of the industrial economy in a bid to consolidate economic recovery in the first quarter, officials and experts said. (We will) strive to promote the steady growth of the industrial economy in the first quarter … laying a solid foundation for stabilizing the overall economy," it said. Experts said several provincial-level governments have pledged intensified efforts to prop up growth and keep economic performance within a reasonable range, pointing to a robust 2023 amid signs of notable economic recovery. Robin Xing, Morgan Stanley's chief China economist, said China's economy is expected to grow by 5.7 percent in 2023, contributing to around 40 percent of global economic growth.1 month ago China Daily
Dragon TV: The 38th session of the China-EU Human Rights Dialogue was held recently. Wang Wenbin: On February 17, the 38th session of the China-EU Human Rights Dialogue was held in Brussels. During the dialogue, the Chinese side shared in detail its people-centered vision on human rights and stressed that human rights must be based on history, specific practices and reality. China asked the EU side to view China’s human rights development in an objective manner, stop politicizing human rights issues and practicing double standards, and to respect China’s judicial sovereignty. Wang Wenbin: We will release timely information on Wang Yi’s visit to Russia.1 month ago MFA China
[Photo/IC]At least six provincial-level regions that are major sources of migrant workers or less-developed hinterlands saw their population grow last year, despite the historic decline of the country's total population in 2022, according to data released recently. However, a few provincial-level regions reported opposite results for the past year. Only Qinghai and Guizhou registered a natural population growth rate of higher than 3 per 1,000 people. An increase in local job positions has helped retain local workers and appealed to talent from outside the region. "The only feasible and sustainable method to tackle negative population growth is increasing fertility levels," he said.1 month ago China Daily - Global Edition
Wong Kin-ho is the chairman of the Hong Kong Education Workers Union and a secondary school vice-principal. Staff writersQuestion prompts:How is the exodus of teachers affecting Hong Kong’s special education needs students? (accept other reasonable answers)News:How is the exodus of teachers affecting Hong Kong’s special education needs students? Would this be effective in dealing with the exodus of special education teachers? Not all SEN students attend special schools, so all teachers should be equipped with the knowledge to teach SEN students, even those teaching in mainstream schools.1 month ago South China Morning Post
A Wall Street sign is seen from the street view. The positive outlook on China's economic recovery is a major reason driving Wall Street's confidence in Chinese equities. Nasdaq-listed Chinese online discounter Pinduoduo was also pursued by Wall Street organizations. The important role of platform companies was emphasized at the annual tone-setting Central Economic Work Conference held in Beijing in December. Noting that the US Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced on Dec 15 that inspection and investigation of US-listed Chinese companies can be conducted in accordance with laws in both countries, Meng Lei, China equities strategist at UBS Securities, said the progress has mitigated the risk of Chinese companies being delisted from the US exchange.1 month ago China Daily
[Photo/Xinhua]Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's visit to China from Tuesday to Thursday shows Beijing and Teheran are committed to deepening political and economic cooperation in the new era. Raisi said that Iran attaches great importance to improving ties with China. In an article published in People's Daily a day before he landed in Beijing, Raisi described China as an "old friend" and the "best partner in future cooperation", emphasizing that Iran will continue improving relations with China despite regional and international hurdles. On the conclusion of Raisi's visit, the two countries issued a joint statement, saying they would improve communication and cooperation. As two major countries with regional and international influences, China and Iran can provide a fresh impetus for global peace and development if they boost cooperation.1 month ago China Daily
BEIJING, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- China and Cambodia on Saturday released a joint statement on building a China-Cambodia community with a shared future in the new era. Both sides agreed that Xinjiang - related issues are not about human rights, but about countering violent terrorism, extremism and separatism. Implement Agreement on Advancing Cooperation in Building a China - Cambodia Community with a Shared Future in the New Era between the two Foreign Ministries to safeguard shared interests. Both sides agreed to implement the MoU on China-Cambodia Development Cooperation Planning(2023-2025). Both sides agreed to enhance cooperation in hydropower, photovoltaics, and other clean energy sources, to explore green, stable and reliable energy cooperation solutions.1 month ago China Military