China's State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Wang Xiaohong and US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas met in Vienna, Austria, discussing bilateral cooperation in drug control and law enforcement.
In mainland China, the practice of making New Year films, or hesuipian, which is still popular today, has been developing since the second half of the 1990s. The term refers mainly to the timing of the release of films rather than their content, and can therefore be seen as a marketing strategy.
Since 2006, China has been the world's largest carbon emitter and thus the number one responsible for the global climate fight. The Asian powerhouse has now decided to play a key role in the green transition, and its results are indeed a cause for optimism.
Ma Jun, President of the Beijing Institute of Finance and Sustainability, was awarded the International Green Finance Lifetime Achievement Scientific Award of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank, the central bank of Hungary. We sat down with the world-renowned policy advocate for green and sustainable finance at the Budapest Eurasia Forum.
It is two and a half years since the United States withdrew from Afghanistan in a rather chaotic situation. Almost immediately afterwards, speculation began that another great power, China, would automatically fill the security, power and economic vacuum left behind. Have these speculations been borne out by time?
Starting as a small battery company, China's BYD has grown into one of the world's largest car manufacturers. Last year, it overtook Tesla in electric car sales and is now preparing to open its first European car manufacturing plant in Szeged, southern Hungary.
The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate, Lai Ching-te, won the election in Taiwan on January 13. The self-ruled island, considered an integral part of the People’s Republic of China and a separatist region, had been preparing for the event with a nearly year-long campaign.
According to the lunar calendar, the Chinese Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival - and with it the Year of the Wood Dragon - began on February 10. The Chinese dragon symbol represents goodness, courage, consistency and perseverance, while wood represents growth and progress in Eastern astrology.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivered a keynote speech entitled "Firmly acting as a force for stability in a turbulent world" during the "China in the World" session at the ongoing Munich Security Conference here on Saturday, according to Xinhua.