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Three months after launch, carbon trading market eyes effectiveness

China's national carbon market, the world's largest by volume of emissions, started operating on July 16. (PHOTO / IC) China's national carbon trading market has been running for about three months since it launched operations. Compared with the blossoming European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) set up in 2005, China's national carbon market has […]

Washington risks causing explosive spark by crossing redline on Taiwan question

Speculation over whether US President Joe Biden's latest remarks on Taiwan were a "gaffe" or a slip of tongue are meaningless as it will not slacken China's vigilance in guarding against US provocations over the Taiwan question, but rather consolidate its determination to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity. After Biden said the United States […]

Civil servants’ geospatial knowledge key to smart city development

Editor’s note: This is the second article of Winnie Tang’s commentary series on the “Remarkable Construction” projects exhibition in Hong Kong. The chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, delivered a new Policy Address on Oct 6 with lots of new initiatives. However, one of her key initiatives proposed […]

AUKUS spurs arms race, puts to test Aussie pledge of nuclear non-proliferation

The AUKUS scheme is another clear manifestation of the US-led allies’ continuous hypocrisy and rivalry against rising China. Since the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia signed the pact in September, the hands in glove of Anglo-Saxon hegemonic heritage have kept rattling world stability and order. The group is facilitating Australia to develop nuclear-powered […]

Everyone equal before the law

Pianist Li Yundi. (PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) On Thursday night, well-known pianist Li Yundi was detained by the local police of Chaoyang district, Beijing municipality, for allegedly soliciting a prostitute. According to the official Sina Weibo account of the police, he was caught together with a 29-year-old woman and both confessed their crime. Li is […]

A world without empty bellies

(LI MIN / CHINA DAILY) It might not be easy to achieve zero hunger, which is one of the goals of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as per the schedule. According to the World Food Programme, another 83 million to 132 million people could be pushed into hunger because of COVID-19. Nevertheless, […]

China wins hearts globally

Rwandan student Obed Niyimbabazi (1st left) tastes tender Juncao grass in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug 12, 2021. (PHOTO / XINHUA) As a global player in the arena of public diplomacy, China has continued to promote people-to-people diplomacy, cultural exchanges with other civilizations and bilateral and multilateral cooperation. China’s commitment to advancing people-to-people diplomacy […]

Stepping up to the plate

(JIN DING / CHINA DAILY) The world has reached a critical moment in history. As we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, we have an opportunity to create a safer and more prosperous world by pursuing a new model of sustainable, inclusive and resilient economic development and growth. This new form of growth offers the chance […]

Looking to the heavens

A 20-story-tall Long March 2F carrier rocket blasts off at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China's Gobi Desert, June 17, 2021. (WANG JIANGBO / FOR CHINA DAILY) Last September, three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth after a successful three-month mission in space. The Shenzhou XII spacecraft crew became the first to stay in […]