Fight against virus should not slacken, it’s not gone away

Chinese tourists arrive at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, Indonesia, Jan 22, 2023. (PHOTO / VCG) In traditional Chinese culture, the rabbit is regarded as the luckiest of the Chinese zodiac signs. It represents peace, longevity, prosperity, which all reasonable and sensible people look forward to. Chinese folklore considers the rabbit, the fourth […]

World awaits return of Chinese tourists

(MA XUEJING / CHINA DAILY) Before the COVID-19 pandemic, China was the world's most important source of international travelers, and Chinese tourists were the biggest overseas spenders. According to the United Nations' World Tourism Organization, Chinese tourists spent $255 billion overseas and made 166 million overseas trips in 2019. Tourism expenditure is an important criterion […]

ONERHT Foundation charity art exhibition at Chui Huay Lim Club looks at the pursuit of excellence in Chinese painting and calligraphy

SINGAPORE, Feb 2, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – ONERHT Foundation Ltd, the corporate social responsibility vehicle of RHTLaw Asia LLP and the RHT Group of Companies (collectively, “ONERHT”), together with its co-organisers Chui Huay Lim Club and Ee Hoe Hean Club, welcomes members of the public to visit its charity art exhibition and […]

Embracing responsible investing

China’s economic involvement in LAC region factors in environmental sustainability (SHI YUMENG / FOR CHINA DAILY) Like few other countries in the world, China has shown an impressive commitment to improving the sustainability of its domestic economy as well as in its foreign cooperation.  President Xi Jinping highlighted in his speech at the Boao Forum […]

Space and Earth advancements are there for all mankind to benefit

Spending on scientific leadership and building international research partnerships and collaborations is the lifeblood of science and innovation. It’s not pouring money into a figurative black hole but oiling the engine room of scientific discovery. It’s the harbinger of productive joint endeavors for mutual advancement in understanding on multiple levels, not just science. It has […]

Right move at the right time

China’s changes in COVID controls come at an appropriate moment amid the long fight An elderly resident receives a shot of COVID-19 vaccine at home during a medical service for senior citizens in Dongcheng District of Beijing, May 10, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) China’s National Health Commission issued optimized COVID-19 control regulations on Dec 7, […]

DPP selling Taiwan’s interests to Washington

Citing security concerns, the Democratic Progressive Party administration of Taiwan island said on Saturday that it is considering fining Foxconn for one of its branches operating on the Chinese mainland holding some shares of Tsinghua Unigroup, a major Chinese integrated circuit manufacturer, without obtaining approval in advance. Although Foxconn said it will sell these shares, […]

Building on Belt and Road experience

Chinese companies, Latin American governments learn from infrastructure projects (MA XUEJING / CHINA DAILY) Since it was first proposed in 2013, the Belt and Road Initiative has highlighted “interconnectivity”, specifically infrastructure projects, in addition to trade, financial integration, and people-to-people exchanges and cooperation. This is no coincidence since connectivity has become one of the centerpieces […]

People’s interests above all else

China stands tall on good governance goals and distinctive path toward modernization It is no surprise that the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, held in October, attracted global attention. Positive vibes coursed through the report delivered by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee: Rejuvenation, reform, cooperation and social […]

City can be a firewall amid country’s modernization

Among the variegated ideas and theories spelled out by General Secretary Xi Jinping in his work report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Chinese-style modernization and “worst-case-scenario mindset” are the two subjects that are most relevant to Hong Kong as I see it.  Given the precarious geopolitical landscape created by […]