This year is already turning out to be significant for the strategic partnership between China and India. The two countries are taking a pragmatic approach to their relationship after last summer's border standoff.
The central government has mapped out its detailed plans for establishing Hainan as a free trade zone by 2020. Goals also include the establishment of the free trade port system in Hainan by 2025.
It is worth mentioning that China has become India's largest trading partner, top source of imports and fourth largest export market. Moreover, India is China's largest trading partner in South Asia.
The current CPPCC has 2,158 members, including people from entertainment, sports, science, business, non-Communist parties, and representatives of religions and ethnic minority groups.
It's a fact that the country's vast rural population has not fully enjoyed adequate development opportunities in comparison to urban China. As such, the strategy of rural vitalization is a "historic task".
Indian actor-producer Aamir Khan’s latest drama-comedy “Secret Superstar” is being released in Chinese mainland theaters on January 19. To some extent, it is like coming home for Khan.
In the Phnom Penh Declaration, the leaders put the spotlight on the importance of narrowing the socio-economic development gap between the six nations.
President Xi Jinping made it clear in his New Year address that China will actively promote international cooperation through the Belt and Road Initiative, and continue to take an active part in reforming and developing the global governance system.
In reality, its unrealistic to expect a settlement on the sticky border issue in the near future. As such, crisis management is very important to maintain peace along the border between the two Asian giants.
The Nanjing massacre is a brutal crime committed by the Japanese militarism during their invasion of China, which has irrefutable evidences. If the Japanese government can really learn from history, it will be conducive to the development of relations between China and Japan.
It can be said that Hambantota has become an advantage to Sri Lanka because the country has Colombo on the one hand and Hambantota on the other hand as well.
The 2017 China-CEEC Summit under the theme of "deepening economic, trade and financial cooperation for win-win development" has marked the return of the "16+1" to Hungary, after having hosted a summit of economy and finance ministers in 2011.
Hopefully, ASEAN countries have gradually realized that intervention by the US and Japan will only add complexity to the South China Sea issue. The Philippines and Vietnam are now trying to solve the maritime disputes peacefully with China.
To curb corruption and underhand behavior of comrade leaders or public office holders, including within the judicial system, China launched a powerful anti-corruption system in the capital city of Beijing and the provinces of Shanxi and Zhejiang in January this year which have proved successful. Now China is to extend its current corruption supervision pilot programme from the initial three to cover the entire nation in the next few months.
It is expected that at this Party Congress, a total of 2,287 delegates representing 89 million CPC members across the country from all walks of life will elect new CPC Central Committee, which in turn will elect a 25-member Politburo and its seven-member Standing Committee.
The first Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Dialogue reflects the two most powerful nations' broad engagement and long-standing cooperation on important areas of Sino-US relations, with frank discussions on immigration, fugitives, counter-narcotics, counter-terrorism, and cybersecurity.
This year's four-day conference is a critical opportunity for police forces to share best practices, set comprehensive police strategies, and arrange police operations to tackle regional crime from a global perspective.