China's three economic missions for 2019

The outcomes from this week's leadership gathering can go a long way towards reassuring the world that the future is bright for China's economy in 2019.

Op-Ed Blog

China's three economic missions for 2019

The outcomes from this week's leadership gathering can go a long way towards reassuring the world that the future is bright for China's economy in 2019.

It’s not a miracle: 40 years of hard work made China a powerhouse

With the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening up approaching, it’s a good time to reflect on the changes that the years of hard work and innovation have brought to the lives of ordinary people.

The world is watching Canada

As Canada's judiciary approves bail conditions for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, its politicians must be mulling over its impact on Sino-Canadian friendship.

Human rights in China centered on innovation and pragmatism

Through continuing perseverance over the coming decades, people in China will enjoy better protected human rights and greater dignity, freedom, and happiness.  

OPEC cut signals Middle East change

A shakeup of the international relations pattern in the Middle East is in the works with Qatar's withdrawal from OPEC.

Canada jumps to the frontline of political kidnapping

The Canada that “will not be pushed around” has just now played the part of a dishonorable “pusher”: its detention of a Huawei executive at the request of the US is both despicable and unsettling.

Can Canada still claim to be the great "human rights defender?"

With the arrest of a Chinese businesswoman in Vancouver, the United States and Canada will see their justice systems likened to "the Emperor's New Clothes." 

Building bonds with a value beyond dollars

President Xi Jinping's visits to Spain, Argentina, Panama, and Portugal, along with the G20 Leaders' Summit, show that the world’s desire for global engagement and multilateralism remains strong. 

Columnists

LU Xiankun Professor LU Xiankun is Managing Director of LEDECO Geneva and Associate Partner of IDEAS Centre Geneva. He is Emeritus Professor of China Institute for WTO Studies of the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) and Wuhan University (WHU) of China and visiting professor or senior research fellow of some other universities and think tanks in China and Europe. He also sits in management of some international business associations and companies, including as Senior Vice President of Shenzhen UEB Technology LTD., a leading e-commerce company of China. Previously, Mr. LU was senior official of Chinese Ministry of Commerce and senior diplomat posted in Europe, including in Geneva as Counsellor and Head of Division of the Permanent Mission of China to the WTO and in Brussels as Commercial Secretary of the Permanent Mission of China to the EU. Benjamin Cavender Benjamin Cavender is a Shanghai based consultant with more than 11 years of experience helping companies understand consumer behavior and develop go to market strategies for China. He is a frequent speaker on economic and consumer trends in China and is often featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Channel News Asia. Sara Hsu Sara Hsu is an associate professor from the State University of New York at New Paltz. She is a regular commentator on Chinese economy. Xu Qinduo Xu Qinduo is CRI's former chief correspondent to Washington DC, the United States. He works as the producer, host and commentator for TODAY, a flagship talk show on current affairs. Mr. Xu contributes regularly to English-language newspapers including Shenzhen Daily and Global Times as well as Chinese-language radio and TV services.