nitiative is a challenge, but achievable,” she said, adding that at the heart of this challenge lies great potenti al for innovation and creativity, such as new disaster risk prediction and analysis, and disaster-resilient infrastructures. Huang Runqiu, vice-minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, said dis aster risk reductionRead More →

After a disappointing performance in 2018, China’s economy appears to be stabiliz ing. In the first quarter of 2019, GDP growth, at 6.4 percent year-on-year, matched that of the previous quarter. But grow th in industrial production exceeded expectations, expanding by 6.5 percent year-on-year (and by 8.5 percent in MarRead More →

President Xi Jinping underlined on Monday the need to shore up areas of weakness and carry out more targeted pove rty alleviation efforts in building the country into a moderately prosperous society in all respects. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chair manRead More →