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85 Percent of Forbidden City to Open By 2020

85 Percent of Forbidden City to Open By 2020

600 years after it was established as an imperial palace, Beijing’s legendary Forbidden City will open more of its space to the public by 2020. 85 percent of the city will be open for visitors to walk through, according to Shan Jixiang, curator of the Palace Museum which is nestled in the Forbidden City. In […]

Chinese President Defends Human Rights Record

Chinese President Defends Human Rights Record

Ahead of his first state visit to the U.S., Chinese President Xi Jinping is celebrating his country’s human rights record. In a letter to the annual Beijing Forum on Human Rights, Xi wrote “China has been promoting economic and social development, improving people’s well-being, and toughening legal protection of human rights, among other efforts.” However, […]

China’s Economy Will Rise

China’s Economy Will Rise

Even as China’s economy faces immense difficulties and challenges threatening it to slow down, the nation will weather these storms and remain committed to deepening reforms while continuing to open up to the world around it. This is the view shared by Lui Xiaoming, China’s ambassador to the U.K., who expressed confidence in his country’s […]

China Cultural Centre To Open Soon For Promoting Arts And Culture

China Cultural Centre To Open Soon For Promoting Arts And Culture

Right in Singapore’s Queen Street, the much-awaited 11 story China Cultural Centre has been finally completed. The pre-launch programs will kick start soon as there will be a writer’s forum which will feature five of China’s top novelists. The authors would include the likes of Tie Ning who is currently the president of China Writers’ Association. […]

Rubio Proposes Strength as the Last Resort for Working Peace With China

Rubio Proposes Strength as the Last Resort for Working Peace With China

The campaigns of all the candidates in the run for the upcoming US presidential election are getting stronger and more heated. During a campaign stop this Wednesday, Sen Marco Rubio, a republican contender for president, expressed his straight forward outlook on how he pictures the relationship between the United States of America and China. The […]

Korean American Missionary Released After Serving Nine Months

Korean American Missionary Released After Serving Nine Months

Peter Hahn, a Korean American missionary who was arrested last year has been released by China. The case sparked international outcry from Christian groups. Some sources have stated that owing to this crackdown, a lot of Christian missionaries have been forced out of China because their visas have been revoked. Those who were in support of […]

The Baffling Strategies Of Chinese Military

The Baffling Strategies Of Chinese Military

China has been in the news for the wrong reason again and their military strategies have been questioned. It was just last week when Chinese leader Xi Jinping announced that the people’s liberation army will see a soldier reduction by 300,000. This was possibly meant to signal that China had no intention of aggressive behavior towards the […]

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