China launches app to teach schoolkids Xi Jinping Thought and socialist theory

BY SILVI WRITER China has launched an online platform for schoolkids to learn new socialist thought and Chinese classics “as part of a campaign to consolidate their belief in the Party and inspire them to be reliable socialist successors”. The Ministry of Education (MOE) and Chinese Young Pioneers National Working Committee co-launched the campaign in January to allow students to better understand socialism in the new era … Continue reading China launches app to teach schoolkids Xi Jinping Thought and socialist theory

China to face ‘unimaginable tempestuous storms’

BY THE EDITOR China stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, the day when the country’s top leaders gathered in the centre of Beijing to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the reform and opening-up. In a 1.5-hour-long speech that was aired live on China’s central television and major news portal websites, Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, warned the country would be faced with “unimaginable … Continue reading China to face ‘unimaginable tempestuous storms’

China to ‘unswervingly’ support private sector: Xi

BY GLOBAL TIMES and SILVI WRITER   Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that China will unswervingly support the development of the private sector and vowed to create a better legal environment for private companies. “We will unswervingly develop the public sector and will unswervingly encourage, support, guide and protect the development of the private sector,” Xi said in a visit to China Zhongwang … Continue reading China to ‘unswervingly’ support private sector: Xi

China Created Over 200,000 Local Jobs in Belt & Road Countries, says Xi

BY SILVI WRITER   China has created more than 200,000 local jobs in Belt and Road countries, President Xi Jinping said in Beijing on Aug 27, while confirming, once again, that the Initiative doesn’t aim at building any geopolitical or military alliance. He noted that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) doesn’t “differentiate countries by ideology nor play the zero-sum game”, at a time when … Continue reading China Created Over 200,000 Local Jobs in Belt & Road Countries, says Xi

SCMP: IS XI JINPING LOSING HIS GRIP – OR JUST TAKING A MORE FLEXIBLE APPROACH?

Claims of instability are overblown but discontent is widespread – and it has been amplified by officials who stick fingers in their ears and dial up the propaganda.   By Wang Xiangwei China’s official media and social media platforms rarely see eye to eye but over the past month or so, they have operated as if they are in different realms. The contrast is striking and … Continue reading SCMP: IS XI JINPING LOSING HIS GRIP – OR JUST TAKING A MORE FLEXIBLE APPROACH?

China Identified 4,000 Schools as “Specializing” in Youth Football, Pushing Hard to Realize Top Leader’s World Cup Dream

By Silvi writer China has identified nearly 4,000 schools as “specializing” in youth football on Aug 9, stepping up efforts to realize the World Cup dreams of the country and, in particular, of its current leader Xi Jinping. Beijing launched a grand school football program in 2015, after Xi expressed wished China to host and win the World Cup. Its men’s national team has competed … Continue reading China Identified 4,000 Schools as “Specializing” in Youth Football, Pushing Hard to Realize Top Leader’s World Cup Dream