Losing confidence in own system, West turns to blaming CPC
Illustration: Liu Rui/GT"Downplaying COVID-19," "inability in coronavirus fight," and "ducking responsibilities on others" have become the footnote of the West in 2020.When people look back to 2020, they would find that one of the most unforgettable historical memories of the year is the West's image of a loser who vented its anger on others for the collapse of its confidence in the Western-style system.This has been repeatedly confirmed in the West's moves that continuously create antagonism and portrays China as their enemy and threat.A China handbook titled "China vs. Democracy: The Greates...
How China seeks to redefine global norms and keep the West at bay
China was one of the major issues in the US presidential election. No matter what stance we take, we must acknowledge an objective reality: four decades of the US strategy of “peaceful evolution” and engagement with China has failed spectacularly.Drawing on the lessons of the Soviet Union, China has developed a series of ways to respond. It is even trying to redefine many global norms through constructing a “community with a shared future for mankind,” as defined by Chinese characteristics. Washington did not awake to such strategic moves until recently.The collapse of the Soviet Union, two ye...
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West's politicization of vaccine hurts its anti-virus efforts
Photo:XinhuaBrazil on Wednesday announced to resume clinical trials of China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine two days after suspending them, after the Butantan Institute, which is affiliated with the Sao Paolo health authority and is coordinating the trial, said the death of a volunteer has nothing to do with the vaccine candidate. The issue however revealed the rivalry between Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Sao Paulo Governor João Doria and the political battle has made the vaccine innocent victim.Moreover, the Western media has clearly taken advantage of Brazil's internal political div...
Thailand's SCGP to expand food service packaging to the West after buying Go-Pak
BANGKOK, NNA - SCG Packaging Public Co. has bought over the United Kingdom’s food packaging provider Go-Pak UK Ltd. in a move to expand its business for foodservice products.SCG Packaging (SCGP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siam Cement Group, is one of Thailand’s major packaging companies.SCGP announced a share purchase deal to acquire 100 percent of Go-Pak UK in its filing to the Stock Exchange of Thailand on Monday.The transaction will be processed through a wholly owned subsidiary of SCGP, stated the company. Transaction details remain undisclosed until the purchase completion in December,...
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German defence minister: West needs trans-Atlantic cooperation
It will take the United States and Europe working in concert to maintain the strength of the West, German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said in Berlin on Monday ahead of the US elections."Irrespective of the outcome of the election, only America and Europe acting together can keep the West strong in the face of the unmistakeable Russian exercise of power and Chinese ambitions for global supremacy," Kramp-Karrenbauer told the RND news agency."We need to defend the values of freedom that America has historically contributed to in Germany as no one else," she said.She noted that Ger...
Young adults in West tend to be positive about China
China Daily | Updated: 2020-11-02 07:39Despite the growth in unfavorable public opinion toward China in the West, young adults in the United States and European countries tend to hold a more positive view on China and have a more rational viewpoint on the China policy of their countries, surveys have shown.A survey in July by YouGov, a British market research and data analytics company, indicated that 55 percent of British respondents between ages 18 and 24 believe that the coronavirus pandemic has not affected their view on China.In a nine-country survey in July by the European Council on For...
GIPC Is Best Investment Promotion Agency In West, Central Africa for 2020
The Ghana Investment Promotion Center has once more been awarded the Best Investment Promotion Agency in West and Central Africa by the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) Investment awards 2020 having earned the top position as Winner from West and Central Africa for the Project- PE Power Limited.This will be the fifth consecutive year that the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre has clinged this very prestigious award and the Center is very much gratified and honored.Having been acknowledged five consecutive times not only endorses the Center as being the best and finest among its peers but also a...
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How Gulf states tackled COVID-19 more effectively than the West
Ten months on from the appearance of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) — and 44 million confirmed cases and 1.1 million deaths later — it is time to ask why some nations have fared so much better than others in the battle against the virus.Among the better-performing nations is the UAE and its record will be closely studied by researchers striving to prepare the world to cope better with the next microbial assault that will inevitably come our way.Meanwhile, the US is among the unexpected losers. It has had by far the largest number of cases of COVID-19 worldwide — more than 9 million, or 20 ...
West-east power line reaches 'milestone'
By Zheng Xin | China Daily | Updated: 2020-10-28 07:41The world's longest and most-powerful ultra-high voltage power line, which stretches from China's far northwest to the heavily populated east, has transmitted more than 50 billion kilowatt hours since starting operations last September.According to State-owned State Grid Corp of China, the line's operator and the world's largest power company, the Changji-Guquan ultra high voltage direct current－UHVDC－link covers the world's longest transmission distance with the biggest capacity.Also known as the Zhundong-Wannan transmission line, it trave...
Politicizing Xinjiang won’t help stamp out extremism in the West
Xinjiang. File Photo: VCGA history teacher was beheaded on Friday in a street in a Paris suburb after he discussed caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad with his class, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Saturday. French President Emmanuel Macron denounced what he called an "Islamist terrorist attack" and urged the nation to stand united against extremism, the AP reported. Some two weeks ago on October 2, Macron announced in a speech plans for tougher laws to tackle "Islamist separatism."Standing united against extremism is what the Chinese government has been devoted to in the past few y...