Hello and welcome to the 39th issue of Beijing Review.
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From Farmland to Wonderland looks at the growth and development of the Pudong area of Shanghai into the city’s financial center that is also attracting art and culture. As part of the continuing reform and opening-up process, it has been transformed in three stages, the most current emphasizing innovation and environmentally friendly development.
Climate Alliance explores how the U.S. state of California is looking to work with China on climate protection, despite the withdrawal of the U.S. from the global climate agreement by President Donald Trump. The state hosted the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco where participants from around the world discussed actions for increasing the fight against climate change.
Falling Into Place is about the Summer Davos Forum in Tianjin and expands on China’s firm determination to pursue further opening up in the face of rising anti-globalization and protectionism. The shift over 40 years has brought big benefits to China, and more international development has laid a good foundation for solid, sustainable development.
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