Hello and welcome to the 52nd issue of Beijing Review.
Cover Designed by Cui Xiaodong
Passing the Baton, looks at the influence four decades of reform and opening up on China’s past and future. It has gone from solving domestic problems and boosting the economy to continuing both national economic progress and being a responsible country that promotes peace and economic globalization.
A Step Forward, looks at the recent COP24 meeting in Poland and the guidelines agreed upon for implementing the landmark Paris climate agreement. The meeting strengthened global action and boosted confidence in multilateral climate governance and showed China at the forefront of the challenging negotiations.
NATION & BUSINESS
2018's Top 10 National and Business News Stories, presents the top news stories in China and in business. The nation’s news was topped by the reelection of President Xi Jinping, the amendment of the nations’ constitution and government reforms, along with a strategy for rural vitalization. In business, the China International Import Expo led the way, along with important trade stories, and individual income tax reform and 5G frequency approval.
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