Hello and welcome to the 4th issue of Beijing Review.
Cover Designed by Cui Xiaodong
A Bold New Step details China’s lunar rover landing on the far side of the moon. The mission made its soft landing on January 3 and has since gone on to conduct a range of scientific experiments – including planting cotton seeds. Cultivating plants on foreign planets and satellites is considered a vital step in space exploration.
Beijing’s Two Wings looks at the relocation of Beijing’s Municipal Government building. Several large administration buildings have been moved to Tongzhou District, 30 km east of downtown Beijing, in a bid to ease traffic congestion and over-population in congested areas of the city.
Global Opportunities takes stock of the major themes of discussion at the economic forum in Davos. The article highlights the latest themes in global growth and development on the agenda at the meeting of world leaders and China’s growing influence in a multipolar economic landscape.
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