Sino-EU investment deal to inject new life into global economy

China and the European Union wrapped up the negotiations on the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment on the second-last day of the year 2020 which marked the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two sides. The conclusion of the 35-round, seven-year negotiations against the backdrop of the raging COVID-19 pandemic, global economic […]

Why is it insurrection in US and just protest in HK?

Much of the world was riveted by scenes of a riotous mob of Americans storming the Capitol in Washington on Jan 6. Militant protesters, some armed, arrived in their thousands to support Donald Trump's shameless claim that he had been robbed of victory in the presidential election and to stop the formal counting of state […]

All-round effect of growth on economy

China's GDP grew by 2.3 percent in 2020 to reach 101.59 trillion yuan (US$15.66 trillion), achieving better than expected results in most sectors and crossing the threshold of 100 trillion yuan. China now accounts for 17 percent of the global economy, and its per capita GDP of close to US$11,000 places it among the upper-middle-income […]

Mainland support boosts HKSAR’s strength

There is not a shadow of doubt that the commissioning of the newly-completed temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients, built with the help of the Chinese mainland, will greatly boost Hong Kong’s ability to contain the pandemic. Before herd immunity is achieved by having enough residents vaccinated, which is unlikely within a few months given the […]

A tale of two countries facing one pandemic

(SONG CHEN / CHINA DAILY) The United Kingdom implemented the second round of national lockdown in November 2020 and the third round in January 2021. Unfortunately, the lockdowns in the UK have not been as effective as those in China. Unlike China, for example, the lockdowns in the UK have caused major disruptions, intensified people's […]

The Executive Talk: PTT Global Chemical PCL (SET:PTTGC)

BANGKOK, Jan 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – PTT Global Chemical PCL (SET:PTTGC) Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Kongkrapan Intarajang discusses the company’s strategy and outlook in The Executive Talk (TET) by What are GC’s current business execution strategies? What is the rationale behind the expansion towards the downstream industry?GC’s strategies are based on 3 major strategies. The first […]

High cost of raising children behind low birth rate

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the introduction of the new family planning policy that encourages all couples to have two children so as to raise the birth rate to cope with rapid aging population problem. At a time when China is undergoing tremendous demographic changes, the family planning policy has acquired added significance. […]

Why Biden must end Trump’s trade war

After being sworn in as US president on Wednesday, Joe Biden is likely to move quickly to transform most dimensions of US policy. A glaring exception is China. But if Biden maintains his predecessor Donald Trump's confrontational approach to the world's second-largest economy, he will come to regret it. While Biden may be less overtly […]

Western misunderstandings of ‘one country, two systems’

Since Hong Kong’s reunion with the Chinese mainland in 1997, the practice of “one country, two systems” in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has been incessantly and unrelentingly criticized by Western politicians, media, opinion leaders, NGOs, human rights organizations and international bodies dominated by the West. Recently, some Westerners have even claimed that “one […]

Hong Kong’s electoral system must facilitate patriots governing city

With the political landscape in Hong Kong getting more complex in recent years, election-related disturbances and social unrest have increased, posing a growing threat not only to the Hong Kong SAR’s governance but also China’s national security. The illegal “35-plus primary”, planned and organized by the political radicals, dubbed the “mutual destruction camp”, last summer, […]

Greenbriar Is Providing Montalva Update

Coquitlam, British Columbia, Jan 18, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Greenbriar Capital Corp. (TSXV: GRB) (OTC Pink: GEBRF) (“Greenbriar”) is pleased to announce that on January 20th, 2021, a new President will be sworn into office in the United States. The Company believes the new administration and the House and the Senate, which is majority controlled by the same […]