Killer Mike: ‘You have a duty not to burn your own house down’

Rapper Killer Mike addressed demonstrators in Atlanta asking them not to destroy the city but to ‘plot, plan, strategise, organise and mobilise’ for political change. ‘I’m mad as Hell,’ he said, tearful at a news conference on Friday night, urging protesters to seek political reform instead of destroying the city of Atlanta Protests rock cities … Read more Killer Mike: ‘You have a duty not to burn your own house down’

Heal the healers | France will (maybe) care more about its healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has put severe pressure on France’s already-strained healthcare system. Calls for an overhaul have now been met with a government promise to initiate talks with hospitals – to come up with a plan for reform. It comes on the back of heavy criticism of the governments failure to address the health crisis … Read more Heal the healers | France will (maybe) care more about its healthcare

Chinese authorities to accelerate building of 5G network, internet of things

China’s top political planners explained the country’s economic policies for the rest of the year. Officials said the first four months of 2020 witnessed an increase in online retail sales volume by 8.6 percent year on year, which accounted for over 24 percent of the overall consumer goods consumption. Deputy Director of the National Development … Read more Chinese authorities to accelerate building of 5G network, internet of things

Live: China striving to accomplish economic and social development goals of 2020

The State Council Information Office holds a press conference in Beijing. Deputy director Ning Jizhe from National Development and Reform Commission briefs the media on solid work to maintain stability on six fronts and guarantee the implementation in six areas with efforts to fulfill the task to accomplish economic and social development goals of 2020.

Come Together: Chinese people’s ever-increasing quality of living

Real estate advertisements are everywhere in China. As the country is developing at a fast pace, housing needs grow day by day. So why is it so important for a Chinese to own a home? The United Nations World Happiness Report 2019 shows that the ten happiest nations in the world are mostly Scandinavian countries, … Read more Come Together: Chinese people’s ever-increasing quality of living

Covid-19 Solidarity & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/Eid Message – Programme Budget 2021 – Vaccination – Bangladesh – Senior Personnel Appointment – Mali – South America Appeal – Forests – Financing for Development SECRETARY-GENERAL/EID MESSAGE Today, the Secretary-General will give a virtual Eid Message at an interactive discussion with Member States representing the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. … Read more Covid-19 Solidarity & other topics – Daily Briefing (22 May 2020)

China to enhance its public health system, improve basic medical services

China will advance the reform and development of social programs to safeguard people’s life and improve their living standards. Despite the difficulties, the country must unfailingly meet the basic living needs of its people and address issues of public concerns, said Premier Li Keqiang at the third session of the 13th National People’s Congress. Subscribe … Read more China to enhance its public health system, improve basic medical services

China stays committed to opening-up and stabilizing foreign trade

China will stay committed to opening its door wider to the rest of the world, keeping its industrial and supply chains stable, and make opening-up a catalyst for reform and development, said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the 13th National People’s Congress, the country’s top legislature on Friday. #2020TwoSessions Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA … Read more China stays committed to opening-up and stabilizing foreign trade

How to understand a ‘Xiaokang’ society?

China set 2020 as the target year to finish the building of a moderately prosperous, or Xiaokang in Chinese, society in all aspects. In the past 40 years since the reform and opening-up, China has moved steadily towards achieving this goal. However, China’s economic development is still unbalanced and sometimes inadequate. How can China ensure … Read more How to understand a ‘Xiaokang’ society?

The big splash: China’s 2020 Two Sessions

GDP growth rate, SOE reform, China-U.S. relations, achieving moderately prosperous society in all respects and others are the keywords for this year’s Two Sessions in China, says Robert Lawrence Kuhn, CGTN anchor and recipient of China Reform Friendship Medal. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our … Read more The big splash: China’s 2020 Two Sessions

China’s healthcare reform

The COVID-19 outbreak took place in the middle of China’s efforts to reform its medical #insurance system. Tian Wei talked to Li Ling, a professor of economics at the National Development Institute of Peking University, about how to look after the health of every citizen amid growing uncertainties. Li has been working for decades on … Read more China’s healthcare reform

2020/05/19 China Healthcare Reform / China-Africa Aid

— #Healthcare insurance reform in China… made urgent with the #coronavirus #pandemic. An eminent Chinese economist explains the ABCs of medical insurance. — And, lessons from China’s cooperation with Africa in previous outbreaks such as Ebola, in the words of a former Chinese diplomat. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more 2020/05/19 China Healthcare Reform / China-Africa Aid

Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Trump cases by teleconference – 5/12 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for two cases involving President Trump by teleconference line on May 12. Trump v. Mazars and Trump v. Deutche Bank have been consolidated into one hearing, while Trump v. Vance remains separate. The coronavirus pandemic has forced arguments to take place remotely. The court will first consider Trump’s … Read more Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Trump cases by teleconference – 5/12 (FULL LIVE STREAM)

A closer look at the Shanxi Transition and Comprehensive Reform Demonstration Zone

Shanxi Province has China’s first province-wide, all-round and systematic national resource-based Economic Transition and Comprehensive Reform Demonstration Zone. On February 2017, the Shanxi Transition and Comprehensive Reform Demonstration Zone was established based on integrating eight major enterprises, universities and research parks. The total area of ​​the Demonstration Zone is about 600 square kilometers. The Demonstration … Read more A closer look at the Shanxi Transition and Comprehensive Reform Demonstration Zone

Covid-19: Global food supply on a razor’s edge

There were early signs the Covid-19 crisis would have implications far beyond the medical arena. Images of farmers heartbroken as their harvests never left the farm played beside footage of supermarket shelves stripped of essential supplies. In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus had exposed the fragility of our food supply system. While Covid-19 isn’t the first or … Read more Covid-19: Global food supply on a razor’s edge