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The Chinese government's stated national goal—expressed as “90-7-3”—is to have 90 percent of the elderly cared for at home, 7 percent at community ... Despite the push to build more eldercare facilities, government efforts to tackle the mounting problem could be frustrated by structural issues such as the ...
China urges the relevant parties to return to the framework of international law and resolve the issue through dialogue and negotiation. ... A: The Chinese government takes the safety of Chinese citizens there very seriously, and the Chinese Embassy in Syria has maintained close communication with them.

“Because of the volume of travel and interaction with the Chinese government, university executives hear these views in a much more robust way,” Mr ... country – China – which also happens to have the most policy levers to limit sending its students to Australia, if there is some complex issue that they don't ...
The tariff issue may also be high on the agenda when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Japan in May for a long-delayed trilateral summit with Prime Minister ... A senior government official did not confirm the media report, but said Abe wanted Motegi to accompany him to the U.S. to address trade issues, ...
By 2010, according to the Wichita Eagle, Pompeo was described in government records as the registered agent for SJ Petro Pump Investment, a company that sold and distributed high-pressure pumps made by SJ Petro. According to the Eagle, Pompeo "characterized the Chinese SJ Petro as a supplier to ...
Though the discussion of an old idea might be read as part of an ongoing contemplation of tougher moves within the Southeast Asian state regarding its South China Sea, it would be in stark contrast to the cautious, calibrated approach that the Malaysian government has tended to adopt on the issue as ...

Tesla wants full ownership of the factory, while China's central government wants a Chinese company to have an ownership stake. Musk used a tweet President Donald Trump wrote on Wednesday about the United States' trade deficit with China as an opportunity to air his frustrations with China's policies toward foreign ...
Dr. Zhiqun Zhu (pronounced as Gee-Train Drew) is a professor of political science and international relations at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. His teaching and research focus on Chinese politics and foreign policy, East Asian political economy, and US-China relations. He has published over 10 ...
Following last week's announcements of steel and aluminum tariffs primarily directed at China and Canada, U.S. President Donald Trump today added that the “U.S. is acting swiftly on Intellectual Property theft,” suggesting imminent action on a long-unresolved issue with China's government. As Trump's ...
Msgr. Figueiredo knows the problems China's bishops have shared with him for the past 10 years and was entrusted with a heartfelt letter from the ... Approximately 60 bishops in China are recognized by both the Vatican and the Chinese government, while nearly 30 bishops are recognized by only the ...
From providing the most peacekeepers of any U.N. Security Council member to facilitating talks in world conflicts, "the China of today should play a more active role in resolving hot issues in the region and the world," Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. "This is not only something we should do, but what ...
Amid reports of cancellation of celebrations to mark 60 years in exile of the Dalai Lama because of a government directive, the Tibetan government-in-exile has shifted one of the events to Dharamshala and cancelled the other one. Both were to be held in Delhi. While 'Thank You India' event venue has ...
Thousands of China's elites are currently gathered in Beijing for the “two sessions,” the annual meetings for members the National People's Congress (or NPC, China's rubber-stamp legislative branch) and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (or CPPCC, a non-legislative advisory body).
The EU is on alert for Chinese attempts to drive a wedge through the bloc as more states on the periphery line up to join the European fold, diplomatic observers ... have accused China of using "divide and rule" tactics, by getting eastern members of the EU to block or contest decisions on political issues, such as the South ...
How much of a boost China's military will get this year is just one of many issues to watch during the rising power's top-level political meetings that begin ... Meetings for the NPC and Chinese People's Political Consultative Congress, or the Twin Sessions, begin on Saturday and finish around mid-March.
“If we look at today's China's economy, like some of the problems they are facing - like the ghost city problem, the local debt problem and also the ... growth so high is that the government is going to have to de-prioritise the agenda of reforming the financial sector and dealing with some of the debt issues.”.
The consolidation of Mr. Xi's power may also bolster China's growing confidence on the international stage, perhaps even its assertiveness. This prospect raises some concerns, including — to take just one example — that the Chinese government may push back against any hardball moves by the Trump ...

A top Australian diplomat told a Senate committee Thursday that the bilateral relationship with China was going through "complex and difficult issues," but ... The Chinese foreign ministry said then that Turnbull's remarks were prejudiced against China and had poisoned the atmosphere of China-Australia ...
Those defending Apple say that acquiescing to the Chinese government is just the cost of doing business in China. ... Smith, a co-founder of anti-censorship sites GreatFire.org and FreeWeibo.com, says there's truth behind the data security claim the Global Times piece makes, but it's not the main issue.
The column on guns appeared Friday in the English-language edition of the newspaper, but not in the Chinese print version. ... China's annual report on human rights in the United States, which it issues in response to the State Department's reports on China's human rights situation, usually mentions gun ...
President Trump this weekend went on the offensive in a series of tweets, tackling a trade war with China and Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons, ... But the question is whether China is amenable to that kind of negotiation that is very much up in the air and could be a huge political problem for the ...
BEIJING — China's top leader has a message for his country's biggest deal makers that could reverberate across the world: Get your debt under control — or else. In a forceful statement about the country's changing priorities, the government on Friday seized control of Anbang Insurance Group, the heavily ...
Over the past year, the Maldives' government has put its support behind China's trillion-dollar global trade and infrastructure project, the “Belt and Road” initiative, signed a free trade agreement with Beijing and Chinese companies are involved a number of projects there, including the expansion of the Male ...
ROME — Pope Francis and his diplomats have been quietly pouring energy into negotiations with the Chinese government that could help end a decades-long ... by Chinese authorities as part of the deal, an issue that, in a letter last year, Cardinal John Tong of Hong Kong called “the most difficult problem.
Chinese president Xi Jinping's high-profile corruption crackdown at home virtually ignores foreign bribery, according to some observers. "For centuries, bribery has not even been considered a bad thing in China," says Precht. "But as China becomes a partner in the world community, these issues are going ...
“The actual status of women [in China] is a very profound issue,” Chinese journalist Hu Shuli told The Associated Press. Caixlin, the magazine she founded, has reported on sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement, despite censorship of the subject on social media. “The actual status of women [in ...
A week-long spat between Alibaba and the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) has turned into a full-blown diplomatic issue after the Chinese government publicly questioned the credibility of the Notorious Markets List. China's Ministry of Commerce has also claimed that the report lacks “solid ...
In the English language edition of the state-run Global Times, May was dubbed as “pragmatic” for failing to raise human rights issues, and instead just ... But inevitably the issue quickly died down and, at a time when Theresa May is facing a myriad of other problems, it quickly proved to be the least of her ...
Chinese Embassy admits to issues in Sihanoukville while lauding overall impact of investment ... “The Chinese government has been informing Chinese who go overseas to countries like Cambodia that they need to strictly obey the laws of Cambodia, respect their traditions and communicate with the ...
The solution to the country's digital divide isn't going to come from private-market competition, but rather from massive government mobilization. ... China's investment makes the issue especially urgent; the country is moving quickly on autonomous cars, clean energy, and artificial intelligence on a huge ...
“It's something we need to keep a close eye on, and all the trade issues with the Trump administration,” he said during the U.S. Farm Report roundtable taping at Top Producer Seminar in Chicago last month. Soybeans could be the next target on the horizon. In a report from Bloomberg, Chinese leadership ...
The underground Catholic churches — there are underground Protestant churches in China, too — present a problem, not just for the Vatican, but for the Chinese government, too. Both Pope Francis and the ruling Chinese Communist Party under President Xi Jinping have an interest in bringing these ...
Beijing: German auto giant Daimler has apologised to China again after sparking an outcry over an Instagram post by its luxury brand Mercedes-Benz ... Daimler chairman Dieter Zetsche and its China chief Hubertus Troika sent a letter of apology to the Chinese ambassador to Germany on Wednesday, ...
But it slowly took root as artists infused beats with commentary on issues like China's growing economic inequalities, adding in ancient Chinese ... Finally, in mid-January a leaked government directive banned airtime for "artists with tattoos, hip-hop music" and other content that "conflicts" with party morals.
It has to be said that this is a puzzling remark. It is especially puzzling in that he argued that one of the attractions of the Chinese approach is that the economy does not dominate politics – unlike in the US. But, the Bishop himself elevates economic matters over other aspects of the social and political order ...
"Huawei is effectively an arm of the Chinese government, and it's more than capable of stealing information from U.S. officials by hacking its devices," Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton said. "There are plenty of other companies that can meet our technology needs, and we shouldn't make it any easier for China ...
On Monday 5 February, Lobsang Sangay, the president of the Tibetan government-in-exile, arrived in South Africa for a four-day visit. The Department of Home ... Later we found that the Chinese government deliberately built silver coin factories, near Chengdu, for this purpose. The question, when the ...
They wanted more business volume and they took on some risky assets. Too many platforms don't have the capability to control the risks, and most of these have disappeared in the past few years. So the government saw the problem. The government cares about risks [and wants to see problems get fixed].
"Huawei is effectively an arm of the Chinese government, and it's more than capable of stealing information from U.S. officials by hacking its devices," Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton said. "There are plenty of other companies that can meet our technology needs, and we shouldn't make it any easier for China ...
BEIJING/HONG, KONG – China and the Vatican will establish formal diplomatic relations sooner or later because Pope Francis has the “wisdom” to resolve problems between the two sides, a state-run Chinese newspaper said Tuesday, amid increasing controversy over the issue. A framework accord ...
The minister said the government takes up incidents of transgressions with the Chinese side through an established mechanism. India and China share a nearly 4,000 km-long border. Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day standoff in Doklam since June 16 last year after the Indian side stopped ...
JOHOR BARU: The opposition would use any issues, including China's investments in Malaysia, to turn the people against the government. Umno vice president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein pointed out Malaysia also receives investments from other countries such as Saudi Arabia and the United ...
A new study finds that the US public's trust in institutions, such as business, government, and tech, has plummeted, led by a drop in public trust in government. The drop in confidence comes as the US economy has actually performed well, and trust in public institutions in China soars. The least trusted institution of all, as ...
News of Fang's fall from grace has been around since August 2017. From the outset, his sudden downfall has led China watchers to believe something very serious had happened. When Xi visited U.S. President Donald Trump in Mar-a-Lago last April, Fang accompanied the Chinese leader and landed a ...
Recent experience shows Papua New Guinea Government agencies have failed to manage some key infrastructure developments funded by concessional loans. One example is the Lae Tidal Basin, a $390 million expansion at Papua New Guinea's biggest port built by the Chinese state-owned China ...
Last Monday, Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping during a phone conversation that the trade deficit between the US and China was “not sustainable.” And Trump told ... Trump reversed his position on blacklisting China as a currency manipulator and failed to issue any big tariffs. Trump has argued ...
“However, what's happening in the United States today will make more people worldwide reflect on the viability and legitimacy of such a chaotic political system,” the editorial says. “After all, for most people, the most important criterion for an effective political system is how it helps to resolve their problems, ...
DES MOINES — Majority Republicans return Monday to the Statehouse ready to deliver “chapter two” of a conservative agenda that Senate leader Bill Dix ... Terry Branstad stepped down in May to become President Donald Trump's ambassador to China and his lieutenant, Kim Reynolds, was sworn as ...
Sources in the DCGI said that following poor quality of pharmaceutical raw products from China, the Indian government has also decided to inspect API from other countries such as the United States, Italy and some European nations. India imported APIs worth Rs 18,372.54 crore in 2016-17. This included ...
China's fears of a financial crisis will spur Beijing to keep the country's growth target in check, a widely followed China expert said Friday. ... said current ones are likely to be changed if they don't agree with the current economic direction, so the government will have more power to push through its agenda.


 

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