Hello and welcome to the 10th issue of Beijing Review.
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Theory and Practice is an analysis of how Chinese President Xi Jinping’s diplomatic thought is shaping China’s interactions with its neighbors. By tabling social, cultural and political differences, China seeks to forge partnerships which are maintained through collaboration and dialogue, rather than conflict. These mutually beneficial relationships are a major component of China’s mission to build a community with a shared future for mankind.
Olympic Countdown seizes on the opportunity presented by the closing ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics to look ahead to the next instalment of the games which is set to be held in Beijing and Zhangjiakou. Yuan Yuan’s sweeping overview reflects on China’s winter Olympic success down the years, including at this year’s event, and sizes up the developments taking place in the country in preparation for 2022.
A Way With Words addresses a recent survey conducted by the China International Publishing Group (CIPG) to determine just how well Chinese words are known outside the country. The results of the survey are promising and show that, in their Romanized pinyin form, Chinese terms pertaining to culture, politics and the economy, are increasingly frequent in the lexicon of people around the world.
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