A Frontline in the Sand illustrates China’s strides in combating desertification with the success in Inner Mongolia of grassland renewal in the Kubuqi Desert. It not only improved the environment, but also helped increase the income of farmers and herdsmen. And in the Belt and Road Initiative, China hopes to help other countries with their anti-desertification efforts.
Interwoven Development looks at China’s cooperation with Africa and the progress of relations. Mutual trust has increased, cooperation has evolved, and cultural exchanges have progressed.
Is a Fertility Fund to Encourage Second-Child Births Fair? looks at both sides of the issue. Although China launched a two-child policy, the birth rate has not risen. People are criticizing the suggestion of a fertility fund supported by salary deductions on citizens under 40. Some argue this breaches personal rights, others say it should be favorable policies instead of taxes, and others think the issue should be debated and discussed instead of dismissed.