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The ‘China dream’ in slogans

The ‘China dream’ in slogans

(Picture: Yu Zizheng, China Current News Assistant, South China Division, Zhuhai) ‘Socialism is good’. ‘Learn from Lei Feng’. Posters with slogans like these are found in city centres and business areas across the country. Even school walls appeared full of slogans…
Hong Kong Pride Parade

Hong Kong Pride Parade

(Picture: reporters’ own) The Hong Kong Pride Parade, organised for the first time in 2008, has developed into an annual occasion for people to promote love and equality for LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender). Organized by the Women Coalition of…
A Nation on Holiday

A Nation on Holiday

(Image: China Daily) Every year, National Day on October 1 marks the beginning of a week-long holiday for people across China. Often called the Golden Week holiday, this is the time when people visit other cities and when those who are living away…
Is China Going Green?

Is China Going Green?

(Pic: Xinhua News Agency) On July 19th Zhou Shengxian, Chinese Minister of Environment Protection, and Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment, met in Beijing for the EU-China Environmental Policy Dialogue. At this largely unpublicised meeting the ministers agreed on…