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CHINA: Party Watch Weekly Report 4|23

Center For Advanced China Research to me 6 days ago Details View this email in your browser Weekly Report 4|23 4.17.2021-4.23.2021 David Gitter, Julia Bowie, Brock Erdahl, Julie Huynh, Anna Scott Bell, and Ava Shen Highlights During the opening ceremony of the 2021 Boao Forum, Xi Jinping delivered a speech entitled “Pulling Together Through Adversity and Toward a Shared Future for All” (see Senior Leaders section). Senior Leaders Li Keqiang Speaks at National Food Safety Advanced Groups and Individuals Awards Virtual Meeting, Han Zheng Present at Meeting  People’s Daily 4.16 Premier Li Keqiang spoke at the virtual National Food Safety Work Advanced Groups and Individuals Awards Meeting. Li said that food safety is a social issue important to everyone’s physical wellbeing and safety. He affirmed the efforts by local-level departments to improve food safety in recent years. He sent his sincere regards to comrades who are on the frontlines of the fight for food safety, and congratulated t

Alternatives to China's Belt and Road.

The United States and European Union are natural partners for providing alternatives to China's Belt and Road. In this Transatlantic discussion, European Parliament Member Reinhard B├╝tikofer explores opportunities for deeper cooperation with U.S. Representative Andy N. Kim, Koen Doens, Petra Sigmund, and Jonathan E. Hillman. https://youtu.be/Z5GeZKgzHCk

China eyes on increasing military engagements in Africa through its Belt and Road Initiative

ANI | Updated: May 02, 2021 03:21 IST Washington [US], May 2 (ANI): China's military base in Djibouti isn't the only sign of Chinese security engagement in Africa but the investments through the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Africa can also motivate both Beijing and host countries to increase China's military engagement on the continent. The safety and stability of the government and population of partnering African countries can play a role in the types of projects China looks to fund through this initiative, reported The Washington Post. Natalie Herbert, in an article in The Washington Post, said that China is looking to protect its economic investments and build its reputation as a world power through BRI. Many China-Africa scholars and studies attribute Chinese interest in the African security environment to China's need to protect its economic investments and the safety of Chinese citizens living in Africa -- and its reputation as a rising power. Traditionally,