Photo taken on April 30, 2019 shows participants attending a round table in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Shanghai Cooperation Organization's (SCO) Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Center in Uzbekistan Tuesday held a round table to discuss SCO's practice in strengthening international relations through public diplomacy. (Xinhua)
TASHKENT, May 1 (Xinhua) — Shanghai Cooperation Organization's (SCO) Public Diplomacy Center in Uzbekistan Tuesday held a round table to discuss SCO's practice in strengthening international relations through public diplomacy.
The international event, titled Public diplomacy as a factor of international relations: the practice of the SCO, was organized by the center and Uzbek University of World Economy and Diplomacy.
Members of Uzbekistan's Senate, government officials, national and foreign experts, and the representatives of diplomatic missions of the SCO member states and observer countries took part in the round table, accordin..
China’s cuddliest diplomatic asset. Abby Wood/Smithsonian National Zoo This week, a pair of pandas finally arrived at Kuala Lumpur Airport in Malaysia. The arrival was a long time coming: China had inked a deal with Malaysia to loan a pair of pandas in 2012. But while the pandas were initially scheduled to arrive in April,
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US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC)'s 2018 annual report to Congress is more radical than it was in previous years. The bipartisan commission recommended that the US government establish a fund to counter Chinese infrastructure financing deals in the developing world that export China's “model of authoritarian governance”.
USCC, created through a congressional mandate in October 2000, is responsible for monitoring and investigating national security and trade issues between China and the US. The commission has been releasing reports on China almost every year since 2002. But maligning China has become USCC's way of going about its business. As Sino-US relations have worsened this year, many US think tanks raised their chorus to accuse China. Not to fall behind, USCC waved the anti-China flag even higher.
In USCC's 2018 report, China's infrastructure finan..
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