The Heat: Exploring China

The Heat

Ethnic Malaysian-Chinese devotees arrive to offer prayers at the Thean Hou temple decorated with red lanterns in Kuala Lumpur on January 27, 2017 on the eve of the Lunar New Year. The Lunar New Year will mark the start of the Year of the Rooster on January 28. / AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANA

China rings in the Year of the Rooster with a big Spring Festival Celebration.

But Spring Festival isn’t the only big story in China right now – President Xi Jinping just wrapped up a visit to Europe, the economy has been declared the world’s fastest growing and climate change remains at the top of the agenda.

  • Yun Sun is a Senior Associate with the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center.
  • Song Zhang is the chief correspondent for the Washington, D.C., Bureau of Shanghai Wen Hui Daily.
  • Gene Ma is the Chief China Economist at the Institute of International Finance.
  • Han Peng is a correspondent for CGTN.

The Heat: Exploring China PT1

The Heat: Exploring China PT1

China rings in the Year of the Rooster with a big Spring Festival Celebration. But Spring Festival isn’t the only big story in China right now – President Xi Jinping just wrapped up a visit to Europe, the economy has been declared the world’s fastest growing and climate change remains at the top of the agenda. Yun Sun is a Senior Associate with the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center. Song Zhang is the chief correspondent for the Washington, D.C., Bureau of Shanghai Wen Hui Daily. Gene Ma is the Chief China Economist at the Institute of International Finance. Han Peng is a correspondent for CGTN.
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The Heat: Exploring China PT2

The Heat: Exploring China PT2

China rings in the Year of the Rooster with a big Spring Festival Celebration. But Spring Festival isn’t the only big story in China right now – President Xi Jinping just wrapped up a visit to Europe, the economy has been declared the world’s fastest growing and climate change remains at the top of the agenda. Yun Sun is a Senior Associate with the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center. Song Zhang is the chief correspondent for the Washington, D.C., Bureau of Shanghai Wen Hui Daily. Gene Ma is the Chief China Economist at the Institute of International Finance. Han Peng is a correspondent for CGTN.
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