The Gist: One in a Billion

World Today

This week, we’re marking the centenary of the Communist Party of China.

Many strides have been made, from economic and social growth to science and innovation. It’s remarkable what can happen in a century.

Since the founding of the Communist Party of China in 1921, the Middle Kingdom has grown by leaps and bounds. And the concept of a billion seems to take on special significance.

CGTN’s Gerald Tan offers this look at some notable milestones.