Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered his annual New Year message on Sunday in Beijing. He looked back at the progress China made over the last year and urged further efforts to advance Chinese modernization in 2024.
To discuss what’s ahead for China, our guests:
- Victor Gao is Chair Professor at Soochow University.
- Einar Tangen is a Senior Fellow with the Taihe Institute and the founder and chair of Asia Narratives.
- Jorge Heine is a former Chilean ambassador to China.
- Yan Liang is Chair Professor in Economics at Willamette University.
President Xi Jinping said the year 2023 has seen China's economy weather the storm and become "more resilient and dynamic than before." In his 2024 New Year message, Xi said as China achieved a smooth transition in COVID-19 response efforts, its economy has sustained the momentum… pic.twitter.com/UOt0kvS448
— China Daily (@ChinaDaily) December 31, 2023
In his 2024 New Year message, Xi said China's ultimate goal is about delivering a better life for the people. He pointed out that education for children, job opportunities for the young, and medical services for the elderly are top priorities of the government.… pic.twitter.com/YUW8S2ZaqQ
— Global Times (@globaltimesnews) December 31, 2023