On August 20, 2019, Wang Wen, Executive Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY), opened the new column “Wang Wen on Changing World” in Global Times (English edition). Following is the list of all articles.
China's role in tackling climate change is crucial. On September 22, 2020, Chinese President Xi Jinping first proposed at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that China would strive to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060. After that a broad and profound systemic economic and social transformation has been underway in China. On the occasion of the first anniversary of China's carbon neutral goal, Renmin University of China and China International Publishing Group jointly organized an international symposium to commemorate the first anniversary of Chinese President Xi Jinping's “Double Carbon” goals at UNGA and telling the world about China's "Double Carbon" process.
US' withdrawal from Afghanistan adds to the tally of world powers that have failed in the heart of Eurasia. The war in Afghanistan, which started in 2001, seems to have come to an abrupt end in 2021. What does this mean for the world?
Afghanistan and Tajikistan share a 1,400-kilometer border. Recently, a war of words erupted between Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and the Taliban government in Kabul. Rahmon censures the Taliban for the destabilization of Central Asia by the export of militant groups, while the Taliban leadership has accused Tajikistan’s government of interference.
The blockbuster film The Battle at Lake Changjin was aired on-screen during China's National Day holidays with astonishing box-office numbers. It once again promoted the Chinese public's profound interest in the Korean War (1950-53). Online discussions about the war are particularly hot, reminding many people of current China-US relations.