On January 5, 2021, the newly elected National Assembly took its seats in Venezuela’s capital. That day the Lima Group released a statement most of its members signed saying that they did not recognize the legality of the assembly. They called upon countries around the world to “disregard” the assembly and to recognize instead the leadership of a former member of the assembly, Juan Guaidó. The Lima Group felt that it was appropriate for its signatories to call for a “transition process” inside Venezuela; in other words, the Lima Group affirmed its mission, which is to overthrow the government of Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and the Bolivarian Revolution.
China and the World under the Epidemic Situation
In the 49-page "White Paper on International Development Cooperation in the New Era," released on January 10, China lays out its principles for cooperative economic development with the developing world, pointing clearly to the Confucian basis on which they have built those principles. The paper gives a detailed rundown of China's involvement in assisting other countries' development, particularly since President Xi Jinping proposed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013.
China's policymakers hold an important regular annual economic work conference in Beijing in the last month of a year – the Central Economic Work Conference – on which they reviewed the country's economic work of the current year and outlined key tasks for the next year. At the recent such meeting concluded on December 18, 2020, the policymakers called on the country to strengthen anti-monopoly efforts and prevent the disorderly expansion of capital in 2021.
Liu Zhiqin: Gauging the demand-side recovery
Aid features endogenous growth of developing countries, green development
John Ross, Former Director of Department of Economy and Business Policy in London and a senior fellow with the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China, interviewd by LENS TV to share his opinion about unrest in Hongkong. There are two main opinion: First, the real political agenda of the leaders of the riots is a succession of Hong Kong which has zero chance of success; Seond, most big businesses in Hong Kong support the National Security Law and want to put an end to the rioting.