This year marks the first year of fully implementing the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and a crucial year for securing a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects as well as embarking on the implementation of the 13th Five-Year Plan.
CCTV4 "China News" program opens up a special report on "China`s New Era" . The second phase continues to invite Wang Wen, executive dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China, to talk with the CCTV anchor Zhou Yingfeng on securing a decisive victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects and targeted poverty alleviation.
In his interview, Wang Wen said that the moderately prosperous society not only means the GDP growth, but also reflects a comprehensive development situation such as social stability, environment protection, economic sustainable development, and people’s solidarity, from which demonstrate a comprehensive, balanced, inclusive development situation and future of the society.
Wang Wen noted that during the Spring Festival, RDCY investigated 15 provinces and 25 cities and issued a research report, which pointed out that 77% of Chinese people believe their incomes are growing in the last year. All the research results from the investigation, whether People`s basic needs for clothing, food and shelter, or the satisfaction for environment, property and investment, indicated that realizing the 2020 goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects is a high-probability event.
Wang Wen added that we must take tough steps to forestall and defuse major risks, carry out targeted poverty alleviation, and prevent and control pollution, to win the three battles so as to establish the foundation for realizing the moderately prosperous society in all respects.
There is a conversation "China is Not Our Enemy" with Jodie Evans, CODEPINK cofounder, and John Ross- A Senior Fellow at Chongyang Institute, Renmin University of China (RDCY), one of China's most important Think Tanks and the former director of economic and business policy in the administration of Mayor of London, Ken Livingston. John has been writing on China for 25 years and will be giving us a deeper look into China from the inside.