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China Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Victory in World Anti-Fascist War

September 3, 2015

China's Communist Party will host a larger military parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Beijing. 49 countries have agreed to send representatives to the event. 

CCTV-1 will broadcast the parade live Thursday morning. At 7:50 p.m. it will broadcast “Victory and Peace,” the evening anniversary gala.

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"What Africa Can Learn from China about Growing its Agribusiness Sector"

August 31, 2015

This commentary was reposted by Quartz Africa as "Innovators and Entrepreneurs will Unlock Africa's Agribusiness Promise" on August 31, 2015.

The World Bank projects that agriculture and agribusiness in Africa will grow to be a US$1 trillion industry in Africa by 2030. To promote this outcome, the continent...

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A righteous view of history from China Media Project: A project of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong

April 22, 2015

We wrote recently about a rising tide of animosity in China’s state press against the “infiltration” of Western ideas in Chinese education and scholarship — and provided a full translation of a hard-line essay decrying the “westernization” of economics education.

The latest target, it seems, is historical scholarship.

In a high-minded article posted on Monday to the official website of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences — and published...

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