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Going global: China’s lawmakers are gearing up for a new world order as ‘two sessions’ approach

  • As the nation battles a trade war and international suspicion, delegates at this year’s National People’s Congress can no longer concern themselves only with domestic issues, analysts say
  • And as the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule draws ever nearer, the last thing Beijing needs is more disruption
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui): Top Priorities

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China’s agreement to hold the summit at US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort is seen as a concession to the United States. Photo: TNS

Next stops: Europe and United States. Chinese President Xi Jinping to head to Italy, France and Florida on trade and tech missions

  • There is a chance of no deal to end the China-US tariff war but a summit at Mar-a-Lago boosts the prospect of success, observer says
Topic |   Xi Jinping

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China’s agreement to hold the summit at US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort is seen as a concession to the United States. Photo: TNS
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