lørdag 13. mai 2017

Chinese State Media: Belt and Road Forum All About Xi Jinping

China will host the two-day One Belt, One Road (OBOR) Forum, also known as the Belt and Road Forum (BRF), in Beijing from May 14 to May 15. As usual, China’s state media are releasing a big wave of articles and videos to promote the highest-level event. What’s unusual this time is that the focus is more on Chinese President Xi Jinping rather than on the Forum itself. On May 11, Xinhua News Agency and People’s Daily, China’s two most important state media, jointly launched a video and article called “Xi Jinping on the world stage,” claiming that “the world will focus its eyes on Xi Jinping, once again” during the BRF. It is also the front page headline of the Xinhua website. Read more