By Orçun Göktürk, Beijing, China For the average person living in the West, Chinese politics seems complicated because Chinese democracy is judged according to Western stereotypes. But China’s top legislative organs, the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s ...

A record was broken for the most films watched during China’s Spring Festival. In the history of domestic film, it was the most grossing Chinese New Year holiday ever. The Chinese Film Administration said that 163 million tickets were sold ...

This article can be considered as an evaluation of the 44 years from January 24, 1980, to January 24, 2024, from two poles. One pole is Türkiye, situated at the western end of Asia, and the other is the People’s ...

The triumphant Chinese revolution in 1949 introduced new variables for the construction of its own thought. Before, the philosophy of the country had emerged from the 6th and 5th centuries BC, with It’s main but not only exponents in Confucius ...

Mao Zedong was recognized with heartfelt fondness and respect on the 130th anniversary of his birth in China, developing countries, and scientific socialist parties. The following is an explanation for this interest. Mao Zedong was a great revolutionary who brought ...

By Orçun Göktürk, President of the Turkish-Chinese Belt and Road Institute The 3rd Belt and Road Forum ended last Wednesday. During the two-day forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping described the Belt and Road Initiative as ‘part of a great struggle ...

By Orçun Göktürk / President of the Turkish-Chinese Belt and Road Institute Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with Chinese leader Xi Jinping ahead of the opening of the 19th Asian Games. Apart from a visit to Moscow, this is Assad’s ...

My speech at the presentation of the Chinese edition of my book “China in the 21st century. The Awakening of a Giant”, held in Beijing on July 31, 2023: Interestingly, my first contact to China, when I was still a ...

Last Thursday I had to get up very early. I was supposed to be at the Shanghai Hongqiao train station at 6:30 a.m. to travel to Beijing. A light breakfast with wonton soup (Chinese dumplings) in a small restaurant in ...

I am writing from Shanghai where I arrived last Sunday. The heat in the streets of this city of 24.7 million inhabitants is overwhelming. Shanghai is located in the eastern region of China. It is a river city located 20 ...