Globalization, the historic process which has brought different countries and peoples closer over the past two centuries, is now under attack and regarded with growing doubts. Isolationism is rising, along with trade protectionism and economic chauvinism.
BEIJING -- More than 200 Taiwan compatriots will attend a ceremony held on the mainland to pay homage to Huangdi, also known as the Yellow Emperor, on Tomb-sweeping Day which falls on April 5.
The success story of the Chinese economy is a perfect reminder that the courage to push forward domestic reforms and embrace the outside world can lead to greater and more sustainable development. After all, globalization begins at home.
Ironically, the Western world where globalization originated has now become hostile to globalization in one way or another. Skeptics argue that globalization, which means free and open trade, is costing them their jobs at home and their way of life.
Meanwhile, 73 percent of Chinese executives believed that China has an environment conducive to innovation.
Wang Jian, chairman of HNA Group, parent of the country's largest private airline, Hainan Airlines, said HNA has been laying out a global industrial chain that focuses on three core operations, including aviation and tourism, logistics, and financial services.