The global financial crisis that erupted three years ago and has taken its toll on the global economy is in essence a crisis of the US dollar as the world's leading reserve currency.
Wang Naikun, a senior official from the China Disabled Persons Federation, and Assistant Foreign Minister, Wu Hailong, delivered speeches at the "Assessment Meeting of the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010)" in Beijing on Tuesday. Following are excerpts.
The history of the CPC is the history of modern China. The sum total of the CPC history bespeaks of glory and enormous success. Along the way, however, it is also a history full of unimaginable sufferings, self-corrective struggles and heroic sacrifices.
In the US' strategic calculus, the rapid buildup of the PLA air force and navy are seen as a challenge to Washington's leadership in the Asia-Pacific region and China's unavoidable rise is viewed as a destabilizing influence on the existing global power structure.
Wang Chen, minister of the State Council Information Office, delivered a speech at the "Assessment Meeting of the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010)" in Beijing on Tuesday. Following is the full text of the speech.