After Challenging Year, Improvement Expected for 2020

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecast that the global airline industry will produce a net profit of $29.3 billion in 2020, improved over a net profit of $25.9 billion expected in 2019 (revised downward from a $28 billion forecast in June). If achieved, 2020 will mark […]

Full text of Alexandre de Juniac Remarks at IATA Global Media Days

(By EurAsia Info, Geneva: 11 December 2019 ) Remarks by the Alexandre de Juniac Director General & CEO of the International Air Transport Association At the IATA Global Media Days Good morning. Welcome to our home in Geneva. I know for many this is not your first time, […]

Linking of Switzerland to the EU emissions trading system – entry into force on 1 January 2020

On 1 January 2020, Switzerland will become the first country to successfully link its greenhouse gas emissions trading system with the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS). This completes a process which has taken almost 10 years. On 17 December 2010, the Council authorised the European Commission to […]

Xi Jinping Meets with Foreign Attendees to the 2019 Imperial Springs International Forum

On December 3, 2019, President Xi Jinping met with foreign attendees to the 2019 Imperial Springs International Forum at the Great Hall of the People. Xi Jinping briefed on China’s ways of administering state affairs and ensuring national stability, as well as his opinions on the current international […]

Full text of Chinese president’s remarks at BRICS Brasilia Summit

Together for a New Chapter in BRICS Cooperation Remarks by H.E. Xi Jinping President of the People’s Republic of China At the Plenary Session of the BRICS Brasilia Summit Brasilia, 14 November 2019 Your Excellency President Jair Bolsonaro, Your Excellency President Vladimir Putin, Your Excellency Prime Minister Narendra […]

Beijing 2022 Winter Games organizer recruits volunteers globally

Organizer of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games holds a launch ceremony to recruit global volunteers in Beijing on Thursday. (Photo by Li Hao from Global Times) The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics organizer plans to recruit 27,000 volunteers for the Winter Games and 12,000 volunteers for […]

National identity, legislation improvement behind success of Macao Basic Law

Macao Scenery (Photo by Liu Baocheng from People’s Daily Online) By Leng Shumei and Wang Qi Against the backdrop of months of social unrest in Hong Kong, a grand forum to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the implementation of the Basic Law in Macao Special Administrative Region was […]

Macao sees bright prospects by integrating into national development

By He Linping, People’s Daily “The biggest secret of Macao’s success is itsendeavor to stay committed to the basis of ‘one country’,well leverage the benefits of ‘two systems’, actively integrate into the national development, and madeself-progress out of the support of its motherland,”said Xu Jianhua, head of Department […]