GT Podcast with Mulan: Xi's inspection tour spotlights new quality productive forces; HK LegCo passes landmark national security bill
Published: Mar 22, 2024 04:48 PM
GT Podcast with Mulan

Welcome to another episode of the GT Podcast with Mulan - a one-stop shop for the Global Times' take on top China and global news.

In today's podcast:

Chinese President Xi Jinping made an inspection tour in Central China's Hunan Province starting from Monday, where he learned about various works, including local efforts to accelerate the development of new quality productive forces and promote high-standard opening-up.

Hong Kong lawmakers unanimously passed the highly anticipated bill mandated by Article 23 of the Basic Law of Hong Kong on Tuesday following marathon sessions during which all lawmakers expressed their strong support for the law, which was first proposed more than 20 years ago. 

In an interview with the Global Times, Daryl Guppy, former national board member of the Australia China Business Council, shared his insights about Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's visit to Australia.

In the series telling the vivid stories about human rights protection in the new era, the Global Times interviewed Wang Yongcheng, the first and only visually impaired deputy to the National People's Congress (NPC).

A small potato from Northwest China's Gansu Province suddenly became a trending topic on social media and an online sensation as Tianshui's malatang, a type of very spicy hot pot, became known to people all over the country.