祝你们2018 狗年春节快乐!

433.- Emily Feng, Alice Woodhouse, Richard Milne, “China reveals Arctic ambitions with plan for ‘Polar Silk Road’”, Financial Times, 26-01-2018 (retrieved on 16-02-2018)

["Homework: for a balanced judgement, read the original document "China's Acrtic Policy", Xinhua, 26-01-2018:", A.S.]

432.- Daniela Vincenti, “EU, China bet on tourism to boost trade, ease tensions”, Euractiv, 19-01-2018 (retrieved on 25-01-2018)

["Concept: <<Back to the future: Marco Polo revisited>>", A.S.]

431.- Brice Pedroletti, Bastien Bonnefous, “Macron veut bâtir la confiance avec la Chine”, Le Monde, 08-01-2018 (Retrieved on 18-01-2017)

["Homework of the week. Discuss the sense of « réinventer le multilatéralisme».", A.S.]

430.- Li Xin, Hu Yuanhong, “Eurasian partnership: A new balance of power?”, DOC, Berlin, 03-01-2018 (retrieved on 08-01-2018)

["A cyclical question", A.S.]

429.- Ross Andersen, “China could make first contact with aliens. Would Beijing tell the world? Might it spell doom for the human race?”, S.C.M.P., 20-12-2017 (retreived on 21-12-2017)

["Comment of the hour: t.b.c.", A.S.]

428.- “Kevin Rudd speaks to the Seventh World Congress on the Study of China: “A New Sinology for the Future””, Shanghai, 10-12-2017 (retrieved on 18-12-2017)

["Task of this semester. Study the concept of <<诤友>>", A.S.]

427.- Antonia Finnane, “Sam Dastyari and the thousands of years of Chinese history”, Inside Story, 04-12-2017 (retrieved on 13-12-2017)

["To be discussed in class", A.S.]

426.- Nicolás Alonso, “China aumenta su influencia en Latinoamérica ante la falta de estrategia de EE UU”, El País, 11-12-2017

["Comentario del momento. Igual aumentaría su influencia sin falta de estrategia estadounidense", A.S.]

425.- “Some Europeans fear a surge of Chinese investment. Others can’t get enough of it”, The Economist, 30-11-2017 (retrieved on 04-12-2017)

["Highlight: <<There is more to cheer than jeer about Chinese investment in the EU>>. Pure common sense", A.S.]

424.- “Ambassador Zhang Ming Pays a Courtesy Call to President Antonio Tajani of the European Parliament”, Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Parliament, 28-11-2017 (retrieved on 29-11-2017)

["Highlight: <<The EU and China, with a wide range of converging interests, can step up practical cooperation in such areas as trade, climate change, industry and transportation, and enhance communication on Africa and other regional affairs. The EU stands ready to work with China to ensure the success of the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year.>>", A.S.]

423.- Deng Xiaoci, “Planned China-Vatican exhibit a sign both sides moving to improve relations: experts”, Global Times, 22-11-2017 (retrieved on 28-11-2017)

["Interesting, to discern what is view and what is vision here", A.S.]

422.- Ding Yuan, “China’s Belt & Road Initiative, what you need to know”, CEIBS, Munich, 16-10-2017 (retreived on 21-11-2017)

["Comment of the hour: consistent, comprehensive", A.S.]

421.- Paul Wright, “Britons ‘need to speak Mandarin and Arabic’ if they want to make Brexit a success”, International Business Times, 14-11-2017 (retrieved on 17-11-2017)

["As well as Spanish, German, Italian, Russian...", A.S.]

420.- “Der hellwache Riese”, Der Spiegel, 13-11-2017

["Question of the decade: Europe?", A.S.]

419.- “Trump China visit: US leader strikes warmer tone with Xi Jinping”, BBC, 09-11-2017

["Glimpses of views & visions", A.S.]

418.- Belt & Road Portal, today, 31-10-2017

["Highlight: International cooperation: <<>>", A.S.]

417.- 苏傲古(Augusto Soto), “中共治国理政智慧独一无二 ”, 今日中国, 21-10-2017 (retrieved on 23-10-2017)

["Highlight: <<治理和改善民生>>", A.S.]

416.-”我局参加第69届法兰克福书展”, 19-10-2017 (retrieved on 23-10-2017)

["Highlight: <<我局组团参加第69届法兰克福国际书展,展出中国主题图书近500种>>", A.S.]

415.- Xinhua, “CPC creates Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era”, China Daily, 19-10-2017

["Task of the decade => Try to find as many synergies as possible to cooperate with us", A.S.]

414.- 中共中央召开党外人士座谈会 征求对中共十九大报告的意见, 人民日报, 16-10-2017

["Comment of the year: The world is watching", A.S.]

413.- China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s Regular Press Conference on October 11-10-2017 (retrieved on 15-10-2017)

["Q&A. Highlight: <<Q: Given China's investment in Catalonia and the fact that Spain is an important partner of China in the Belt and Road Initiative, is this political crisis a matter of concern for China? A: We believe the Spanish government and people can properly handle the issue...[...] China is willing to keep upholding the principle of mutual respect and reciprocity to develop mutually beneficial cooperation with Spain in various fields, including the fields of trade, investment and finance.>>. Comment of the day: we need reinforcing cooperation in more fields”, A.S.]

412.- China Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying’s Regular Press Conference on October 10-10-2017

["Comment of the hour: time to think more about Spain-China ties", A.S.]

411.-EU-China ties at a crucial moment, Dialogue with China, Barcelona, 08-10-2017

European Commission, “19th China-EU Summit”, Brussels,01/02/06-2017 (retrieved on 08-10-2017)

The State Council of the People’s Republic of China, “List of Outcomes of the 19th China-EU Summit”, Beijing, 04-06-2017 (retrieved on 08-10-2017)

新华社, “第十九次中国-欧盟领导人会晤成果清单”, 04-06-2017 (retrieved on 08-10-2017)

["Comment of the hour: time to think big and move forward", A.S.]

410.- “Cheap solar energy the fastest growing new power source”, Deutsche Welle, 04-10-2017

["Concept: Energy as vision & power", A.S.]

409.- Javier Solana, “The Global Leadership Vacuum”, Project Syndicate, 19-09-2017 (retrieved on 27-09-2017)

["Highlight: <<China cannot hope to replace the US unless it vastly increases its soft power and cultivates alliances and partnerships that it currently lacks. >>. Advice: ", A.S.]

408.- Reuters, “China expresses concern over EU push to curb foreign takeovers”, SCMP, 18-09-2017 (retrieved on 19-09-2017)

["Concept: , A.S.]

407.- “Rajoy y el consejero de Estado chino Yang Jiechi constatan el “muy positivo” estado de las relaciones bilaterales”, Europa Press, 14-09-2017 (retrieved on 15-09-2017)

["Highlight: << [...] mejora de la conectividad aérea entre ambos países (se ha pasado de 4 a 26 frecuencias semanales directas en tan solo cuatro años).>>”, A.S.]

406.- Christopher Cherry, “The man who built a Chinese utopia”, BBC, 15-09-2017

["Thought of the hour: <<utopia>> would not be the exact concept", A.S.]

405.- Reuters staff, “Nations should maintain free trade amid fragile world economy, China says”, Reuters, 12-09-2017

["Highlight: The dialogue took place at 钓鱼台", A.S.]

404.- “At BRICS summit, China’s Xi urges resistance to protectionism”, Euractiv, 05-09-2017

["Highlight: <<Xi said on Tuesday that China will contribute $500 million for a South-South cooperation assistance fund to help other developing countries deal with famine, refugees, climate change and public health challenges.>>", A.S.]

403.- “我局与金砖国家智库签署合作协议”, CIPG, 18-08-2017 (03-09-2017)

["Comment of the hour: BRICS 合作 also plays a significant role in EU's international perceptions", A.S.]

402.-.- The Global Visions Community, “2017 Horasis China Meeting”, Sheffield, 5-6/11-2017

["Comment of the hour: each session will likely display a wide array of ideas and proposals", A.S.]

401.- For views & visions, please refer to  01-08-2017

["Always thinking, always acting", A.S.]

400.- Xinhua, “More countries view China as world’s leading economic power: Pew survey”, China Daily, 17-07-2017

["Beyond truism: opinion is more important than ever", A.S.]

399.- Wu Zhenglong, “US-Europe Rift Not to Be Healed Soon”, US&China Focus, 03-07-2017 (retrieved on 12-07-2017)

["Probably next year in Sepember/October? T.b.c.", A.S.]

398.- Małgorzata Jakimów, “Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative dividing Europe?”, SPERI, 11-07-2017

["Comment of the year: wrong. Due to several reasons China is actually in favour of a united Europe", A.S.]

397.- Wan Zhe, “China, Germany are key promoters of globalization”, Global Times, 06-07-2017 (retrieved on 07-07-2017)

["Highlight: << [...] carrying out third-party market cooperation in Africa>>”, A.S.]

396.- CIPG, “人民画报社在《俄罗斯报》推出习近平主席访俄专版”, 05-07-2017 (retrieved on 07-07-2017)

["Comment of the hour. Strong bilateralism leading to multipolarity at its best", A.S.]

395.- Marc Champion, Peter Martin and Brian Parkin, “As U.S. Retires From World Leadership, China and Germany Step Up”, Bloomberg, 04-07-2017

["Highlights: << “Relations between China and Germany are at their historic best [...] Seen from Beijing, Europe is more like an Asian peninsula,” she said. “Obviously, we see things differently.>>”]

394.-Thomas L. Friedman, “Trump is China’s Chump”, NYT, 28-06-2017

["Highlight: << [...] “He is a sucker who is shrinking US influence in this region and helping make China great again>>. OK, now it is important to see what is the EU making out of this contribution”, A.S.]

393.- Jia Chunyang, “New Dialogue Opens Doors to Promising Future”, ChinaUsFocus, 29-06-2017

["Comment of the year. Time to re-enact US-China-EU Trialogue21", A.S.]

392.- Sebastian Bersick/Shiping Tang, “Can the EU and China act together?”, Europe’s world, 23-06-2017 (retrieved on 26-06-2016)

["Highlight: <<We believe that the EU and China should work with each other closely to clear the way for a steadier partnership, even if the US comes back from Trumpism.>>", A.S.]

391.- Wu Jin, “CIPG, BFSU to boost cross-cultural communication”,, 19-06-2017

["Highlight: <<The exchange, focusing on faculty, students and CIPG staff in the form of internships, continued education and symposiums, such as research for handling diverse cultures under the Belt and Road Initiativewill complement the first-hand experience of translation, via the China Academy of Translation.>>", A.S.]

390.- Joseph Nye, “Xi Jinping’s Marco Polo Strategy”, ChinaUS Focus, 14-06-2017 (retrieved on 15-06-2017)

["Comment of the hour. In the article, some old views for a new reality presented in a mild manner", A.S.]

389.- Didi Kirsten Tatlow, “Reif für die Couch? Warum die Psychologie in China einen Boom erlebt”, Mercator Institut for China Studies, Berlin, 10-06-2017 (retreived on 12-06-2017)

["Highlight: <<Seit 2008 ist es in China möglich, die Ausbildung zum Psychoanalytiker nach den Kriterien der Internationalen Psychoanalytischen Vereinigung zu absolvieren>>", A.S.]

388.- GCaptain, “Shipowners Encourage EU-China Leadership in Shaping IMO CO2 Strategy”, GCaptain, 07-06-2017

["Highlight: <<the industry accounts for approximately 2.2% of global man-made (anthropogenic) CO2 emissions>>, A.S."]

387.- François Godement, “The EU-China Summit: searching for common ground”, ECFR, 01-06-2017

["Reflection of the year: refugees, a neglected aerea of cooperation in EU-China ties", A.S.]

 386.- Kerry Brown, “Chinese Communist Party”, Oxford Bibliographies, 24-05-2017 (retrieved on 29-05-2017)

["Highlight: <<narratives of history>>", A.S.]

385.- Vladimir Yakunin, “Greater Eurasia: Cooperation for Regional and Global Advancement”, Dialogue of Civilizations, Berlin, 15-05-2017 (retrieved on 23-05-2017)

["A classic to think about: Beijing and Moscow in Евразия in 一带一路 times", A.S.]

384.- Li Wuzhou, Lin Yeqing, “Si no vas a China, China vendrá a ti” (interview with Augusto Soto), China Hoy, 12-05-2017 &, 17-05-2017

["Comentario de la década: así es: <<si no vas a China, China vendrá a ti>>, y cada vez más. Also in the interview, an implicit honoris causa remark.", A.S. ]

383.-  David Dollar, “Yes, China is investing globally—but not so much in its belt and road initiative”, Brookings, 08-05-2017 (retrieved 16-05-2017)

["Highlight: <<it is happening everywhere, not just along the belt and road [...] China as an investor is more of a risk-taker than the West and relatively more of its investment is in developing economies>>“, A.S.]

382.- “Entrevista a Mariano Rajoy en vísperas de su participación en el Foro de la Franja y la Ruta”, Radio Internacional de China, 14-05-2017

["Highlights: Two ideas that China could/should promote: << [...] que España se convierta en un hub para enlazar el corredor con el norte de África y América Latina. [...] mejorar su conocimiento de la lengua española, lo que les abre las puertas a un área de más de 560 millones de personas.>>“]

Also important to read: first & last paragraphs:

381.- “Chile y Bolivia ingresan en el Banco Asiático de Inversión en Infraestructuras”, EFE, Beijing, 13-05-2017

["It was long ago discussed in brainstorming sessions: China has the potential  to contribute to better relations among nations across the Pacific", A.S.]

380.- Javier Solana, “Trump y los molinos de viento. Si EEUU confirma su apuesta por los combustibles fósiles pondrá en riesgo su autonomía y liderazgo”, El País, 09-05-2017

["Remark of the week. Read the caption under the photo: <<Trabajadores instalan paneles solares en Wuhan, China>>.", A.S.]

379.- Sarah Zheng, “Who’s who in China’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’?”, South China Morning Post, 09-05-2017

[Reflection of the decade. Now, just think of how many 'Belt and Road Initiative'-friends you have around the world. Many. For example in the Spanish-speaking world. The languages are important, the narrative is key", A.S.]

378.- Wang Jiamei, “Misleading views of intent behind Belt and Road still common in Western media”, Global Times, 07-05-2017

["Highlight: << [...] It is absurd to assume that African countries would accept the investment if they could not benefit or that they are not capable of identifying whether they could benefit.>>“. Comment of the hour: this is a good point. Also to consider: the alternative choices without these investments”, A.S.]

377.- Xinhua, “Book on Belt and Road stories published in 7 languages”,, 06-05-2017

["Highlight: << [...] to reflect a bigger picture of the initiative, which is now being advanced in Asia, Africa, Europe and the American continent.>>. Comment  of the month: the long Ibero-American continent (Spanish, Portuguese) is getting more & more attention in the Chinese Belt & Road-related press”, A.S.]

376.- Nicola Casarini, “How Trump Is Reconnecting Europe With China”, Real Clear World, 04-05-2017

["Comment of the hour: to a certain extent it sounds plausible", A.S.]

375.- “Europeans looking to Belt and Road forum to deepen dialogue 欧洲意见领袖盼一带一路高峰论坛深化交流”, China-EU Newsletter (China Daily), 26-04-2017

["Comment of the hour: some ideas are missing here", A.S.]

374.- Jean-Marie Colombani, “Jugando con fuego”, El País, 21-04-2017

["Highlight: << [...] el respaldo de China y los países emergentes, a los que interesa que exista una Europa fuerte.>>, A.S.]

373.- G. John Ikenberry and Darren Lim, “China’s emerging institutional statecraft. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the prospects for counter-hegemony”, Brookings, April 2017

["Highlight: << [...] Beijing may see the need to become a more activist defender of the status quo.>>, A.S.]

372.- Augusto Soto (奥古斯托·索托), “外国学者眼中的邯郸、太极拳与世界和平”, CRI Online, 11-04-2017

371.- Augusto Soto (奥古斯托·索托), “外国学者考察中国脱贫攻坚一线:扶贫政策值得肯定”, CRI Online, 06-04-2017

370.- Editorial, “Obligados a entenderse”, El País, 11-04-2017

["A view from Southern Europe", A.S.]

369.- Editorial, “Limited options for US to tackle N.Korea”, Global Times, 05-04-2017

["Highlight: <<[...] It needs to open up communication channels with Pyongyang so as to gain some maneuvering room.>>, A.S. “]

368.- David Shambaugh, “What to Expect from the Xi-Trump Summit?”, ChinaUS Focus, 31-03-2017

["Key concept: <<core interests>>, A.S.]

367.- Zhang Rui, “Huang Youyi: How to present China in B&R Initiative”,, 12-03-2017

["Highlight: <<First, we have to know what various foreigners are thinking, and we should talk to them in different languages [...] third, you have to know about foreign cultures and talk to them in ways they can readily understand.>>“, A.S.]

366.- Lucas Pérez, “Dastis destaca el ‘papel decisivo’ de China y apuesta por un ‘liderazgo compartido junto a EE UU y la EU’”, El Mundo, 08-03-2017

["Esta hipotética <<triangulación>> es una noción implícitamente ligada a los conceptos de 一带一路 y Eurasia", A.S.]

365.- Augusto Soto, “La APN y la CCPPCh sesionan en la era de la Ruta de la Seda” China Radio International (CRI Online) & Dialogue with China Project, 06-03-2017

["Un aparato, un proceso decisorio y un ritual engrasadísimos de cara al mundo" A.S.]

364.- Security and defence: Council reviews progress and agrees to improve support for military missions, European Council of the European Union, Brussels, 06-03-2017

["Thought of the hour. Think regionally, think globally:", A.S.]

 363.-Xinhua Insight: China to open up like never before, Xinhua, 06-03-2017

["Highlight: <<Anchor of globalization>>", A.S.]

362.- European Commission, “White Paper on the future of Europe”, Brussels, 01-03-2017

["Task of the hour. If any, find the implications for EU-China ties on each of the five envisaged scenarios", A.S.]

361.- Kerry Brown, “China and the UK: Unexpected Inspiration for How to Handle Brexit”, CPIANALYSIS, 28-02-2017

[Likely one of the quotes of the year: <<As the Deng dictum back then said, the imperative was `to liberate thinking, make practice the sole criterion for truth, and seek truth from facts.’ That is not a bad attitude for the UK to endeavour to adopt regarding Brexit!>>, A.S.]

360.- He Yafei, “Strategic Stability Helps Build Cooperative Relationships”, ChinaUS Focus, 21-02-2017

["Highlight: <<B&R dovetails with the Russian proposal of building a “Eurasian Economic Union” and with other regional integration ideas of many countries like Indonesia, India and ASEAN members.>>", A.S.]

359.- Martin Indyk, Executive Vice President of the Brookings Institution, and Javier Solana, President of ESADEgeo, agree on the need for foreign policy that is more strategic than tactical, Barcelona, ESADEgeo, 13-02-2017,-executive-vice-president-of-the-brookings-institution,-and-javier-solana,-president-of-esadegeo,-agree-on-the-need-for-foreign-policy-that-is-more-strategic-than-tactical

["Highlight: <<Xi Jinping, unlike Enrique Peña Nieto, responded with discreet diplomacy and managed to put him in his place>>", A.S.]

 358.- Françoise Godement, “Europe’s Trump-China dilemma”, ECFR, 31-02-2017, retrieved, 08-02-2017

["Highlight: <<Europe does not have the means of countering effectively the retrenchment on values and on international good causes>>. This is partly true: The EU and China can do more in times of a US administration that could end in failure", A.S.]

357.- Steve Bannon: ‘We’re going to war in the South China Sea … no doubt’, The Guardian, 02-02-2017

["!!!", , A.S.]

356.- “United we stand, divided we fall”: letter by President Donald Tusk to the 27 EU heads of state or government on the future of the EU before the Malta summit, 31-01-2017

["Remark. The implicit divide et impera potential represented by external powers in Tusk's view is actually a call for vibrant debates, both open and private. Extremely surprising though is the first reference to China on the first paragraph. Likely the lack of talented advisers at Consilium's level? This question can not remain unanswered", A.S.]

355.- Putten, Seaman, Kotari, Otero et al., “Europe and China’s New Silk Roads”, ETNC, January 2017

["Remark of the hour: <<Silk Roads>>. The plural is important", A.S. ]

354.- David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick, “Trump team struggles for cohesion on tougher China policy”, Reuters, 14-01-2017

["Remarkable: <<Zha Daojiong, a professor at Peking University, said the theme of clash of civilizations was becoming increasingly popular in Chinese circles and this was ominous>>", A.S.]

353.- Jean Pierre Lehmann, “US-China trade war looms”, Straits Times, 10-01-2017

["As things stand now, conflict is looming, but there still margin to render it avoidable", A.S.]

352.- Josh Rogin, “Trump could make Obama’s pivot to Asia a reality”, The Washington Post, 08-01-2017

["Questions of the year: Will really Trump be able to avoid unnecesary crises?, Will the EU be assertive enough to bring some degree of common sense to Eurasian affairs in 2017?", A.S.]

351.- John Promfet, “45 years ago, Kissinger envisioned a ‘pivot’ to Russia. Will Trump make it happen?”, The Washington Post, 14-12-2016

["Most relevant idea: a clear sense of nonsense and unpredictability", A.S.]

350.- “Alibaba founder Jack Ma delivers keynote speech at China Conference”, South China Morning Post, 02-12-2016

["Talking about Eastern and Western cultures apropos the enourmous potential of the Silk Road. By the way, a brilliant orator", A.S.]

349.- Augusto Soto, “中国的行动路径证明APEC非常重要”, China Radio International & Dialogue with China Project”, 23-11-2016

["Discussion of the year: the emergency of a new hierarchy in Asia Pacific", A.S.]

348.- Augusto Soto, “乌镇,网络空间合作的最中心”, China Radio International & Dialogue with China Project, 17-11-2016

["One concept present again and again: 合作", A.S.]

347.- Mathieu Duchatel “Terror overseas: understanding China’s evolving counter-terror strategy”,  European Council of Foreign Affairs, 26-10-2016 retreived, 09-11-2016

["Quotation of the hour:  <<Set clear expectations [...] and do not undersetimate what China can offer>>“, A.S.]

346.- Yuan Peng, “Four Changes in China-U.S. Relations”, China-US Focus, 11-11-2016

["Comment of the hour: Concentrate on change number one",  A.S.]

345.- Augusto Soto, “China, G20, Hangzhou 2016″,  Cri Online, 03-09-2016

344.- Augusto Soto (苏傲古) “关于南海问题的回应”, 与中国对话,  21-07-2016, uploaded on 22-08-2016


343.- Augusto Soto, “Reflections on the South China Sea”, Dialogue with China Project, Barcelona, 16-07-2016


342.-Augusto Soto, “Del veredicto en La Haya. Reflexiones sobre el Mar del Sur de China”, CRI Online &, Beijing, 15-07-2016

["Comment of the hour: It is a respectable opinion, not a classical verdict", A.S.

341.- International Department of the CPC, Beijing, June 2016 (published by Dialogue with China Project on 10-07-2016)

["Comment of the hour:  Publishing in times of multipolarism", A.S.]

340.- Xinhua, “China, Germany pledge stronger cooperation” 14-06-2016

["Highlight: <<The two countries will work on a political settlement in Syria, strengthen dialogue on Afghanistan issue>>" A.S.]

339.-Paul Gewirtz, “Limits of Law in the South China Sea”, China & US Focus, 01-06-2016

["Highlight: <<[...] the tribunal and law can make only a very limited contribution to resolving the South China Sea crisis [...]>>”, A.S.]

338.- Augusto Soto, “Five Reflections on China, Russia and the US: Problems and Perspectives (II)”, Strategic Culture Foundation, (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 02-04-2016

["Key concepts: <<五,coordination>>", A.S.]

337.- Augusto Soto, “Five Reflections on China, Russia and the US: Problems and Perspectives”, Strategic Culture Foundation, (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 26-03-2016

["Key concepts: <<五,coordination>>", A.S.]

336.-IDCC of the CPC, New Stories of the Silk Road, February 2016  (retrieved on 26-03-2016)

["Leitmotiv: <<peace & cooperation, openness and inclusiveness, mutual learnning and mutual benefit>>", A.S.]

335.- Augusto Soto, “La Ruta de la Seda entendida como innovación”, Dialogue with China Project, & China Radio International (Cri Online), Beijing, 12-03-2016

[Destacado: <<OBOR no sólo atañe a la infraestructura e interconectividad tradicionales, sino que también a la economía digital>>", A.S.]

334.-Augusto Soto, “No Way Back for Re-Emerging Silk Road in Flux”, Strategic Culture Foundation, (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 06-03-2016

["The role of capacity, History and determination", A.S.]

333.- Fu Ying, — “Doubling Down? China and International Order(s)”, Munich Security Conference 2016, 13 February 2016 (retrieved, 19-02-2016)

["Highlight: <<The priority is to do our own things well, meaning to promote economic growth and prosperity for the people. As our capability improves, we will be able to do more for the region and the world. In the meantime, China needs to learn and also to better communicate with the world.>>", A.S.]

332.- 雷书, “驻西使馆举办2016年新春招待会”, 03-02-2016

["Highlight: <<“感谢大家为促进中西友好合作、推动双边关系发展所作出的宝贵贡献,祝愿广大华侨华人、中资机构全体人员以及所有旅西留学生,身体健康、阖家幸福、事业兴隆、学业有成!>>"]

331.- Eszter Zalan, “EU seeks protection from Chinese ‘market economy”,  euobserver, 28-01-2016

["Highlight: <<The debate over China’s market economy status is a highly political one>>", A.S.]

330.- Augusto Soto, “China on Peaceful Path”, Strategic Culture Foundation, (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 21-01-2016

["Highlight: <<the biggest player in the history of mankind>>", A.S.]

329.- C.H.Tung, “How to Look at Today’s China”, ChinaUSFocus, 15-12-2015 (retrieved, 15-01-2016)

["Highlight: <<Today, private sector enterprises account for more than 60% of the GDP of the country, and that figure is continuing to rise>>", A.S.]

328.- Javier Solana, “土耳其的叙利亚困局”, Project Syndicate, 31-12-2015 (retrieved, 14-01-2016)

["Remark: an issue of Eurasian concern", A.S.]

327.- Meng Na, “China voice: As 2016 begins, China stands at new starting line”, Xinhua, 03-01-2016

["Concept of the year: the notion of win-win cooperation in the international arena", A.S.]

326.- Augusto Soto, “Desde China. Wuzhen, referente mundial de Internet”, 乌镇峰会老外看(14):中国已成为互联网主要变革者之一, Dialogue with China Project, & China Radio International (Cri Online), Beijing, 21-12-2015

Wuzhen, referente mundial de Internet

["Comentario del momento: por un diálogo abierto", A.S.]

325.- Presidente Xi Jinping, “Recopilación de discursos”, China Radio International (Radio Pekín), 04-12-2015

["Destacado: <<Las diferentes civilizaciones deben mantener el diálogo>>", A.S.]

324.- Augusto Soto, “Desde China. Influencia, visión y diplomacia en la era digital”, & China Radio International (Cri Online), Beijing, 07-12-2015

["Conceptos destacados: <<Diplomacia, medios e influenciadores: un nuevo mapa>>, A.S." Comentario: artículo hace pocos días publicado en Dialogue with China Project, Barcelona, 03-12-2015: Desde China. Visión y diplomacia en la era digital ]

323.- Augusto Soto, “China is Facing Jihadism”, Strategic Culture Foundation, (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 03-12-2015

["Quote of the hour: <<Action, but which sort of action?>>. That is the question", A.S.]

322.-, Augusto Soto, “Beijing en las cumbres en un mundo siempre cambiante”,, Beijing, 24-11-2015

["Comentario. Artículo hace pocos días publicado en Dialogue with China, hoy en", A.S.]

321.- Augusto Soto, “Silk Road Moving on in Times of Uncertainty”, Strategic Culture Foundation, (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 23-11-2015

["Highlight: <<sophisticated technical, diplomatic and defence factors are bound to influence the initiative and its very significance.>>", A.S.]

Also on Sputnik News: “New Silk Road: Sustainable Global Economic Growth a Remedy for Terrorism?”, Sputnik News, Moscow, 23-11-2015:

320.- David Gosset, “An Open Letter To The Chinese Friends Who Lit Up The Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower With The Colors Of The French Flag”, Huffington Post, 20-11-2015

["Highlight: <<with the hope that always more people in the West recognize that the destructive forces which killed in Paris have also to be eliminated when they menace Urumqi, Kunming or Beijing.>>, A.S."]

319.- Augusto Soto, “Beijing en las cumbres en un mundo siempre cambiante”, Dialogue with China Project, Barcelona, 20-11-2015

Beijing en las cumbres en un mundo siempre cambiante

["Comentario del momento. Reflexionar sobre China y las cumbres, los alcances del cambio y cómo incidirá realmente la seguridad en el comercio en el marco de una reemergente cooperación Este-Oeste", A. S.]

318.- Lucio Blanco Pitlo, “APEC 2015 Highlights Regional Goals & Domestic Strengths”, China-US Focus, 16-11-2015

["Comment of the hour: Review the 1994 Bogor goals", A.S.]

317.- Jiang Shixue, “Europe and China’s-One-Belt One-Road Initiative”, Institute of European Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Vol. 9, No.2, Beijing, 2015, reviewed on 08-11-2015

["Highlights to discuss: <<In order to make the economic ties closer, mutual cooperation deeper and space of development broader between the Eurasian countries, we can innovate the mode of cooperation and jointly build the Silk Road EconomicBelt step by step to gradually form overall regional cooperation, said the Chinese leader>>. [...]

Also: <<五通>>. [...] And also: <<China’s soft power is not strong enough; [...] China is not very good at telling its own story>> [...] <<As a matter of fact, it is not realistic for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to understand everything about all the countries relevant to the OBOR initiative.>>“, A.S.]

316.- Augusto Soto, “China decide el fin de la política del hijo único”, Dialogue with China, Barcelona, y Radio Internacional de China, Beijing, 04-11-2015

China decide el fin de la política del hijo único

["Futuros habitantes, ciudadanos, innovadores, artistas, trabajadores, empresarios, viajeros", A.S.]

315.- Augusto Soto, “Syria Needs Comprehensive Approach”, Strategic Culture Foundation, (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 01-11-2015

["Task: to read more Gumilyov", A.S.]

314.- Augusto Soto, “Xi Jinping revaloriza el vínculo Este-Oeste”, Dialogue with China Project, Barcelona, Radio Internacional de China, Beijing, 20-10-2015

Xi Jinping revaloriza el vínculo Este Oeste

["Necesario", A.S.]

313.- David Gosset, Romano Prodi, “The European Union And China On The New Silk Roads”, Huffington Post, 16-10-2015

["Ideas: Feasibiliy of various Silk Roads", A.S.]

312.- Augusto Soto in “海外网友盛赞习主席讲话:有担当负责任 绘世界繁荣蓝图”, Cri.Cn, 29-09-2015

["Highlight: <<一带一路’的战略。>>", A.S.]

311.- Augusto Soto, “Russia and China Should Reinforce Joint Media Efforts”, (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 29-09-2015

["Comment of the hour: 老大哥 concept in a new era", A.S.]

310.- Augusto Soto, “La cumbre China-EE UU aporta a la paz en un mundo multipolar“, Dialogue with China, Barcelona, 27-09-2015, y CRIonline, Beijing, 28-09-2015


["Conceptos clave del chino asociables al texto: 合作, 和平", A.S.]

309.- Augusto Soto et al., “China’s New Reforms: the Role of the Party. Papers from “The Party and the World Dialogue 2014″, published in May, presented in Beijing, September, 2015

["A particular chapter: <<How to Build Consensus?>>", A.S.]

308.- Augusto Soto, “Western Misperception: China and Russia Threat to International Stability” (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 02-09-2015

["Prediction: <<Russia will keep in mind how important it is to maintain its role as a bridge between the East and the West in Eurasia.>>. "

Also on Sputnik News, “Much Ado About Nothing: West Up in Arms About Sino-Russian Alliance”, Sputnik News, Moscow, 03-09-2015 , A.S.]

307.- Luis Torras, “La corrección, el ajuste y la política monetaria”, GlobalAsia“, 31-08-2015

["Recomendable artículo a leer en unas semanas volátiles en la interdependencia", A.S.]

306.- Augusto Soto, “Wirtschaftliche Lösungen für Chinas Einfluss auf die anderen Ländern”, RIA Novosti, Riga, 25-08-2015

["Highlight: <<China muss erkennen, dass jede Entscheidung ist nicht mehr seiner inneren Politik>>, A.S.]

305.- Augusto Soto, “China’s Global Presence Is Alienating Bellicose Japan”, Strategic Culture Foundation (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 06-08-2015

["Message of the moment: <<avoid regional instability, dangerous brinkmanship and futile shadowboxing>>", A.S.]

304.- Augusto Soto, “China – Latin America Ties Go Ahead in New Multipolar World”, Strategic Culture Foundation (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 30-07-2015

["A remark: <<truly developing stronger and direct ties unrelated to any triangular consideration.>>", A.S.]

303.- Gregor Aisch, Josh Keller, K.K. Rebecca Lai, “The World According to China”, The New York Times, 24-07-2015

["Question of the hour. Are we talking of data, influence or referring to Weltanschauung?", A.S.]

302.- “China’s Breakthrough: Beijing Gets Ready for Global Expansion”, Sputnik, 23-09-2015

["Highlight: <<a global proactive approach>>", A.S.]

301.- Augusto Soto, “China’s Silk Road goes global: from dream to reality”, Strategic Culture Foundation (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 22-07-2015

["Key concept: <<Eurasian regionalism>>", A.S.]

300.- Kerry Brown, “Thinking bigger”, Inside  Story, 14-07-2015

["Thought of the hour: apart from Australia it comes to my mind the case of another 'small country' with similar contradictions", A.S..]

299.- Augusto Soto, “Internal and international dimensions of China’s anti-corruption campaign”, Strategic Culture Foundation (Фонд Стратегической Культуры), Moscow, 12-07-2015

["Highlight: «The king is the boat and the common people the water; the water can carry the boat, but it can also capsize and sink the boat»", A.S.]

298.- Augusto Soto, “¿Los futuros líderes del mundo?”, El Mercurio, 12-07-2015

["Pensamiento del momento: repensar el alcance de un liderazgo regional relacionado con una eventual o inexistente gobernanza global", A.S.]

297.- “上海合作组织峰会在乌法举行 习近平出席会议“, 人民日报, 10-07-2015

["When available read: <<上合组织至2025年发展战略>>", A.S.]

296.- Bill Callahan, “Mearsheimer vs. Nye on the Rise of China”, The Diplomat, 08-08-2015


["Worth watching. Task: what do you make out of it", A.S.]

295. Алексей БАЛИЕВ, “БРИКС и ШОС: сближение векторов интеграции”, Фонд Стратегической Культуры, 08-07-2015

["Highlight: << [...] одновременно пройдут встречи лидеров государств группы БРИКС>>. Think about that very and simple fact.”, A.S.]

294.- Augusto Soto, “China – US relations: main risks and contradictions”, Strategic Culture Foundation (Фонд Стратегической
Культуры), Moscow, 30-06-2015

["Think about concepts such as <<sand wall and defense structures>>", A.S.]

293.- Manfred Wilhelmy, “Presentación del libro de Claudia Labarca <<Ni hao Mr. Pérez, Buenos días Mr. Li>>“, Fundación Chilena del Pacífico, 23-06-2015

["Destacado: <<la creciente presencia del e-commerce>>. Entendido como puente inmediato que merece la pena explorarse debido a las distancias físicas", A.S.]

292.-Augusto Soto, “Beijing is transforming EU-China ties by transforming the context”, Strategic Culture Foundation (Фонд Стратегической
Культуры), Moscow, 21-06-2015

[Highlight: <<China’s driving force is showing a Eurasia path, including Russia as a major partner.>>", A.S.]

291.- Ivan Nechepurenko, “Russia-China Alliance Could Launch New World Order”, The Moscow Times, 15-06-2015

["Comment of the hour: There are more ways to look at the emerging alliance", A.S.]

290.- Greg Jenkins, “Jack Ma Sees Himself as an ‘Artist,’ and Maybe You Should, Too”, LinkedIn, 14-06-2015

["Highlight: <<It’s an art, something that nobody can copy. It’s not about making money.>>”, A.S.]

289.- Robert Lawrence Kuhn, “Understanding Communist Party of China”, China Daily, 03-06-2015

["Homework: find out the the most telling paragraph", A.S.]

288.- Dmitry Minin, “The Strategic Alliance Being Overlooked between Russia and China”, Strategic Culture Foundation, 29-05-2015

["Highlight: <<Does this mean, however, that Moscow and Beijing are joining forces to launch a powerful counter-offensive in the West? Hardly. They have no need to.>>", A.S.]

287.- “Great Insight Into Life of Chinese Leader Xi Jinping (excerpt from a longer interview with Jeff J. Brown)”, Russia Insider, 28-05-2015


286.- Walker Rowe, “Chinese Commit $10 Billion to Build Train from Peru to Brazil”, ChinaUSFocus, 26-05-2015

["Highlight: <<There is reason to not put a lot of faith in cross border infrastructure projects in this area>>, A.S.]

285.- The State Council, The People’s Republic of China

["Coment of the hour: a global webpage", A.S.]

284.- “Palabras de bienvenida al Primer Ministro de la República Popular China, Li Keqiang”. Discurso de la Secretaria Ejecutiva de la CEPAL, Alicia Bárcena, Santiago, 25-05-2015

["Comentario del momento: en el gran avance falta más proximidad de personas en el vínculo bilateral y multilateral", A.S.]

283.- Marcelo Ninio, “China tem histórico de promessas ao Brasil que não saíram do papel”, Folha de São Paulo, 19-05-2015

["Thought of the hour: assess more than one East-West-East connection criss-crossing the South American hinterland", A.S..]

282.- Mikhail Karpov, “Will the Russian Chinese “Strategic Partnership” last until 2020? Plausible thoughts on an ‘implausible’ scenario”, China Studies Centre”, May 2015

["To assess: <<Chinese Russia watchers still operate within certain ideological limits and propagandist schemes and are prone to selfcensorship>>", A.S.]

281.- Zhou Zhiwei, “La visita de Li a Brasil impulsará las relaciones bilaterales a un nuevo nivel”, 人民网, 13-05-2015

["Destacado en el artº de Zhou: <<la expansión de China en América Latina reducirá inevitablemente la influencia de Brasil en la región>>. ¿Pero de qué magnitud de influencia se habla?", A.S.]

280.- “李克强:深化行政体制改革 切实转变政府职能”, 人民日报, 12-05-2015

["Li Keqiang presiding on the reform of the administrative system days before his official  visit to Brazil, Colombia, Peru and Chile", A.S. ]

279.- Augusto Soto, en Alicia Tagle,  “China apuesta por países latinoamericanos con economías más liberales”, El Mercurio, 12-05-2015

["Comentario del momento: falta por escribirse un Libro Blanco sobre China en español y portugués en versión americana", A.S.]

278.- “Abe’s refusal to apologize reveals his real attitude”, China Daily, 04-05-2015

["A background analysis, mutatis mutandis: Augusto Soto, "The China-Japan crisis in a broader perspective", The Global Experts, 26-11-2012 , A.S.]

277.- 黄书波, 刘应华, 中国空军4架伊尔-76飞机投入尼泊尔抗震救灾, 新华,  27-04-2015

["Views and action from the roof of the world", A.S.]




































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































275.- Efe, “España, en condiciones de dar ‘gran salto adelante’ con China, dice Margallo”, La Vanguardia, 21-04-2015

["Destacado: << [...] Se ha referido a la importancia que puede representar España para China en mercados de América Latina -donde es el segundo inversor y cuenta con asociaciones comerciales con Chile, México, Perú, Colombia, Ecuador, Centroamérica y “pronto” con Mercosur- y de Estados Unidos, con quien se negocia actualmente el acuerdo de comercio e inversión. También el africano es un mercado que España y China pueden “explorar juntos”, ha manifestado el ministro>>. Comentario del momento: todo esto habrá que confrontarlo con la realidad”, A.S.]

274.- James T. Areddy, “Working with Iron: Meet Xi Jinping’s English Translator”, The Wall Street Journal, 16-04-2015

["Thought of the day: Huang Youyi is a man of the world and a public character", A.S.]

273.- Xu Bin, Stephen Gelb, “Chinese Investments in Europe”, China Radio International (中国国际广播电台), 13-04-2015

["Still far from the last major deal...", A.S.]

272.- Luis Torras, “Los hechos y la retórica” (via, 12-04-2015

["Destacado: <<Lo anterior dibuja un escenario, en mi opinión, complejo pero no pesimista. Los datos nos indican que China está corrigiendo a buen ritmo sus graves desequilibrios>>", A.S.]

271.- Augusto Soto and Phunchok Stobdan interviewed in “Is EU Policy in Central Asia Correct?”, Sputnik, Moscow, 10-04-2015

["Interviews considering the EU, Central Asian states and major players around: Russia, China, India", A.S.]

270.- Augusto Soto and Yao Shujie interviewed in <<”Sky Net”: Foreign Countries No Haven for China’s Corrupt Officials>>, China Radio International (中国国际广播电台), 08-04-2015

["Highlitghting aspects of common concern", A.S.]

269.- Luis Torras, “La partida de ajedrez continua”, via Global Asia,  06-04-2015

["Destacado: <<Hoy la paleta de colores se ha ampliado y la mayoría de países no quieren renunciar a ningún color>>",  A.S.]