1st Exclusive High Level Dialogue: China-EU Cybersecurity and 5G Cooperation

This is the first China-EU Dialogue, on the crucial topic of Cybersecurity, forming part of our sponsored China-EU Dialogues section. This dialogue is made of today’s world exclusive OpEds at The Sting written solely for our unique Cybersecurity dialogue by China’s and EU’s top authorities in Brussels on Cybersecurity: China’s Ambassador to EU, HE Mr. Zhang […]

A Sting Exclusive: “Cybersecurity: Why consumer products must be looked at urgently”, by BEUC’s Deputy Director General

This article was exclusively written and published for The European Sting by Ms. Ursula Pachl, Deputy Director General of BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation. The opinions expressed in this article belong to our distinguished writer.   According to estimates there will be 75 billion connected devices globally in 2025. More and more traditional consumer products that can connect […]

China’s 13th Five Year Plan and the opportunities for Europe

Amid substantial interest of the global community about China’s growth and only a few months before the launch of the 13th five year plan of the country, a stimulating event took place in Brussels earlier this week analysing the aims of China’s new 2016-2020 development strategy. The event, which was organised by Friends of Europe, hosted two […]

Europe’s richest regions actively seek investment from China’s biggest banks

It is as of last Saturday that the European Commission imposed heavy tariffs on three big solar panel manufacturers of Chinese origin. The EU’s executive arm basically took out three Chinese companies from a pact with China that had been signed in 2013 and provided them with the privilege of low import tariffs to the Old […]

China in My Suburbs

Written by Dalia, LT I timidly tiptoe after Ling Ling. The small black-haired Chinese girl approaches tall metal gates and calls out in a sharp voice sounds of a language not familiar to me, so foreign to the ear that they seem only an accidental mix of vowels and consonants. Someone answers from the other side […]

China’s New Normal and Its Relevance to the EU

Written by H.E. Ambassador Yang Yanyi, Head of the Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the European Union Lately, with the closing of the annual sessions of China’s top legislative body–the National People’s Congress (NPC) and its top political advisory body–the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China’s “new normal” and its comprehensive […]