China Daily journalist Fu Jing launched his new book A New Code for Common Peace and Prosperity on Oct. 11, 2017 at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The book, published by Guangdong People’s Publishing House, explains how China and the European Union can deepen cooperation through the Belt and Road Initiative over the coming years.
On the eve of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China which began on Oct. 18 in Beijing, People’s Daily prepared a fast-moving four minute video giving the answers of 60 young Americans to what they think of China and its future prospects. The video features the assessment of Helga Zepp-LaRouche, the founder of the Schiller Institute, presenting her as the authority among those interviewed.
On Thursday, October 5, at 6 pm CET, Helga Zepp LaRouche inaugurated a weekly English-language webcast on the Schiller Institute website, at the request of many key players in politics and economics internationally, as well as Schiller Institute friends worldwide. She brought to the attention of citizens throughout the world the incredible new dynamic which has been unleashed around China’s Belt-and-Road Initiative (BRI).
On Oct. 5, at 18.00 CET, Helga Zepp LaRouche, the Founder and Chairwoman of the Schiller Institute, inaugurated a weekly English-language webcast to spread what she calls the “New Silk Road Spirit” to the world. Mrs. LaRouche is one of the most prominent intellectual authors of the concept of the Eurasian Land-bridge, expanded to the World Land-bridge. Since Chinese President Xi Jinping put the New Silk Road (now called the Belt and Road Initiative) on the agenda four years ago, it is lifting tens of millions out of poverty, and proposes an alternative to the dangerous idea of geopolitical division of the world.
Just under one week after the legislative elections in Germany, Helga Zepp-LaRouche, the chairwoman of the Civil Rights Movement Solidarity (BüSo), took a hard look at the results and the perspectives for the future, in an article written Sept. 30 under the above title.
The Foreign Minister of Yemen, Eng. Hisham Sharaf, sent a letter to Helga-Zepp LaRouche and all members of the international LaRouche Movement, expressing gratitude for the campaign they have been waging to stop the war of aggression on Yemen and calling for integrating Yemen into the New Silk Road paradigm. The minister had been given the LaRouche statement personally on Sept. 13 by Fouad Al-Ghaffari, the chairman of the Yemeni Advisory Office for Coordination with the BRICS.
Helga Zepp-LaRouche, Chairwoman of the Civil Rights Movement Solidarity (BüSo), issued a short statement on Sept. 25, on the results of the Bundestag elections that had taken place the day before. The original German text can be read here.
The Aug. 18 edition of China Daily USA features a full-length profile of Helga Zepp-LaRouche by the newspaper’s U.S. correspondent Chen Weihua, entitled “Identifying With China” and with the kicker “Helga Zepp-LaRouche sees Belt and Road Initiative as fulfilling lifelong pursuit by her and her U.S. political activist husband, Lyndon LaRouche.” The article first discusses Zepp-LaRouche’s first extensive visit to China as a young journalist during the period of the Cultural Revolution, when she met some Chinese who spoke German and who were “kind”, but “people were not happy at all”.
The sanctions just adopted by both houses of the U.S. Congress, which would punish any companies involved in building infrastructure to facilitate Russian energy exports, including the Nord Stream 2, would severely harm the entire European economy, in addition to promoting outright economic and trade war. The protests have been been widespread across the political spectrum, in particular in Germany and Austria, which need the pipeline projects to ensure energy security.
As a likely spillover of U.S. President Trump’s attempt to establish constructive relations with Russia, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel called for a a “new detente” policy in an interview with Focus magazine of July 16.