Leo Chen

“Will the next Chinese leader have a dream that is different from the American dream?” In a year of political transition, the world’s gaze is focused on the east. On the eve of the 18th congress the American columnist Thomas Friedman wrote an article devoted to analysis of the “Chinese dream” titled “China Needs Its Own Dream”. It expressed the hope that “marries people’s expectations of prosperity with a more sustainable China”. Suddenly the “Chinese dream” became a hot topic among commentators at home and abroad."

—Xinhua Daily