Hello and welcome to the 25th issue of Beijing Review.
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The View From the Summit is about the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) committing to building a community with a shared future for humanity. Unlike the tension-filled G7 meeting, SCO members demonstrated their unity, and leaders signed documents about security, trade and people-to-people exchanges.
An Icebreaking Meeting looks at the much-anticipated Kim-Trump summit in Singapore, the first meeting between a sitting U.S. president and a DPRK leader. It yielded positive achievements and gave hope to China and the rest of the world that an end to hostilities and further progress will be accomplished.
A Legend is Born is about the publication of the first volume of Jin Yong’s Martial arts masterpiece Legends of the Condor Heroes in English for the first time. The translation has been republished seven times since February to meet demand and has garnered a wide range of reviews.
Copyedited by Pamela Tobey
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