Beijing Review



Cheng Yonghua, former Chinese ambassador to Japan, has been appointed executive vice president of the China-Japan Friendship Association, a historic organization established in 1963 at then Premier Zhou Enlai’s initiative.

Cheng, 66, first went to Japan in 1973 as one of the first batch of Chinese students going overseas for higher education. Since then, he lived and worked in Japan for over 30 years.

Joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1977, Cheng served in various posts at the Chinese Embassy in Japan, including secretary, director and counselor. In 2010, he was appointed Chinese ambassador to Japan. Cheng’s tenure is the longest among Chinese ambassadors to Japan since the two countries established diplomatic relations

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da Beijing Review

Beijing Review6 min lettiWorld
Our Shared Cultural Legacy
One spring day in 1994, an original work by Yuan Dynasty master painter Zhao Mengfu (1254-1322) was brought to the warehouse office of the Palace Museum in Beijing. Two museum staff wearing white silk gloves gingerly unrolled the 700-year-old piece o
Beijing Review4 min lettiWorld
FTSE Russell, a global multi-asset index provider, confirmed on March 30 that Chinese government bonds are to be included in the FTSE World Government Bond Index (WGBI) at the end of October. According to a statement by the company, China’s WGBI incl
Beijing Review5 min letti
Invincible Against Time and Tide
Putting minuscule flakes of paint back on a painting more than 1,000 years ago. Inspecting a cave that has been around for a millennium for fungal and other infections. Restoring tiny fragments on a stone wall dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907