Specialist of the development in Asia countries. Graduate in journalism and trained in Chinese at the Beijing Language & Culture University. Press correspondent for ten years in Beijing, Pierre Tiessen covers the Chinese and Asian news for French magazine Challenges. He is the author of "China : The Concubine’s Comeback" (editions of Toucan - 2010) and co-author of the geopolitical documentary produced for Arte. "China News Silk Road " (52 minutes - Broadcast 2017). .
2 published articles
China has set very ambitious climate change targets. However, while the world’s largest coal consumer attempts to establish itself as a future leader in renewable energy, there are clear contradictions in its approach.
In order to eradicate poverty in China by 2020, the central authorities have just approved an investment plan equivalent to EUR 51bn. This is a strong political act but which, according to observers, must be combined with major social measures.