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Why is people-centered development crucial to China?


"The same water that keeps a boat afloat might as well overturn it" is an ancient Chinese proverb that compares people to water to reflect that people are the foundation of a state. Nowadays, people-centered development philosophy is evident in every aspect of China's governance. In a megacity with a population of over 20 million like Beijing, the residents have various needs. How can urban governance be more people-centered? Join CGTN's host Jia Jiabin and Dr Patricia Castro Obando from Pontifical Catholic University of Peru to find out how urban governance in Beijing is partially driven by residents' feedback.

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