(China/USA) Beijing calls for ‘Angels’ to prevail in China-US ties (Chen Qingqing, Yang Sheng and Cao Siqi, Global Times)

While the inauguration ceremony of the  46th president of the US has brought the pandemic-stricken and ever-divergent country into a new era, as many have expected, solemn pledges, inspiring songs and calls for unity and healing with splendid fireworks in the night became a touching moment for not only many Americans but also Chinese diplomats, policy advisors and observers of the China-US relationship who hope that a new chapter will begin for bilateral ties, which have been heavily damaged during Trump’s four-year term in the White House.