Ahead of celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, the BBC News Website asked a range of Chinese people what their country had achieved and where it will be in another six decades.
Xinran Xue, Author
Author Xinran Xue hosted a phone-in show on Chinese radio in the 1990s, in which she invited women to speak about their lives on air. She spoke about her hopes for China's future, starting with her vision of a more internationally-engaged country, and an independent legal system.
Author Xinran Xiu: "The next generation could learn more about global ideas"
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