Strategic observation

Interview: Barcelona was a sitting duck target for terror attack: UK security expert

2017-08-18 05:39:46

Barcelona and its famous Las Ramblas were a sitting duck for a terror attack, leading terrorism expert Professor Anthony Glees said Thursday night. Full Story

Interview: U.S. expert calls White House chief strategist's comments on China "irresponsible"

2017-08-18 05:29:41

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's recent comments on the U.S.-China relations are "irresponsible," said a leading American global business expert. Full Story

Spotlight: Documentary in Japan reveals dark history of "poison gas island"

2017-08-18 00:11:02

A documentary released recently about Okunoshima, an island where poison gas used to be manufactured for Japan's invasive war against China, has attracted a great deal of attention. Full Story

Commentary: Slowing China remains engine of global economy

2017-08-17 23:25:21

China's economy is no longer growing at the dazzling speed it used to, but it could offer global investors far better opportunities as it focuses on restructuring and defusing possible threats to sustainability. Full Story

News Analysis: NAFTA renegotiation to set tone for future U.S. trade talks

2017-08-17 23:15:14

As the renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is underway in Washington D.C., other U.S. trade partners are also watching it closely, which might be a template for the U.S. government's future trade talks. Full Story

Interview: IMF official says China's growth momentum gives policymakers room to accelerate reforms, address risks

2017-08-17 14:09:52

China's strong growth momentum is expected to help the country achieve safer and more sustainable growth over the medium and long term, a senior official at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. Full Story

Spotlight: Turkey's threat to scrap refugee deal may fail: analysts

2017-08-17 01:28:29

Turkish Foreign Minister's recent veiled threat that Turkey could give up blocking the flow of migrants into Europe if the EU fails to honor the refugee deal is unlikely to bear any fruit, analysts have said. Full Story

Commentary: China never backs down in defending sovereignty

2017-08-17 00:07:39

China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday once again asked India to withdraw all its troops and equipment from Chinese territory, as the border standoff in the Dong Lang (Doklam) area approaches its second month. Full Story

China Focus: CPC strives to better itself

2017-08-16 23:37:06

As the 96-year-old Communist Party of China (CPC) prepares to hold its 19th national congress later this year, the world is watching how the long-ruling party will remain vigorous in the future. Full Story