Strategic observation

Interview: Expert says positive signs observed in Trump administration's China policies

2017-04-28 13:24:41

As U.S. President Donald Trump is about to hit his one hundredth day in office, changes observed suggest that his administration has adopted a more sensible approach in dealing with China, a leading U.S. economist told Xinhua here. Full Story

Interview: Brexit likely to affect Italian exports, contributions to EU

2017-04-28 05:57:21

Possible consequences of Brexit on the Italian economy could be on exportations and contributions that the country will be required to pay to the European Union (EU), experts have told Xinhua. Full Story

Spotlight: South Korean people, religious figures shout "THAAD Out, Peace In"

2017-04-27 23:55:00

South Korean people and religious figures gathered in central Seoul, where millions of people had demanded the impeachment of former President Park Geun-hye, for the removal of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) from their territory and bring Full Story

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative to boost sustainable economic development -- former U.S. diplomat

2017-04-27 23:14:41

The Belt and Road Initiative is a very positive project that helps boost sustainable economic development in the world, especially in ill-connected Asia, a former U.S. diplomat has said. Full Story

Interview: Belt and Road Initiative benefits participants, strengthens ties: Cambodian FinMin

2017-04-27 13:31:18

China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative not only benefits all participating countries and regions, but also strengthens relations among them, Cambodian Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth has said. Full Story

Spotlight: Macron, Le Pen campaigns square-off in Amiens factory

2017-04-27 03:08:29

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's expected Wednesday trip to Amiens, his birthplace in the north of France where a Whirlpool factory is threatened with closure, was skewed by a surprise visit of his rival for the French presidency Marine Le Full Story

Interview: Artificial intelligence to interconnect islands of automation: expert

2017-04-27 02:28:22

The combination of better cameras, better sensors and machine learning will lead to more extensive application of robots in production, said ABB Group's chief digital officer Guido Jouret in an interview with Xinhua at the Hanover Fair. Full Story

Spotlight: Experts dissect Le Pen's possible strategies to win French presidency

2017-04-26 23:32:46

Following the first round of voting in the French presidential election, two specialists on the extreme-right at the Radical Politics Observatory of the Jean-Jaures Foundation presented their analyses concerning the result for far rightist Marine Le Pen a Full Story

Fraud, tax avoidance threaten regional economies in East Africa: experts

2017-04-26 22:52:35

East Africa tax experts have raised concerns over increasing cases of tax evasion and fraud by some tax payers in the region which is crippling the economies. Full Story

Interview: Somali coastline still vulnerable to piracy despite a five year lull: expert

2017-04-26 02:05:35

The expansive Somali coastline that is a critical shipping route remains prone to pirate attacks despite a five year lull occasioned by enhanced patrols by international naval forces, an expert has said. Full Story