Strategic observation

Interview: Pop-Up stores show big trend in retail business: U.S. economist

2017-09-16 03:53:40

The pop-up stores have certainly been a very big trend in retail in the United States and many places around the world, J.P. Eggers, an associate professor of management and organizations in New York University, predicts. Full Story

Interview: China leads in global financial technology adoption: U.S. experts

2017-09-16 03:38:27

China has outperformed other countries in financial technology (fintech) services adoption and what is happening in China indicates the global trend of the emerging industry, U.S. experts say. Full Story

Interview: Construction of Thailand-China railway project to begin soon: Thai transport minister

2017-09-15 23:51:43

Thailand will start the construction of the first phase of the Thailand-China railway project in October, or no later than November, once the environmental impact assessment report is approved, said Thai Minister of Transport Arkhom Termpittayapaisith in Full Story

News Analysis: Brexit negotiations may be held prisoner to UK Conservative Party politics: expert

2017-09-14 21:45:24

The negotiations between Britain and the European Union (EU) over Brexit could become a prisoner of the politics of the UK's ruling Conservative Party, according to a leading expert with world's top think tank Chatham House. Full Story

Interview: Chinese companies play leading role in world electric mobility

2017-09-14 04:53:08

Chinese companies play a leading role in world electric mobility, Matthias Zentgraf, regional chief of China's major lithium battery supplier CATL, told Xinhua at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA). Full Story

News Analysis: Egypt plays unique roles to push Palestinian internal reconciliation

2017-09-14 04:12:47

The current improvement in the ties between Hamas movement and Egypt would keep the latter the sole sponsor for achieving a reconciliation that ends more than ten years of internal Palestinian split, but a breakthrough is ruled out for the short run, anal Full Story

Interview: Los Angeles proud to be three-time Olympics host, LA 2028 CEO

2017-09-14 03:02:13

Los Angeles is proud to be a three-time Olympics host and to be part of the Olympic movement, Gene Sykes, CEO of LA 2028, Los Angeles' Olympic organizing committee, told Xinhua in a recent interview. Full Story

UNGA President: welcome China to play bigger role in global affairs

2017-09-14 02:47:07

The United Nations welcomes China to play a bigger role in global affairs, Miroslav Lajcak, president of the 72nd UN General Assembly, said here Wednesday. Full Story

Interview: Expert calls for use of diplomacy to resolve South Sudan conflict

2017-09-14 02:06:44

South Sudanese expert Tuesday said the United States should explore use of persuasion and diplomacy toward the war-torn country's leaders, instead of sanctions which could scuttle ongoing peace efforts. Full Story

News Analysis: China mulls fossil fuel car ban, boosts electric vehicles

2017-09-13 14:50:55

China is gearing up to join France and Britain to ban gasoline and diesel cars, a move that would boost new energy vehicles (NEVs) and could change the auto industry forever as the world's largest car market. Full Story