Strategic observation

Commentary: Washington's reverse on nuclear strategy harms security interests of all

2018-02-05 22:36:28

In the recently published 2018 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), the United States lays bare its intention to further enhance what is already the world's most powerful nuclear deterrent. Full Story

China Focus: East or west, family is best - the reverse travel rush

2018-02-05 20:10:44

Instead of heading home for the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday, Sun Tao, an IT worker in Beijing, has booked two tickets from his hometown in Guizhou Province, over 2,000 km away, to Beijing. Full Story

Spotlight: Samsung heir's release by appeals court triggers controversy in S. Korea

2018-02-05 18:45:20

Controversy was triggered in South Korea over Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong's release from prison by an appeals court, which dropped most of bribery charges found guilty by a lower court. Full Story

Economic Watch: Policies released on China's rural vitalization

2018-02-04 20:30:41

China on Sunday released a package of policies under the "No. 1 central document" of the year, charting the roadmap for rural vitalization. Full Story

Spotlight: Turkey hopes Syria offensive will secure return of refugees

2018-02-04 19:50:33

Turkey has been providing the best conditions for 3.5 millions of displaced Syrians with a generosity commended by the international community and hopes that its military operation in northern Syria will speed up their return amid fears of internal anti-r Full Story

Across China: Tibetan monks embrace modern medicine

2018-02-04 19:15:23

With his medical report in hand, Sangmo Dongyeltso, 44, a Tibetan monk from northwest China's Gansu Province, feels more secure about his health. Full Story

"Shared future for mankind" has global impact: Brazilian expert

2018-02-04 19:10:21

Chinese President Xi Jinping's vision to build "a community with shared future for mankind" represents the significant global impact of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, a Brazilian expert on Chinese affairs has said. Full Story

Spotlight: China, Sri Lanka strive for long-term success of Hambantota Port

2018-02-03 20:06:08

Sri Lanka is reaping early harvests from the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, featured with the launch of operation at Hambantota Port through a joint venture between the two sides last year. Full Story

Economic Watch: China charts course for modernized economy

2018-02-03 17:10:32

After decades of speedy advances, China is shifting its economic focus to high-quality development, with "developing a modernized economy" high on the agenda. Full Story