Strategic observation

China Focus: Xinjiang's outlook on Silk Road brings in industries

2018-09-12 19:40:27

After two hours of hectic work in the morning, Guzalnur Samat adeptly switched off the machine by the assembly line, and quickly walked into the Moslem canteen. Full Story

Feature: Global vision drives China's iris-recognition gains

2018-09-12 15:54:35

Eyes are the windows of the soul. They are also a person's identity, so China is embracing the biometric technology of eye scanning, or iris-recognition. Full Story

Spotlight: Belt and Road generates growing passion for China among Middle East youths

2018-09-12 10:18:35

The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has generated great enthusiasm among Middle Eastern youth to learn the Chinese language and understand more about Chinese culture. Full Story

News Analysis: 17 years after 9/11 tragedy, terrorism still a threat to U.S.

2018-09-12 10:08:32

Terrorism is still a threat to the United States, even 17 years after terrorists killed nearly 3,000 civilians in the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on New York and Washington, U.S. experts said. Full Story

News Analysis: Washington pressures Palestinians to accept "Deal of the Century"

2018-09-12 02:02:05

The United States has taken a series of measures against Palestinians in order to increase pressure on them to accept a new peace plan to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which is rejected by Palestinians. Full Story

Xinhua Headlines: A taste of Tibet's pioneering spirit

2018-09-11 20:15:24

For generations, Tibetan herders without refrigerators had yak meat air-dried in winter, sometimes stored it in sheds made of cow dung, and ate it with Tsampa, the roasted barley flour, and buttered tea all year round. Full Story

News Analysis: Pakistan's new gov't vows to strengthen economy amid major challenges

2018-09-11 19:35:16

The newly-elected government of Pakistan led by Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed its firm resolve to strengthen the country's cash-strapped economy and pledged to get it back on track during its five-year tenure. Full Story

Interview: Chinese construction company chief says Port Moresby could be next Shenzhen

2018-09-11 16:49:45

In town to check in on a number of new development projects, Wang Hong, board chairman of China Construction Steel Structure Corp, Ltd., told Xinhua earlier this week that Papua New Guinea's (PNG) capital city Port Moresby reminds him China's economic h Full Story

News Analysis: U.S. tilting toward Israel further inhibits Middle East peace talks

2018-09-11 14:09:23

The Trump administration's decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)'s office in Washington, a new move to up pressure on the Palestinians, revealed Washington's obvious siding with Israel, a stance that can further undermine the al Full Story

Spotlight: Turkey faces economic slowdown amid currency tumble, high inflation: analysts

2018-09-11 02:32:07

Turkish economy grew 5.2 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018, signalling a slowdown amid lira devaluation, high inflation and unresolved diplomatic spat with the United States. Full Story