Strategic observation

Commentary: May's China visit a dose of golden sunshine through protectionist haze

2018-02-02 21:40:41

British Prime Minister Theresa May's first official visit to China has affirmed that both countries will seek stronger partnership in free trade and in tackling global challenges, sending a vital message of upholding openness and unity in a fractured wor Full Story

News Analysis: China-Britain "Golden Era" on fast track to bear new fruit

2018-02-01 18:32:47

Amid critical Brexit negotiations, a new era for "Global Britain" is being unveiled, which has set a stage for British Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to China, offering an opportunity to shift the China-Britain "Golden Era" into a higher gear. Full Story

Commentary: Ideological rigidity real threat to West, not China

2018-02-01 15:51:57

The "China threat" theory is nothing new. Its recent resurgence may well reflect the West world's growing anxiety over a rising China and a changing world. Full Story

Interview: China's assistance greatly benefits South Pacific Island states: Fijian economist

2018-02-01 10:40:50

China's assistance to the South Pacific Island states is very important and welcomed as such assistance greatly benefits the people of the region and help promote economic and social development in the states, a Fijian economist told Xinhua on Thursday. Full Story

Spotlight: Will Washington come together after Trump's nod to Democrats in SOTU speech?

2018-02-01 00:03:06

In his first-ever State of the Union (SOTU) address, U.S. President Donald Trump called for unity in Washington in a bid to get both parties on the same page and pass an agenda he said would bring tremendous benefit to Americans. Full Story

China Focus: Mainland denounces Taiwan's move to obstruct extra cross-Strait holiday flights

2018-01-31 22:47:45

A Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday denounced Taiwan's move to obstruct extra holiday flights across the Taiwan Strait, saying it was a grave deviation from the humanitarian needs of millions of families and tourists. Full Story

News Analysis: Turkey not expected to target Syria's Manbij following U.S. warnings

2018-01-31 21:52:26

Turkey is not expected to expand its ongoing military operation in Syria to target the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Manbij, so to avoid the risk of a military conflict with the U.S., analysts said. Full Story

Spotlight: Trump's SOTU address displays more showmanship than substance

2018-01-31 21:37:19

U.S. President Donald Trump's first State of the Union (SOTU) address on Wednesday brushed over many important issues, making the speech appear more like a show than a serious statement of national priorities. Full Story

Commentary: China will not block America's pursuit of a "new moment"

2018-01-31 21:12:14

When U.S. President Donald Trump named China as a rival to challenge the United States, in his first State of the Union address Tuesday, he ought to have been aware of how the growing reciprocity between the two economies could help illuminate his "new A Full Story

Economic Watch: China's manufacturing activity holds steady

2018-01-31 20:47:06

China's factory activity expanded at a slower pace in January but still stood well above the boom-bust line, adding to evidence of a stable broader economy, official data showed Wednesday. Full Story