Strategic observation

Spotlight: Tailored attack likely to take place in Syria's Idlib

2018-09-09 03:42:04

With the development of the anticipated battle to retake the last major rebel stronghold of Idlib province in northwestern Syria, the upcoming military campaign is likely to be limited, not a full-scale one. Full Story

Spotlight: China-Africa cooperation sets a fine example of South-South cooperation -- ambassador

2018-09-09 02:31:49

The defining feature of China-Africa cooperation is sincerity and equality. China and Africa are closely bound by their similar historical experience, common aspirations for the future, and shared commitment to make progress together, Zhang Ming, head of Full Story

Spotlight: Tehran summit offers no answers of Syrian crisis as Turkey warns of "bloodbath"

2018-09-09 01:16:35

The tripartite summit in Tehran has offered no clear answers to the fate of the last rebel-held area of Syria's northwestern Idlib province while Turkey warned of a "bloodbath" and a new large-scale influx of refugees in case of a looming Russian-backe Full Story

Spotlight: Dialogue with Damascus best means to ease Turkey's concerns over Idlib offensive: analysts

2018-09-09 00:21:28

Since Turkey is concerned about an impending Syrian offensive to retake the rebel-held province of Idlib that would cause a fresh wave of migrants toward its border, analysts are suggesting the re-establishment of dialogue with Damascus in a bid to minimi Full Story

Feature: Skill training becomes key attraction of Chinese firm in Nigeria

2018-09-08 22:56:00

Of all things that excite Nigerian Aminu Mohammed about working in a Chinese firm, it is the company's core policy to train and re-train its local employees that comes first. Full Story

China Focus: China's self-developed heart stent wins worldwide recognition

2018-09-08 22:20:50

China's self-developed heart stent has won recognition from the international medical community, with its clinical trial results published online in the world-leading medical journal The Lancet earlier this week. Full Story

Economic Watch: China's trade sees solid growth despite U.S. tariffs

2018-09-08 20:15:24

China's foreign trade registered steady growth in the first eight months of this year despite higher tariffs imposed by the United States, official data showed Saturday. Full Story

China Focus: Multinationals upbeat about China market at int'l investment fair

2018-09-08 18:10:03

Multinational firms attending the 20th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) that opened Saturday in Xiamen expressed confidence in the China market and its potential Full Story

Xinhua Headlines: Chinese tourists swarm to Europe to explore uncharted places, culture

2018-09-08 15:29:30

From the well known Champs-Elysees in Paris to the bustling Croatian town of Dubrovnik, throngs of Chinese tourists continue to descend onto Europe this year. Full Story

Commentary: What is holding back Chinese men from excelling in top-tier tennis?

2018-09-08 12:39:10

With the U.S. Open final between Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro upon us, it is an opportune time to ask what explains the absence of Chinese male players from the highest levels of professional tennis. Full Story