Strategic observation

Xinhua Headlines: SCO Qingdao summit to enlighten member states toward shared future

2018-05-09 22:52:26

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will hold a summit in June as leaders are expected to exchange ideas on dealing with global issues and roll out cooperation measures for the bloc's future when they gather in east China's coastal city of Qingd Full Story

Spotlight: SCO member countries reap tangible benefits from China's Belt and Road Initiative, play bigger role

2018-05-09 19:31:05

Taking over the rotating presidency, China will hold this year's Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in the coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong Province in June. Full Story

China Focus: China's new VAT rate cut fuels real economy

2018-05-09 19:00:50

Li Yunxia's company will save about 6 million yuan (940,000 U.S. dollars) in annual operating cost from May, thanks to the VAT rates cut rolled out in China. Full Story

News Analysis: Oil prices swing wildly amid U.S. decision on Iran nuclear deal, upward momentum remains

2018-05-09 14:19:00

Oil prices had a volatile trading session on Tuesday, and settled lower after U.S. President Donald Trump said the country will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. Full Story

Commentary: Washington's ditching of Iran nuke deal to open Pandora's box, not pill case

2018-05-09 12:53:41

The Trump administration on Tuesday delivered a new assault to global multilateralism by announcing his decision to ditch the landmark Iran nuclear deal. Full Story

Interview: Former Japanese ambassador hopes for new start in China-Japan relations

2018-05-09 10:53:18

"While China-Japan relations continue to warm, it is hoped that the two sides could use the opportunity of Premier Li Keqiang's visit to bring a fresh start to peace and friendship between the two countries," said Yuji Miyamoto, former Japanese Ambassa Full Story

Spotlight: Trump's withdrawal from Iran's nuclear deal threatens regional peace, promotes war

2018-05-09 06:42:18

The Israeli-backed U.S. decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal threatens regional peace and pushes the region to the edge of war, and Israel seems enthused to hit first, analysts say. Full Story

News Analysis: Israel welcomes U.S. pullout of Iran deal amid high alert over Iranian response

2018-05-09 06:02:02

U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he would be withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal signed in 2015. Full Story

Interview: Japanese scientist foresees youth exchanges in science building bridge between China, Japan

2018-05-08 20:44:08

With the fast development of its neighbors, Japan should face the reality and strive for win-win cooperation with other Asian countries, especially China, a Japanese scientist said. Full Story

China Focus: After the quake: 10 years on volunteerism thrives

2018-05-08 19:43:49

The first year in high school has been tough for Xiao Wei (a pseudonym): harder school work and stricter teachers. Fortunately, he has someone to talk to. Full Story