Strategic observation

News Analysis: Italy more than doubles support for Libyan coast guard, but impact on migrants seen as limited

2018-07-05 03:48:19

Italy's announcement that it would donate a dozen additional rescue ships for use by Libyan maritime officials -- more than doubling the size of the Libyan coast guard fleet -- shows Italian new government is stepping up the strategy of keeping would-be Full Story

Analysis: Will young "lions" bring England to Word Cup final?

2018-07-05 01:17:39

England reached the World Cup quarterfinals in a rather dramatic fashion on Tuesday, with the Three Lions drawing with Colombia 1-1 through 120 minutes and sealing the historic penalty shootout victory. Full Story

Interview: Maldives to launch more direct air links with China to expand tourism

2018-07-04 20:11:06

The Maldivian government is aiming to strengthen tourism ties with China by establishing direct air links between the two countries by the year-end, Tourism Minister Moosa Zameer said on Tuesday. Full Story

Economic Watch: Rising trade tension casts shadow on multinational firms

2018-07-04 17:05:15

The U.S.-initiated trade dispute has triggered retaliatory reactions from the country's major trading partners, casting a shadow over the business of global multinational firms. Full Story

Interview: CEE countries key partners for B&R cooperation, says Chinese ambassador

2018-07-04 08:43:19

The Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC) are important partners for building Belt and Road, and the "16+1" cooperation is an important part and useful supplement of China-European Union (EU) comprehensive strategic partnership, said Chinese Amb Full Story

Commentary: China, Europe should resist trade protectionism hand in hand

2018-07-04 07:58:14

Evidently, trade protectionism is now posing a real and serious challenge for global free traders and, if left unchecked, it is very likely to retard or even reverse the current hard-won world economic upturn. Full Story

Across China: Overseas Chinese return to find prosperity in hometowns

2018-07-03 22:46:00

Despite sweltering summer heat, 56-year-old village head Lu Hong patrols the village greenway to check sanitation in China's Fujian Province, as diligently as he ran his own restaurant in New York. Full Story

Spotlight: China owns most world natural heritage sites as Mount Fanjingshan enlisted

2018-07-03 17:14:25

Mount Fanjingshan, a natural habitat for a number of rare plants and animal species situated in China's southwestern province of Guizhou, has joined 12 other natural sites in China to become a world natural heritage. Full Story

Xinhua Headlines: From bikes to broad gauge, how China reshaped its destiny

2018-07-02 17:45:04

When Japanese actress Ryoko Nakano visited China in 1979, a year after her film Manhunt released in China and became a hit, she was struck by the "sea of bicycles" on Beijing's streets she saw from her hotel window. Full Story

Interview: Bangladesh tech firms eye Chinese funding, expertise for future growth

2018-07-02 16:34:53

Bangladeshi technology firms, which are facing challenges in accessing funding to upgrade their technologies, are now looking towards China to boost their future productivity and competitiveness. Full Story