Strategic observation

Commentary: E-Sports in China: a healthier habit than you think?

2018-01-29 19:43:31

When you think of E-sports, you probably imagine a teenage boy with glasses, out of shape, with spots on his face sitting in front of a computer for hours, days, even weeks on end. You might think he neglects his duties at school, work, and to his family. Full Story

Interview: Brexit with "liberating effect" offers opportunity for stronger China-Britain ties -- expert

2018-01-29 12:11:41

Brexit, with a "liberating effect" on Britain, could create an opportunity for stronger China-Britain ties and potentially a new partnership, said a leading British expert on Chinese affairs. Full Story

Commentary: "America First" means anything but fair trade

2018-01-28 22:59:07

Unsurprisingly, U.S. President Donald Trump themed his presidential debut at Davos around "America First," but will that lead to the fair trade he has been calling for? Full Story

Spotlight: Western powers throw monkey wrench into imminent Syrian talks in Sochi

2018-01-28 19:53:18

Just days ahead of the Russian-backed Syrian talks in Sochi, the U.S. camp attempted to derail the Russian efforts to find a solution to Syria's long-standing conflict by shaking the ground ahead of the Russian-supported talks. Full Story

Interview: Canadian proposals could save NAFTA, says former Canadian opposition leader

2018-01-28 16:42:34

A Canadian compromise on American demands to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) could keep the trilateral pact between Canada, the United States and Mexico alive, according to a high-profile member of the Canadian government's NAFTA a Full Story

Commentary: Building a better world through shared responsibility

2018-01-27 19:33:37

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." In his keynote speech at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos one year ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping quoted English writer Charles Dickens to describe the challenges and the opportunities th Full Story

Interview: 2018 banner year for industry, cloud integration: Alibaba Cloud president

2018-01-26 20:33:03

With the levels of cloud adoption rising globally over the years, there is consensus that cloud computing will play a fundamental role in propelling the next stage of technological advancement, Alibaba Cloud president Simon Hu says in an interview with Xi Full Story

China Focus: Xi's vision of "shared future" reverberates in Davos

2018-01-26 18:32:38

As leaders from all walks of life gather in Davos to discuss how to create "a shared future" in a fractured world, they are moving a step closer to finding a common remedy for the world's ills. Full Story

Spotlight: Turkey's operation against Kurds in Syria's Afrin strains ties with U.S.

2018-01-26 18:07:31

As the Turkish military advances in Syria's Afrin against Kurdish militia forces, the U.S. call for a limitation of the operation's scope reveals rising tension in ties between the two NATO allies. Full Story

News Analysis: What's behind 3-year-low dollar index

2018-01-26 13:46:29

The recent broad decline of the U.S. dollar against other major currencies results from shifting perceptions of monetary policies and overseas economic growth, rather than the less strong currency stance of the current administration, analysts said Thursd Full Story