Strategic observation

Interview: Stronger macro policy coordination to boost BRICS cooperation

2017-08-23 15:13:14

Strengthening macro policy coordination among Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) will provide a "booster" to deepen ties among the bloc, a senior Chinese academic has said. Full Story

Interview: BRICS enters second golden decade under China's presidency -- Russian deputy FM

2017-08-23 14:53:04

The BRICS mechanism under China's chairmanship this year has entered the second golden decade following 10 years of prosperity, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has said. Full Story

Interview: China-Saudi Arabia ties rapidly developing: Chinese Ambassador

2017-08-23 09:50:29

The Chinese Embassy in Saudi Arabia is often a hub of activity with diplomatic missions and events, evidence of ties warming up between the two countries, said Li Huaxin, Chinese Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Full Story

Economic Watch: China's foreign investment changes lanes

2017-08-22 21:28:44

After a series of eyebrow raising megadeals in recent years, a number high-profile but less controversial Chinese deals are now grabbing the limelight, including Sanyuan and Fosun's takeover of St-Hubert; Fosun and Nanjing Nangang's stakes in Koller; an Full Story

Spotlight: Latest collision calls U.S. Navy training, "FONOPs" in question

2017-08-22 20:58:06

A U.S. destroyer's collision with a merchant vessel east of Singapore on Monday, the fourth accident involving a U.S. warship this year, reveals problems of U.S. Navy training and calls into question the U.S. so-called "freedom of navigation operation" Full Story

Economic Watch: The wrong way to rebalance U.S.-China trade

2017-08-21 22:04:10

U.S. investigations into China's trade practices will not fix its trade deficit, but will put one of the world's most important trade ties at risk. Full Story

Economic Watch: The clash - and cash - of China's internet titans

2017-08-20 22:01:35

Jack Ma, the charismatic head of Alibaba, and Ma Huateng, CEO of Tencent, are locked in a tense race to become the richest person in China and Asia. Full Story

Interview: China's creative thinking to help advance Israeli-Palestinian peace process: Israeli peace activist

2017-08-19 20:16:27

China's creative thinking is expected to facilitate a solution to the deadlocked Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the head of a major Israeli peace organization told Xinhua in a recent interview. Full Story

Interview: Japanese scholar calls for more truth-revealing programs on Japan's wartime atrocities

2017-08-18 17:55:50

A Japanese scholar specializing in the history of Japan's germ warfare during World War II said he hoped the Unit 731 documentary recently aired by broadcaster NHK could become a wake-up call for the Japanese to learn more about the war atrocities. Full Story

Interview: Barcelona was a sitting duck target for terror attack: UK security expert

2017-08-18 05:39:46

Barcelona and its famous Las Ramblas were a sitting duck for a terror attack, leading terrorism expert Professor Anthony Glees said Thursday night. Full Story