Strategic observation

Xinhua Commentary: Hong Kong and the motherland -- reunited forever, thriving together

2017-06-29 18:49:37

The world watched on July 1, 1997 as the Union Jack was lowered over Hong Kong and the five-star red flag of China raised in its stead. Full Story

Economic Watch: Accelerated industrial profit growth points to economic stabilization

2017-06-28 01:53:21

Boosted by strong sales and investment returns, China's major industrial firms registered double-digit profit growth in May, adding to signs of a stabilizing Chinese economy. Full Story

Economic Watch: World confident of China's economy as reforms boost appeal

2017-06-26 21:45:28

For all the uncertainties it faces, China's economy is viewed with confidence as reforms generate investment opportunities in its financial market and currency. Full Story

China-made hi-speed rail -- a newcomer coming to the fore

2017-06-26 18:53:58

The launch on Monday of two-way traffic of the "Fuxing" (Renaissance) class bullet train between Beijing and Shanghai has once again drawn widespread attention to China's rapidly developing and advanced high speed rail technology. Full Story

Interview: Ties between EU and China's Hong Kong becoming broader, deeper under "one country, two systems" principle: diplomat

2017-06-26 10:50:15

Relations between the European Union (EU) and China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) "are becoming broader and deeper" as the "one country, two systems" principle has worked well over the past 20 years, Carmen Cano de Lasala, head of Full Story

Spotlight: Hong Kong plays increasingly important role in facilitating ASEAN-China business cooperation: experts

2017-06-26 08:58:38

Since its return to China 20 years ago, Hong Kong has been playing an increasingly important role in facilitating business cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, experts told Xinhua. Full Story

News Analysis: American gas prices dropping with no end in sight

2017-06-26 00:15:11

How far will gas prices drop? American consumers asked this week, as some experts said summer prices could drop to 1990 levels. Full Story

News Analysis: IS steps up terror attacks worldwide in retaliation for massive defeats in Mideast

2017-06-26 00:04:57

Palestinian observers said the recent attacks of the Islamic State (IS) in various parts of the world were motivated by revenge, following a series of significant defeats it has suffered in Syria and Iraq. Full Story

Interview: Politician says Syrian crisis widens gap between U.S., Russia

2017-06-25 02:47:50

The U.S.-Russian relations have witnessed another round of rising tension as both stepped up support to the rivaling sides in Syria, a Syrian politician told Xinhua in an exclusive interview on Saturday. Full Story

Interview: Opera's boom in China helps promote cultural exchanges with U.S., says leading American soprano Fleming

2017-06-25 02:12:45

The boom of opera in China has a major role to play in promoting bilateral cultural exchanges with the United States, leading American soprano Renee Fleming has said. Full Story