The presidential summit aims to boost bilateral trade relations

The Chinese President Xi Jinping and United States President Donald Trump wrapped up a two-day presidential summit in Mar-a-Lago estate by announcing a 100-day plan to improve strained trade ties and boost cooperation between the two competing nations.

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China's increasing military power based on innovation

China's first homemade aircraft carrier hit the water. The construction of the type 001A ship began in 2013 and almost finished four years later in the Dalian shipyard. This is the country's second aircraft carrier following the acquisition of Liaoning which had been built in Ukraine.

Editorial: Korean Peninsula dilemma needs more reason less impulse

The situation on the Korean peninsula remains at a dangerous level, as the confrontation between the United States and North Korea continues to escalate. With tensions heightening towards a possible breaking point, China has once again stepped forward to help cool down the heat.

The Belt and Road & Sino-Indian Relation

As one of the most important bilateral relations in the world, Sino-Indian relation is often described as "the Dragon and the Elephant" by the media; especially after "the Belt and Road" is proposed, Sino-Indian relation seems mystified.

Will May end in June?

The British general election campaign is under way after the House of Commons backed Prime Minister Theresa May's unexpected call for an early election on June 8.

India should embrace China's Belt & Road Initiative for win-win development

In his keynote speech at the opening session of the 47th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos on January 17 this year, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that China will host the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) in Beijing this May to brainstorm about interconnected development.

The off grid revolution

Combined with the OBOR initiative, off grid technologies can work in tandem and synchronicity with the project and usher in a new and better way of living to the regions that have yet to make that leap into the modern age.

Syria attack dashes hopes to resume US-Russia dialogue

Amid increasing tensions between the U.S. and Russia, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met in Moscow on April 12 to discuss bilateral relations and the conflict in Syria. Tillerson repeatedly suggested Russia to break with Bashar Assad and realign with the West.

Xi-Trump summit sets the tone for future relationship between China and US

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart, Donald Trump finally met on April 6 and 7 in a highly-anticipated summit at Trump's Spanish-style Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida to facilitate a constructive and productive relationship between the two countries.


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