One hundred and seventy years after the "Communist Manifesto" was first published in February 1848, it is still being recognized today by many people in Britain and other Western countries as a relevant tool to analyze capitalism's shortcomings and human development path.
When we learn that Chinese students and scholars were singled out as a threat to U.S. national security at a congressional hearing on Feb 13, what comes to mind is nothing but the return of the notorious McCarthyism.
Since China launched its Belt and Road Initiative in 2013, some politicians in the West have taken a skeptical attitude toward it, and even drummed up suspicions with their outdated "China threat" rhetoric. In the latest, and unexpected example, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that China must not link its investments in the western Balkans to political demands at a joint news conference with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in Berlin on Wednesday.
A senior Chinese envoy called for the international community to carry forward the UN Charter and its principles, build a new type of international relations with cooperation and mutual benefit as the core and promote a shared future at a Security Council meeting in New York on Wednesday.
As a conservationist, 27-year-old Wang Chunli knows what a rewarding yet bumpy ride the country must take before reaching its "Beautiful China" destination by the middle of the century.
A U.S. think tank report which envisions surprise attacks from China and Russia in "the return of great power competition" shows that some U.S. elites have miscalculated China's strategic intentions, analysts said.
Chinese living in the U.S. celebrated the Lunar New Year with traditional lion and dragon dance and family gatherings like they always do. But this year the holiday atmosphere was somewhat uneasy.
It's been about a few weeks since the private U.S. firm SpaceX launched the world's largest rocket. According to the company, its main goal behind such ventures is the colonization of planets on which humankind may find shelter in case of catastrophic events on Earth.
Recent testimony at a congressional hearing singling out Chinese students and scholars as a threat to US national security has prompted a strong response by Chinese-American politicians and other groups.