Pyongyang this week released three U.S. prisoners in the lead-up to the upcoming meeting between leaders of the two countries, and experts say it's the first step forward in a series of obstacles, speedbumps and hurdles.
China and Africa are determined to forge ahead with their booming relations, undaunted by the unrelenting and often gratuitous criticism from the West.
Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit 10 cities and counties in Sichuan Province, southwestern China, with Wenchuan at the epicenter.
The government of Ningshan County in Northwest China's Shaanxi province said its tourism revenue was 1.4 billion yuan ($220 million) over the three-day May Day holiday from April 29 to May 1. But later admitted it had made a mistake and the figure was actually 140 million yuan.
The unexpected success by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad-led opposition coalition at Malaysia's 14th general election may lead to market and policy uncertainties in the immediate term, but in the long run, it will provide Malaysia the chances to start tackling some of its institutional problems that are holding back the country's prospects, said foreign and Malaysian analysts here Thursday.
Concerns over a looming U.S.-China trade war created tremendous market volatility in the past months. But it appears unlikely that an all-out trade war between the world's two largest economies would break out.
The announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump to unilaterally withdraw from the Iran nuke deal is a huge blow to peace and security in the Middle East.
After U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal, some experts predict his move will lead to a heightened U.S.-Iran tensions.
“We are seeing a more volatile and turbulent world, one with greater uncertainty and instability that the international community finds deeply unsettling.” These are the words of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in one of his many speeches addressing international affairs.
Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson for the United Nations secretary-general, reads out UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' statement concerning the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal at the UN headquarters in New York, on May 8, 2018. (Photo/Xinhua)