President Xi Jinping

Call to rekindle Silk Road spirit

BEIJING. — Chinese President Xi Jinping called for renewing the Silk Road spirit when addressing a banquet held yesterday evening in honour of foreign guests attending the Belt and Road Forum for Int...
Emmanuel Macron

Leaders congratulate Macron

BERLIN. — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday that millions of Europeans were counting on the success of incoming French president Emmanuel Macron.
Donald Trump

Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula

BEIJING. – Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump yesterday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on the phone, pledging close contact by ...
Theresa May

Brexit: Britain’s Opening to China?

Thomas Hon Wing Polin Correspondent Assembling, then ruling a globe-girdling Empire over two centuries must have given Britain a peerless nose among Western nations for sniffing out the turning point...

Australia beckons a war with China

John Pilger Correspondent Australia is sleep-walking into a confrontation with China. Wars can happen suddenly in an atmosphere of mistrust and provocation, especially if a minor power, like Australi...
Fresh US air strikes in Syria, Iraq

US Navy heads towards Korean Peninsula

WASHINGTON. — A United States Navy strike group will be moving toward the western Pacific Ocean near the Korean peninsula as a show of force, a US official told Reuters on Saturday, as concerns grow ...