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70 years after atomic bombs fell on Japan, lessons to be learned

[2015-08-10 03:08]

Outside the White House compound on the evening of Aug 5, an American woman displayed tens of thousands of colorful paper cranes in strings placed on the ground in front of her.

Time for China, US to build inclusive world order

[2015-08-07 07:41]

Reaching a consensus on building a new world order may be a lengthy process, but people in the 21st century are knowledgeable and conscious enough not to fall into the old trap of power struggle.

US needs clearer view in joint anti-terror fight

[2015-08-06 07:50]

The US authorities are under growing pressure at home to ferret out the perpetrators, but making China a scapegoat is not the answer.

Balance between China's hard and soft power

[2015-08-06 07:39]

Notably, the balance between China's strategic momentum and caution plays a central role in deciding the country's strategic focus.

Frozen song controversy may be a little off key, but just let it go?

[2015-08-06 04:13]

While meteorologists and skiers debate about Beijing being a wintery enough city to host the Winter Olympics, a storm of a different kind has been brewing on the Internet over one of the official anthems Beijing commissioned for the games.

IMF to review yuan for currency basket

[2015-08-05 10:29]

The International Monetary Fund is scheduled to formally meet later this year to review whether to include the Chinese currency in its Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket.

Remembering World War II can help build a better future

[2015-08-05 05:16]

China and Japan have been suffering from diplomatic stagnation for years due to rising tensions over the sovereignty of Diaoyu Island after Japan and then Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda unilaterally announced the "nationalization" of the island in 2012.

Xiaomi, Huawei push Apple into third place in smart-phone sales in China

[2015-08-04 09:07]

Despite Chinese consumers' unceasing ardor for Apple iPhones, two homegrown companies - Xiaomi and Huawei - have recently overtaken the California kingpin in smart phone market share in China.

Bombed hotel will open again soon, manager vows

[2015-08-03 07:35]

After waiting about a day, we finally received permission to visit the Jazeera Palace Hotel in Mogadishu on Wednesday.

Stalled TPP should pivot away from geopolitical gamesmanship

[2015-08-03 03:27]

The failure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks to reach a final deal last Friday in Maui, Hawaii, contrasted sharply with the optimistic mood in Washington early in the week among some officials and pundits that the largest US trade pact since the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be sealed.