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Xi'an memory jogged by both past and present achievements

Editor's note: Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province, is a cosmopolitan metropolis where visitors can experience both its ancient past and glorious present. Xi'an locals' lifestyles combine the best of China's culture and history, writes a veteran journalist with China Daily.

More engagement aimed at boosting mutual trust best way to de-risk

The term "de-risking" is not new to the business world. It means making investment portfolio less risky, or eliminating the risk of financial losses. The term, however, has gained a geopolitical meaning after European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a speech on China on March 30 that "it is neither viable, nor in Europe's interest to decouple from China", adding that what the European Union seeks is "de-risking".

Consultation, not a trade war, will settle bilateral disputes

The trade friction between the United States and China does not signify a tipping point in the Sino-US relationship, experts have said, even though the two countries have slapped tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods.

First remove the log from your own eye

Americans are now blaming a host of social ills-stagnant wages, de-industrialization, inequality-even obesity and drug addiction-on globalization. More to the point, politicians and pundits of all stripes are blaming China. But most of the bad stuff that has happened in the US economy has little to do with globalization or China. Instead, it is caused by bad domestic economic policies followed over the last 30 years.

Clarity, unity drives China dsepite western reports

In the aftermath of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, one could walk away from the milestone event noticing a pointed unity and clarity of message. Not strictly among the assembled delegates — though there was plenty to be had in that case as well.

Neighbors must make concerted efforts to fully embrace treaty

Premier Li Keqiang has officially invited his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to visit China from Thursday to Saturday. It will be the first official visit to China by a Japanese prime minister in seven years.

Weigh pros and cons before randomly using AI technology

AI can raise productivity and expand GDP, but it can also render non-adaptive workers jobless.

Strikes against Syria unwarranted

Since the outbreak of the "Arab Spring" seven years ago, much has changed in the political and security landscape in the Middle East. What has not changed is the fact that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains persona non grata for the United States and its allies

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