Monday, November 16, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama is set to challenge mainland China when Asia-Pacific leaders gather in the Philippines this week, speaking out on a territorial row and lobbying to set pro-American trade rules.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Social media by definition are rooted in high technology. They offer icons, logos, and pretty paraphernalia to visually enliven our computer screens and share with friends.
The meeting between President Xi Jinping of China and President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan in Singapore on Nov. 7 was historic. Media reports that the face-to-face discussion was "symbolic" are highly misleading. The summit reflects long-term steadily expanding cooperation, as well as extensive preparation.
Simultaneous attacks on multiple targets by gunmen and suicide bombers working in unison: a nightmare scenario that France's anti-terror agencies had dreaded for months came true in Paris on Friday night.
As leaders from the world's 20 biggest economies gather for a summit in Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be taking a victory lap.
Pakistan's influential military chief will visit the U.S. from Sunday, a trip analysts say will underscore security issues facing Islamabad and Washington in the region as well as the imbalance in civilian-military power in Pakistan.
Leaders from the world's top 20 industrial powers meet in Turkey from Sunday seeking to overcome differences on a range of issues including the Syria conflict, the refugee crisis and climate change.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Is Big always good? How are the biggest companies in the world doing?
Few officials want to acknowledge it but whatever international deal comes out of Paris climate talks, it likely won't be a treaty that needs ratification by a reluctant Republican Party-controlled U.S. Congress.
The flood of advertisements of men's cosmetics have gradually become a force propelling the spending spree on Singles Day, which falls on Nov. 11, and indicating a silent change in Chinese men's perception about looks.