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.
Back in 2009, China was wrongly accused by the West of "hijacking" the Copenhagen talks on climate change.
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.
When US National Security Adviser John Bolton was laying out the new US strategy for Africa, which he announced on Dec 13, his primary concern was not about helping African countries with their economic and social development, but rather about countering China and Russia to advance the United States' selfish geopolitical goals.
AI can raise productivity and expand GDP, but it can also render non-adaptive workers jobless.
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