Energy is vital to economic development and improving people's lives, but power generation also causes environmental pollution.
Back in 2003, then German foreign minister Joschka Fischer advised former chancellor Gerhard Schroder to not join the US invasion of Iraq. Fischer questioned former US defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld at the Munich Security Conference that year about the so-called evidence against Saddam Hussein possessing weapons of mass destruction, famously telling him: "Excuse me, I am not convinced."
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.
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.
How to hold a reed leaf was just one of the things I learned one evening in my mother-in-law's kitchen in rural Zhejiang province, as she schooled me and my husband Jun in a delicious family tradition.
I don't need to tell you what happened at the US Capitol last week.
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.
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