In 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping promised that the Communist Party would deliver great successes in advance of two upcoming centennials, in 2021 and 2049. But no amount of nationalist posturing can change the fact that the fall of the CPC appears closer than at any time since the end of the Mao era.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called violent attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure in Abqaiq and Khurais “an act of war,” as evidence suggests that Iran is the culprit.
The Hong Kong crisis and the backlash over the Chinese takeover of German companies could make Chancellor Angela Merkel’s twelfth trip to China particularly delicate.
President Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev refuted during the Sept. 6 first meeting of the National Council of Public Trust that China would be transferring 55 of its old factories to Kazakhstan.
Last March, as Italy’s government was rolling out the red carpet for Chinese President Xi Jinping, French President Emmanuel Macron decided to send him a signal that Europe’s biggest countries were not about to go soft on China.
Russia–China military cooperation is gaining momentum.
Based on international energy agencies’ data, the Caspian Sea basin has one of the largest undeveloped hydrocarbon reserves in the world, which gives ground to consider the region as a hydrocarbon raw material base of world importance.
China's Belt and Road Initiative is the most iconic program to link Asia with Africa and Europe through land and maritime networks, having six corridors with the prime objective of ameliorating regional consolidation, intensifying trade and invigorating economic growth.
In the past, there were rumors about the lease of 100 thousand hectares of land in the Dnipropetrovsk region.
Both India and Pakistan are vying for China's support in the dispute over Kashmir. Experts say that although China is critical of India's move to control the region, it's unlikely to affect economic ties with India.