Japan's aging population a timely lesson for China
People in Japan tend to live longer, and stay healthier in their later years, with an increasing number of pension-aged people living alone. Japan's National Institute of Population and Social Security Research has projected that households headed by people aged 65 years or above will account for 44.2 percent of the total households in 2040, up from 36.0 percent in 2015.
Belgium shows its confidence in Belt and Road
This year is the 10 anniversary of the 2008 calamity of Wall Street, following the fall of the Lehman Brothers, which caused the chronic global financial crisis and economic recession. The recent global stock market plunges, again originating in the United States, have been an unwelcome reminder of their volatility.
Visit boosts productive Sino-US ties
The visit to Washington by State Councilor Yang Jiechi has helped set in motion what a spokesperson for US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says will be a "constructive and productive" bilateral relationship during the second year of Trump's presidency.
US' strategies poison the well for cooperation with China
The National Security Strategy, National Defense Strategy and Nuclear Posture Review unveiled by the United States over the past two months have poisoned the well of the most consequential bilateral relationship in the world.
Xin Zhiming is a senior writer with China Daily.
New US nuke policy could spark fresh weapons race
It seems US President Donald Trump is unshakable in his determination to nullify the legacies of his predecessor Barack Obama.