When Japan sent on Sept 13 its submarine Kuroshio to the South China Sea for a covert drill with the country’s the helicopter carrier Kaga and two other destroyers, it was testing one of China’s red lines.
Big plate chicken－big chunks of chicken and potatoes cooked in a beer-based sauce and garnished with bell peppers－is a famous dish in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. But in a small restaurant in Namur, Belgium, which serves this dish, diners often have to order in advance, or wait in a long line to get a table.
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.
The Wall Street Journal report on Tuesday that the US Department of Justice has ordered Xinhua News Agency and China Global Television Network to register as foreign agents is deeply troubling.
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