• World population in 2100 could be two billion below UN projections

    Jul 20, 2020 18:24

    According to a major study published recently that foresees new global power alignments shaped by declining fertility rates and greying populations, the Earth will be home to 8.8 billion souls in 2100, two billion fewer than current UN projections.

  • Winning the tech war against China by losing

    Jul 20, 2020 18:00

    China says the remark by US President Donald Trump that he personally convinced the UK government to ban Chinese technology giant Huawei’s 5G network equipment shows that the ban is politically motivated and has nothing to do with security. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said during a daily news briefing in Beijing recently that the comment showed that commercial and trade matters had been politicized.

  • US navy a source of instability in South China Sea

    Jul 16, 2020 19:41

    The latest developments in South China Sea serve as further proof that the United States has never been a force for peace and stability in the South China Sea and the Taiwan Strait. It has never turned away from the deadly arms trade with Taiwan either, let alone stop showing the flag and throwing grenades into Chinese maritime areas.

  • 'Completely out of control': China says 'US epidemic' threat to rest of the world

    Jul 09, 2020 18:36

    “In the coming fall and winter, the US epidemic will likely run rampant, and more countries and regions will be forced to suffer because of the US”, the Global Times wrote. "Lies are dominating US society's recognition of the epidemic," the paper added.

  • Provocative US military drills near Chinese waters

    Jul 09, 2020 18:29

    In response to legitimate Chinese military exercises in its own waters, the Pentagon falsely accused Beijing of “the latest in a long line of actions to assert unlawful maritime claims and disadvantage its Southeast Asian neighbors in the South China Sea (sic),” adding: “The US will continue to monitor Chinese military activity — in a part of the world where US forces close to its borders are a hostile presence.”

  • Study says DNA linked to COVID-19 was inherited from Neanderthals

    Jul 08, 2020 10:03

    According to a new study a stretch of DNA linked to COVID-19 was passed down from Neanderthals 60,000 years ago. Scientists don’t yet know why this particular segment increases the risk of severe illness from the coronavirus. But the new findings, which were posted online and have not yet been published in a scientific journal, show how some clues to modern health stem from ancient history.

  • US sanctions war on humanity rages on

    Jul 06, 2020 14:14

    Since at least the mid-19th century, especially throughout the post-WW II period, the US repeatedly interfered and continues interfering in the internal affairs of other nations unlawfully. All nations unwilling to subordinate their sovereign rights to its interests are targeted.

  • Global wake-up call

    Jul 05, 2020 10:18

    The coronavirus pandemic, as horrible as it is, must be a wake-up call that prompts all political leaders to understand that our assumptions and approaches have to change, and that division is a danger to everyone. This understanding could lead people to recognize that the only way to address global fragilities is through much more robust mechanisms of global governance with international cooperation.

  • Huawei controversy opens field for 5G challengers

    Jul 04, 2020 09:33

    Washington has pushed allies to bar Huawei, a Chinese telecom giant, from building next-generation 5G mobile networks, claiming its equipment can be used to spy for Beijing.

  • Companies prodded to rely less on China, but few respond

    Jul 04, 2020 09:21

    Disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic, on top of the US-Chinese tariff war, fueled the so-called warnings that relying too much on China leaves global companies vulnerable to costly breakdowns in the event of disasters or political conflict.