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Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Nigeria’s candidate for WTO chief prioritizes fixing dispute settlement system if selected

Nigeria's candidate for the top job of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said fixing the Geneva-based body's dispute settlement system would be one of...

UK-Japan speedy trade deal not easy – expert

Despite Japan's efforts to seek closure in post-Brexit trade talks with Britain by the end of this month, the pathway to reaching an agreement...

Rwanda capable of stemming transmission of imported COVID-19 cases after airports’ reopening

Preventive measures against COVID-19 put in place in Rwanda will help protect its residents from being infected by travelers, Rwandan Minister of State in...

Apple to work closely with Chinese suppliers for carbon-neutral plan

Apple Inc. was very impressed with China's determination and investment in environmental protection, and looking forward to working closely with Chinese local suppliers to...

COVID-19 speeds up digital transition of global trade

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought challenges to global trade, but it also created opportunities for foreign trade companies to go digital, said Diane Wang,...

Pandemic exhibits importance of multilateral platforms: expert

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exhibited the significance of the multilateral system and multilateral organizations in effectively responding to major global perils, an Ethiopian...

Reducing oil dependence is urgent for Angola amid oil price

The production of goods and services may be the way to reduce the impact of COVID-19 and the drop in the price of oil...

UK expert sceptical about chances of substantial UK-U.S. trade deal in near future

The chances of a serious UK-U.S. trade deal remain slim in the near future, even though "a symbolic agreement" between the two sides is...
U.S. President Donald Trump (C) delivers a statement at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, Jan. 8, 2020. Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no U.S. casualties have resulted from Iran's missiles attack against U.S. forces in Iraq on Tuesday, adding that the United States would impose additional sanctions against Tehran. (Xinhua/Hu Yousong)

Washington’s decision to halt funding to WHO unethical, irresponsible – Cuban envoy

Washington's decision to halt U.S. funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) when the COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping the world is both unethical and...
Nigeria, China

COVID-19 should never distract Nigeria-China cooperation

by Olatunji Saliu The relations between China and Nigeria should never be undermined by controversies surrounding the novel coronavirus, as every affected country is instituting...

Global aviation industry to soon heal COVID-19 wounds – Kadri Samsunlu

The aviation industry across the world would soon heal its wounds caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 and rise again from where it left...
petroleum revenue

Oil price war could create decline in Angola’s economy

The oil price war together with COVID-19 outbreak is affecting Angola, Angolan economist Carlos Rosado de Carvalho said in an interview to Xinhua. ...

International solidarity key to global fight against COVID-19

The experience with the COVID-19 will hopefully lead to more collaborative efforts between countries and "strengthen the notion of a community with a shared...

Expert says global response needed to defeat COVID-19

by Xinhua writer Liang Xizhi, Larry Neild A global epidemic needs a global response on the political as well as the epidemiological...
Medical staff work at a traditional Chinese medicine pharmacy in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 20, 2020. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Global information sharing vital for fight against COVID-19 – Professor

Sharing information and experience at a global level is fundamental and vital for an effective fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Senegalese expert,...
A staff member disinfects subway train carriage in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, Feb. 13, 2020. To ensure the safety of passengers, Changsha has stepped up various prevention measures at subway stations to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, such as disinfection in subway stations and subway train carriages, temperature measuring, setting up new observation points and publicity of epidemic prevention information. (Xinhua/Chen Zeguo)

Experience in fighting Ebola to help end COVID-19 – Jean-Jacques Muyembe

The fight against the COVID-19 could benefit from the experience in fighting the Ebola epidemic, according to Jean-Jacques Muyembe, coordinator in charge of the...
The joint opening ceremony of the eighth round of U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogues and the seventh round of U.S.-China High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange is held in Beijing, capital of China, June 6, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Close U.S.-China ties serve interests of both sides – scholar

It's in the interest of the United States and China to work closely, as demonstrated by the China-U.S. phase-one economic and trade agreement and...
Five hundred automobiles manufactured by a Chinese carmaker are about to be shipped to the Netherlands at a dock of Lianyungang port, east China’s Jiangsu province, Feb. 3, 2020. Photo by Wang Chun, People’s Daily Online

UK auto industry foresees huge cooperation potential with China in post-Brexit

by Xinhua writers Yu Jiaxin, Jin Jing China is an important market and the British auto industry foresees big cooperation potential with...

High expectations for South African finance minister’s budget speech

South Africa's Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will have to walk on a tight rope as he tries to introduce interventions to grow the economy,...
Aerial panoramic photo taken on Feb. 4, 2020 shows the interior of a cultural building complex dubbed "Wuhan Livingroom", which is being converted into a hospital to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus, in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. Wuhan plans to convert three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)

Uganda’s health minister praises China’s measures to fight coronavirus

Robinah Nabbanja, Uganda's minister of state for health, on Sunday commended the prevention and control measures taken by China to curb the spread of...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestinians face 3 possible scenarios in response to Trump’s Mideast peace plan

by Saud Abu Ramadan After U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled this week his long-awaited Middle East peace plan for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict,...

Growing Chinese investment in Ethiopia acknowledgment of enduring ties

Chinese investors ever-growing engagement across Ethiopia's industrial parks is a manifestation of the undeniable and enduring economic and trade relations between the two countries,...
China-U.S. relations

U.S.-China cooperation vital to solving global problems, says expert

U.S.-China ties are essential to the international political structure, and the countries' bilateral cooperation could help solve global problems, a U.S. expert on China...
Former Bayern Munich striker Sandro Wagner

Ex-Bayern star Wagner happy in China

Former Bayern Munich striker Sandro Wagner has praised the state of club football in China. Drawing a balance after his first year with Chinese...
Indian passport with US currency notes and American flag in the background, symbolizing the effort of Indian workers seeking American H-1B visas to immigrate to America and earn American currency. Indian and Chinese workers are the ones most involved in the H1B visa program and affected by delays related to transitioning to green cards. GETTY

U.S. expert criticizes new H-1B registration system

The new H-1B visa system that will start in March is "inefficient" and may have negative impact on the U.S. science and engineering workforce,...
Australia bushfires

Australia still open for business despite bushfires – Phillipa Harrison

Although the devastation of Australia's unprecedented bushfire crisis has been widespread, the nation's top tourism boss is adamant that Australia is still open for...

Rolls-Royce CEO sees “good future” in Chinese market

"I foresee a good future for us (Rolls-Royce) in the Chinese market, and we are also heavily investing into the Chinese market together with...

True story in Xinjiang: alleged ‘missing’ people found safe and sound

Hundreds of tweets using the hashtag "#StillNoinfo" were posted, with activists claiming their Uygur relatives and friends are still missing after China's Northwestern Xinjiang...

Ghana secures banking sector support for SDGs

Ghana's banking sector has agreed to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) program in the country a senior official has told...