China, Egypt join hands to convert desert into cooperation zone

China-Egypt Suez Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone (People’s Daily/Zhou Zhou) China-Egypt Suez Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone, located along the Suez Canal Corridor of Egypt, has become a flagship project of China-Egypt cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) after 10 years of dedication from Chinese enterprises as well as the […]

lesser-known London side Brentford, gives the coach more options in midfield this season

Learning the language is not Hou’s only off-field ambition, as he has also demonstrated talent for playing the piano. But soccer is his top priority. His career has been bumpy because of nagging injuries, but he is determined to persevere. “I think I need to improve all aspects of my game because growth is needed […]

Investment can create ‘virtuous circle’ for CPEC

After a suicide attack claimed by the Pakistan-based Islamist militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) killed at least 40 Indian paramilitary troopers in the Pulwama district, India has said it will ensure the isolation of Pakistan in the international community and withdraw the Most Favored Nation status given to Pakistan. China firmly opposes and strongly condemns all […]

Performance of equity markets shows importance of connections between Beijing, Washington

An important trade consensus China and the US reached on the sidelines of the just-concluded G20 summit in Argentina is unlikely to prove to be a magic stimulant for US stocks, which are still under the pressure of squeezing out bubbles. With trade woes increasingly weighing on the US economy and Wall Street, there is […]

Benign rivalry can be catalyst for global aviation sector

US aviation giant Boeing Co is facing one of its toughest tests, as the second crash of a 737 Max jet in five months has raised questions about the safety of the company’s flagship workhorse. Some observers believe the crisis will be an opportunity for China’s domestically produced planes, especially the C919 large passenger aircraft, […]

He could scarcely have quitted the turf that day without a pang. He had become the lord paramount of that strange world,

He could scarcely have quitted the turf that day without a pang. He had become the lord paramount of that strange world, so difficult to sway, and which requires for its government both a stern resolve and a courtly breeding. He had them both; and though the blackleg might quail before the awful scrutiny of […]