Scandals related to Abe show a term can lose its real meaning
December is generally the month when people across the world review the passing year. In Japan, people choose buzzwords that best convey their feelings for the year.
US, EU should fulfill WTO vow to fruits of partnership
The European Union should have recognized China as a market economy one year ago because, as one of the members of the World Trade Organization, it had agreed to a "sunset clause" in 2001, when China joined the WTO, that it would stop using the "surrogate country" approach when calculating anti-dumping measures against Chinese imports by Dec 11, 2016.
With concerted efforts, world can still resolve DPRK issue peacefully
The annual Preventive Priorities Survey of New York-based Council on Foreign Relations, released on Monday, has listed a possible armed confrontation between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as the "top conflict" to watch in 2018.
China no longer willing to be a dumping ground for US waste
There have been many stories in US news media lately about how China's ban on foreign waste has caused recycling chaos in their country.
<P>Xin Zhiming is a senior writer with China Daily.</P> <P> </P>
US military ties with Taiwan will damage relations
The latest US bill, if written into law, will set two troubling precedents for Washington's relations with Taiwan, and subsequently damage Sino-US relations.