Vietnam highly values comprehensive partnership with the US, considering it one of the country’s top important partners, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told visiting US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper during a reception in Hanoi on November 20.
Russia and China's strategic military cooperation is becoming ever closer. President Putin has announced that Russia is helping China build an early warning system to spot intercontinental ballistic missile launches.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Wednesday that China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has emerged as the single most effective instrument of globalism and international development cooperation in the world.
China has made remarkable progress in improving health equity and reducing poverty, offering lessons that could help other developing countries, including in Africa, accelerate their development, Bill Gates has said.
An Africa investment summit in Berlin has begun with Chancellor Angela Merkel insisting the continent has an "important role," offering "more chances than risks." But German industry wants "better" credit guarantees.
Faced with Chinese revisionism and the global retreat of the United States, Europe lacks the geopolitical strength and unity to assume America's mantle as defender of the rules-based multilateral order. Europe therefore needs friends like Japan, and it is now time to take the bilateral relationship up a gear.
The world's most profitable company, Saudi Aramco, is going public and the ramifications are going to be seen in some unusual places such as China, which sees the oil trade as a way to challenge America's supremacy in global commerce.
The Northern Sea Route has emerged as an attractive trade route for China's plan to expand the Belt and Road Initiative across the world as Beijing looks for a champion to support its project in Moscow.