Is Abe losing confidence in Trump and his friendship?
Tokyo could face the coercive negotiation tactics Washington used against Seoul for bilateral free trade talks. To get a clear picture of the US' policy toward the DPRK and get Japan out of the White House's new tariff list, Abe has decided to meet with Trump.
Media games won't hurt Belt and Road planned projects
Last week, a sensational headline, "EU ambassadors band together against Silk Road", appeared on Handelsblatt Global, the digital edition of the German business newspaper Handelsblatt, saying 27 of the 28 ambassadors of European Union member states to Beijing have sharply criticized China's "Silk Road" projects. The ambassador from Hungary was reportedly an exception.
Will Trump heed the call of US farmers to reduce trade deficits?
The US farming sector is caught in the crossfire of an emerging trade war between the world's top two economies. As US President Donald Trump considers increasing farm subsidies to compensate farmers for the expected decline in their exports and incomes once the US imposes the proposed tariffs on Chinese imports, representatives of the prime agricultural states and lobbying groups declared they prefer "trade to aid".
Trump given a basic trade lesson by IMF, World Bank
Xin Zhiming is a senior writer with China Daily.
Trump will realize folly after tasting bitter fruit of the seed he has sown
In recent years, some observers have been hyping up the possibility of a head-on confrontation between China and the United States.