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News Analysis: Traditional parties in France face inevitable shake-up


Following the French presidential election victory for Emmanuel Macron -- the candidate for a political party positioning itself neither on the left nor the right -- internal quarrels related to political orientation have been accentuated within the traditional parties, a sign of political upheaval and restructuring.

Spotlight: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor benefits Pakistani people


With the smooth implementation of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, the people of Pakistan are gaining tangible benefits.

APD Review | Sino-Thai arms deal: an offer Thai military can't refuse


BANGKOK, May 10 (APD) -- Since the Royal Thai Navy signed the contract for the purchase of the first of three submarines from China in Beijing on last Friday, Thailand's social media has been awash with doubts.

Economic Watch: China's steady inflation creates room for financial risk control


BEIJING, May 10 (Xinhua) -- China's inflation held steady in April, reinforcing views about stabilization in the economy and giving policy makers more leeway to tighten regulation.

Rising S.Korean presidential hopeful argues for balanced diplomacy, dialogue with DPRK, fair society


Lee Jae-myung, mayor of Seongnam, a city to the southeast of South Korean capital Seoul, made a meteoric rise in recent presidential polls over his outspoken comments on a scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye.

Asean members should cooperate to fight "full spectrum of cyber threats"Asean members should cooperate to fight "full spectrum of cyber threats": Singapores's minister


The Singapore Government wants to intensify Asean-wide cooperation to build a stronger cyberspace commons in a region where governments are vulnerable to a spectrum of cyber attacks, Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said on Tuesday.

Media cooperation -- tool to strengthen China-ASEAN relationship: Acting Director of Brunei's Info dep't


"Since the relationship between ASEAN and China has been established, the exchange of information and the sharing of news are strong and active," said Marwardi bin Haji Mohammad during his visit to the Asia Pacific Daily's Shanghai office on Sept. 3.

Lou Jiwei: help but not bailout


Violations of contracts are increasingly seen in the iron & steel and coal industries in China since 2016 with some central state-owned enterprises (SOEs) involved too. What’s the role played by central finance in removing risks of SOEs?

Business leaders call for safer finance


The financing growth task force of the Business 20 summit will urge G20 leaders to improvesupervision of the financial sector, and promote inclusive and green financing to furtherprotect consumers' interests and seek more healthy growth, the task force's chairman said onMonday.

ASEAN nations should not be hijacked over South China Sea issue: Chinese envoy


A Chinese diplomat on Friday urged members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to guard against certain countries which he said were attempting to hijack the regional bloc over the South China Sea issue.