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US Cabinet Members’ ‘Plane-Gate’

October 16, 2017 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has repeatedly spent taxpayers’ money flying chartered planes for ordinary business trips and even for vacations, accumulating costs of approximately $400,000, a matter which has been controversial throughout the United States. Five Democratic congressmen have called [Read more]

US Sanctions on Russia Kill 2 Birds with 1 Stone

August 23, 2017 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to sanction Russia due to suspected interference in the 2016 U.S. election as well as the crisis in Ukraine. The bill imposes economic sanctions against select Russian persons and entities, and the expanded list of sanctioned targets includes a special category of European [Read more]

Anxious Moon Jae-in Visits US Bearing Gifts

June 30, 2017 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is currently on a five-day visit to the United States. He chose the U.S. as the destination for his first visit since coming to power. South Korea, regardless of who is in power, always considers the U.S. to be its superior; the only difference between them is a matter of degree among [Read more]

US-Sino Trade Dispute Deadlock ‘Politicized’

March 21, 2017 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Trade between the U.S. and China has long been the ballast of U.S.-Sino relations, but since Trump was elected president, concerns for the future of U.S.-Sino trade have been increasing. This is because the new president has claimed that he wants China to be classified as an “exchange rate manipulator,” and this is [Read more]

The Meaning of Trump’s Letter

February 21, 2017 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

On Feb. 8, President Trump sent a letter to Chinese Premier Xi Jinping that garnered widespread international attention. The letter has been interpreted as demonstrating the importance of U.S.-Sino relations, indicating that the direction U.S.-Sino relations are taking has affected the nerves of both parties now that [Read more]

Neither Clinton nor Trump Will Fully Win or Lose

November 8, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

America will vote in its general election this Tuesday, and it is possible that the preliminary results will be available by midday on Wednesday in Beijing. This year's election is undoubtedly the most sensational election there has been in a long time, and the closer we get to its final moments, the more unclear it [Read more]

The US Must Bear the Blame for the Trouble in Europe

April 7, 2016 // Huanqiu - China - Chinese

Europe, the birthplace of two industrial revolutions and the location of two world wars, is also still the main battlefield for U.S.-Soviet Cold War tensions. To integrate Europe, it was France and Germany, etc., that set the European coal and steel community in motion after the Cold War, and soon after, it showed [Read more]

Trump vs. Clinton: Is the Outcome Already Decided?

March 11, 2016 // The Beijing News - China - Chinese

<i>The most bewildering aspects of this year's election are the consequences of the frequent and inherent polarization of American politics; the Occupy Wall Street left-wing resistance movement is Sanders's foundation, whereas the xenophobic, extreme, and prejudiced tea party movement is the crux of Trump's [Read more]