Arab states’ rift with Qatar clouds China’s plans for Gulf free-trade deal

The shock decision by the Arab world’s strongest powers to isolate Qatar will complicate China’s efforts to reach a free-trade deal with the region,...

Why Qatar matters to China, in spite of Gulf isolation

The Qatar-China link goes deeper than the New Silk Road, raising broader trade and investment implications in wake of big Gulf diplomatic breakdown. Qatar may...

Qatar Standoff Tests China’s Neutrality on Saudi-Iran Feud

Talks this week on letting Iran join a Beijing-based cooperation bloc highlight the challenge China faces in trying to avoid taking sides in the...

China and Saudi Arabia have seduced Trump into being their sweetheart

It’s disappointing but not surprising that in the fifth month of the Trump administration, Germany, Mexico and South Korea are among the big losers...

China’s Big Play for Middle East Oil

The deals have been plentiful, but now Chinese companies must show they can deliver. China's Middle East energy footprint has been expanding. In February, it...

Chinese Enrollment at Israeli Universities Skyrockets

From beaches to high-tech expertise, Israel's institutions of higher education offer Chinese students a package they can't resist. The influx of Chinese students at Israeli...

How the Gulf row is blocking China’s new Silk Road

Rift between Qatar and its neighbours could disrupt key projects in Beijing’s sprawling trade initiative. A worsening rift between several Gulf Arab nations along China’s...

Netanyahu’s mention of ties with India, China, what Modi told him caught on mic

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of his country’s growing technological collaborations with India and China and that they never impose any political condition...

Terrorism and global tensions are hurting these vacation hot spots

It's getting harder and harder to find a worry-free vacation destination. Fear factors including terrorism, political instability and Trump administration policies are scaring away huge...

China is increasingly becoming key for Israel’s high-tech industry

China's investors and markets are becoming increasingly important to Israel's economy, and in particular to its booming high-tech industry. The first IPO (initial public offering)...

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