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Navigating China’s New Silk Road

By Liu MingKang and Wenzhi Lu
Project Syndicate

BEIJING – Since its introduction by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, the “one belt, one road” initiative – an ambitious plan to revitalize the ancient Silk Road overland and maritime trade routes linking East and West – has attracted considerable attention. And for good reason: The project, which involves more than 60 countries and quite a few international organizations, implies unprecedented opportunities – and challenges.
Sergio Garcia, of Spain, holds his trophy at the green jacket ceremony after the Masters golf tournament in 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. Photo: David Goldman / Associated Press

Opinion: PGA Tour Study Shows Disparity in Ranking Points

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida — Two tournaments on different continents illustrate why PGA Tour players are increasingly skeptical about the world ranking. Against a field...

A Chinese Dinner for Two

By Chris Patten
Project Syndicate

LONDON – A great deal of water has flowed through the Taiwan Strait in the 70 years since the leader of China’s Communists, Mao Zedong, met the leader of his nationalist opponents, Chiang Kai-shek. So the recent meeting in Singapore between their heirs, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic and his Taiwanese counterpart, Ma Ying-jeou, could legitimately be described as historic.

Khaosod English's Note On Translation Of Anti-Govt Leadership Title "PCAD"

The editorial team of Khaosod English has recently received a number of questions about its translation of the name of the the anti-government protest group.

Charter Vote a Time Bomb in the Making

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

Mahrez Head Was Turned but He Should Resume Playing

LONDON — Player power only goes so far in the Premier League.

I Want To Lead By Setting An Example: Transport Minister

By Warawita Yaemsuda  (19 September) For decades, millions of Thais have endured the abysmal state of underdeveloped public transportation - buses, boats, and trains -...

Khaosod English Clarifies Usage Of "Stupid Bitch"

In an article published yesterday, we translated former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's now-controversial remark about Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra as "stupid bitch". The original...

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