China to Force Green Society in Hainan by Phasing Out Gasoline Cars

The resort island of Hainan may become a key proving ground for China’s push to lead the world in electric-vehicle adoption. China aims to phase out sales of fossil-fuel vehicles in the province, and to accelerate the use of new-energy…

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Kim Jong Un Made a Surprise China Visit, Sources Say

First trip outside isolated nation since taking power in 2011 Mysterious move enters weeks after Trump agreed to meet Kim

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2018 Feels Ripe for Big Unexpected Crisis, Eurasia Group Says

This year could see a geopolitical crisis on the scale of assessments of financing of the crash a decade ago, Eurasia Group alarmed in its annual outlook. Describing world political challenges as “daunting,” the New York-based government peril consultancy “re…

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Chinas Xi Promotes No Clear Heir, Opening Door to Stay in Power For Decades

Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled a brand-new leader line-up that didn’t include a clear possible heir, breaking with a quarter-century-old inheritance system and developing the opportunities that he might seek to stay in place beyond 2022. Key Takeaways: * Although…

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