The SCO Samarkand Summit: Dialogue and Cooperation in an Interconnected World

Shavkat Mirziyoyev, president of the Republic of Uzbekistan. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) Uzbekistan's chairmanship in the SCO has fallen on a dynamic period, fraught with various events and trends-the period of the "historical rift", when one era comes to an end and another begins-thus far unpredictable and unknown. The modern system of international cooperation, […]

Iran says new IAEA report ‘baseless’

A handout picture provided by the Iranian presidential office on April 10, 2021, shows Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEIO) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi listening as the country's president (not pictured) delivers a speech on Iran's National Nuclear Technology Day, in the capital Tehran. (IRANIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) TEHRAN – The latest quarterly report of the […]

Iran unveils 1st multi-purpose gamma radiation system

This file photo released Nov 5, 2019, by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), shows centrifuge machines in the Natanz uranium enrichment facility in central Iran. (ATOMIC ENERGY ORGANIZATION OF IRAN VIA AP) TEHRAN – The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran on Thursday unveiled the country's first multi-purpose gamma radiation system in the northwestern […]

A sustainable future critical for business

The hospitality sector, particularly hotels, must practice business sustainability to drive long-term growth Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part comment piece.  This is a time for hospitality operators to continuously review their strategies and rethink their entire processes — from products to administration to finances to sustainability — and adjust accordingly to […]