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Oil drilling platform Shengli No.4 is in the midst of shipment at the outer anchorage of a port in Yantai, east China’s Shandong province, Feb. 8, 2018. The Shengli No. 4 and the New Shengli No.1 will be sent to Nigeria for oil exploration services. (Photo by Chu Yang from CFP)

EIA says global oil supply to rise in 2020

The global supply of liquid fuels will increase in 2020 with the United States as a major supplier, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said...
petroleum revenue

U.S. Oil and Gas Industry Suffers from Trade Tensions

The fast-growing U.S. oil and natural gas industry, which is seeking export markets around the globe, are overshadowed as sticky trade tensions have added...
Fuel

Report hints on raise in fuel prices and consumer goods over fresh fuel guidelines

The impending regulations by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will result in higher freight costs, and ultimately, those costs will be passed to consumers,...
OPEC

OPEC-led Out Cut Sent Oil Prices Skyrocketing

Oil prices continued to rise during the week ending Jan. 11, with the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for February delivery increasing by...
U.S-China Ties

Innovation and technology play important role in U.S-China relations – Li Qiangmin

Innovation and technological cooperation between China and the United States has played an important role in promoting the healthy and smooth development of bilateral...
Global human rights

Professor says United States should improve its own human rights situation

The United States should focus on dealing with its own human rights problems rather than that of other countries, an American professor told Xinhua...
Global human rights

Professor says United States human rights situation worsened

The United States should not cover up its own human rights issues by focusing on human rights practices of other countries, an American professor...
Hollywood

China’s Movie Industry Diverts to film festivals, co-productions

The Chinese-American relationship in films is shifting to lucrative co-productions and to the premieres of many Chinese films at American film festivals. No such festival...
President buhari

Concerned Nigerian Writes to President Buhari

Dear President Buhari Let me begin by expressing gratitude to God that you are continuing to enjoy a good health after a prolonged stay in...
President buhari

How The World Mocked President Buhari on Biafra

An Igbo proverb goes that, Ijiji ne nweghi onye ndumodu n’eso ozu ana. (The fly that ignores wise counsel always ends up at the...
President Buhari in plane

Tell Us Now Who Really is The Terrorist, Mr. President ?

Dear President Buhari, I had planned to meet you one-on-one during the United Nations General Assembly in New York. But recent events have convinced me...
People gather to pray in baggage claim during a protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas, U.S. January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Laura Buckman

Human smuggling poses a big problem in Texas

Earlier this month, American police in Texas found 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 32 km from...
Biafra

Biafra and Corruption: When Judas and Mohammed change clothes

The Nigerian corrupt cabal is exploiting the current Biafran agitation with increasing stridency. The venerable Merriam-Webster, mark you, defines corruption as a “dishonest or...

George Bush Hospitalized For Further Observation

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized again in Houston for what was termed a mild case of pneumonia, a spokesman said Tuesday. The...
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton disagrees with Trump’s reason for ordering airstrikes on Syria

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday disagreed with U.S. President Donald Trump's reason for ordering the airstrikes on Syria, local media...

Geopolitical, U.S. policies differ on oil, green energy

U.S. President Donald Trump administration's plans to lift government regulations and environmental protections on fossil fuel was good for the economy, two U.S. senators...

State of disaster declared in U.S. state of Texas amid wildfires

Governor Greg Abbott of the northern U.S. state of Texas declared on Saturday a state of disaster in six of its northern counties...
ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil to invest 20 billion dollars to expand manufacturing in Mexico Gulf Coast

ExxonMobil Corporation, world's largest oil and gas company, announced on Monday that it will invest 20 billion U.S. dollars in a 10-year period...
heart

Newest artificial heart implant saves Texas woman’s life

Woo-digada! Woo-digada! Woo-digada! Woo-digada! The constant, rapid noise from Cynthia McGuffie's backpack can be jarring to one who first hears it. But to her...

Yao Ming’s No. 11 retired by Houston Rockets

Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming was honored Friday night as his No. 11 jersey was retired by the club in a ceremony in...

Houston embraces Yao Ming

Yao Ming poses with his family and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and his daughter Ashley in Houston on Thursday. The man who sent the NBA...
ExxonMobil

World energy giant Exxonmobil reports sharp drop in Q4 profit

Exxon Mobil Corporation, one of the world's largest oil producers, Tuesday reported 1.7 billion U.S. dollars in profit for the fourth quarter of 2016,...

Former U.S. President Bush discharged from hospital

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was discharged from hospital on Monday after recovering from pneumonia. Bush, 92, was discharged from Houston...
Donald Trump speaks on the last day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States, July 21, 2016. New York billionaire Donald Trump officially accepted the presidential nomination of the U.S. Republican Party Thursday night on the final day of the Republican National Convention. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Nigeria Should Approach Trump From A Position of Strength

Donald John Trump is finally the president of the United States of America. Expectedly, there is a palpable tension around the world. The Americans...
President Muhammadu Buhari

The Problem With Buhari’s Whistle-Blowing Policy

President Buhari’s new policy on whistle-blowing is revolutionary. Its goal is to broaden the attack on corruption by encouraging the general public to expose...
Fishers work in the Chengbi Lake for fishing in Baise, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 7, 2015. (Xinhua/Wei Wanzhong)

Dec. 31 world news summary at 1530 GMT

PRAGUE -- Czech police on Saturday ruled out a terrorist motive over a bomb threat on a plane which took an emergency landing in...
Muhammad Ali During Trial Over Resisting Draft, June 1967 in Houston

Houstonians of all ages, incomes, cultures plan few, if any, increases in holiday cost

The amount Houston residents spend to deck the halls, gift family and friends, and purchase food for the Dec. 25 Christmas feast this year...
accident

1 student killed, several others injured in school van accident in Texas

One student was killed and 10 others were injured after a school van was hit by a truck in Trinity, a city in...

Nov. 28 world news summary at 0130 GMT

SANTIAGO -- The president of the Chilean Senate, Ricardo Lagos Weber, and his counterpart in the Chamber of Deputies, Osvaldo Andrade, will lead the...

Nov. 21 world news summary at 0030 GMT

BUJUMBURA -- An unidentified gunman on Saturday night shot dead a soldier in the Burundian capital Bujumbura, the Burundian police spokesman said Sunday. ...