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Sinking of Sanchi must lead to improved regional emergency preparedness

The sinking of the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea in January, an event whose environmental impact is still being assessed, will prompt greater regulatory transparency to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 23:28:40

Global economy to witness golden week as Lunar New Year spending surges

Spring Festival, a traditional holiday in China, is likely to morph into a global spending spree this year.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 22:38:40

Suspension of Brazil rail project doesn't signal shift in economic ties with China

Brazil's reported decision to halt a planned railway to transport exports bound for China through Peru has sparked heated debate at a time when some countries are vigilant over Chinese ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 22:23:40

Direct shipment of Pakistan seafood to Xinjiang a milestone in connectivity

The first shipment of about 1,150 kilograms of seafood imported directly from Pakistan has arrived in Urumqi, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Pakistani newspaper the Express Tribune said. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 0:03:39

Apple's drive to utilize big data resources in China can be a winning outcome for both sides

Apple's plans to build a second data center in the Chinese mainland are expected to give fresh impetus to the iPhone maker, which plans to rely on big data to ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/8 22:18:40

Solving inherent problems can help mainland stocks find fair value

The weak performance of stocks on the Chinese mainland in the past two days could be a wake-up call that the domestic equities market is vulnerable to a short-term correction. ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 22:48:40

Samsung chip deal underlines China's quest for mutual benefits of development

A cooperation agreement recently reached between China's top economic planner and South Korea-based Samsung Electronics, the world's largest memory chip producer, is proof that China's move toward higher-end manufacturing and ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 23:53:39

With pragmatic attitude from London, B&R can boost 'golden era' in Sino-UK relations

China and the UK should pursue a consensus on co-developing the Beijing-proposed Belt and Road (B&R) initiative, which can be an ideal way to enable the continuation of the “golden ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 22:23:39

China can respond if India breaks status quo in disputed border area

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently proposed construction of a new tunnel in the so-called “Arunachal Pradesh”(called South Tibet in China). If India seeks to break the status quo in ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 0:08:39

Timely policy reforms can unlock economic promise of India's demographic dividend

It is clear that India's economy still has tremendous growth potential despite such problems as severe wealth inequality, massive unemployment and poor infrastructure, but whether the potential can be fully ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 22:38:40

Technology curbs on Chinese partners may hurt US firms' competitiveness

US lawmakers are reportedly working on legislation to tighten oversight of technology transfers, a seemingly overprotective move that could undermine the global competitiveness of US companies by excluding Chinese partners ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 22:08:39

Regulatory clarity key to ensuring foreign firms' understanding of China's reforms

While the US business community appears more confident about China's further opening-up to foreign investment, it is equally important that the country improves policy enforcement so that foreign companies can ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 20:53:40

Next-generation telecoms network becomes global battleground for China, US

Reports that the US government may build a national fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network to counter the threat from China indicate that the next-generation wireless technology has become a key area ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 21:53:39

Endorsement of B&R looms over China visit by UK's May

Ahead of British Prime Minister Theresa May's trip to China this week, disagreements between the two countries over the Belt and Road initiative (B&R) have reportedly cast a shadow over ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 19:28:39

Southeast Asia should change outdated attitudes toward investment from China

Some politicians in Southeast Asian nations never tire of playing political games by smearing Chinese investment, a typical manifestation of nationalism that actually represents an irresponsible attitude toward their own ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 22:53:40

TPP 11 offers way for smaller Pacific economies to influence global trade rules

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has reportedly been revived, with 11 countries expected to sign an agreement for the new version of the trade pact in Chile on March 8.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 23:38:39

Boosting China's imports from European countries key to emerging logistics network

With improving connectivity between China and Europe under the Belt and Road (B&R) initiative, tapping the full potential of European exports to China will be crucial for the new logistics ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 22:48:41

India can't become global economic giant until domestic multinationals flourish

Observers who are interested in comparing the growth prospects of China and India often cite the large pool of MBA talent as one of India's major strengths, but the jobs ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 23:38:40