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Chinese firms should prepare to deal with fallout from mounting crisis in Brazil

Brazil’s political crisis is escalating, affecting the country’s economic and social stability, and Chinese companies and investors should be prepared to guard against potential risks in the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 23:13:39

India’s desire to block Chinese power firms will only hurt its own people’s interests

India’s reported move to block Chinese companies in the power sector seems to be new evidence of the country’s overly suspicious attitude toward China, but this could backfire given that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/24 23:33:39

China-US trade plan yields early benefits, but far harder negotiations still to come

While the latest progress on the 100-day action plan for trade talks between China and the US was the announcement that the two markets would open up to each other ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/23 21:53:39

Japanese efforts to entice US back to embattled TPP trade pact appear to have failed

In the absence of the US, Japan – currently the largest economy among the 11 member countries left in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact – has been leading the way ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/22 23:18:28

Flammable ice breakthrough offers huge potential, but plan for extraction needed

China has recently succeeded in mining flammable ice from underneath the South China Sea, a breakthrough that could revolutionize the global energy landscape. But the key issue is that China ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/21 21:38:39

Chinese property developers should not be too eager to move into Indian market

India may not be a promised land for Chinese property developers seeking new frontiers beyond their homeland.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/18 22:13:40

Pragmatic attitude from Philippines can help resolve issues over South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said recently that the country would be willing to explore the natural resources of the South China Sea with China and Vietnam. This is a pragmatic ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/17 22:48:39

China's regulatory crackdown vital for health of financial market despite investor concern

Chinese policymakers should stick to the ongoing crackdown against excessive financial leverage, even though tightening regulatory scrutiny may cause a downturn in the market.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/16 22:18:39

Cooperation on energy imports, trade can build stronger ties between China and US

As China is looking to the US in its efforts to seek more diversified sources of energy imports, the two countries are likely to further enhance their economic and trade ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/15 22:41:47

India’s refusal to join B&R will not hamper cooperation among other countries

While India recently issued an official statement saying it would not be part of the “One Belt and One Road” (B&R) initiative, it will not affect the trend toward cooperation ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/14 22:23:39

Aviation upgrade led by COMAC could help inspire wider manufacturing renewal

The successful maiden flight of China’s first domestically built jetliner is not just a huge step toward realizing the nation’s aviation ambitions. It may also kindle hope for the upgrading ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/11 22:23:40

New South Korean administration eager to ease tensions with China over THAAD

Sino-South Korean economic relations are poised for a rapprochement as South Korea has elected a new president who, during his run for office, opposed the deployment of a contentious US ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/10 22:38:39

US concerns about Kushner family conflict of interest have no importance in China

Although it may not be easy to handle conflicts and problems emerging from the current Sino-US ties in which the commercial empires of US President Donald Trump or his son-in-law ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/9 21:38:39

Russian authorities should lift block on WeChat soon to minimize harmful effects

The Russian authorities need to unblock WeChat as soon as possible once the popular mobile communication tool, developed by Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings, meets the requirements of Russia’s regulations ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/8 22:13:39

Misleading views of intent behind Belt and Road still common in Western media

Some Western media outlets never get tired of smearing China by comparing Chinese overseas investment projects to the US-sponsored post-World War II Marshall Plan, but this is a distortion of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/7 20:58:39

Indonesia, China set to build stronger ties as both benefit from Belt and Road plan

China and Indonesia are likely to develop closer ties as the “One Belt and One Road” initiative is gradually implemented. The initiative will be of great benefit to Indonesia as ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 21:48:39

India should focus on regional strength, not conspiracy theories about China

There’s nothing good about being overly nervous, a motto highly recommended for India, which seems to have gone too far in its conspiracy theorizing. While India has always come across ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 22:28:39

Cooperation with China should not be left behind as India boosts space program

Much attention has been focused on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s space diplomacy ahead of the launch of the South Asia satellite, but the stalled space cooperation plan between China ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 23:18:39