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NK delegations need go global for economic takeoff

Many hope that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will see Vietnam's economic experience as a model for his own country's development. But merely copying Vietnam's economic development is far from ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 21:38:40

BRI can be platform to ease India-Pakistan strains

The deadly terror attack in Pulwama is expected to be an unavoidable topic in a trilateral meeting among the foreign ministers of China, Russia and India, which is scheduled to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/26 21:38:40

Nepal gauges interests in choosing China rail norm

Nepal will use Chinese gauge standards for a planned nationwide rail network, the Nikkei Asian Review reported. It is easy to understand the disappointment in India, which failed to persuade ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/25 21:44:09

Rising middle class may mean bright future for Tesla

As US-based electric carmaker Tesla gears up its deliveries of the Model 3 in China, test drives are in hot demand at Tesla showrooms. Some customers have shown great enthusiasm ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/24 22:10:50

India-Pakistan economic ties should not be interrupted by terror attack

India and Pakistan need to avoid engaging in a trade war that will deal a blow to their own economies as well as that of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/21 22:19:37

Modi reforms for foreign investment worth applause

India has accelerated its efforts to make it easier to do business in the country. As China's labor cost advantage shrinks, Chinese enterprises should pay attention to changes in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 20:58:41

Philippines advised to treat Chinese firms fairly

Two Chinese companies are reportedly interested in buying the Philippines' largest shipyard, once an important US naval base in the Pacific region. Some Philippine politicians have expressed concern over a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/18 21:23:40

Investment can create 'virtuous circle' for CPEC

After a suicide attack claimed by the Pakistan-based Islamist militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) killed at least 40 Indian paramilitary troopers in the Pulwama district, India has said it will ensure ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/17 20:51:24

Firms should adapt, not abandon changing China

China's economic slowdown is a fact. Some foreign companies are said to be considering a withdrawal from the Chinese market, while others are making the choice to stay. Nobody can ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/14 21:23:41

If trade war flips balance, China gains more say

The US trade deficit with China will reverse in the long term, Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai was quoted by US-based financial network CNBC as saying on Wednesday. The forecast may ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/13 22:30:37

Huawei shows Chinese firms can defend interests

China's Huawei has started to fight back.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/12 22:23:40

'Make in India' campaign may wilt under US pressure

US President Donald Trump's trade policy won't only affect China while leaving India unaffected. After sinking into the trade conflict with China, the US is reportedly considering a possible withdrawal ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/11 22:05:27

Cooperation can help China beat technology cold war

China doesn't want to engage in a technological cold war with anyone, not to mention the US, which is the global leader in science and technology. But if Washington pulls ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 21:08:39

How will Brexit crisis affect China-UK economic ties?

When Britain voted in the 2016 Brexit referendum, there were many in Chinese media who naively thought, “Well, that is a democratic decision. Britain will leave the EU.” However, critical ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/7 10:00:05

Is it necessary to kill all financial innovation from shadow banking in China?

Frankly speaking, I don't think the rapid decline in China's economic growth, that started in the second half of 2018, will easily stop or even slow, as there have been ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/6 8:46:42

Support mechanism needed to ensure China's job stability

This year is shaping up as the most difficult in a long time for China to ensure employment stability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/1 20:38:40

Like Alibaba, China's economy can adjust and adapt

Following Apple's sales problem in China, domestic e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday gave investors a mixed report. Although revenue increased 41 percent year-on-year in the quarter ended December 31, 2018, ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 21:09:46

US will feel impact of shifts in Chinese investment

A study released by China's Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday reminded Chinese companies of increased risks of investing in North America, especially the US and Canada. As Washington grows more hostile ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/31 0:29:13