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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

China ready to play a greater role in resolving conflicts in South & Southeast Asia

China’s recent mediation between Myanmar and Bangladesh over Rohingya issue shows the increased ability of Beijing in resolving conflicts beyond its borders to maintain regional stability.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/1 21:38:39

China’s assistance for Pakistan can help deliver mutual benefits in the future

Loans offered by Chinese banks for Pakistan to fend off a currency crisis make a strong case for China’s role as a far-sighted planner while it pushes ahead with the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 23:18:41

Chip firm Loongson aiming high but has push to build ecosystem come too late?

While attention was focused on China’s launch of its first domestically built aircraft carrier, the country’s long-held ambition to become a world power in chip making has been garnering fewer ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 0:08:40

Renewed effort to conclude BIT negotiations would benefit both China and US

There has been a lot of discussion about the so-called 100-day plan for China-US trade talks, aiming to boost US exports and reduce its trade deficit with China, but less ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 23:38:40

China hoping for French election result that brings stability, not more uncertainty

European shares rallied on Monday and the euro briefly soared to a five-month high following the outcome of the first round of the French presidential election.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 1:18:39

India needs to learn that economic development comes before a naval buildup

“China is planning to build more aircraft carriers to bolster its maritime capabilities, which could pose a bigger threat to India,” India’s Economic Times reported recently. With concerns expressed by ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 0:23:39

Capital outflows seen dropping back, but investors still eyeing overseas property

Outbound capital flows have eased substantially, according to the latest official figures, but that’s barely enough to signal a return to stability, given domestic investors’ persistently strong appetite for buying ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 23:13:39

Flak aimed at Ivanka Trump over business interests should not affect Sino-US ties

Donald Trump appears to have had something of a rough ride since his inauguration as US president. Complaints about the property tycoon-turned politician seem to have a point in some ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/20 0:18:39

Tighter regulations needed to curb risk of dubious overseas investment practices by China's SOEs

China needs to strengthen its monitoring of irrational investment in certain areas such as sports clubs to reduce the risk of inefficient investment and illegal transfers of assets.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/19 0:28:39

India should resist calls for protectionist measures against Chinese smartphones

India should resist the temptation of resorting to protectionism, an issue that has raised its ugly head among its smartphone makers recently. These firms are seeking government action to ease ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 0:23:39

US should change its attitude toward CPEC in order to avoid missing opportunities

China and the US should tap the potential for cooperation under the One Belt, One Road (B&R) initiative, taking the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a starting point.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 23:58:39

CPEC positive influence on Pakistan’s economy an example for all B&R countries

The multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of the One Belt, One Road (B&R) initiative, has begun to bring tangible benefits to Pakistan’s economy, which is likely ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/13 23:53:39

China-India e-commerce collaborations show promising potential for cooperation

While many have been focusing on how Flipkart’s fundraising could spark a realignment of forces in India’s e-commerce marketplace, less attention has been paid to the bigger picture of industrial ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 23:48:40

China’s B&R initiative to stimulate global growth with Europe rail connections

The first ever freight train from the UK to China has set off, loaded with British goods including soft drinks, whisky and pharmaceuticals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/11 23:43:40

China should support Myanmar in smuggling crackdown, ecological assistance

As a major export market for Myanmar’s jade, China should ramp up efforts to crack down on smuggling as the over-exploitation of Myanmar’s jade mines harms the environment.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/10 23:53:39