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Trump doomed to fail by waging trade war against China for mid-term poll gains

The ongoing trade friction between China and the US is unlikely to stunt China's drive to open up its domestic market to foreign companies. But some US firms will miss ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/5 20:01:55

India must rethink attitude toward Nepal's changing relationship with China

China is not fighting India for spheres of influence, but China-related topics are still likely to be a major concern during Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's impending India visit, ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/3 21:28:39

Smartphone vendors need to pause investment in India to avoid price wars

Chinese smartphone makers may need to be more careful about capacity expansion in India now that the nation has become the world's No.2 mobile phone producer. Data from the Indian Cellular ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/2 21:43:39

Youth exchanges can build new economic bridges between China, Indonesia

China's relations with some Southeast Asian countries have long been affected by Asia's complex historical disputes, but exchanges and cooperation among young people offer the best chance to resolve regional ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/1 21:58:40

Rethinking its identity will help Australia gain correct understanding of China's rise

Australia needs to rethink the role Chinese investment plays in its economy, an Australian official has said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/29 23:08:43

Trump's attempts to use trade war against China will backfire on his supporters

If US President Donald Trump continues to drag the US into a trade war with China, his supporters are highly likely to get hurt as China performs strategic counterattacks against ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/28 21:44:53

Privacy on India's fast-growing internet needs rethink in terms of sovereignty

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official mobile app allegedly sent personal user data to a third party without users' consent, Reuters reported, news that caused an uproar online and made ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/27 22:53:40

China's taste for Indian food can help reduce trade deficit, fight protectionism

Indian trade minister on Monday said the government has sought greater market access from China to Indian products like rapeseed, soybeans, rice and sugar, the Times of India reported. As ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/26 22:53:39

Disintegrating US partnerships with allies can be China's counterattack to trade tariffs

When US President Donald Trump increased tariffs on some commodity imports, a number of US allies felt uneasy. It's time for China to widen its circle of friends to fight ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/25 22:43:39

India shouldn't make aid to needy neighbors a bargaining chip against China

The vision of shared growth can be a gentle reminder that financial assistance shouldn't be used as a bargaining chip for India to bundle any anti-China terms and conditions with ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/22 21:28:40

Tighter visa rules on Chinese students may lead to unintended lesson for US

China and Europe stand to benefit if the US truly moves to tighten visa restrictions for Chinese nationals as part of US President Donald Trump's unwise plans to crack down ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/21 21:53:39

Cooperation in generic drugs can lead to healthier China-India trade relations

In a testament of greater market opening, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced on Tuesday that China will further slash tariffs and strive to eliminate them entirely for anti-cancer drugs.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/20 23:33:40

Building deep talent pool just the first step in China's quest to dominate AI

If China fails to build a strong AI talent pipeline, it might well be that all the hype about displacing the US leads China into the trap of overconfidence.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/19 20:43:40

China, Germany can use global influence to fight rising tide of US protectionism

Rising protectionist sentiment in the US may harm the economy in both China and Germany. Amid increased anti-globalization rhetoric, will German join hands with China to combat trade protectionism?
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/18 23:03:39

Trump's moves toward trade war will backfire on US economy without hurting China

It's just an illusion that US President Donald Trump's moves toward a trade war could possibly daunt China. Any such trade war based on the erroneous belief that it's intended ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/15 22:48:40

Apple's purchase of Texture could offer ray of hope for struggling print industry

Apple is acquiring the goodwill of flag-waving magazine publishers for less than pocket change. The $925 billion iPhone maker is buying Texture, a digital subscription service for titles like Rolling ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/15 22:13:40

Corporate megadeals underscore need for unified international regulatory regime

The size of some transnational enterprises has far surpassed the GDP of many small countries. Issues such as monopoly power are increasingly becoming problems due to a lack of high-level ...
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/14 23:28:40

China has ample bargaining chips to use as it faces possible trade war with US

Speculation is mounting over China's possible countermeasures against controversial tariffs imposed by the US on imported washing machines and solar panels. Will US soybeans be Beijing's first target?
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/13 22:18:40