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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

US, allies should match China's opening-up moves

China is moving quickly to push forward a draft law amendment that aims to further open its economy to foreign investment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/29 21:08:01

Modi's task is jobs, and Chinese investment can help

Ahead of a general election due by May, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi suffered a setback in an India Today poll, which showed his popularity rating had dropped to a ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/28 20:30:36

West can boycott Huawei, but not all Chinese products

The Canadian government will provide up to $40 million for Finnish telecom giant Nokia to conduct research on 5G wireless technology, Canadian Broadcasting Corp (CBC) reported Friday. That story was ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/27 20:53:10

Too soon for China to sell US bonds amid trade tiff

With China-US trade talks continuing, it may be too early to think China would slash its US Treasury holdings significantly.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/24 19:53:41

CPEC to play larger role in driving Pakistan's economy

China and Pakistan have decided to widen the scope of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the Economic Times reported, adding that the two countries have signed new agreements to ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 22:58:40

Border economic zone can support stable ties with Myanmar

Work on establishing an economic cooperation zone along the China-Myanmar border has reportedly started, with priority given to sectors including manufacturing. Amid signs of rising anti-Chinese sentiment in Myanmar, the ...
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/22 21:31:37