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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

China’s B&R initiative opportunity for bilateral rail cooperation with Mongolia

As Beijing expands the transcontinental rail network carrying cargo between North China and Europe, China should maximize the benefits the railways can bring to transit countries, like Mongolia, to ensure ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/10 0:03:39

India should join Belt, Road initiative as interest from developed countries grows

There is great potential for developed economies, like the UK, to join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and other projects in China’s One Belt, One Road (B&R) initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/6 23:48:39

Trump should learn from China’s experience for his infrastructure overhaul

US President Donald Trump has proposed a $1 trillion package for rebuilding America’s infrastructure, but making the initiative a reality will not be an easy thing. At the least, there ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/6 0:08:39

Further China-India Internet cooperation can help to dissolve strategic mistrust

As bilateral ties between China and India grow increasingly complicated and uncertain, cooperation between the two emerging Asian powers over Internet-related technologies is likely to provide a good platform to ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/5 0:03:39

China, developing countries eye economic opportunities amid US protectionism

There has been a lot of discussion about Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first face-to-face meeting with US President Donald Trump, but less attention has been paid to the official delegation ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 23:33:42

China, India can help boost South Asian development with benign competition

The so-called dragon-elephant contention is perhaps a blow against strategic mutual trust between Beijing and New Delhi, but may be conducive to development in South Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 0:03:40

South Korea would hurt own economy by trying to lessen market ties with China

It is understandable that South Korea doesn’t want to rely on the Chinese market for economic growth, but with the economical interdependency between Beijing and Seoul that will be difficult ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 23:33:39

India’s protectionist stance toward China hinders its rail network revamp efforts

India’s effort to revamp its rail network, the fourth-largest in the world, is apparently suffering from supply-side malaise, as its state-owned railway company purportedly eyes private supplies to make up ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/27 22:08:39

China needs more open, transparent rail tender system to dispel quality concerns

China’s rail boom is facing scrutiny over a subway cable scandal which recently brought to light shady tender deals and questionable quality authentication mechanisms. While there remains no evidence that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 22:33:39

China needs to develop domestic operating systems to compete with overseas firms

In contrast, in the US, security threats often serve as an excuse to bar Chinese tech giants, notably Huawei, from accessing its market. Worth noting is that security woes not ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 22:43:40

CPEC super critical power plant highlights China’s green development goals

Actions speak louder than words and this energy project will help clear suspicions over the real intentions behind China’s strategic push. Especially India, which tends to believe CPEC would undermine ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 0:18:39

China’s overseas investment regulations will prevent risks from harming economy

China’s first regulation on overseas investment is likely to be introduced this year, in which the government will identify outbound investment behaviors that it will encourage and ban, the Economic ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 0:08:39

Chinese firms should plan for sanction risks amid US talk against North Korea

China has fully complied with UN resolutions and is committed to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but this does not mean China, North Korea’s biggest trade partner, should suspend ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 23:53:39

New Delhi could benefit by adopting open attitude to Belt and Road initiative

If New Delhi is unable to persuade other nations to abandon the OBOR, one practical approach is to get involved in the initiative in a bid to promote the development ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 0:23:39