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Cooperation on energy imports, trade can build stronger ties between China and US

As China is looking to the US in its efforts to seek more diversified sources of energy imports, the two countries are likely to further enhance their economic and trade ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/15 22:41:47

India’s refusal to join B&R will not hamper cooperation among other countries

While India recently issued an official statement saying it would not be part of the “One Belt and One Road” (B&R) initiative, it will not affect the trend toward cooperation ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/14 22:23:39

Aviation upgrade led by COMAC could help inspire wider manufacturing renewal

The successful maiden flight of China’s first domestically built jetliner is not just a huge step toward realizing the nation’s aviation ambitions. It may also kindle hope for the upgrading ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/11 22:23:40

New South Korean administration eager to ease tensions with China over THAAD

Sino-South Korean economic relations are poised for a rapprochement as South Korea has elected a new president who, during his run for office, opposed the deployment of a contentious US ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/10 22:38:39

US concerns about Kushner family conflict of interest have no importance in China

Although it may not be easy to handle conflicts and problems emerging from the current Sino-US ties in which the commercial empires of US President Donald Trump or his son-in-law ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/9 21:38:39

Russian authorities should lift block on WeChat soon to minimize harmful effects

The Russian authorities need to unblock WeChat as soon as possible once the popular mobile communication tool, developed by Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings, meets the requirements of Russia’s regulations ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/8 22:13:39

Misleading views of intent behind Belt and Road still common in Western media

Some Western media outlets never get tired of smearing China by comparing Chinese overseas investment projects to the US-sponsored post-World War II Marshall Plan, but this is a distortion of ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/7 20:58:39

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