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China’s efforts in Nepal can act as a bridge to India if suspicions are set aside

In fact, when it comes to cooperation with other countries, both China and India should refrain from excessive sensitivity.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/12 0:38:39

Donald Trump’s policies may push Southeast Asian countries closer to China

Will US President-elect Donald Trump’s gripes about globalization turn out to be an opportunity for China to strengthen cooperation with Southeast Asian countries such as Vietnam? Let’s wait and see.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/8 23:58:39

Trump won’t bring manufacturing jobs back to US with investments like SoftBank

US President-elect Donald Trump has said that the promise from Japan’s SoftBank to invest $50 billion in the US that will create 50,000 jobs was “a direct result of his ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/8 0:13:40

Donald Trump presidency could help speed up China-Mexico cooperative ties

As US President-elect Donald Trump blames Mexico for luring away US jobs and tries to persuade manufacturers from investing in the country, China is seeking to strengthen economic ties with ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/6 23:43:39

Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock connect’s long-term benefits will outshine muted debut

The muted impact of Monday’s Shenzhen-Hong Kong stock connect debut on the markets is no surprise amid uncertainties in overseas markets and expectations of further yuan depreciation.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/5 23:38:39

China’s theme park developers need to shift focus to original content and IP

China’s theme park industry will risk heading toward a bubble if the investment frenzy in theme parks produces nothing more than copycat knockoffs which lack original quality content, international branding ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/4 23:33:39

China needs to boost innovation to move from ‘world’s factory’ to manufacturing power

China’s reputation as the world’s factory means it may come as a surprise that the country spends almost twice as much on integrated circuits (IC) from overseas than it does ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/2 0:28:39

Beijing and New Delhi should lead global efforts in fights against climate change

China and India should encourage scientific institutions, environmental groups and firms to cooperate on research to develop environmentally friendly techniques that are tailored for both countries.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/1 15:38:39

China would benefit from Trump’s effort to bring manufacturing jobs back to US

US President-elect Donald Trump’s recent statement that he would incentivize Apple Inc to bring back manufacturing jobs to the US from China sounds like an eye-raising slogan that lacks practical ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/30 0:03:39

Arrest of Chinese in online gambling case won’t strain Sino-Philippine relations

A dramatic turning point was seen on Monday when Philippine media reported that the country’s immigration officials confirmed that over 900 Chinese people that had been rounded up by the ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/29 0:28:39

Broader reforms needed to turn China into an influence in commodity pricing

China formally launched its national-level energy trading center in Shanghai over the weekend, in an effort to gain a greater say in global commodity pricing. However, without sustained reform to ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/28 0:08:39

China will maintain efforts against climate change regardless of Trump’s policies

US President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement, and when it comes to combating climate change, many are left wondering if ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/25 0:13:39

China’s industries should learn from Huawei in order to build global standards

China has earned a greater say in the development of global telecom standards, but how far will the rest of the country go?
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/23 23:58:40

China should involve public more to handle concerns over nuclear power plants

Japan’s Fukushima prefecture was struck by a powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake Tuesday morning, renewing concerns over nuclear safety in an area that was devastated by a nuclear accident following a 9.0 ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/22 23:43:39

Chinese investment and technology could help India upgrade its rail network

Sunday’s horrific train accident in India, which killed at least 142 people, has renewed concerns about the poor maintenance of the country’s rail network. India is in urgent need of ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/22 0:13:39

Capital controls should be tightened to curb outflows amid depreciation fears

China should consider stepping up capital controls given that investors are showing enthusiasm for dollar-denominated assets amid growing concerns about further yuan depreciation.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/21 0:33:39

India’s reluctance toward regional integration may leave it left out in China’s rise

India’s strategic suspicions toward China’s rising presence in South Asia may hobble its ambition to be a great power, even though some observers think otherwise. Panos Mourdoukoutas, a US-based analyst, criticized ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/17 23:58:40

Trump should join the China-led AIIB to tap potential in emerging Asian markets

Beijing is likely to adopt an open attitude toward the potential of the US’ joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Although it is forecasted that China and the ...
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/17 0:08:40