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Unicom’s unlimited data plan comes with limits

In addition to spotty cellular coverage, a host of unlimited plans are not exactly “unlimited.” For example, users of Verizon’s unlimited plan face the risk of throttling their data speeds after going over 22 gigabyte of data, and the plan also stipulates mobile hotspot will be reduced to 3G speeds after 10 gigabyte of data usage per month.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/15 0:23:39

Trump needs to be realistic about NAFTA talks

First, it may be hard for the US to launch a renegotiation, which requires a go-ahead from Canadian and Mexican leaders.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 0:23:39

Possible early rate hike highlights US risks

Therefore, whether the Fed raises interest rates in March or not, investors should be cautious toward buying into dollar assets in the short term.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 0:38:39

Sansha shouldn’t be developed as tourism venue

A reasonable level of tourism development is a must, but by no means should the city turn into a paradise for tourists or a hot place for development. Otherwise, the natural ecological environment of the surrounding waters will be ruined. The possible set-up of Sansha as a role model for environmental protection in the South China Sea is therefore of vital importance for green efforts in the entire South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/10 0:03:39

Sino-Russian relations require mutual trust

If China wants to push forward the B&R initiative in Eurasia, a key priority is to enhance mutual trust between China and Russia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/9 0:38:39

China should focus on benefits of ‘One Road’

China’s One Belt and One Road initiative, or the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road initiative, should prioritize the development of the “One Road.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 0:23:39

Mixed-ownership reform needs to level playing field

As long as market monopoly is removed and SOEs and private companies are treated equally by the law, market competition will automatically enable the survival of the fittest and force SOEs to implement institutional reforms.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 0:28:39

China must address African rail project risk

Furthermore, diversified ways of financing need to be developed to offset risk and avoid passing debt risks onto Chinese policy banks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 0:23:39

China should open up to more foreign talent

At a discussion with foreign experts in Shanghai in May 2014, Chinese President Xi Jinping noted that “the Chinese nation has the fine tradition of respecting and cherishing talent. Now we need to open a wider road for inviting talent worldwide than at any time in history. A more open policy for talent should be adopted,” according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/2 23:53:09

Addressing issues in China-Europe service

While the China-Europe Railway Express service has expanded rapidly, the operation and performance of the lines varies considerably. The situation calls for an urgent need to address the problems that hinder the development of the China-Europe express service.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/2 0:18:39