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B&R Initiative helps China counter US bullying

The world has been witnessing the difficulty in the US to tame a roaring and increasingly destructive force in the White House.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 15:53:39

Belt & Road Initiative helps China counter US bullying

The world has been witnessing the difficulty in the US to tame a roaring and increasingly destructive force in the White House.
Source: Globa Times | 2019/6/2 0:24:25

China contributes to global AI governance

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become one of the hottest phrases, both in China and elsewhere. The increasing applications for AI will bring profound changes to the development of human society. As such, AI governance has also become a hot issue.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 21:14:04

US tech firms' market shares a trump card for China

Now may be the time to worry about the tech-heavy NASDAQ as US President Donald Trump steps up his trade war by targeting Chinese technology companies such as Huawei.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 21:13:40

Fiat-Renault deal leaves lonesome Peugeot in the dust with few potential M&A suitors

Picture Carlos Tavares alone on a dance floor watching Fiat Chrysler Automobiles embrace his love rival Renault. The lonesome Peugeot chief executive has a few fallback options, but those pairings lack the chemistry that existed between Tavares and his Italian-American suitor.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 18:36:03

China's UHV development offers lessons for US

China's push for power transmission efficiency and smart energy use ought to provoke questions about what other global energy consumers, including the US, are supposed to do to improve energy sufficiency and efficiency.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 18:23:42

Crackdown on smuggling first step in China-US rare-earth war

China must urgently intensify its crackdown on the smuggling of rare earths to the US. China indicated Tuesday night that it will keep options open for using rare-earth minerals as a weapon against the US in an escalation of the trade war provoked by the latter. Once it begins, we believe the country will fully utilize its dominance in the production of rare earths to hit US industries and give the US no chance.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 20:57:07

Fed's unpredictably 'Trumpish' monetary policy brings uncertainty to global market

Despite the calls for lower interest rates, US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell recently indicated that the Fed will remain cautious and keep rates steady for some time. It seems it has become more difficult for the market to predict the future economic situation and monetary policy. The Fed appears to be more and more “Trumpish” in setting monetary policy. Just like US President Trump, the central bank has become unpredictable, succumbing to political and capital market pressure due to its weakening role as an independent decision-maker over monetary policy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 20:38:41

China galvanized to work toward tech independence

Generally speaking, Chinese people belong to an introverted but easy-going tribe long accustomed to the philosophy of win-win relationships and peaceful coexistence – unless they are provoked.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 16:08:40

Alibaba revisits idea of a Hong Kong market debut, but curiously timed listing could reveal cracks

It could be a tough road back to Hong Kong for Alibaba. Five years after the $400 billion Chinese e-commerce company opted to go public in New York, it is working on a plan to raise as much as $20 billion from a secondary listing. Seeking fresh capital alongside younger rivals suggests its dominance is under threat.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 16:08:40

Car industry second-stringers Renault and Fiat lock arms to compete for a future driven by technology

Less than a year after his untimely death, Sergio Marchionne's dream is coming true. The former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles boss, whose 2015 palimpsest on the need for consolidation shook the car industry, must be blessing from above the automaker's talks with European rival Renault. Faced with a future where technology – perhaps more than brand power or engineering prowess – may determine whose wheels dominate the roads, second string operators like Renault and Fiat must lock arms.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 22:13:40

Varied solutions needed to quell SME financing woes

So far, 2019 has been a key year for China's economic transition and upgrade. Amid the trade war with the US and the nation's continued push to slash overcapacity, inventories and deleveraging, all levels of governments have no choice but to face downward pressure on the economy and employment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 22:08:40

Bilateral ties key as CPEC faces inflection point

China will always stand by Pakistan's “core interests” no matter how the international landscape changes, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan has been quoted in media reports as saying. The remarks have gotten public attention in Pakistan and India.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 22:03:40

China needs to prepare for a protracted trade war by learning from WTO negotiations

With its political, economic and financial hegemony, the US has initiated the trade war to change the international order and the global governance system.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 22:03:40

China is galvanized to work toward tech independence

Generally speaking, Chinese people belong to an introverted but easy-going tribe long accustomed to the philosophy of win-win relationships and peaceful coexistence – unless they are provoked.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 21:34:19

India faces persistent challenges in Modi 2.0 era

As Narendra Modi gets his feet back under the desk for his upcoming second term as Indian prime minister, a set of deep-rooted problems is waiting for him. Perhaps the biggest challenge for Modi is the economy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/27 22:16:26

Chinese economy will sail through storms as transformation and upgrades keep it vigorous

Every individual Chinese person shares a fate with the country, just as every drop of water flows in motion with the sea. Yiwu, in East China's Zhejiang Province, is one of the areas of the private economy that has grown the most. From vendors bartering door to door to a small commodities wholesale market selling buttons and rubber bands, it has grown into a hub for emerging industries such as design, equipment manufacturing and digital industries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/27 22:08:39

China and India can cooperate in Afghanistan

India has found success in deploying geostrategic measures since gaining its independence, which helped it become a great power with geopolitical advantages and remain unaffected by the changes the world is experiencing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/27 18:24:35