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Sino-Indian think tank ties could promote communication

Many Chinese think tanks, especially in universities, have already built up platforms for international communication, such as the overseas center for China studies abroad, and accepted visiting scholars from abroad. ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 22:23:39

Supply-side reform push needed to ease home prices

In light of this, China should ramp up efforts to push for supply-side reforms in its property market, which means not only building more public housing, but enabling resources that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/22 22:08:40

Futures to remain attractive to retail traders

China is one market where interest in futures is particularly strong. There futures continue to prove attractive to investors whose investment options are more limited than in other markets. Those ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/21 22:43:39

Transparency can mitigate risks under ‘new normal’

Our experience around the world, and our foundational belief as a company, is that an important part of the answer to all of those problems is having financial markets that ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 23:03:39

China’s inclusion in the TPP still far from reality

There have been considerable arguments over whether China should join the trade deal. However, China is light years away from TPP inclusion, judging from varied aspects that include the future ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/20 0:13:39

Innovation key to evolution of China manufacturing

With the implementation of the One Belt and One Road initiative, the manufacturing sector should also pay more attention to going out as well as introducing in. While continuing the ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 22:53:39

China and India should enhance trust for energy deals

China and India accounted for approximately 60 percent of incremental world energy demand in 2015. The two countries share a lot of similarities in regards to energy including a rapid ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/15 21:58:40

China ratchets forward with energy efforts

We must not forget that pollution arises not only from the consumption of energy sources, like fossil fuels used massively for electricity generation, but also from inefficiencies, as heat escaping ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 21:53:39

India’s GDP numbers debatable, but growth intact

Perhaps, India can learn from China’s experiences. China has mapped out a plan to improve the economy, standard of living and environmental conditions in its western regions by 2020. The ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 21:08:39

China should make the real economy profitable

As such, efforts to address the real economy issue include lowering costs and burdens to help the real economy stay afloat as well as reining in asset bubbles and preventing ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/12 21:23:39

E-commerce hidden costs require business upgrade

If anything, I think China’s e-commerce sector is undergoing superficial prosperity by adopting an inefficient and unsustainable business model, which is in urgent need of transition.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/9 22:13:39

Reform push can optimize China’s economy

Looking forward to 2017, China’s economy will continue to face greater downward pressure. If we unswervingly push for the development of mass entrepreneurship and innovation, and effectively promote and carry ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 23:03:39

Xiaomi mediocre chip shows need for stronger R&D

With domestic phone makers competing fiercely in the premium smartphone battlefield that requires phones to be outfitted with higher-end chips, it would make little sense for Xiaomi to only places ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 0:28:39

Socialist policies can help famine-stricken countries

The underlying cause is global poverty. The facts on this demonstrate dramatically the failure of the Western “Washington Consensus” and show that changes in economic policy away from this model ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 21:48:39

Excessive betrothal gifts need to be reined in

The problem with caili besieging rural families in China should be construed not only socially but also in economic terms for possible solutions to be worked out. Caili, or betrothal gifts, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/5 22:28:40

China needs to prioritize westward grid expansion

Infrastructure projects in China seem to pop up every day. For renewable energy, China’s western reaches like Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region and Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/2 21:53:39

China’s soccer frenzy shows early signs of fatigue amid high prices, weak finances

Fatigue may be setting in for some Chinese soccer investors. LeEco has just lost the rights to screen top Asian matches. The cash-strapped group, led by hyperactive entrepreneur Jia Yueting, ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/2 21:48:39

China can expect a slow bull market this year

China’s A-share market is likely to embrace a slow bull market this year, propped up by yuan stability, the ready availability of margin loans as well as rising downward pressure ...
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/1 21:53:39