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No reason to keep putting up with scams

This is completely opposite to the mentality of a Westerner, who will almost always blame an external person or factor for their predicament.
Source: Global Times | 2015/10/15 23:23:02

TPP can spur China to make better rules

Even if there is some competition, it's not a tug of war where both sides flex their muscles. Instead, both sides will be measured as to who can do better in sustainable development.
Source: Global Times | 2015/10/14 23:13:02

Population drives China's hard urban limits

China's giant population helps explain many major policies from the one-child policy to the temporary traffic controls that allow only some cars on the street on certain days based on their plate numbers.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/24 18:23:01

Moving beyond past vital for Sino-US ties

What's on the mind of Americans is simply that China's rise will challenge the order that the US has built in the Asia-Pacific region.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/23 18:33:01

Paranoia about Chinese bad for US science

This is certainly not the first time US prosecutors have had red faces after chasing down Chinese-American scientists who they suspected had been spying for China.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/17 19:28:01

Singaporeans choose strong govt with vote

Most multi-party countries haunted by economic recession have met troubles in governance.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/16 18:53:01

Tales of economic doom greatly exaggerated

China's timetable for its rise might be long, because the Chinese leadership has a clear understanding of the troubles and difficulties.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/9 19:38:01

Chinese culture can't be bound to one land

If the fantasies can cultivate a long-time interest in the culture and a desire for more learning, they may deserve more of a thumbs up than anything else.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/27 20:33:01

Adversity helps Asian economies grow

The emerging economies in Asia have undergone an unprecedented period of growth and have now entered into a period of deep adjustment.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/26 19:53:01

Flags represent US successes and failures

I'd like to see the Confederate flag taken down. But when it happens, I won't want it to be seen as a celebration of the collapse of the last relic of racism.
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/3 0:33:01

Anti-Chinese attack shows Turkey's struggle

What has been happening in Turkey is an epitome of the Middle East that is experiencing radical changes. Giving tacit consent to the development of forces that support “Xinjiang independence” does not prove the power of Turkey. Rather, it shows its helplessness.
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/8 22:08:11

AIIB loans will face political challenges

If the AIIB is to achieve or even surpass what the World Bank and the ADB have done, it must attach high importance to how to raise the labor level of the debt countries at the every beginning.
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/1 21:08:01

In US backyard, Chinese company builds a win-win project

Asia needs the US, just like the Couva hospital needs US-made hospital beds. But this cannot be achieved by simply selling naval vessels.
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/16 0:38:01

Traditional culture more than dress-up

What's more important than traditional appearance is building a modern culture that is based on traditional values. But this is also a much more challenging task.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/25 22:18:01

China picking own path serves US interests better

When conflicts emerge in the future, the boundaries around China's interests and US interests will become vague. Beijing and Washington are going to deal with matters that integrate the interests of both sides.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/25 0:23:02

Admissions fears eroding Asian identity

However, such progress will not be achieved by punishing those who walk faster than others, because they can set the pace for everyone else.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/18 20:03:02

Clear orientation needed in Sino-US ties

China's future path demands a stable relationship with the US. China had to follow US mood swings, but now it is capable of affecting the US and laying out a constructive vision for the two.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/10 19:58:01

Educational fraud eases gray path into US

So the silver lining is that the old fashioned, exploitative, and dangerous smuggling rings may soon be driven out of business by a more modern market.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/4 23:08:01