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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

Colonial legacy buried seeds of territorial row

Whether Asia can deal with this issue properly will determine whether it will be able to blaze a new trail of development which is different from the West's.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/3 23:28:04

Paradisiacal visions mix two worlds into one

But now, being who they are and having two worlds merged into one in their hearts, they seem to see no boundaries. Neither does their work.
Source: Global Times | 2015/5/28 22:18:01

Rohingya crisis demands concerted action

Sometimes, regional cooperation can get a breakthrough from a specific problem, thus boosting each side's confidence for future joint work and setting up basic principles on human rights.
Source: Global Times | 2015/5/27 22:28:01

Tai chi for Asian order has left US flailing

China has been gradually pushing Washington's “pivot to Asia” to the margins of the region with a sophisticated portfolio of moves and the flexible employment of economic power.
Source: Global Times | 2014/11/19 19:28:02

Politicians' e-mails last ones left secret

Let's not pretend we care more about the record-keeping policies than the contents of the e-mails of these current and former officials, especially of the e-mails that have been deleted or been kept out of the public realm for too long.
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/19 17:43:01

Diplomatic efforts augment economic dreams

The conflicts in northern Myanmar, however, revealed that it is difficult to introduce foreign investment or push our business outside China under the circumstances of a volatile neighborhood.
Source: Global Times | 2015/3/18 20:03:01

Fight for justice can't be limited to just us

Making logical and correct decisions should be the ultimate goal of human society.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/26 17:23:01

De-militarizing politics critical for Myanmar

Regardless of whether Suu Kyi can acquire the eligibility or not this year, it is imperative that the constitution must be amended at least before 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/25 19:33:01

Neighbors can help Myanmar reconciliation

It will be a significant move if China, India and Thailand can jointly work to push forward the ethnic reconciliation in Myanmar. And in this process, a new negotiation mechanism can be set up for Asian peace and lay the foundations of the security landscape in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/11 19:43:01

Criminal politicians face easier future in US

But when the correct procedures get wrong results and there are little means to correct them, the faith of the public in the system is inevitably hurt.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/5 20:18:01

Warring over Sino-Indian growth pointless

Most important of all, India will have a united, disciplined and skillful middle class by absorbing the huge numbers of rural laborers into its manufacturing industry.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/4 21:23:01

Playing at poverty doesn't teach real lessons

Researchers in the US have found that children in rich families perform better at school than those just as talented from poor families. The wealthy kids end up going to better colleges, and then land in better paid jobs. And poor children, when they grow up, are most likely to stay in the same income bracket as their parents. This is a major accelerator of the income gap.
Source: Global Times | 2015/1/29 19:38:01