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Chinese investment helps stabilize socialist rule in Vietnam

In Vietnam, there is a growing trend that combines anti-China and anti-socialist sentiments. Instigated by populism, the trend has had a powerful impact on Vietnam's governing elite.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/21 22:03:39

A war of words beyond PC, 'Western values'

Don't get me wrong. I hate unnecessary political correctness.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/18 20:03:39

Painting a Chinese-American portrait to honor 9/11 victims

Speaking little English, Yang didn't know how to navigate New York's art scene.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/8 18:28:39

China's brands need to catch up in Vietnam

Japanese enterprises have also begun to export vehicles and motorcycles manufactured in their factories in Thailand and Vietnam to the Southeast Asian and the Japanese domestic markets.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/7 18:38:39

Beijing can share benefits of Hanoi's growth

The increase of imported fruit from Vietnam is closely related to the development policy in China's border areas.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/31 18:43:39

Migrants get ahead without language skills

“Cannot move an inch?” That is at least literally wrong in New York City now.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/25 18:48:39

US elections expose deep woes of democracy

All in all, the US-style democratic system cannot fit the times or lead the international trend. Rather, with political elitism at its core, the system has catered to populism. The eruption of the “e-mailgate” is inevitably under this political logic. While democracy stresses fairness, how can US democracy represent fairness when the elections are manipulated?
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/4 22:43:40

Brazil's party spirit will make Olympics hit

When you stroll down the beach avenue in Rio and brush past the tanned sunbathers, or when you see the rejoicing of Brazilians playing in the sea, why complain?
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/3 22:09:13

'Awash' with ads: Have advertisers gone too far?

It's not that China doesn't regulate its advertising. Indeed, regulations in China are no less stringent than in the US, and sometimes, more stringent. But the problem with ads in China is that they still rely too much on outdated methods.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/2 20:23:01

China-India competition can upgrade globalization

The key to maintaining the upward trajectory of their economic ties is to reduce direct rivalry and find more industrial connections.
Source: Global Times | 2016/6/1 19:41:42

Can economic bond bring China, Japan closer?

My Chinese and Japanese fellows all described the other country as neighbors that cannot be escaped, as a result of which the two can only cooperate. China ranks second in the world economy, sitting between the US and Japan. Politically, we can hardly separate the US and Japan. But economically, we should consider how to make the best of Sino-Japanese relations to serve China's development.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/27 19:48:02

Sticking together can work for minorities

The political system has decided that segregation, ironically, is the best way for minority people to fight for their rights.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/21 22:33:01

Faltering Brazil a lesson for Asia

Compared to Latin American countries, the Asian economy can drive global development and keep doing fine despite the global slowdown because Asia has a strong manufacturing sector.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/20 23:37:40

Student lottery strands young Chinese in US

Since April 5, many immigration lawyers in the Greater New York area have been receiving phone calls from panicked Chinese students. Hundreds of them all asked the same question: I fell into a trap. Now what should I do?
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/14 20:48:01

Economic figures don't portray real Japan

The plane arrived at Haneda Airport at noon.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/7 0:38:03

Injustice lights fire under Asian-Americans

As newcomers, Asians have a lot to learn about strategies, tactics or even tricks in American politics.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/7 20:38:01

Japan's deep unease skews views on China

The constant change of public opinion in Japan is not the only case around Asia. It is happening in other countries as Washington is rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific under the banner of human rights, democracy, and international law. This new dynamic warrants particular attention.
Source: Global Times | 2016/4/13 22:13:01

US withdrawal unavoidable for peace in Asia

The US will have no reason to station its military forces in Japan and South Korea any more if a long-term peaceful architecture can be built in Northeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/31 2:22:01