OPINION

Can Trump overcome healthcare gaffe?


In the near future, it is expected that Trump’s budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year and his tax reform will also be challenged by the Congress. Trump’s administration will face more pressure on tax reform as it is more complicated than healthcare reform.

Lam’s election bodes well for HK’s future

When there are growing signs of political chaos, public opinion is bound to oppose it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 23:18:39

Hitting the curbs

Chinese cities curb property purchases in order to control increasing real estate prices
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 22:13:40

Public resources require better care

Building a well-functioning society is often more challenging than economic success. It requires the governments to pay close attention to details as well as the awareness and active participation from the citizens. If every one of us can be more aware of public resources as well as our own behaviors, things will improve. And stealing public toilet paper will no longer be an issue to be discussed in the public arena.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 22:08:40

Can school district housing predicate children’s future success?

The goal of education is mostly to cultivate a free, enlightened mind. It is somewhat pathetic that middle-class parents are infatuated with ensuring that their children stay in the same social class as them or climb even higher and expect the next generation to follow their path.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 22:08:39

Will there be a China-Japan détente?

However, given the huge volume in trade between the two countries – approximately over $300 billion – and their common interests in environmental protection, economy and so forth, it is still possible for Abe to change his mind on his aggressive China policy and restore the détente.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 17:38:39

Challenges abound in future EU-US ties

Bilateral negotiations will be very hard though. The meeting between Trump and Merkel was useful as the two leaders had a one-on-one meeting. However, difficulties are ahead for both. When Trump said “wiretapping was at least something [he] had in common” with Merkel, journalists attending the press conference laughed. But this humorous phrase rather reflects the reality.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 17:23:39

Security comes first in cloud computing

More than 50 members of the US congress jointly signed and sent a letter to Chinese Ambassador to Washington Cui Tiankai regarding their "concerns" about China's restrictions on its domestic cloud computing market, requesting that US enterprises be given unlimited access, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/25 0:08:39

Marriage can’t be traded for license plates

It seems that marriage, previously a sacred word for love, is increasingly becoming a tool for material gains. The fake marriage, in essence, is a way to distribute the limited resources in big cities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/24 5:03:39

Time to mourn

London witnessed a terror attack Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/24 0:33:39

Canberra fails to grasp Belt & Road through ideological prejudice

Australia rejected aligning a $5 billion state infrastructure fund with China's One Belt and One Road initiative during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's Canberra trip this time over concerns the deal may damage its relationship with the US, the Financial Times reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/24 0:23:39

West must drop double standards on terror

When terrorism prevails, the whole of mankind must unite to fight against it, regardless of geopolitical rivalry and ideological divergences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/24 0:23:39

The price of superstition

The cyberspace, after all, is like an intangible net that can easily trap you.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 21:42:38

Time to stop romanticizing white men

The answer is the rosy, inflated self-concept of Westerners that has prevailed in our minds. The West has filled the non-Westerners with false notions of white superiority and white benevolence, and China unquestioningly accepted and reinforced it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 21:28:39