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China, US must strive to avoid conflict

The relationship between China and the US will not remain smooth in the coming years. The power shift in Asia will always cast a shadow of conflicts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/12 18:03:39

Belt & Road fuels growth in Chinese security, insurance industries

The Belt and Road initiative (BRI) launched by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 is gaining momentum. It aims to promote economic development and exchanges between China and more than 60 countries. The BRI is not immune, however, to a number of important risks that in many instances are new to Chinese companies operating abroad.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/11 19:20:58

China, US explore cooperation in changing era

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have kept on good terms. The two heads of state met again at the G20 Hamburg summit after their first face-to-face meeting at a Florida resort in April. This time they aimed at developing the 100-day plan for trade cooperation rolled out at the previous Mar-a-Lago summit into a one-year project.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/11 19:20:57

Nitrous oxide: Definitely no laughing matter!

May harsh laws remain in place for all drug-related offenses! May we eradicate the grey zone and protect the population from ever-changing and deadly narcotics.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/11 17:38:39

Can Trump-Putin meet improve US-Russia ties?

Before Russia's presidential election next year, Putin will have to take into account nationalism in his country and will not take the initiative to ease the Russia-US relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/10 18:53:40

G20 summit stresses unity and inclusiveness

During the 12th G20 summit, China has successfully safeguarded globalization and showed its strong power to shepherd the world economy in the right direction while supporting globalization, fostering a solid coordination between major countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/10 18:38:40

Multilateralism stressed at Xi-Putin meeting

The US strategy has been to isolate Russia internationally, but evidently it is Washington that is becoming more isolated on the global stage. Last week in the run-up to the G20 summit in Germany, the reverse in fortunes could not be more glaring.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 21:28:40

Bike sharing needs better management

The bike-sharing industry is undergoing tremendous growth, following the trends of the sharing economy and green transportation. China's bike-sharing programs, representing the new spirit of "intelligent manufacturing in China," are making inroads into the global market, ranging from Singapore to Silicon Valley in the US. How far China's bike-sharing schemes will go depends on companies' better management.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 20:33:39

India uses Bhutan to secure New Delhi's interest

The recent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops at the Sikkim section of China-India border has raised speculation over India's real intention behind its provocation. Wangcha Sangey, a legal consultant from Bhutan, recently published an article in his blog titled "Understanding Sino-Bhutan border issues at Doklam. Search for truth," which provides a look into the incident from another perspective. The following is an excerpt from his article.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/7 18:45:27

Distinguishing superstition from real TCM

It seems there is a long and arduous way to go for the public to do away with all the medical superstitions and turn to science-based healing methods.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 23:16:52

Special favors for foreigners spark resentment

China and Chinese people have come a long way of getting a clear understanding of internationalization. As China is not an immigration country, foreign-looking expats will continue to be a rarity, so courtesy, or even special treatment, may stay for a long time. This shouldn't be considered foreigner-worshipping.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 19:28:40

G20 sets stage for closer Sino-German ties

The 2017 G20 summit will take place Friday and Saturday in the German city of Hamburg. Chinese President Xi Jinping is scheduled to attend the conference and hold a bilateral meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 19:18:39

Trump a wild card at G20 Hamburg Summit

It would be reasonable for the world to lower exceptions for the coming G20 Hamburg, which is unlikely to achieve the level of success of the 2016 G20 Hangzhou.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 21:53:39

London’s bargaining fades in Brexit talks

The divorce process should not just demonstrate respect for the UK's autonomy to choose its own development path but more importantly, showcase a pro-globalization attitude of openness and inclusiveness.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 21:53:39

Parsing the G20 summit: runners and riders

Since the US is still the world's largest single economy, constructive American input in discussions about the direction of the global economy remains vital.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/4 21:03:39

Sino-Russian ties ride ‘new normal’ of closer cooperation

These achievements are the bedrock of the China-Russia relationship and working as a brake to prevent a reversal in bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/4 11:58:39

Cooperation based on Belt and Road can overcome risk of war between China, US

President Trump has just expressed his willingness to participate in BRI, which can and will hopefully overcome the Thucydides Trap and extend peace between the US and China and indeed globally for another 50 years. In the process, both the US and China can and will become great again. With this in mind, it is hopeful that Professor Allison will revise his theory.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/3 18:53:40

China, Russia need shared vision for Eurasia

Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Moscow only six weeks after Vladimir Putin visited Beijing for the Belt and Road summit. This will be the two men's third get-together so far this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/3 18:53:39