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A Chinese garden in America's backyard? Sino-LAC links in 2018

The United States and China make up close to 40 per cent of the world's GDP. Open, export-led economies like those of Latin America and the Caribbean need strong ties with both giants to prosper and make the great leap forward to the condition of fully developed nations. Developments in 2018 seem to confirm that there is little that can be done to change that hard fact.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 10:53:39

Will tech revolution overwhelm global system?

There is the question of how emerging technologies impact national security and even the nature of future wars.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 14:53:39

How sustainable tourism can benefit China

Unlike the problem faced by some countries with limited number of sites and things to do, China can plan it well so that foreign visitors are able to discover and understand more about the country – not through a third-person recount such as the news, but through their own eyes and interactions with locals.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 15:28:39

Governance index will help China showcase its achievements to world

On the basis of a governance index system, it is possible to assign annual rankings, prepare annual reports and other related assessments, and to build a database every year, providing necessary preconditions and support for China to consolidate the right to speak out.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 18:28:40

Talks with US key to better Sino-LatAm ties

I hope China will be active in participating in the regional affairs of Latin America, making full use of the China-Latin America forum to cross the barriers it could face.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 18:28:39

Traditional family gives way to individualism

Though the traditional Chinese concept of family values should be encouraged, it cannot be enforced. The freedom to decide whether to have children or not is a sign of social progress.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 16:53:39

Media can bring China, India closer

Is there anything else that Chinese and Indians should know about each other? The answer is definitely yes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 15:53:39

Does Trump really mean to pull troops from Syria?

The true intent of the US' move is to coerce the international coalition fighting the IS to support higher military budgets and make NATO and Arab countries send more soldiers.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 12:28:54

What awaits ahead for the EU? Signs of a deepening crisis on the horizon

The political credibility crisis affecting leaders of European democracies goes hand in hand with the diminishing role of the United States in the current world configuration.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 9:53:39

US intensifying intervention in China through legislation means

It is an objective fact and basic common sense that China and the US cannot leave one another nor change each other. US policy elites should pragmatically handle bilateral ties in the current transition.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/23 18:03:39

China-Africa cooperation a 'win-win'

“If you want to go quickly, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together,” the journey to the full development of both China and Africa will be better traveled together. China may just be the vehicle to achieve former South African president Thabo Mbeki's dream of an African Renaissance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/23 17:13:39

Meng's case exposes US techno-nationalism

I think that in the US, there is a wide set of industry and technological sectors that are now subject to techno-nationalism.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/23 9:28:39

Reading is enough, one need not read between the lines

Sometimes, even well-known intellectuals could be treated harshly for mistakes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 20:43:40

No country can dominate Africa

What is the meaning of this new US strategy? Where are China-Africa relations headed?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 19:38:32

Confident China on development path

Washington believes that China's success would not and could not continue unless it replicates the economic and political system of the Western world. But the truth is that Beijing wouldn't and shouldn't become a copy of any other country.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 18:23:40

Does anti-China sentiment in US repeat history?

The frigid relationship between China and the US has further aggravated the alienation of Chinese Americans.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 17:33:40

Glitter of opulent marriages hides sordid reality of Indian social life

There have been attempts by some social groups to arrest the exponential increase in wedding expenses, considered a drain on families with limited means. The rise in number of mass marriages in India is one way of curbing expenditure seen as wasteful. However, there is an equally strong reaction against such frugality.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 17:23:42

China's tech, always in glare, has its benefits

China's technology has earned a bad reputation in the West, but it is helping bring about change and benefiting people in the country. China's technology needs to be understood properly in the right spirit.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 18:53:41