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Chinese companies in US face legal peril

Short sellers filed complaints against many Chinese companies for the discrepancies in their financial statements and dragged their stock prices down. Many companies were forced to delist and retreat back to China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:58:39

Political reality trumps House of Cards

And then, for a bonus question, which I am sure no one can answer correctly other than the president himself: What does “covfefe” mean?
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 21:08:39

Can smartphones speed secularism in India?

No one can predict how long the rivalry between secularism and religion in India will last. But it is certain that such rivalry is the key factor to what kind of reforms and opening-up India will adopt.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 20:33:39

Chinese Americans becoming more cohesive

Of course, today's newcomers are different from the old days. They are from a rising China, wealthier and with louder voices. This is indeed not a bad thing. The confidence they brought to this community is overdue and critically needed.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/11 19:13:39

B&R provides more balance in globalization

Against such background, the Belt and Road initiative was envisioned.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/10 19:08:40

Poverty alleviation requires serious rethinking

Poverty has diverse appearances and its effects on people vary from place to place. But when it comes to selling it to tourists, some stories always work better than others.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 17:58:39

Revolution sets China and India apart

Revolution is one of Britain's greatest fears, and it needed stability in the region, as only in a stable environment, can the wealth of South Asia, accumulated over the past thousands of years, be delivered to Britain without disruptions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 19:06:13

Indecent service a common trend on flights

You would think after the Dao incident stirred up public rage, all airlines would be doing everything they could to avoid getting into similar predicaments. Well, that is far too logical for an industry that can behave in an exceptionally cavalier way.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 17:33:40

Unfair education exposes India's social rift

The education situation in India should also serve as a warning to China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 19:23:40

Dilemma of democracy lingers in Thailand

Thailand's attempt to implement the Western electoral system has led to domestic chaos. Thus, the country's wealth gap may not be easily bridged even though the military's influence in politics has been strengthened.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 20:08:39

China is not alone in real estate frenzy

But it's going to take a longer time to fight against a culture where everyone likes to follow the trends blindly. That is what makes so many Chinese consider themselves losers if they haven't been able to buy an apartment, and makes men who don't own an apartment worry that they will be bachelors forever. In New York, it may be rough but it isn't going to stop anyone finding a mate.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 21:33:41

Journey of Chinese Internet celebrity shatters our distorted view of 'becoming them'

Now many readers are starting to question whether the whole thing was a hoax. Consequently, the WeChat account was shut down by the authorities for its possible involvement in a scam.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/27 9:53:30

Prosperous manufacturing industry hinges on occupational education

In developed countries, industries from manufacturing to agriculture are all being reshaped by data science and cloud computing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 18:18:39

New York remains the sanctuary city

He may not have had immigration status, but he brought good and inexpensive meals to my table. That is definitely a reason for me to love New York.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/12 18:08:40

China can't be onlooker of regional security pattern

Its sky only belongs to birds while tens of thousands of landmines as well as tunnels allowing North Koreans to transfer military forces for surprise attacks against the South are lying hidden below the ground.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/11 17:13:39

China model needs to be embodied by blue sky

Many Chinese have barely enjoyed the benefits of industrialization and urbanization, before they have to make a choice between a blue sky and a job.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/28 16:53:39

Slogans can't return factories to Trump's US

To consolidate and improve Asia's position in the global production chain is in line with what Asia's emerging economies demand.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/7 23:28:39

Beijing-Philippine fishing deal could foreshadow oil pact

If this becomes reality, China and the Philippines can create a brand-new model for the region to peacefully address sovereignty disputes. Principles established in the process will facilitate China's peaceful rise. Perhaps China permitting Filipinos to fish near Huangyan Island is an attempt to explore such a new model.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/23 19:03:39