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Asia ought to be prepared as India's momentum falters

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy of India, Asia's third largest, and its spillover effects are moving in a worrying direction.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/25 21:01:18

Canberra can't afford uncertainty over Mengniu

The fate of a proposed purchase in Australia by Chinese dairy behemoth Mengniu Dairy has caught the attention of Chinese netizens. Despite Australian media reports that the Morrison government will ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/24 20:24:17

India's railway self-reliance needs realistic bottom line

The Indian Ministry of Railways announced recently that it has canceled the tender for manufacturing some semi high-speed Vande Bharat trains, and a fresh tender will give "Preference to Make ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/23 21:39:49

Will India get on the SCRI bus for long?

India, Japan and Australia have begun discussions on launching a trilateral Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI), with the aim of reducing dependency on China's manufacturing sector, The Economic Times reported ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/20 22:16:54

US tech decoupling hides restructuring push

While the US economy takes a major hit from the coronavirus pandemic, major US stock indices seemed to ignore the battered economic fundamentals and rally to hit new highs. On ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/19 23:01:51

Australia to blame as market misreads anti-dumping move

China's Ministry of Commerce announced on Tuesday that it had launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of wine from Australia, a development many fear signals a downward spiral in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/18 21:56:32

UK government should leave China hawk Truss in the cold

UK Trade Secretary Liz Truss is reportedly making a last-ditch attempt to torpedo Prime Minister Boris Johnson's earlier decision welcoming China's digital information giant ByteDance to set up TikTok's global ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/18 18:54:43

Japan's economy also needs a health check-up

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly entered hospital on Monday. While Kyodo News said the visit was for a regular health check-up, the news nevertheless fueled speculation about the prime ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/17 20:14:30

US bid to target Alibaba misguided, short-sighted

US President Donald Trump is reportedly looking to restricting other Chinese technology companies in the US, such as China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. This comes after his recent move to ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/16 20:15:18

India can't lure investors if it pursues protectionism

Chinese internet company ByteDance is engaging in early talks with Reliance Industries Limited for investment in Chinese social media app TikTok's business in India, tech website TechCrunch reported on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/13 21:37:11

TikTok deal must be fair, minimize politics

A reported survey of Microsoft employees indicates that there is considerable negative feeling among its staff toward a potential acquisition of Chinese social media app TikTok's operations in the US ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/12 21:06:04

Australia's solar power export plan has far to go

The Australian government recently granted "major project status" to a solar power export project that will supply solar power to Singapore through a subsea cable. With an estimated investment of ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:32:03

Haste won't make India a manufacturing power

India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced recently that the country will stop the import of 101 types of military equipment in a bid to boost domestic weapon production and improve ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/10 22:00:08

US bid to decouple internet is a double-edged sword

When the Trump administration flexed its political muscle on TikTok, many saw it as an isolated case. Unfortunately, it has turned out that Washington's attack on TikTok is just an ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 20:41:17

US 'decoupling' attempt will be doomed to fail

The US' suppression of high-tech Chinese companies has accelerated to a historically high level, and its means and scopes of attacks are unprecedented if compared to previous technology conflicts.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 20:53:41

Australia's Indo-Pacific push misses economic realities

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday that establishing an Indo-Pacific alliance with like-minded nations is a critical priority. Putting the Indo-Pacific alliance at such a height is beyond the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/5 21:02:21

Firms fearful after US' flagrant heist of TikTok

Video conferencing platform Zoom said Monday that the company will suspend all direct sales to the Chinese mainland from August 23 and will switch to a partner-only model in the ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/4 21:15:20

HSBC's trust deficit just the start of its woes

HSBC reported on Monday that its net profits plunged nearly 96 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, while its post-tax profits for the first half dropped 69 percent ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/3 21:55:51