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Unsustainable US debt level a cause for concern

It is no secret that the US national debt is on an unsustainable path, but the question is how far it is from a real debt crisis. The US Congressional ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/3 20:58:40

Indian economy can't back costly border tensions

India's economy is sinking, but it is perplexing that the Modi government appears more interested in drilling more holes in its economic ship instead of fixing it.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/2 20:59:11

Indo-Pacific trilateral supply chain a lame pivot for Australia against China

The trade ministers of Australia, Japan and India met virtually on Tuesday and agreed to work toward achieving supply chain resilience in the Indo-Pacific region. The ministers instructed their officials ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/1 20:25:05

Azevêdo's departure from WTO a reminder of the risks

Roberto Azevêdo steps down as the director-general of WTO on Monday, Reuters reported, a year before his term is up. His departure should serve as a wake-up call for those ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/31 22:02:25

Australia is overly sensitive about new beef suspension

At a time when China-Australia relations are severely strained, mostly resulting from Canberra's ill-intentioned moves to hamstring China, even some non-political decisions by Beijing could be easily interpreted as a ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/30 20:10:21

How long can Australia weather economic strains?

If there is anything more frustrating for Chinese and Australian business circles than the deteriorating relationship between the two countries, then it is the lack of hope that the shadow ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/27 20:06:17

No need for ASEAN to take sides between China, US

Despite political tensions between the US and China that will likely continue for a while, there is no need for the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to take ...
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/26 20:08:23

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