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For US and India, it is never too late to learn from Wuhan

A summertime electronic music concert recently held in a Wuhan pool, featuring hundreds of young party-goers reveling, singing and dancing, shoulder-to-shoulder and without wearing facemasks, has amused many across the world. The scene also begrudges many overseas as their countries are still in the midst of battling the novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/23 14:37:20

China-Australia economic war unlikely despite confliction

As China's investment in Australia reaches a historical low, Canberra reportedly intends to block Chinese dairy firm Mengniu's acquisition plan to buyout an Aussie diary brand, with an offer of A$600 million ($431million), from Japan's Kirin Holdings.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/20 22:16:34

Vaccines for COVID-19: ways for international cooperation

Cooperation between countries in public health is complex by nature and made more so by ever shifting calculations of geopolitical implications associated with the ongoing struggle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The geographical and demographic reach of the virus is too unprecedented to call on past examples of successful cooperation. But time has come for contemplating equitable access to vaccines, in addition to relaxation of travel restrictions, among all countries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/20 11:33:40

Trump's luring US firms back plan another empty promise to cajole voters

Longing for four more years in the White House, US President Donald Trump recently gave a speech during a visit to Minnesota in which he spewed out empty promises to woo his supporters; promises that are likely to fade away after the election just as his previous ones have.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/20 11:23:40

How will anti-dumping probe affect Australian wine makers?

The investigation involves 10 Australian wine makers and nine domestic import companies. Investigators will focus on whether wine imports from Australia were dumped, the extent of the dumping margin, and the impact on domestic industries.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/19 20:52:20

China's food supply gap shouldn't be misread

After China's leading government think tank the China Academy of Social Sciences published its Rural Development Report (2020) on Monday, a number of media outlets have misread the "food supply gap" it mentions. In actual fact, an appropriate domestic supply gap can be made up by imports and has no impact on food security.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/18 19:19:19

Why doesn't US pressure discourage Chinese companies' IPOs?

Chinese companies haven't slowed their pace of IPOs in US capital markets despite an intensifying US political crackdown and threats amid spiraling tensions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/17 20:18:40

'Dual circulation' policy to quash America's bullying

China's economic rebalancing, pivoting to "inner circulation" by rapidly developing its domestic market competency in the global arena, will be a mild adjustment of policy in the coming years. The calibration aims to fight US bullying and hegemony.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/16 16:14:26

Apple should practice caution as it nears $2 trillion

Apple Inc is on track to become the first company to attain a $2 trillion market capitalization. Apple's current worth is around $1.93 trillion, less than 5 percent away from the new high. Analysts retained a bullish view of its buoyant shares even as its smartphone shipments continued to fall behind Huawei Technologies Co in the second quarter.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/13 20:01:53

US falls deep into bigotry, ramping up anti-China sentiment

US President Donald Trump once again displayed his bigotry as well as his utter contempt for science by scapegoating China, referring to COVID-19 as the "China Plague" in a tweet on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/12 16:27:43

Chinese consumer sentiment could impact US businesses

More than 90 percent of Chinese netizens who responded to a Global Times online survey disapprove of the US, support strong retaliation but remain reasonable and urge it to minimize the impact to China's opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/12 0:10:18

Time for US to step back from the brink, show commitment to trade deal

After the China-US phase one trade deal had been implemented for nearly six months, a review of China-US trade data shows that China is carrying out the deal as effectively as possible despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:46:39

US should cooperate with China to implement phase one trade deal

Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai said last week at the 2020 Aspen Security Forum that China is making good progress in implementing the phase one trade deal signed with the US in January, and is carrying out the deal as effectively as possible despite the impact of the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:46:32

Time for US to show commitment to trade deal

A review of China-US trade data in past months shows that China is carrying out the China-US phase one trade deal as effectively as possible despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/11 21:32:20

China's assistance aids LDCs' post-pandemic recovery

As gloom darkens over the global economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, less developed countries (LDCs) along the route of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) have suffered a severe economic blow, weighing on their domestic growth and their ability to cooperate with other countries. What's worse is the pandemic-induced crisis hampers these countries' confidence, shrouding them in negativity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 23:10:25

Trump government destroys the house of open, free business and internet

Leaving the raging COVID-19 pandemic, rising fatalities and a grave economic recession unattended, the Trump administration has further veered off course by picking up a broader fight with China, in a desperate attempt to maintain its base of ultra-right supporters who will vote for him on November 3.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/9 14:57:18

US is becoming the biggest uncertainty in future global economic growth

Throughout the second half of the year, the US economy is expected to be operating alongside the nation's wide-spread epidemic, racial tensions and domestic factionalism. Potential social risks brought about by the three issues will further hinder the economic recovery of the US, and the American economy may become the biggest uncertainty in global economic growth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/7 2:20:11

Trump's TikTok crackdown a lesson for Chinese tech firms

Short video app TikTok has come under a global spotlight due to Trump administration's relentless attack. In a move that fully demonstrates the US government' bullying and the hypocrisy of its so-called free market doctrine, the attack on TikTok has offered a lesson for China's high-tech firms operating overseas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/6 20:38:41