Developments in past decade bring much shared fruits
Editor's note: Ten years is a short time in human history but diligent people, aided by good governance, can create miracles in that short period of time. A veteran journalist with China Daily takes a look at China's economy development in the past decade.
Deglobalization and decoupling risk causing more global damage
The Russia-Ukraine conflict has rekindled the debate on economic dependency and deglobalization, something that haunted the world when previous US president Donald Trump launched trade wars against China and other US trading partners a few years ago. Like some others at the time, Trump also blamed US economic woes on other countries, from China and India to Mexico and Germany.
Consultation, not a trade war, will settle bilateral disputes
The trade friction between the United States and China does not signify a tipping point in the Sino-US relationship, experts have said, even though the two countries have slapped tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods.
First remove the log from your own eye
Americans are now blaming a host of social ills－stagnant wages, de-industrialization, inequality－even obesity and drug addiction－on globalization. More to the point, politicians and pundits of all stripes are blaming China. But most of the bad stuff that has happened in the US economy has little to do with globalization or China. Instead, it is caused by bad domestic economic policies followed over the last 30 years.
Season of super savings for veteran Singles Day shopper
I've already made my list and checked it twice－my shopping list, that is, for Singles Day, which traditionally falls on Nov 11 each year.
Far-right Supreme Court crushes abortion rights in capital's latest salvo
It’s been two weeks since the Supreme Court’s odious ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization was made public, and two months since a draft opinion of the case was leaked. In that time — when collective shock and alarm should be motivating mass action — things only appear to have gotten worse.
Neighbors must make concerted efforts to fully embrace treaty
Premier Li Keqiang has officially invited his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to visit China from Thursday to Saturday. It will be the first official visit to China by a Japanese prime minister in seven years.
Weigh pros and cons before randomly using AI technology
AI can raise productivity and expand GDP, but it can also render non-adaptive workers jobless.
Strikes against Syria unwarranted
Since the outbreak of the "Arab Spring" seven years ago, much has changed in the political and security landscape in the Middle East. What has not changed is the fact that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains persona non grata for the United States and its allies