Opinion: • Cartoons • Columnists • Editor's Pick • From the Blog • Submit Your Opinion
Columnists

George N. Tzogopoulos
Can a trade war be averted?
China knows how to defend itself and put pressure on the other side to reconsider the long-term impact of its punitive practices. For now, it's time to give dialogue a chance.
The future of Sino-European relations
​Erdogan's foreign policy choices and the role of BRI
China boosts regional connectivity via Greece in 16+1

Shastri Ramachandaran
Northeast revival key test of supply-side reform
China's northeast, home to the old industrial bases for long, is on the brink of a major economic transformation.
Trump inaugural brings many fears, few cheers
Davos awaits Xi's pitch on responsive leadership
Premier Li keeps economy on course

Eugene Clark
​Reflections on 40th anniversary of China's opening up
The writer shares his overview of China's fundamental achievements over the last 40 years, as well as the challenges and contradictions to overcome while moving forward.
​Rescue of Thai soccer players, coach: Lessons learned
China, driverless vehicles and cities of the future
Life is a 'pitch'

John Ross
Data shows China's strong support for the WTO
China's trade-weighted average import tariff rate had fallen to 4.4 percent in 2015, only 1.5 to 2 percentage points higher than those of developed economies such as the U.S. and the EU.
​The SCO is a bastion of global stability
US data shows no underlying economic acceleration under Trump
Xi's Boao Forum speech shapes globalization agenda

Dan Steinbock
China's move toward sustainable economic growth
China's economic growth is taking a new "high-quality" approach with greater emphasis placed on living standards, poverty reduction and environmental protection.
​Why Philippines economy is thriving, despite IMD
​America's new steel and aluminum protectionism
Ensuring Olympic success – After the Games

Jin Liangxiang
Can Rouhani bring Iran into the international system?
Iran has a hard struggle to achieve reintegration into the international system, but China can play a vital role in this regard.
Respecting diversity leads to a community of a shared future
China, EU can cooperate in Middle East
Iran's entry should enhance SCO's role

Tim Collard
France bids for European leadership in relations with China
Britain is France's real rival, not the other nations of continental Europe. And Britain has firmly espoused the free trade agenda to which China is committed.
Revisiting Trump's unusual diplomacy
Streamlined gov't prepared to act on trade threats
What next for the UK-China 'Golden Era'?

Heiko Khoo
Victory for the left in Mexico
The newly elected AMLO government will inherit a heavy burden of corruption, debt and inequality in Mexico.
Spain: The government falls
British capitalism: A rentier econ
Venezuela defies its enemies

Niranjan Sahoo
Why climate change dominates Hamburg G20 summit
The upcoming meeting of G20 offers a real chance to renew the global action against climate change and arrest any slide triggered by President Donald Trump’s sudden pull out from the Paris Accord.
India unveils a game changing tax law
Importance of Astana SCO Summit
Why the game is on: Paris climate deal

Richard de Grijs
​'Two sessions' are a chance to address science and environment
Policymakers at the forthcoming "two sessions" will have a timely opportunity to tackle two of China's most pressing scientific issues.
​Emigrant return policies may slow 'brain gain' in China
'Double first-class' universities plan needs careful thought
Changes in Chinese higher education to benefit the country's workforce

Zhang Lijuan
Rethink about stakeholders in the antidumping chain
Whenever American commercial interests launch an antidumping action against China, the consequences can be bad for many other stakeholders in the supply chain.
Tougher trade policy does little for job creation
G20 for global economic governance
Make America's trade policy toward China sustainable

Shen Dingli
The uneven story of US-Japan relations
Despite his campaign rhetoric, Trump seems to be learning the rules of the game, and is likely to manage a delicate trilateral relationship with China and Japan.
Trump right to reaffirm US' commitment to one China
Trump's policies divide US, allies
One-China policy is nonnegotiable

Sumantra Maitra
Turkey's recent elections and the power of nationalism
The force of nationalism in Turkey, as well as other countries like Russia, should not be underestimated, as many countries are now factoring in religion and nationalism when choosing their leaders.
Trump, NATO, EU and liberal order
​Harvard causing 'brain drain' through discrimination against Asians
​Australia's pivotal strategic role in Indo-Pacific order

Mitchell Blatt
Leaving Iran deal, US leaves leadership behind
With U.S. credibility counting now more than ever, Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal spells serious trouble for America's dwindling global leadership.
​Brexit deserves a second vote
US court ruling issues blow to equality
​Men's role in #MeToo

Sajjad Malik
Ambiguity after EU immigration deal
Since the accord is ambiguous, the politicians can tell their voters back home that they have shown solidarity to stop illegal arrivals.
Trump thrives in Brussels and London
After victory, Erdogan faces new challenges
​Trump's America – The issue of immigration

Giovanni Vimercati
Is Europe risking the most in the new Cold War?
A more impoverished Europe is likely if it gives up its political and economic sovereignty in favor of opposing Russia at the U.S.’s behest.
US-Cuba relations: too early to judge
Athens-Moscow: an (un)orthodox alliance?
Merkel dresses down Abe's revisionist tendencies

Jiang Shixue
A new era for China-Latin American cooperation
With differences in language, culture and political-economic systems as well as a long geographical distance, mutual understanding is always insufficient and people-to-people exchanges are greatly needed. 
The future of US-EU relations
To publicize the notion of a community with a shared future for humanity
Globalization is irresistible

Xu Peixi
The NSA's Orwellian invasion of China
The US spy machine is out of control.
US government lets go of ICANN
Mrs. Obama's visit is a stitch in time
China awakens to its vulnerability to cyber attacks from the US

Yi Xianrong
How big is China's debt risk?
Only by totally abandoning the current growth model of relying on credit investment and the real estate industry, can China's economy get out of the dilemma.
Correctly assessing China's current economic growth
Lower growth target shows new economic priorities
Prospect of RMB depreciation depends on what China’s central bank wants

Fan Jishe
Nuclear security: The end of the beginning
Now that the Nuclear Security Summits are said to have served their purpose, it is time to translate political stances into additional concrete measures and investment in nuclear security.
'Strategic Patience': Failed US North Korea policy
Time to see the big picture of Korean nuke issue
Xi-Obama summit: Shaping the future Sino-US relations

Tylor Claggett
The end of US quantitative easing: What does it mean?
The end of QE3 will have several immediate implications. It also affects China.
Should the US increase its minimum wage?
Mistakes that drove Detroit's decline
Has American democracy lost its way?

Yu Ning
The PBC RRR cut and China's economic transformation
Both the economic data and liquidity figures from recent weeks point to increasing pressures for further and effective easing.
Cooperation on the 'Belt and Road Initiatives'
The deposit insurance system will promote financial reform
PPP model and its impact on APEC

Ember Swift
Subway matchmaking ads reveal marital trends in China
Matchmaking ads in Beijing subways suggest finding a marriage partner is getting more high-tech -- but little has changed.
Possible solutions to rural teachers shortage
Regrets provide a tool for improved learning
China's inevitable path to same-sex marriage

Luo Huaiyu
Xi and Ma's handshake makes history
In terms of symbolism and in a very real sense, the Singapore handshake between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou is a huge step forward.
The hegemonic bus driver on tenterhooks
The US moral standing in Asia
The harmony of Chinese dreams

Danny Quah
The simple arithmetic of China's growth slowdown
China in 2015 is a very different economy from even just 10 years earlier. China has changed far more than the world has in this time.
Decoding the Middle-Income Trap
China's growth could address imbalance
The UK and the Eurozone in the shifting global economy

Mu Guangzong
Is another baby boom likely in relaxed birth control?
The population issue in China today is more a problem of an imbalanced demographic structure, and a super-low birth rate.
Family policy can succeed only with support
Moving toward the ideal gender ratio
Strategy needed to balance population structure

Zhou Shixin
Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to China
Regardless of which party wins the general election in Myanmar, the future government must attach importance to Myanmar's relations with China as China offers the strongest guarantee of Myanmar's prosperity.
Achieving the FTAAP is the destiny of APEC
The AIIB boosts Asian confidence in connectivity
US arms sales to Vietnam might aggravate tensions

Wei Hongxia
What does the US-Cuba reconciliation mean?
The last vestiges of the Cold War in Latin America have been removed. The U.S. is resetting its relations with its southern neighbors and improving its image among them.
US diplomacy in 2014: Confidence and challenges
The impact of Obama's spring East Asia visit
Action stations

Zhao Jinglun
Obituary: Zhao Jinglun
Veteran journalist, academic and China.org.cn columnist Zhao Jinglun passed away Saturday morning at 5:55am.
The Ukraine crisis - who is responsible?
War is cruelty
World order and regime change
Spain: The government falls
British capitalism: A rentier econ
Venezuela defies its enemies
​200 years later: What is the significance of Karl Marx today?
Irish question returns to haunt Brexit
Mocking the US election is a severe misjudgment
The Xi-Ma meeting sets historic milestone
'China Threat' not an excuse for US 'Asia-Pacific Pivot'
Common destiny needs stability
African upheaval: What should China do?

Send your storiesGet more from China.org.cnMobileRSSNewsletter