Affordable clinics taking load off hospitals
Editor's note: China has established a basic medical insurance system with universal coverage. This has played an important role in making medical services more accessible and affordable, especially improving people's well-being and maintaining social harmony and stability in rural areas, writes a veteran journalist with China Daily.
Multipolar world needs China and EU
The visit by European Council President Charles Michel to Beijing on Thursday comes at a critical time for China and the European Union as well as the entire world. It has sent a resounding message that China and the EU, as two major players in a multilateral world, oppose a new Cold War and any bid to divide the world into geopolitical blocs.
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.
Clarity, unity drives China dsepite western reports
In the aftermath of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, one could walk away from the milestone event noticing a pointed unity and clarity of message. Not strictly among the assembled delegates — though there was plenty to be had in that case as well.
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