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George N. Tzogopoulos
A new political crisis in Greece?
Despite the relative resilience of the Greek coalition government over the past four years, a new conflict over the renaming of the Republic of Macedonia may spell further upheavals to Greece's governance and economy.
Friendship in the Balkans
Why Europe needs China
What does US withdrawal mean for Syria and the region?

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
Legal education reform needed to prepare 21st century lawyers
The legal education system and the legal profession need to embrace a rapidly changing world based on high tech innovation and information flows or risk being rendered obsolete.
Lessons for business in the Year of the Pig
​China's new e-commerce law: A step in the right direction
More connected, yet more alone

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.
A trade war will cut US living standards
BRICS dependent on free trade for development
​The SCO is a bastion of global stability

Dan Steinbock
China's living standards will continue to rise
As China's growth decelerates, international observers see the country approaching a "severe downturn." However, they miss the continuing rapid increase in Chinese living standards.
World-class lessons from Shanghai FTZ
Obama-Trump geopolitics changing US attitudes toward China, world
​Why Philippines economy is thriving, despite IMD

Jin Liangxiang
Is US concern over China-Israel Haifa port reasonable?
As U.S. pressure threatens the China-Israel agreement over a new port at Haifa, relations between all three countries are further undermined by exaggerated suspicions and insecurity.
Warsaw conference: US isolating Iran or being isolated?
Respecting diversity leads to a community of a shared future
China, EU can cooperate in Middle East

Tim Collard
Global strategy remains rooted in regional diplomacy
While the G20 summit captured most world attention, there were regional diplomatic developments of significance for China that might have been overlooked.
Decoding China's Ambassador to UK article
South-South cooperation increasingly important
Revisiting Trump's unusual diplomacy

Heiko Khoo
Role of America and local capitalist cronies clear in Venezuelan coup
Amid all the economic and social chaos in Venezuela, the long-suffering masses are well aware of who is behind it all – the United States and cronies among local capitalist oligarchs.
May's Brexit deal defeated: What's next?
Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg: Marxist heroes remembered
​Brexit: The economic forecasts

Niranjan Sahoo
The crisis staring at the COP24
China and India have a rare opportunity to build a working relationship with other key actors from the developing bloc to push forward ambitious goals at the COP24.
China and India tango in renewed global greening mission
India's flirts with universal basic income scheme
Important steps made at the COP24 climate summit

Richard de Grijs
Beyond the first thrill of Chang'e 4 moon landing
As the initial excitement dies down, we can see clearly how China's latest moon mission is a significant development milestone in terms of setting technological benchmarks, offering novel scientific insights, and engaging bright young minds.
​'Two sessions' are a chance to address science and environment
​Emigrant return policies may slow 'brain gain' in China
'Double first-class' universities plan needs careful thought

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
The Migration crisis hits America
The tactic of unarmed masses mobbing and storming borders is here, and is here to stay. It happened in Europe, and it's happening in the U.S. now.
Paris riots reflect growing dissent in France
Europe's imperial delusions pose a real threat
Britain's Versailles moment

Mitchell Blatt
Court ruling against Obamacare health insurance could hurt millions
The action by a U.S. federal court judge to rule the health insurance coverage known as "Obamacare" has serious implications for millions of Americans, especially the poor or those with long existing conditions.
How Netflix is changing the film industry
Economic slowdown ahead for US
Hysterical and ambitious: Double standards in gender

Sajjad Malik
High hopes for final peace in Afghanistan
Talks between American representatives and the Taliban in Qatar finally offer some hope of peace for Afghanistan that has been embroiled in various rivalries ever since the 19th century.
Slow death of the INF treaty
Spring Festival: Season of colors, food and love
France and Germany move closer together to lead Europe

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
Chinese Li-nian no less important than a theory
No Chinese theoretical school in regard to international relations has emerged so far, yet the proposed community of a shared future for all humanity provides a solid foundation for one.
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.
Ways to beat the crowds during China's National Holiday
Possible solutions to rural teachers shortage
Regrets provide a tool for improved learning

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.
China has a long way to go to raise its fertility rate
Family policy can succeed only with support
Moving toward the ideal gender ratio

Zhou Shixin
Substantial progress in RCEP negotiations amid global trade turmoil
Despite the forceful trade approach of the U.S. and its impact on the global multilateral free trade system, the RCEP has made significant progress on a variety of economic and trade deals, ultimately hoping to conclude negotiations by 2019.
Aung San Suu Kyi's visit to China
Achieving the FTAAP is the destiny of APEC
The AIIB boosts Asian confidence in connectivity

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
May's Brexit deal defeated: What's next?
Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg: Marxist heroes remembered
​Brexit: The economic forecasts
Britain's political paralysis continues
Why the Financial Times is misreading China
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?

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