Opinion / Chen Weihua

Chen Weihua

Chen Weihua is the Chief Washington Correspondent of China Daily and Deputy Editor of China Daily USA. He has a particular focus on US politics and US-China relations.

World owes Snowden debt of gratitude

[2013-06-14 07:56]

People both inside and outside the United States owe Snowden a thank you for telling them that they are being closely watched by a government that likes to portray itself as a protector of privacy and civil liberties.

Summit to set sunny tone for times ahead

[2013-06-08 07:56]

This is exactly what the Sunnylands summit is about: looking at an important and long-term relationship of cooperation as well as competition.

Abe should atone for Japan's war crimes

[2013-06-01 08:11]

The only way Abe and his right-wing cohorts can do this is by facing up to the past and sincerely atoning.

Misleading portrayal of China in Africa

[2013-05-17 08:08]

China is not perfect, at home and in Africa. But it's also deadly wrong to dismiss China's work in Africa as the selfish grabbing of land and resources or neocolonialism.

Dhaka building collapse a lesson for all

[2013-05-10 07:06]

In this sense, the bloody Dhaka factory disaster should be a lesson for multinationals, governments, and companies and workers of the importance of safety standards, and observing them.

Diplomacy and dialogue is the prudent way

[2013-05-03 07:10]

This week's news report that the United States government is again considering arming the Syrian rebels is deeply disturbing, as it signals more bloodshed in that country.

US needs to do some soul-searching

[2013-04-27 07:21]

The Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people, including a Chinese graduate student, were a senseless attack of terrorism to say the least.

Enforcement more important than law

[2013-04-20 07:46]

The tough challenge China faces in its endeavor to build a society based on the rule of law can be seen on the ground as well as below it.

Find way to revive time-honored brands

[2013-04-12 07:12]

The red-brick facade facing Huaihai Road still charms and the newly decorated bar and dining room on the second floor look neat, yet they lack history.

US has not learned lesson from Iraq

[2013-03-15 07:18]

I always think what the $1 trillion - or more - that the US spent on the Iraq war could have achieved if it had been spent more wisely.

Obama stares at dangerous drone legacy

[2013-03-09 07:42]

It is not too late for Obama to stop making drones the legacy of a Nobel Peace Prize-winning president.

US haunted by persistent paranoia

[2013-03-01 07:15]

In fact, China is not the only victim of such paranoia. American politicians themselves have also fallen prey to it.

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