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.

Greater tolerance and equal rights

[2012-05-12 08:02]

Watching this new chapter of equal rights unfolding in the US, I cannot help thinking of the millions of gays and lesbians in China, most of whom could still be facing prejudice from their families and society.

US media belittle issue of inequality

[2012-05-05 07:57]

What is sure is that the inequality will only grow when news media refuse to speak for the underprivileged they are supposed to represent.

Recycling is not a dirty word

[2012-04-27 08:05]

Americans are often regarded as wasteful people and it has been said that if everyone consumed like people in the United States, it would require the resources of four planet Earths.

Beijing's bills or Shanghai's coins?

[2012-04-13 08:07]

In the United States, a bipartisan Congress group has been pushing for the paper dollar to be replaced with a dollar coin.

News sites really need a clean-up

[2012-04-06 08:04]

After surfing Chinese websites for about two decades, I think there is one specific area that needs serious attention.

Remembrance of things now past

[2012-03-30 08:05]

Like many in Shanghai, and probably other parts of the country, the lane where my mother was born and where I was born and lived until I was two years old was an old narrow alley.

New York always plays my kind of tune

[2012-03-23 08:06]

An American passenger sitting next to me on the flight to Shanghai said she has only been to Beijing, but she feels Beijing is much like New York.

Rare earth case reveals US hypocrisy

[2012-03-15 08:06]

A win for the US, Japan and the EU in the WTO case would be a loss for the global environmental cause.

Decline of US power only relative

[2012-03-10 07:57]

A growing number of Americans are displaying anxiety and pessimism about the perception that the United States is in decline on the world stage.

Black maids and migrant workers

[2012-03-02 08:07]

It was unusual for the French romantic comedy The Artist to take the Best Picture award at last Sunday's 84th Academy Awards ceremony, as it is a black and white silent movie that could have been made in the 1920s.

No foul words in public discourse

[2012-02-24 08:11]

ESPN, a sports channel in the United States, blundered last week by using a derogatory word in a headline to describe New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin after the team lost to the New Orleans Hornets last Friday.

Cultural differences can be hard to fathom

[2012-02-17 07:55]

Republican presidential hopeful of the United States, Mitt Romney, last week revealed his ignorance of the reality in China.

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