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.

Income gap, a woe for China and US

[2010-10-12 07:58]

The United States and China have found something in common lately, after the US Census Bureau announced that last year the income gap between the richest and poorest US citizens was the widest in recent history.

Time for US to lift Cuban embargo

[2010-09-21 08:18]

At a conference call last week, Julia Sweig, an expert on Latin America at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic monthly, talked about their lengthy meeting in Havana with legendary Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Hardly feeling safer nine years later

[2010-09-14 08:02]

Has the United States or the rest of the world become safer nine years after the tragic Sept 11 attacks?

Political capital to the cost of the people

[2010-09-07 07:58]

It was interesting to hear some politicians in the United States say they will not waste any more political capital fighting people like Senator Chuck Schumer, who is leading a lobby to pressure China to revalue its currency or face higher tariffs on its exports.

Why all the fuss about the mosque?

[2010-08-24 07:51]

If you believe Americans are preoccupied these days with issues such as the economy, jobs, troop withdrawal from Iraq and the war in Afghanistan, you may be wrong. Cordoba House, the proposed Islamic center to be built two blocks from Ground Zero, the World Trade Center site in New York, is the hot issue in the country at the moment.

New York's way to fight vulgar culture

[2010-08-17 07:15]

New York, the most expensive American city, is much cheaper compared with Shanghai and other Chinese cities, at least when it comes to summer arts, since many big-ticket events in China are totally free there.

Zero tolerance to moral degradation

[2010-08-10 07:57]

Recently, 40 billionaires joined The Giving Pledge, launched by Microsoft founder Bill Gates, his wife Melinda and investor Warren Buffett, to donate at least half their wealth to charity.

When local governments go bust

[2010-08-03 08:02]

A radio reporter approached me in Bryant Park last week, asking for my view on the upcoming price hike of the MetroCard for New York's subway and bus systems.

Joint naval drill only benefits militaries

[2010-07-27 07:53]

The massive joint military drill by the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK), which began Sunday in the Sea of Japan, is intended to show off its mighty power.

Be mindful of political correctness

[2010-07-20 07:51]

I have been an admirer of the US Constitution's First Amendment since my school days.

Time now to revise your resume

[2010-07-14 07:40]

With former Microsoft China head Tang Jun in the spotlight for allegedly getting a fake doctorate from a dubious American university - and not, as he is known, for his business acumen - some officials and business executives may want to revise their resumes now.

Overoptimism cause for concern

[2010-07-06 06:55]

Americans have always been known for their optimism and can-do attitude. But, as the country marked its Independence Day on Sunday, the mood is much less sunny than what the scorching weather would suggest.

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