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.

Pursuing tougher, meaningless sanctions

[2010-04-12 07:14]

The pursuit of fresh sanctions against Iran to halt its uranium enrichment program may result in self-glorification for some politicians, but not necessarily in a solution for the thorny issue.

This rollercoaster ride has to stop

[2010-04-06 06:48]

The easing of tension between China and the United States in the last few days is a fresh reminder how capricious bilateral relations are. It's similar to the fickle weather in New York a week ago when the temperature suddenly dropped 10 degrees C.

In quitting, Google misses its chance

[2010-03-30 07:57]

If you want to help change China for the better, you should involve China and be there. Otherwise you won't have an impact on the country simply by claiming a high moral ground and distancing yourself from the place.

Victorious Obama must rethink the yuan

[2010-03-23 07:14]

United States President Barack Obama made history Sunday night when the House of Representatives passed a landmark healthcare bill that widely expanded medical care to Americans.

Parents of adopted children full of love

[2010-03-16 07:06]

The sexual abuse of an 8-year-old adopted Chinese girl that lasted for four years in the state of Washington in the United States was a tragedy.

Don't miss the forest for the trees

[2010-03-09 08:04]

I happened to be in Honolulu in 1993 when Hawaii tried to become the first state in the United States to legalize same-sex marriage. Even the Crossroad Church came out to pledge its support.

The value of shoveling the snow

[2010-03-02 08:05]

New York City experienced its largest snowfall in four years last Thursday night. On Friday morning, the street outside my apartment was filled with people shoveling snow, but only from the sidewalk outside their homes.

A heavy heart in the Year of the Tiger

[2010-02-24 06:45]

It was fun to wine and dine with friends and relatives over the Chinese New Year holidays, but small talks often ended in heavy hearts.

Adjusting to healthier and stronger ties

[2010-02-09 07:47]

Both the Chinese and American news media have been hyping the bumpy ride of Sino-US relations in the upcoming lunar Year of the Tiger.

More vision for post-Expo site is needed

[2010-02-02 07:04]

Most bystanders passing the Shanghai Expo construction site these days might try to visualize what the area along the Huangpu River will look like on May 1 when the world extravaganza is unveiled. To me, trying to envision the area after the six-month show is no less challenging.

Haitians deserve a much better future

[2010-01-26 06:33]

Haiti was like hell in the past two weeks after a devastating earthquake. Collapsed buildings, including the Presidential Palace and government ministry mansions, were strewn about the downtown area. An estimated 110,000 to 200,000 people lost their lives and many bodies are still buried under rubble. Stench from the dead permeates the center of the city.

Humanitarianism not measured by money

[2010-01-19 06:53]

Haiti is a remote country to most Chinese, yet that does not mean the Chinese are any less responsive to the devastating earthquake that struck the Caribbean island nation a week ago.

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