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.

Confrontational and zero-sum mindset harms relations

[2016-06-18 07:43]

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee for the US presidential election, has been busy talking about national security by mostly mocking her Republican rival Donald Trump in a manner akin to late-night talk show hosts.

Positive ties with China would be good legacy for Obama

[2016-06-03 08:45]

It should not be. Yet an unhealthy geopolitical mindset has prevented China-US relations from achieving their full potential, which if realized would benefit the two peoples and the world.

Obama leaves worrisome legacy of drone killing

[2016-05-27 07:50]

Remember the panic caused in the US when a small amateur drone crash landed last October on the lawn outside the White House?

Trump's willingness to talk to the DPRK is the right approach

[2016-05-20 07:42]

With the US government now refusing to engage directly with the DPRK, Trump's words have made major headlines in the United States.

World not safer with the US as its policeman

[2016-05-13 08:13]

A Pew Center poll released on May 5 about America's role in the world showed that most Americans say it would be better if the US just dealt with its own problems. That is a clear disapproval by American people for the US playing the role of the world's policeman.

There are things that China can still learn from Japan

[2016-05-06 08:20]

Learning from Japan was trendy in China in the late 1970s and 1980s when the country started its reform and opening-up drive. As one of the top industrialized nations in the world, Japan had a lot to offer China, everything from management to technology to education.

Better user etiquette would make riding subway more pleasant

[2016-04-29 08:12]

While it is a great way to get around the city, the lack of etiquette on the subway has become a major hazard, especially during daily rush hours.

Wrong moral compass breeds serious scams

[2016-04-22 08:24]

There is no doubt that the Chinese public, especially those vulnerable senior citizens, should be better educated so they can identify scams. And tougher laws and stronger law enforcement should be meted out.

High-speed trains would be even better with Quiet Cars

[2016-04-16 09:08]

A Chinese high-speed train is a thing of beauty, and the ride is very smooth. But there is no such sanctuary on one of China's high-speed trains and having a good nap is almost impossible, as I found this week.

US presidential candidates lie to win votes

[2016-04-08 07:59]

As a close observer of several US presidential elections, I have found the 2016 race bemusing in both predictable and unpredictable ways.

It's futile for US to blame China to cover its own misdeeds

[2016-04-01 08:04]

It is not unusual for senior US officials to throw jabs at China in their public speeches while traveling abroad.

Obama fails to tackle main issues during Cuba visit

[2016-03-25 08:28]

In that speech, Obama said" I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas."

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