Opinion / OP Rana

Op Rana

Op Rana is a senior editor with China Daily’s opinion department. He has a particular focus on international politics and environmental protection.

How good a govt India has got

[2014-05-19 10:49]

Reviving a country’s economy and creating enough jobs don’t depend on a leader or party alone. They depend on whether the fundamentals of the Indian economy are strong enough to spring back to fast-paced growth.

Eco-road to human salvation

[2014-03-05 08:55]

And China is trying to root out corruption, end extravagance and waste and reduce air pollution to allow people to breathe more freely.

Dishonest beauty in pursuit of profit

[2013-12-26 07:37]

China has more than enough cultural elements and forms to capture the imagination of the world. The need is to present them (perhaps with innovations) to the world with pride, instead of being ashamed of them.

World at the mercy of spin doctors

[2013-10-15 07:22]

It is time people woke up to the reality of an impending catastrophe if business as usual continues. Things will change only if people agree to a new lifestyle.

West pushing Syria toward total doom

[2013-09-02 09:46]

Syrians face imminent bombing by Western forces led by the US. They face more deaths and suffering what many believe is a chemical weapon attack.

Definitely not the best of times

[2013-08-05 09:13]

There is a lesson in all this for the emerging economies, including China and India. Lifting government control the economy can only spell doom.

Snowden has exposed the obvious

[2013-06-21 08:05]

NSA's surveillance program is aimed at getting a stranglehold on people and organizations to strengthen the US government's hands and consolidate their global markets.

Chronicle of China's unfolding ten years foretold

[2013-03-19 07:43]

Whether we like it or not, China and its new leadership, headed by President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, will play a not so minor role in what the world would look like in the next 10 years.

Thrift is better than an annuity

[2013-02-08 07:40]

Those indulging in extravagance and exhibitionism should remember another Chinese proverb: A thriftless woman burns the entire candle looking for a match.

Respect for women begins at home

[2013-01-11 08:09]

Rapes are as common in India as any other country. In fact, it has one of the highest incidents of rape in the world.

Doha delivers 'dead' deal on climate change

[2012-12-11 07:50]

Doha was not supposed to throw up any surprises, and it didn't. The Kyoto Protocol, for all practical purposes, is dead.

Doha is going the Durban way

[2012-12-03 07:44]

The annual theatrics of the climate change conference has entered the second half of its intense but futile negotiation process in Doha.

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