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It might not be that smart, but stunt shows need for foresight

[2017-07-07 09:13]

ROBIN LI, CEO of China's largest search engine Baidu, livestreamed himself traveling in what he claimed was his company's first driverless car on the Fifth Ring Road of Beijing on Wednesday. Southern Metropolis Daily comments:

Unwise to let foxes guard henhouses

[2017-07-07 09:13]

A LIVE-IN NANNY IN SHENZHEN was found to have a history of mental illness after she attempted to wrestle the 7-month-old baby from her employer on June 29. Yanzhao Metropolis Daily commented on Thursday:

Smartphones cry out for too much of our attention

[2017-07-07 09:13]

"THEY SAY I am their baby. But I think the smartphone is their baby, not me." This comment an 11-year-old girl wrote in her summer vacation diary was posted online by her mother, arousing heated debate. comments:


[2017-07-07 08:56]

History and truth anathema to Abe's Japan

[2017-07-07 09:13]

Editor's note: July 7 marks the 80th anniversary of the Marco Polo Bridge Incident, which triggered the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1937-45) across the country. Three scholars share their views on several related issues with China Daily's Cui Shoufeng. Excerpts follow:

Protectionism won't lead Trump anywhere

[2017-07-07 09:13]

US President Donald Trump has changed the United States' trade policy to resort to trade protectionism, which goes against globalization and trade liberalization. Trump has pulled the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement because he believes it could undermine the interests of American workers. The US president also wants to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and has threatened to withdraw his country from the World Trade Organization.

The mysterious lure of a failed bus project

[2017-07-07 09:13]

Imagine a bus with an elevated passenger compartment that spans the width of two traffic lanes, with its undercarriage fitted with wheels riding along the edges of the two lanes to allow vehicles less than 2 meters high to pass underneath.

It's time US set its own house in order

[2017-07-07 09:13]

The disappearance of Zhang Yingying, a visiting Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on June 9 has shocked many in China and the United States. As people watch closely the court trial of suspect Brendt Christensen, a serious question raised again is: How safe are US cities?

China-Germany ties a model for cooperation

[2017-07-06 07:26]

President Xi Jinping's on-going state visit to Germany, which coincides with the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Germany, is expected to not only lift bilateral ties to a new level, but also help revive the trend of globalization and trade liberalization.

Parents' onus to curb bullying

[2017-07-06 07:26]

The principal and deputy principal of a middle school in Yichuan county, Central China's Henan province, have been removed from their posts because of a bullying incident on campus, the local education authorities said on Tuesday.

Classification system could allow kids to glory in games

[2017-07-06 07:26]

THE SHARE PRICES of most smartphone electronic game companies dropped markedly in China's A-share market on Tuesday, after growing criticism from the public about a popular electronic game. Beijing News comments:

Outcome of Gulf split still uncertain

[2017-07-06 07:26]

BAHRAIN, EGYPT, SAUDI ARABIA AND THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES are reportedly considering ratcheting up the economic sanctions they have imposed on Qatar and suspending it from the Gulf Cooperation Council. Beijing News commented on Wednesday:

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