Turning a blind eye to faults is not love

People in the United States have been engaging in a debate of whether President Barack Obama loves America.

Lament over a 'lost' hometown strikes a chord with rural young

It was the unequal policies that favored cities at the cost of villages that made and widened the gap between them in the past decades.

Development still the key

The effort to build a well-off society in an all-around way constitutes a key part of the country's efforts to realize the well-mapped Chinese dream.

Digital gift money the latest New Year trend

Giving out bigger and bigger hongbao has not only put huge economic pressure on some people, it is also a serious deviation from the original nature.

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Reunions matter, wherever they take place

The population outflow from cities to rural regions approaching the Spring Festival puts heavy pressure on the transport system every year.

Local debts not the real risk

Most debts raised by local governments and companies in China are used for investment. This is different from the debts of some countries.

Time for cheers and tears

Being a Canadian living in China for more than 10 years, I feel fortunate to share the joys of Western and Chinese festivals with my Chinese wife, friends and students

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