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No shortcut to national success in soccer

There is no shortcut to success in soccer, or any other field for that matter. Only with patience, perseverance and hard work can the fate of Chinese soccer be changed.

China, ASEAN plans synergize

The "Belt and Road Initiatives", therefore, would benefit both sides as they are broad enough to encompass different modes of economic integration.

Abe aides cast dark cloud

The world is hoping that Abe's statement will serve as a positive political legacy for the future of Japan and its neighbors, rather than another attempt to rewrite his country's war past.

No shortcut to national success in soccer

There is no shortcut to success in soccer, or any other field for that matter. Only with patience, perseverance and hard work can the fate of Chinese soccer be changed.

  • What are the Chinese willing to pay for? By KIyer

    With a historical background of poverty and hunger among the vast majority of the population, it is perhaps understandable that many Asians value tangible assets as representing wealth.

  • China should look to the best to improve soccer skills By eddieturkson

    During the visit of Britain’s Prince William earlier this month, President Xi Jinping said China would learn from the United Kingdom’s formula and use it as a template for China’s soccer reforms.

  • Chinese football should start with grassroots By Terry Singh

    Cultivating football at the grassroots level with qualified coaches training young players is the way to go for China, rather than concentrating on gold medalists. That way, future football stars can be nurtured through education.

  • Oh, not tests again! By TedM

    Even after three years in China, involved in education, I am still surprised about the Chinese obsession with tests and competitions.

  • A blissful spring By Judy_Zhu

    Sometimes I'm wondering how would I introduce our homeland to Nicole. The majestic scenery? The long history? The national blood and tears since 1840s?

  • Marriage, love and personal happiness By MichaelM

    It really doesn't matter what culture you come from, arranged marriages are against the nature of human beings.

 

Reality show found less than wonderful

Facing widespread criticism from animal protection groups, the producer of the reality show Wonderful Friends has responded that the show hasn't violated any law.

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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