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.

Street vendors vibrant part of city life

[2011-08-02 07:53]

The Greenmarket in New York's Union Square is a popular haunt for locals looking to buy fresh produce from small family farms. I posted some photos of the street bazaar on my blog and the comments left by Chinese viewers were very interesting.

Too much praise could be poison

[2011-07-19 07:55]

Stories in the US news media last week might make many Chinese people feel proud, but they should not be complacent.

Time to tackle rising environment deficit

[2011-07-16 07:57]

The world seems to be obsessed with financial or monetary debts, ignoring the environmental debts we have piled up, which could dwarf all the other debts.

Equal opportunities need enforcing

[2011-07-05 07:53]

Taking less than five hours to complete the 1,318-kilometer journey from Beijing to Shanghai, the high-speed line has garnered praise around the world.

Cities more than just a skyline

[2011-06-28 07:50]

New York has so much to offer others seeking to become a world city, and on how to make city life rich for every resident and visitor.

A day for celebrating family bonds

[2011-06-21 07:56]

It was Father's Day during the weekend, a time that made me deeply miss my loving father who passed away nearly five years ago.

Real picture of Sino-Latin America ties

[2011-06-14 07:59]

The Western media continually criticizes China's role in Latin America as being "neocolonial" and claims it has an "insatiable demand for commodities", so I was keen to observe the people's attitude toward China during my trip to the region recently.

End the US embargo against Cuba

[2011-06-07 08:00]

I had dreamed of visiting Cuba for a long time. I never thought I would finally make two trips there in less than 10 days.

History lost to the bulldozers of progress

[2011-05-24 07:58]

Mexico City has a lesson to teach its rapidly developing Chinese counterparts: Its well-preserved old neighborhoods serve as a bitter reminder that we have lost much of our history and civilization that we believe is at least 5,000 years old.

Soft power more effective than force

[2011-05-19 07:56]

Soft power projection is more subtle than hard military power, yet it is often more effective.

Public needs real news not just gossip

[2011-05-10 07:54]

Many people believe that news organizations should not accept government funding. But according to a recent debate held at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism such funding often produces better journalism.

Killing kids a crime whatever the reason

[2011-05-03 07:58]

When news about the NATO air strike killing Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi's youngest son and three grandchildren emerged on Saturday evening, US President Barack Obama was wining and dining at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in the Washington Hilton Hotel.

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