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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.

US voters have to decide who is the lesser of two evils

[2016-07-29 08:04]

In a July 14 poll, only 18 percent of registered voters checked the description "someone you admire" for Clinton and 10 percent indicated this for Trump.

Some still can't see the wood for the trees in Sino-US ties

[2016-07-22 08:09]

This is just a one small part of the positive side of the China-US relationship. It is a pity then that many people still can't see the wood for the trees in this relationship.

Nations ill-advised to spend more to boost military power

[2016-07-15 07:52]

At the South China Sea conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington on Tuesday, one panel talked about military modernization and capacity building.

Military-to-military exchanges key to better Sino-US trust

[2016-07-08 07:36]

A fleet of the People's Liberation Army Navy is participating in the ongoing Rim of the Pacific Exercise even as much of the media attention remains focused on the South China Sea.

Progress in LGBT civil rights should be contagious

[2016-07-01 08:08]

It was a year ago, on June 26, 2015, to be precise, when the US Supreme Court ruled that all states should issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and recognize same-sex marriages in other jurisdictions.

Money killing govt of the people, by the people, for the people

[2016-06-24 08:20]

The breaking news in the United States these past days has been that the Donald Trump's campaign had only $1.3 million in cash on hand at the end of May, in stark contrast to the $42 million held by his rival Hillary Clinton's campaign.

Confrontational and zero-sum mindset harms relations

[2016-06-18 07:43]

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee for the US presidential election, has been busy talking about national security by mostly mocking her Republican rival Donald Trump in a manner akin to late-night talk show hosts.

Positive ties with China would be good legacy for Obama

[2016-06-03 08:45]

It should not be. Yet an unhealthy geopolitical mindset has prevented China-US relations from achieving their full potential, which if realized would benefit the two peoples and the world.

Obama leaves worrisome legacy of drone killing

[2016-05-27 07:50]

Remember the panic caused in the US when a small amateur drone crash landed last October on the lawn outside the White House?

Trump's willingness to talk to the DPRK is the right approach

[2016-05-20 07:42]

With the US government now refusing to engage directly with the DPRK, Trump's words have made major headlines in the United States.

World not safer with the US as its policeman

[2016-05-13 08:13]

A Pew Center poll released on May 5 about America's role in the world showed that most Americans say it would be better if the US just dealt with its own problems. That is a clear disapproval by American people for the US playing the role of the world's policeman.

There are things that China can still learn from Japan

[2016-05-06 08:20]

Learning from Japan was trendy in China in the late 1970s and 1980s when the country started its reform and opening-up drive. As one of the top industrialized nations in the world, Japan had a lot to offer China, everything from management to technology to education.

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