Opinion / Columnists

Spending less time on internet could reduce depression

Limiting screen time to one or two hours a day, as the university's professor of psychology Jean Twenge said, would statistically fall into the safe zone for device usage.

False notion led to wrong impression about China

It's a book that takes on conventional thinking-if not biases-held by many Americans about China, and very simply knocks it down.

US politicians misleading public with China bashing

At a recent China town hall held by the New York-based National Committee on US-China Relations, Susan Rice, the former US national security advisor, said China remains the most reliable whipping boy-after probably Hillary Clinton and Susan Rice herself.

Weigh pros and cons before randomly using AI technology

We may not see similar protests today, but history should serve as a warning against the indiscriminate development and application of AI technology.

Trump will find there is no quick fix to end war in Afghanistan

In a rare prime time national address outlining his Afghanistan strategy on Monday night, US President Donald Trump ruled out a quick withdrawal of US troops, saying that a rapid exit of the US troops would have unacceptable consequences and “create a vacuum” that the Islamic State and al-Qaida would fill.

TCM therapy offers much food for thought

An official's governance capability will greatly improve if he or she approaches the problems in the same way a TCM practitioner diagnoses a physical ailment.

Have the wheels come off the bike-sharing industry?

It is always painful to see something useful being turned into rubbish, and that may be the tragic fate shared bikes are embracing.

Sports and drugs made for each other?

Thanks to the sluggish global economy, rising terrorist attacks and the refugee crisis in Europe, the world has all but forgotten about the effects of climate change.

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