Intention good, imposition tough

2011-01-10 08:04:36

The report quotes an official with the Ministry of Civil Affairs as saying that elderly people who are ignored by their children can go to the courts for help.

Healthcare reform a necessity

2011-01-07 07:40:46

According to the figures given in the article, 60 percent of the about 1.8 million hearing impaired children on the Chinese mainland lost their hearing ability because of improper use of drugs.

What is the true picture of Western media?

2011-01-06 10:45:22

Some Westerners are so brainwashed by their bigoted media that they quickly consider foreign cultures to be hostile and inferior.

High-speed train travel costly

2011-01-06 07:56:56

I agree that the tickets for high-speed trains are too expensive for low-income people. Not only college students, but also migrant workers cannot afford to pay for such tickets.

Expressions native and alien

2011-01-05 08:54:10

I do not think it important whether English adopts more Chinese phrases into the English vocabulary, or vice versa.

Rare move on rare earth

2011-01-05 08:27:26

China should be commended for setting up something like a rare earth trading and production agency to oversee the mining, trading and export of the vital minerals that are in demand across the world.

Smoke and be dammed

2011-01-04 08:09:05

China has to ignore the small benefits that tobacco companies create and think of the wider benefits of taking strict tobacco control measures and imposing restrictions on tobacco-makers.

US is nostalgic about being bossy

2011-01-03 15:14:35

But old habits of Yankee chauvinism die hard, so it is once again up to its old tricks of threats and military blackmail.

True meaning of quality life

2010-12-31 08:13:51

The interesting survey tells us that Chongqing is the only municipality on the list of China's 10 happiest cities in 2010.

Students lack creativity

2010-12-29 08:00:27

Shanghai should be praised for the excellent performance of its students at the Program for International Student Assessment, but it should also take into account what is it training its students for.

Fundamentally flawed argument

2010-12-28 08:06:24

Fundamentally flawed argument

The development of languages

2010-12-27 07:58:04

The anxiety expressed in the article over the influence of other languages and outside sources on native languages is being articulated in almost every country today.