Ding GangDing Gang is a senior editor with People`s Daily.
Expertise : International Relations; Sino-Japanese Relations; Sino-U.S. Relations
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Senior Reporter of People’s Daily. From 1990 onwards, Ding Gang has served as People's Daily in Sweden, Belgium and the United Nations correspondent, deputy director of the International Department, the Asia Pacific Center branch (Thailand) chief reporter, and Central branch in Latin America (Brazil) chief reporter. Hired as a Senior Consultant by Global Times in 2006.
Ding Gang: China powers the Indonesian dream
Seated opposite us in a conference room, Tulus Martini, a young Indonesian mother, was answering our questions in fluent Chinese. A blue sign was hanging on the wall. It read "Jawa 7 Coal-Fired Power Plant. "In 2017, China Energy Engineering Group Zhejiang Thermal Power Construction Co Ltd started building this power plant in Kota Serang in the northwest region of Java, Indonesia. The plant is a key project of Indonesia's medium-term plan to add 35 million kilowatts of generation capacity, as well as China's first overseas mega-kilowatt class thermal power project....2019-08-15
Ding Gang: More than durian to China-Malaysia relations
My recent visit to Malaysia came eight years after my first trip to the country. As the car approached the Petronas Twin Towers, the landmark of Kuala Lumpur, I saw a billboard of China Construction Bank (CCB). On the second day, as I was wandering in the city, I noticed a signpost next to the office building of the operation department of CCB. It showed that the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce is housed in the same building....2019-08-08
China leaves its mark in Philippines
Intramuros is the historic center and oldest district of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Fort Santiago, an iconic building located in Intramuros, was built between 1589 and 1592. History has left four deep imprints on the fort, symbolizing the four most important periods in the history of the Philippine archipelago. ...2019-08-05
Stability of Gulf countries comes from within
Dubai's opening-up is behind the Emirate's prosperity, but long-lasting prosperity depends on enduring stability. Any visitor who stands on the 828-meter-tall Burj Khalifa - the tallest building in the world - and looks at the Strait of Hormuz is immediately forced to reckon the threats to the Gulf region's stability....2019-07-18
Prosperity rides on better connectivity
An old Chinese proverb goes, "Frequent shifts make a tree dead but a person prosperous." "Shifts" here are used to convey a sense of movement. How can people move from one place to another? It needs road, rail, air and water connectivity - an implication of multimodal transport. One of the objectives of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is connectivity - making people, funds and resources flow....2019-07-11
Track II diplomacy sees bouncy China-US ties
Meeting US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Japan, President Xi Jinping cited ping-pong diplomacy taking place at the 1971 World Table Tennis Championship in Nagoya, a Japanese city that is just over 100 kilometers from Osaka, to highlight the need for wisdom and foresight in China-US relations....2019-07-04
China needs to focus on social welfare
The US-launched trade war against China has moved to the realm of science, technology, finance, and many other industries. The Trump administration's intention to decouple from China has been increasingly obvious....2019-06-27
US and the hierarchy of civilizations
In 1876, the US Congress had a debate on the Chinese immigrants. One side thought the Chinese immigrants should be expelled from the US while the other side believed they needed to be "tamed" in keeping with God's request. They were united by the common refrain - Chinese are an inferior race. What divided them was the approach to this Asian people - whether the Chinese immigrants should be shunned or assimilated by an attempt to change them....2019-06-13
"2016: G20 and China"
This book from the "history" of the G20's past and present, a comprehensive discussion of the G20's origin and role, agenda,