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.
Procedural democracy leads to Brexit dilemma
The Brexit dilemma has offered us a good opportunity to observe the Western political system. A referendum is always regarded by some Western politicians as one of the most important ways to gauge public opinion. In their view, as long as the voting procedure is correct, the result will be accurate. Brexit is a product of the ballot, but it has led the country into a swamp....2019-01-25
What holds back Myanmar’s development?
With the progress of China-Myanmar relations, the resumption of the Myitsone Dam project in northern Myanmar can be placed on the agenda of both parties. The Myitsone Dam is a hurdle in the way of China-Myanmar relations and an obstacle to Myanmar's economic development and attracting foreign investment. Both sides need to work together to resolve this....2019-01-17
The Chinese dream discovered on TV
A three-part documentary, How China Made It, airing on the Discovery Channel and the Chinese streaming platform Youku, reveals that the moving story of China's 40 years of reform and opening-up is the story of the Chinese people....2019-01-10
Rebuilding Asian order and reconfiguring Asian history
A fresh round of negotiations on the code of conduct (COC) in the South China Sea between China and ASEAN will be held in the first quarter of 2019. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has appealed to complete the negotiations before 2021....2019-01-04
Rural-urban divide troubles not only France
A narrow or even closed urban-rural gap is an outstanding feature of a developed society compared to a developing one. Nonetheless, France's "yellow vest" protest marked a reversion. The gap that was bridged is widening again and causing social instability....2018-12-27
Huawei’s future growth lies in world market
The success of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is an epitome of China's 40 years of reform and opening-up, without which the company wouldn't be what it is today. This is something we should be mindful of when the company is in the crosshairs of the US and some of its allies....2018-12-20
High tolerance leads to fentanyl abuse in US
The US and China decided to control the opioid fentanyl in an agreement reached in Argentina couple of days ago. President Xi Jinping has agreed to designate fentanyl as a controlled substance "in a wonderful humanitarian gesture," meaning that people smuggling it into the US will be subject to "China's maximum penalty under the law."...2018-12-13
Lessons of Brazil not applicable to China
The New York Times has recently been bringing out a series of articles about China. The latest commentary by Bret Stephens has a striking headline - "The Real China Challenge: Managing Its Decline." This seemingly analytical article uses Brazil as a comparison to China, which exposes the writer's shocking ignorance about Chinese people's culture....2018-12-06
"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,