OPINION

China, EU can exemplify global governance


The EU and China can become the standard bearers of global governance by defending multilateralism, cooperation, and the world's interests. But, Brussels and Beijing should acknowledge that their partnership doesn't need to be a disadvantage to the US. A real equitable “win-win” situation comes from letting anyone be part of it. Let's prove to Washington that no one is a “foe” to no one.

China can learn from Trump's respect for Russia

Yet Trump's respect toward Russia is worth mentioning. Trump is a man who values strength, and he attaches great importance to military strength, especially nuclear strength.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 23:23:42

Washington fumble alerts China of inverted accusations

Washington misjudged China's determination to defend its interests, and the power it can levy during a full-blown trade war, while also underestimating global reaction.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 5:57:50

All work and no play taking a toll of Chinese life

An increasing number of Chinese people have gradually lost their enthusiasm for work after years of tired work, and decided to leave metropolises for smaller cities in pursuit of a work-life balance. An enhanced awareness of rights is a sign of societal progress.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 0:03:40

Airport bans fanfare!

As a Chinese netizen commented, “the most suitable distance between fans and idols should be on and off stage.” Fans should never go too far.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/20 0:03:39

US-Russia thaw will not affect China's ties with Kremlin

The US strategic articulation contrasts with that of Russia which wants to be a polar in world politics and enhance its dominance in the former Soviet region. Without this contradiction being solved, Russia-US relations will not change fundamentally.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 22:48:41

Bye-bye bike

Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo is backpedaling on its US business, according to CNN.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 22:43:41

Washington tramples on multilateralism with domestic laws

In the current global trade system, there can't be a unilateral win.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 22:43:41

Xi visit displays China's diplomatic philosophy

Rising out of poverty, China has developed technologies and experiences that tally with the needs of other developing countries. African cooperation with China focuses on development and solving problems as they don't have to tussle over political ideas. That's what African countries urgently need.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 22:43:40

In Trump's America, widening divisions give vent to people's anger

All psychologists agree that a household where the parents constantly fight takes a toll on the mental health of the children. No one seems to have studied how a country in the same situation affects its residents. But I don't need a psychologist to tell me that.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 21:03:40

Xi's tour offers new impetus to China-Africa ties

The integration of African economies would in fact bolster China's confidence in Africa as an investment destination and an emerging market. But for African countries to benefit from their friendship with China, they need to reset their approach to issues.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 20:53:40

China can help in Afghan peace process: Karzai

In Western opinion, Afghanistan is a heartland of contention among major powers. That's exactly what Afghanistan does not want.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 17:43:39

China, EU can exemplify global governance

The EU and China can become the standard bearers of global governance by defending multilateralism, cooperation, and the world's interests. But, Brussels and Beijing should acknowledge that their partnership doesn't need to be a disadvantage to the US. A real equitable “win-win” situation comes from letting anyone be part of it. Let's prove to Washington that no one is a “foe” to no one.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 17:08:46

ASEAN challenged by Indo-Pacific strategy

From outside, some frustration has been voiced for ASEAN's inability to provide the driving force. It is in the driving seat, but not going anywhere fast enough. The external players have started to take matters in their own hands, with new ways to look at the region, such as the Indo-Pacific concept.
Source: Global Times | 2018/7/19 11:03:39