OPINION

Ghoulish images poor tribute to victims


At its worst, this is mixed with a mawkish sentimentality that transforms the victims from real people into mere targets for emotional ejaculation by reporters and viewers.

Japan is neither an enemy nor a friend

Public opinion can easily be led by the strongest emotions, but society does not always cater to what public opinion and politics desire.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-29 0:48:02

Controversy over historical terms not necessary

such an opportunity should not transform into conflict.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-29 0:43:01

Fragile truce

UN security council statement urges ceasefire
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-29 0:43:01

Voice on the recent meat scandal, attributed to actions of the OSI Group

The OSI company employs double standards and has no moral baseline
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-29 0:43:01

Voice slamming the US

If the US imperialists threaten our sovereignty and survival ... our troops will fire our nuclear-armed rockets at the White House and the Pentagon – the sources of all evil
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-29 0:43:01

Modi government mulls over expanding neighborhood diplomacy

As to China and India, this will help bring solid backyards and provide precious political resources for larger goals. In broader terms, they simultaneously fall into each other’s platform on neighborhood diplomacy.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-28 22:33:01

Malaysians united in MH17 aftermath

Most Malaysians will continue to take MAS as their airline of choice.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-28 22:28:01

North Korea’s efforts to seek economic reform hampered by regional environment

The process of attracting overseas investment in North Korea has not been smooth.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-28 22:18:01

China and US recognize truths of power

We have to build up the story line of cooperation, to limit the fallout from any tensions in the South China Sea and the East China Sea, but we also have to find a stable accommodation in those seas.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-28 22:13:01

Harvard donation stirs usual controversies in Chinese online discourse

Internet is full of various opinions and emotions, and it can no longer be defined from a specific dimension. The public discourse is rife with doubts, complaints and blame.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-28 22:08:01

Wartime lessons have modern reverberations

Tokyo is pursuing a militarist resurgence, and Washington is attempting to regain its hegemony in the Asia-Pacific region and hedge China with Japan’s help.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-28 22:03:01

New poll takes HK radicals off high horse

Sometimes, social harmony can only be acquired through competition, and the logic is also applicable in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-28 0:33:01

Ways of getting rich larger concern than inequality

What most Chinese people feel uneasy about is the way the top 1 percent of wealth holders have accumulated their wealth, be they property tycoons exploiting advantages from national policies or government officials using corrupt means
Source: Global Times | 2014-7-28 0:28:02