OPINION

US-ASEAN summit no diplomatic coup


The significance of the US-ASEAN leaders’ summit might not be as great as it was advertized.

Rule-writing through TPP difficult for US

The Chinese government has the wisdom to cope with the potential challenges the TPP may generate. Some TPP rules may represent global development trends.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-14 22:28:01

US should not use Korean crisis to infringe upon other nations’ interests

It is of utmost urgency for all parties concerned to exercise restraint, abandon counterproductive moves, and heed China’s advice that dialogue is the only viable way out.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-14 22:18:01

Berlin may look to ease tensions with Moscow

The momentum after the Annual Security Conference in Munich facilitates a rapprochement. Grasping that chance depends on Berlin and Moscow.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-14 22:13:01

Senate’s plaza-renaming scheme is futile

China’s development seems to have given lots of stress to some narrow-minded US elites and prompted their gaffes.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-14 0:23:01

UK report won’t increase leverage of HK opposition

The trajectory will keep dividing Hong Kong from China, and the fundamental policy of “One Country, Two Systems” and “Hong Kong people governing Hong Kong” will face serious problems in implementation.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-14 0:23:01

Global spending spree

Chinese New Year celebrations are now underway, but at least 6 million mainlanders are choosing to celebrate it in their own special way, outside of China, with numerous foreign countries set to benefit greatly from the long holiday.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-14 0:18:01

Deploying THAAD to Korean Peninsula does more harm than good

The deployment of THAAD is not the solution to the predicament on the Korean Peninsula, but sincere talks and well-intended negotiations are a step in the right direction.
Source: Xinhua | 2016-2-13 20:43:01

US-ASEAN summit no diplomatic coup

The significance of the US-ASEAN leaders’ summit might not be as great as it was advertized.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-13 20:38:01

Fear of globalization’s consequences could undermine Western democracy

Western politicians have to break down their self-conceived barriers between the West and non-West to get rid of globaphobia.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-13 19:58:01

Larger US arms budget will prompt reaction

Although its defense budget is by far the world’s largest, the US has intervened too much into the domestic affairs of other nations. The increased defense spending will not save US hegemony from declining.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-13 19:53:01

Counter-terrorism battleground is no wrestling ring for big power rivalry

Fighting terrorism with selfish motives is dangerous and could jeopardize the establishment of a united front, therefore giving terrorist groups an opportunity to expand rapidly.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-13 19:53:01

Firms must improve quality, compete globally

Chinese manufacturers kowtow to street-smarts juggling, hence jerry-built, cut-price, low-tech products.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-13 19:48:01

Discussion of THAAD deployment is shortsighted move of Seoul and Washington

However, China’s determination to safeguard its national security should be clearly shown, so that the other stakeholders will have to think carefully before they make any decision that might challenge China’s position.
Source: Global Times | 2016-2-7 21:14:39