OPINION

Dating show reflects backward belief system


Recently, a new show on Shanghai-based Dragon Television, Chinese Dating, has become very popular among audiences. The show highlights Chinese parents' role in their children's relationship and their traditional or even outdated values on marriage have sparked much controversy.

Trying to salvage TPP

Abe is trying to salvage TPP
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/23 0:23:39

Rise, fall of Tsang offer lesson to officials

Tsang's case shows that there is no end to building a clean government. A relatively sound legal system and high salaries for public officials failed to stop corruption in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/23 0:23:39

Why Shambaugh is wrong again on China’s future

None of the fast developing nations over the past decades, including the 13 nations which joined the club of high-income economies mentioned by Shambaugh, achieved what they have today because they strictly followed the prescriptions provided by Western nations. Their success stems from the development path based on their own national conditions. Many countries get stuck in the middle-income trap because they couldn't find a suitable development path and have to copy the so-called democratic system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 23:38:39

Dating show reflects backward belief system

Recently, a new show on Shanghai-based Dragon Television, Chinese Dating, has become very popular among audiences. The show highlights Chinese parents' role in their children's relationship and their traditional or even outdated values on marriage have sparked much controversy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 21:33:39

Lotte sanctions require careful evaluation

Lotte Group, one of South Korea's largest holding companies, has announced that it would trade the land that forms part of its golf course with the government to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), a US anti-missile system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 21:03:39

Will European Commission probe affect Belt and Road railway project?

The European Commission is reportedly probing into a Chinese high-speed railway project linking Budapest, Hungary and Belgrade, Serbia by assessing the financial viability and looking into whether it had violated the EU tender laws. This is China's first railway project in Europe. How will the probe affect China's Belt and Road initiative in Europe? The Global Times reporters talked with two experts on the topic.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 20:58:39

New triangular diplomacy emerges amid changing global political landscape

At the Munich Security Conference last week, China's foreign minister Wang Yi gave a speech that seemed to encompass the whole world, yet unperturbed by the hustle and bustle below. While Mike Pence, the U.S. Vice President, vowed to hold Russia accountable for its actions in Ukraine, and Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov announced the start of a "post-West" era in global politics, Wang extolled the importance of the Sino-American relationship, the most important bilateral relationship in the world, and then immediately praised Beijing's strategic partnership with Moscow.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 16:08:39

France in flux

France is in flux.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 0:13:39

Time to restart Six-Party Talks on NK nukes

Owning nuclear weapons will only bring isolation and more danger to North Korea. The Six-Party Talks are a good opportunity for all stakeholders to engage with each other. China supports any move that helps stabilize the Korean Peninsula. It is time for South Korea, the US and North Korea to engage with each other.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 0:08:39

Lotte should move out of China over THAAD land deal

South Korea is becoming tougher. Besides THAAD, it also fired shots at Chinese fishermen. But there's a payback for every action.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 23:23:39

Chinese must not be blind to racism in US

Any Chinese who deal with Americans need to be aware of these changes and adapt to them. Pretending nothing is going on isn't going to accomplish anything.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 21:08:39

Mattis may fail to iron out divergencies between US and NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) defense ministers' meeting was held in Brussels, Belgium on February 15. US Secretary of Defense James Mattis attended the meeting for the first time in his current post.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 20:53:39

Dufton’s sentence of 7 HK policemen unfair

Seven Hong Kong police officers were sentenced to two years in prison by Judge David Dufton of the District Court of Hong Kong for beating an Occupy Central movement supporter in October 2014. Many disciplined services in Hong Kong were surprised by the length of imprisonment, and could not accept it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 20:43:39