OPINION

Tokyo should avoid perils of distorted history


Any retrograde step will not help in understanding history. If Japan acts willfully and unscrupulously on the historical issue out of shortsighted intentions, it will have to swallow a bitter pill in the end.

Voice on the bid’s clean air promise by Beijing and Zhangjiakou for the 2022 Games

Beijing is confident of returning a blue sky to our citizens, and it will not be a short-lived ‘APEC blue,’ but a long-lasting ‘Olympic blue.’
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-27 0:18:04

Voice on the growing numbers of British jihadists in Syria and Iraq

We are at the edge of a cliff.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-27 0:18:04

Common destiny brings Asian states closer

Asia is more of a geographical concept in history. The complexity of this continent is more intricate than all the other continents combined.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-27 0:13:03

Anti-corruption efforts reinforce market order

It is not only a political necessity, but also an economic imperative. China is on the right track to wipe out corruption. Trumpeting that the anti-graft campaign will derail the economy is a mere excuse to block the campaign and an attempt to protect the vested interests of the corrupt.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-27 0:13:02

Car crash TV

Jeremy Clarkson,one of the BBC’s best-known presenters, dropped from Top Gear
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-27 0:08:07

Japanese wariness toward AIIB irrational

Japan’s rejection of the AIIB is not a rational choice. It means it has given up some development opportunities. The joint objections by both the US and Japan will only taint their self-proclaimed leadership in international cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-26 19:58:01

Cooperation best route for Beijing and Delhi over maritime objectives

The best option here is to put aside disputes, and to resolve divergences through cooperation, instead of keeping raising eyebrows at each other and endlessly debating the challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-26 19:48:01

Tokyo should avoid perils of distorted history

Any retrograde step will not help in understanding history. If Japan acts willfully and unscrupulously on the historical issue out of shortsighted intentions, it will have to swallow a bitter pill in the end.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-26 19:48:01

Harder times show need for new institutions to keep Asia developing

The number of countries and regions seeking AIIB membership is expected to exceed 35 after the deadline of March 31 while some countries remain mulling over the participation. As Asian countries can intensify exchanges and learn more about the AIIB on the Boao forum, there will be less skepticism about this financial institution and more confidence in its bright prospects as well as the opportunities it can bring to the world economy.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-26 19:43:01

Naïve patriotism inflates Chinese art market

Rationality may not be in large supply in the art world. But on the art market, it is a necessity for people who don’t want to be victimized by their own passions.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-26 19:38:01

Netanyahu should steer away from backing apartheid future for Israel

Dromi echoed Baskin’s opinion. “Without a bold move in this arena, Israel will eventually become one binational state, where it either loses its Jewish identity or its democracy, or both,” he said.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-26 19:38:01

Yemen UN plea

President of Yemen Hadi asks UN to back intervention
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-26 15:09:42

Voice on US intention to send missile defense systems to South Korea

Thanks for Russia’s support, but China should still rely on itself to put more pressure on Washington to deter its efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2015-3-26 0:28:18