OPINION

Moscow takes BRICS summit as new launch pad for global influence


With Delhi’s membership, there will be even more of an overlap between BRICS and the SCO. As a result, global competition in all fields, finance and economics, security and values, will get stronger, and the diversity of the world become more visible and palpable.

Voice on China-Japan relations

When Japan is strong but China is weak, we often see wars waged by Japan on China or with other countries that draw in China.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-28 0:23:02

Peacekeeping main focus of new parade

The anti-fascist parade must stress the interconnection between China’s military power and the determination to keep world peace.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-28 0:23:01

Train maker’s overseas endeavors deserve public support

Chinese society is plagued by naysayers. Many resentful criticisms over China’s efforts of self-innovation have proven unproductive. Eventually, these verbal abusers have become beneficiaries of the development of these new technologies and products.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-28 0:23:01

Voice on whether Chinese should light firecrackers to celebrate the Spring Festival

Setting off firecrackers as a form of witchcraft must be expelled from Spring Festival traditions.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 23:48:01

Snowed under

US storm rushes in
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 23:43:02

New Delhi won’t easily slot into Washington’s schema

The US, on the other hand, has to be clear on its long term strategic posturing with countries such as Iran, China, Afghanistan and Pakistan, for India to commit to a consistent behavior in line with the agreed strategic partnership.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 20:33:01

Tougher negotiations will follow pomp of Obama visit

New Delhi will not easily alter its basic national policy of independence and nonalignment and do what Washington says to take sides. It is better not to read too much into Obama’s visit despite the pomp and pageantry.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 20:33:01

Cultural cold war shouldn’t cause shutdown of national opening-up

Since reform and opening-up, Chinese society has generally held an open mind toward the West. But the public opinion in the West has repeatedly taken an aggressive posture, which makes the Chinese public outraged, but we always remind ourselves to be more tolerant.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 20:28:04

US strategy lies behind dramatic oil fall

The real long-term goal envisioned by the US leadership is that by increasing the oil production of the US itself and its neighboring stable countries and reducing import from unstable regions such as the Middle East and Africa, the US can ensure its energy security, thus at the same time enabling it to shift focus to the Asia-Pacific region where the US claims that it has more interests and carry out its pivot to Asia strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 20:28:02

Compulsory retirement deprives society of workers’ experience

It is a well-known fact that there is a lot of demand for experienced foreign teachers rather than inexperienced youngsters.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 20:28:01

Plastic surgery slips could carve image up

The medical technology gap between South Korea and China is getting narrower, as Cha pointed out, and if South Korean clinics are to remain attractive for people wanting a plastic surgery, they must be transparent and honest.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 20:23:01

Myanmar must snub West’s rabble-rousing

Those countries were impoverished by centuries of colonial rule. Until now, some Westerners still treat the Third World in a superior manner.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 0:18:01

Internet regulation misconstrued as ‘closed-door’ policy

China is still figuring out how to strike its own balance between protecting cyber sovereignty and securing freedom in communication. China needs both Internet openness and Internet security, on which the government and public has consensus.
Source: Global Times | 2015-1-27 0:13:01