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Germans choose stability with Merkel win


Worldwide governance needs ballasts and anchors to help stabilize the globe. We can only hope that Germany will be able to steady itself quickly once they overcome a few disturbances.

Germans choose stability with Merkel win

Worldwide governance needs ballasts and anchors to help stabilize the globe. We can only hope that Germany will be able to steady itself quickly once they overcome a few disturbances.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/25 3:25:13

Is that really you?

Overdue mooncakes are sold again this year.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 23:43:39

China charts own path in building world-class universities

China should follow a path with Chinese characteristics in applying the “double first-class.” Chinese universities should develop a world vision, adopt international standards, and become more open in both academic and method applications, and reforming by opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 23:37:51

Australian fleet must be wary of meddling in South China Sea affairs

Australia has always claimed it does not have a stance on construction in the South China Sea and it should remain neutral instead of ganging up with other countries. After all, Australia lies outside the South and East China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 21:58:39

China, Russia to reshape regional security structure

Many think that making North Korea give up nuclear weapons is mission impossible. Under such circumstances, China-Russia strategic collaboration is even more important. The second stage of China-Russia military exercises has proved that the two countries are both able and willing to safeguard regional security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 21:51:41

Foggy foreign policy hobbles Trump’s US

In the future, the world will still live under uncertainty brought in by the advent of Trumpism. Rather than expecting the US to bring about change, we should, with multilateral organizations such as the UN as the platform, reform the existing international system, strengthen international cooperation on major global issues, and promote irreversible development that spawns a strong international consensus.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 21:38:39

Overseas study about more than higher pay

Overseas study may continue to be a valuable experience, but is also an increasingly common practice. The returnees are gradually losing the glamour associated with overseas education, which may actually help us consider going abroad in a more rational way.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/24 21:31:55

End of ‘Starlight program’ inevitable

After Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's visit to Beijing Tuesday, some media speculated that the 42-year-old tradition of Singapore training its soldiers in Taiwan would come to an end.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/23 1:28:39

‘Tiger parents’ do no good to kids’ development

What parents are supposed to do is to create a friendly studying environment for kids, and teach them to be responsible for their own work. After all, independent learning is much more important than high scores.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/22 5:03:39

Change of tone

The West has changed its attitude toward Aung San Suu Kyi after she ruled the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 23:58:39

Changing name of Diaoyu Islands won't prevent Japan from declining

The Diaoyu Islands are an integral part of Chinese territory. However, the Japanese fuss about them will be of no avail as China rises. While Japan appears to be waning in major-country competition, any move toward the Diaoyu Islands won’t help prevent it from declining.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 23:53:39

Freedom of speech no excuse for challenging Chinese sovereignty

If American students’ history education is outdated and prejudiced, then future Sino-US exchanges will encounter problems. We hope other Western universities get a lesson from UCSD and offer students a true picture of history, including Tibet’s.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 23:38:39

Un-seating empathy

Offering your seat in a crowded carriage to someone in need deserves praise. But being forced to leave it even when ill can cause outrage.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/21 22:46:03