OPINION

Economic talks key to avoid Sino-US trade war


The first China-US Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) concluded in Washington recently. Many Western commentators noted that it produced no major breakthroughs. It's overly optimistic, if it's not naïve, to expect Beijing and Washington could address their economic and trade differences in one sitting.

Instigating Sino-Indian confrontation won’t benefit US

More than five weeks into the border standoff between China and India, some countries other than the two directly involved are trying to step in. An article carried by the Washington Examiner on Monday unsurprisingly hyped the China threat and extolled the US-Indian relationship. It suggested the US provide support for India's efforts to deter and counter China, and rally the world against China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 0:03:39

Chinese navy can respond in kind to US provocation

The Pentagon claimed on Monday that two Chinese fighter jets performed an "unsafe and unprofessional" intercept of a US EP-3 reconnaissance plane while it was flying over the East China Sea the previous day.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 23:58:39

Fake news fight

The New York Times has asked the television show “Fox & Friends” for apology after ‘inaccurate segment’
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 22:33:39

Insults to Chinese shouldn’t be condoned

Ahead of Chelsea's pre-season win over Arsenal in Saturday's London derby at the Bird's Nest in Beijing, Chelsea footballer Robert Kenedy posted a video with foul language directed against Chinese people on his Instagram account.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 20:23:39

Economic talks key to avoid Sino-US trade war

The first China-US Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) concluded in Washington recently. Many Western commentators noted that it produced no major breakthroughs. It's overly optimistic, if it's not naïve, to expect Beijing and Washington could address their economic and trade differences in one sitting.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 20:18:39

Whitewashing war crimes won’t win Japanese anime director fans

On July 17, Japanese anime director Yutaka Yamamoto posted on his blog that Japan was working to promote the "Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere" during WWII.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 20:08:39

US meddling disrupts peace in S.China Sea

US President Donald Trump has approved a plan submitted to the White House in April by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, the Breitbart News website reported recently. The plan outlines a one-year schedule of when US navy ships will sail through the disputed South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 19:58:39

Party discipline, law won’t yield to Sun’s status

We need to be unified with the CPC Central Committee, because it is a force for the good of the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 0:13:39

That sinking feeling

Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada is in hot water over SDF-related cover-up scandals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 0:08:39

Doval visit won’t sway China over border standoff

Justice is on China's side, and Beijing is righteous and resolute to require New Delhi to unconditionally withdraw its troops.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 23:18:39

Equality for woman stuck in bottleneck

With the implementation of reform and opening-up, China has made progress in many aspects. However, gender inequality is still a bottleneck which makes it difficult for Chinese women to reach their full potential. It is hoped that more efforts can be made for early realization of this goal.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 21:13:39

Time for a second lesson for forgetful India

China is embarking on a historic mission to be a peaceful, prosperous and powerful nation as it has been in history. It can't afford to be constantly distracted by border skirmishes with India.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 21:08:39

Solutions for Europe’s crisis of confidence

Europe has bucked up and returned to the spotlight. French President Emmanuel Macron not only succeeded in defeating his country's far-right forces and carried the banner for mainstream politics under fire from a strong populist movement, but has also stood his ground against both America and Russia, demonstrating an élan for great-power politics.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 21:03:39