OPINION

Meng case to further complicate China-Canada-US ties


Meng's case is a long-running battle. As long as it is not resolved, it would be tough to iron out China-US-Canada relations.

Prepare for protracted game over Meng

Any countries and forces that persecute Chinese citizens and infringe on China's interests will pay a heavy price.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 22:08:41

Time for China, India to cast off competition mentality

Given the fast economic growth China has been enjoying for years, some Chinese people have formed a superior mentality over India. But it is worth pointing out that the prospect of India is promising in many ways.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 21:33:41

Lower GDP growth will not hide China's growth potential

China has comprehensively made economic, social and political adjustments in recent years. The GDP growth rate has lowered. But with clean governance, increased social righteousness and fairness as well as recovering soil, water and air, isn't our society moving in the right direction?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 21:28:44

'Cut it' after 'action': Morality fades out off screen

Mistakes ordinary people make can be made by celebrities as well, such as taking drugs and having extramarital affairs. The difference is that celebrities are supposed to set an example to the public – role models of virtue and moral generosity. Perhaps this is the cost they need to pay for being celebrities and living their characters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:23:40

No kidding over a children's compartment

Should trains have children's compartments?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:18:40

Holiday happiness

The annual travel rush in China began on Monday as people are travelling home for the approaching Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:13:42

Chinese parents find it hard to wear their heart on their sleeve

Today, I sent out those three little words to my family and my little sister was the only one who responded with those exact words back. Silence was all I got from my parents, but in their defense, TV and sleep are very important to them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:13:40

In India, many poor kids inherit poverty

Trying to inspire children of the poor with the vastness and beauty of the world and to ignite their drive so they just might change their own fate, is probably the best an outsider can do.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:03:41

Procedural democracy leads to Brexit dilemma

A plebiscite or referendum is a legitimate way of taking decisions in Western liberal democracies, but a flawless procedure does not imply a perfect result.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 16:57:32

Hospice care can break death taboo in China

Chemotherapies and radiation therapies would only worsen the condition of the patient and could potentially be the last straw that crushes the patient rather than the cancer itself. The side-effects can be a torture for patients as they live in a constant state of pain both physically and mentally so that they would give up hope. It is understandable that no one is willing to give up a single chance of keeping themselves and their close relatives alive, but sometimes rather than being alive and suffering from endless pain, a peaceful farewell to the world might be the better solution.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 16:43:40

Meng case to further complicate China-Canada-US ties

Meng's case is a long-running battle. As long as it is not resolved, it would be tough to iron out China-US-Canada relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 14:48:40

Does Manila want to move away from US?

The US may court the Philippines by offering more economic and military assistance. Meanwhile, Washington would also come down hard on Manila to force a rethink if it continues to show an unfriendly attitude.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 11:14:01

Big powers pull strings of Central and Eastern European Countries' diplomacy

More importantly, the diplomacy of Central and Eastern Europe, made up of mostly small countries, has been subject to the big-power games and lost its decision-making ability to some extent.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 10:33:23