OPINION

Russia can't be sidelined on Peninsula affairs


Russia hopes that it can play a role to provide strategic security and stability in the North Korea nuclear crisis, especially serve as the backbone for the security order in Northeast Asia. Russia is opposed to Pyongyang being pressured by the US and its allies and objects to these countries forcing North Korea to make unilateral compromises.

Bay area plan builds bright, global future for Hong Kong

Hong Kong can't be marginalized as inland cities can't totally replace Hong Kong. The key is how to bring Hong Kong's special status into full play. Isolating itself from the area is swimming against the dominant tide of globalization and will never help.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/20 20:33:22

Taiwan electioneering risks Straits ties

The real fear is that Tsai's reelection will further agitate the fragile situation and lead to a new cross-Straits crisis. Tsai is clearly aware that her chances of winning are extremely low if she doesn't stir things up.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/20 20:03:40

Railroad to Nowhere

The Trump administration said it will cancel more than $900 million in grant funds for a California high-speed rail project.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/20 18:48:40

Huawei's uphill battle in going global

For Huawei, breaking the US attempt at containment and transforming into a global enterprise with flexible approach is the most important. This needs more support and understanding from the Chinese public.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/20 18:17:52

Indian attitude toward China must change

Extreme nationalism in Indian media will affect India's evaluation of its own relations with China. China respects India's interests and feelings and has never been provocative toward India. However, public opinion in India often targets China, putting the two countries at odds.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/20 17:00:38

Russia can't be sidelined on Peninsula affairs

Russia hopes that it can play a role to provide strategic security and stability in the North Korea nuclear crisis, especially serve as the backbone for the security order in Northeast Asia. Russia is opposed to Pyongyang being pressured by the US and its allies and objects to these countries forcing North Korea to make unilateral compromises.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/20 16:36:34

New Zealand should desist from undermining China's growing influence

Many telecom businesses around the world have used Huawei equipment because of the company's cost-effective technology that is superior to competitors. The ban on Huawei would not only significantly raise the cost, but also delay the 5G network rollout in New Zealand and the Oceania region. Blindly following the US in containing Huawei will end up in New Zealand hurting itself.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/20 16:16:04

Principles for US-China negotiations

It has proven no empty talk that in a long-term trade war, both sides would eventually lose. In the final phase of the talks, both sides must keep calm, treasure the already-made achievements and promote smoother and fairer China-US trade cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 21:45:13

Huawei rift

US war on Huawei threatens Five Eyes rift.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 20:43:42

Saudi investment in Pakistan reflects inclusiveness of BRI

China hopes that all the investment coming into the region can be connected so as to be best utilized. Regional countries should enhance cooperation via coordination. Meanwhile, all should hold an open attitude toward investment from outside the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 20:03:40

By trying to consolidate foothold in CEE, Washington eyes many benefits

The most important US presence in Central and Eastern Europe is the security cooperation under the NATO security framework. If the US wants to strengthen its clout in this region, it must win favor from those countries that strike a balance among major powers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 16:49:12

With AI, can one find love in robots?

Robots do mimic and can spot emotions but can they use this and respond? Can they love us back? Is being robosexual a way for us to find replacement so we can find our version of comfort and love?
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 16:44:06

US sows division with anti-Iran summit

Although the US might have been successful in widening the rift between Iran and European states through the Warsaw summit, Washington should realize that the only reliable solution for the “Iran problem” could be achieved only by dialogue.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/19 14:53:39