OPINION

Italy and China set new paradigm in relations


Since 2000, Italy has been the third destination for Chinese investment in Europe, following the UK and Germany. We want to do more, we must do better, because it is not only an economic issue, it helps to boost cultural ties and international respect which are the main conditions for world stability and peace, which, unfortunately, we have not experienced yet.

Stuck on a rock

British Members of Parliament have voted to seek a delay in the Brexit process after struggling to reach an agreement on what terms their country should leave the EU on 29 March.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 21:13:41

Cooperating with China is key to European integration

China and the EU need to coordinate amid the complex global situation. A unified EU that takes independent policies is conducive for the coordination and promotion of global economic development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 21:08:40

BRI will inject positive impetus in Europe

Some Europeans are concerned that China's rise will hurt Europe. But such concerns won't benefit Europe. Competition always exists, and as a continent that started the industrial revolution, Europe should have confidence. Europe still leads China in technology. Instead of expecting China to stop its development, Europe should move faster.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 21:08:39

Detractors cannot thwart ties as Beijing and Rome forge ahead

Deepening relations between Rome and Beijing are also the result of the vision pursued by Italy's Ambassador to China Ettore Sequi under whose tenure interaction between the countries has progressed considerably at all levels, and Italy's exports have constantly risen reducing its trade deficit with China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 21:03:17

Italy and China set new paradigm in relations

Since 2000, Italy has been the third destination for Chinese investment in Europe, following the UK and Germany. We want to do more, we must do better, because it is not only an economic issue, it helps to boost cultural ties and international respect which are the main conditions for world stability and peace, which, unfortunately, we have not experienced yet.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/24 20:58:39

Strategic dialogue further deepens China-Pakistan relations

The first China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers' Strategic Dialogue was held in Beijing on March 19. What's the significance of this dialogue? What are the new developments of China Pakistan Economic Corridor? H.E. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister of Pakistan answered these questions in an exclusive interview with the Global Times Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/22 22:01:35

Safety measures key to quality development

A chemical explosion in Xiangshui county, East China's Jiangsu Province has claimed 47 lives with dozens critically wounded as of Friday noon. The major accident occurred not long after the blast in Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province on November 28, 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/22 20:58:40

US crackdown on Huawei driven by selfishness, wrong perception

The US government has continuously attempted to suppress and strangle China's Huawei through judicial, financial and diplomatic means. Such actions have caused concern among people of many countries, especially Chinese people, who are puzzled by one question: What possible conflict could have caused the world's only superpower to define a private high-tech enterprise a threat?
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/22 17:47:20

Police officer cops out

A traffic police officer in Central China's Hunan Province is in hot water after it was discovered that he piled up a stash of 42.46 million yuan ($6.03 million) in bribes over seven years. The red spotlight is firmly on the cop surnamed Xiao for helping motorists evade the law. Under China's demerit point system, a driving license could be revoked after violations that bring a total of 12 penalty points. The unscrupulous cop in provincial capital Changsha helped violators erase adverse records and escape punishment, if drivers were willing to grease his palm with bribes ranging from 100 yuan to 2,250 yuan. He is accused of accepting bribes and abuse of authority. The traffic police is supposed to keep the public safe but the erring cop took advantage of the situation to make a fast buck. He deserves to be in the dock.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/22 0:17:37

Kua Kua groups: pay your way to adulation

We should generously praise any progress or achievement our friends and relatives make and show concern for their frustrations and failures, thereby bringing down our reliance on the virtual world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/22 0:13:39

Western pressure has no effect on China's governance in Xinjiang

China's governance in Xinjiang is practical and realistic. The country is sincere in helping people influenced by extremism. By contrast, some Western forces, driven by geopolitical factors, attacked China's governance in Xinjiang. But good prevails over evil. These forces can do nothing about Xinjiang even if they play all their cards.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 23:08:40

Cactus

It is reported by Japanese media that Japanese system of death penalty is affecting Japan-Australia relations. The two countries are holding talks over the Visiting Forces Agreement. It would be favorable for both sides if an agreement can be reached. However, different systems of death penalty are regarded as an stumbling block, as Australia has abolished the death penalty while Japan has not.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 22:38:40

Philippine foreign minister praises Chinese system

Both Duterte and Locsin's statements reflect the fact that Manila has realized simply copying and relying on the US system will never help. But more importantly, the Philippines should understand this: The best model is not the US system or the Chinese system, but the one that best fits its own national conditions. China's model is in line with its own social and historical conditions, leading to the country's rise. This is the most important lesson that the Philippines and other developing countries should draw from China's unique path of socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/21 22:28:40