OP-ED >> Columnists

Don’t turn Internet into victim of hegemony

The cyber world needs to abolish the outdated mechanisms and launch a reform to establish a new system which functions in a fair, reasonable and orderly manner.
Source: Global Times | 2013/7/3 19:33:01

Maternity tourism damages both countries

People living in China may feel little heat over maternity tourism because the costs are borne by other countries. But if we cannot come up with the correct answer to this question, it will eventually be at our own expense.
Source: Global Times | 2013/6/27 17:53:01

Japan nervous about future of Asia-Pacific

This is not simply a question of whether we should take a tough stance toward Japan over territorial issues. Well handling relations with Japan is important for both China and the US sharing rights, and especially vital for China’s future position in the Asia-Pacific region.
Source: Global Times | 2013/6/12 23:58:01

New immigrants more pirates than dreamers

The rich new comers may have never thought about their connections with the Golden Venture. But 20 years later, they are presenting a sadder story.
Source: Global Times | 2013/6/6 22:03:01

Chinese peace efforts backbone of Asia

If China is destined to be the backbone of the region’s stability and development, then the nation cannot achieve this only through economic means. It needs to provide more political support and become further involved in such negotiations in order to prove its commitment to regional peacekeeping efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2013/6/6 0:48:01

No more backyards in integrated world

Both China and the US will definitely pay great attention to each other’s activities. But as long as these activities help promote economic development of their neighboring countries and activate the whole region, they will generate healthy competition and should be encouraged.
Source: Global Times | 2013/5/30 1:08:01

Opening up Myanmar puts heat on India

Myanmar is situated between China and India, the world’s largest two developing countries. Its geopolitical advantages are notable.
Source: Global Times | 2013/5/22 23:48:01

Red planet offers final frontier for dreamers

Whether four aging Peter Pans are enough evidence for such changes is debatable. But no matter whether on Earth or Mars, it is good to know that the human spirit of embracing change and unknowns has never died.
Source: Global Times | 2013/5/16 20:28:01

Global profits built on Bangladesh deathtraps

The unfair global trade order has caused a dilemma similar to the colonial system.
Source: Global Times | 2013/5/16 1:03:01

Malaysia sets democratic example in SE Asia

In the future, the key for Malaysia’s stable development may be turning religious and ethnic conflicts into orderly competition under its elective political system, and pushing forward manageable reforms at a time of greater political awareness.
Source: Global Times | 2013/5/8 20:18:01

Media's lingering on Boston bombings rubs salt into wound

Should we apply some logical sense, some news judgment, and give the Boston story just a little less spotlight? After all, it is not so crazy to see the weeks of coverage as a win for the bombers.
Source: Global Times | 2013/5/2 18:13:00

More open North Korea an asset to China

The benefits of the Chinese dream should be felt by people from other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2013/5/1 21:38:01

Camera worries second to security fears

All in all, let’s be honest, the governments are not talking about installing cameras in your bedroom.
Source: Global Times | 2013/4/25 18:33:01

New age of gender blending proves both confusing and empowering

And the awakening of gender identity since then has created a colorful country as well as inequalities in education and job opportunities.
Source: Global Times | 2013/3/28 18:43:01

Stop putting a good spin on bad behavior

I don’t think it is the job of the media to lavishly praise the public, especially when they are just doing what is right.
Source: Global Times | 2013/2/7 17:08:01

Charity can make China’s place in the world

Caring about the lives of people in other countries should be the core of Chinese values.
Source: Global Times | 2013/3/27 20:13:00

Democracy lets tradition thwart law in India

There are numerous examples in the world which have proved that democracy and rule of law do not move forward simultaneously at times.
Source: Global Times | 2013/3/20 18:18:01

US colleges offer easy path for wealthy

Unfairness does exist, such as the lower scores required by students taking the exams in municipalities like Beijing and Shanghai, and the hukou (household registration) restrictions that force mobile workers’ children to go back to their hometowns to take the exams.
Source: Global Times | 2013/3/14 18:03:01