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Trump era signals dramatic changes

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America on January 20. He made an impressive inauguration speech with his unique persona, which has been drawing mixed and complicated reactions domestically and globally.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/21 8:41:54

Doubts, fears linger as Trump takes office

“America first” can be a loud slogan, but cannot serve as a real strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/19 23:38:39

China won’t concede under trade war threat

How could Trump’s team believe China would surrender without any countermeasures?
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 23:43:39

May’s Brexit roadmap a new blow to EU

European public opinion had speculated that Britain would opt for a “soft Brexit” rather than a “hard Brexit”- one that May just announced. Strategists are wrong again this time. May delivered a second blow to the EU after the Brexit referendum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 11:33:39

Globalization needs efforts from all nations

Anti-globalization, in essence, is an attempt to adjust global rules to grab more benefit from it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 0:18:39

Will Trump rewrite US’ Europe policy?

Trump wants to see his “America first” doctrine have an immediate effect.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/16 23:28:39

China to highlight global engagement at Davos

China is willing to contribute to free trade and globalization.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/15 23:28:39

Denial of ‘one China’ brings fear to Taiwan

Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Nigerian counterpart met the press together on Wednesday, during which Wang spoke highly of Nigeria's moves several days earlier to revoke the consular privileges enjoyed by a Taiwan representative office and order it to move out of the Nigerian capital to uphold the one-China policy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/13 23:43:39

Is Tillerson’s bluster just a bluff for Senate?

Tillerson had better bone up on nuclear power strategies if he wants to force a big nuclear power to withdraw from its own territories. Probably he just has oil prices and currency rates in his mind as former ExxonMobil CEO.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/13 0:08:40

Scorching press conference shows Trump won't have an easy presidency

Trump's first news conference after his presidential victory has shown that he will have huge challenges when he settles into the White House. He will be difficult to be an unrestrained president, on the contrary, the media will distract him regularly, affecting his resolve and actions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/12 11:24:15

A fair review of President Obama’s legacy

In the end, Obama might leave nothing and every trace of him in the White House might be wiped clean.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/11 21:03:39

Hyping tensions sours East Asian relations

A balance of power may exist for a long time in the region. Should a confrontational mentality be fixed there?
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/11 0:13:40

Alibaba’s Jack Ma seeks expansion in US

Finding what will be mutually beneficial and being able to utilize it is bound to be the driving force in international relationship of the 21st century.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/10 12:13:39

Mainland needs flexible tactics for Taiwan

Taiwan chooses to drift between Beijing and Washington, the two major powers in the world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/9 23:28:39

One-China policy not a capricious request

Sticking to this principle is not a capricious request by China upon US presidents.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/8 23:58:39

South Korea to antagonize China with THAAD

South Korea's stubbornness on the deployment of THAAD will only bring unaffordable consequences to the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/7 0:08:40

NYT should reflect on its app removal

While Congress and the White House have paid particular attention to information security and are even concerned about being led by the nose by “false information” from Moscow and Beijing, how should Beijing not keep alert about rabid ideological organs like The New York Times?
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/6 0:23:39

Massive social reform needed to cure smog

The government should enhance law-making and law-enforcement regarding environmental protection and guide industrial upgrades.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/4 22:58:40