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Risks under control despite slower growth

Some Chinese tend to complain about their country, but the overall confidence of Chinese society is crystal clear. The lives of the Chinese people are improving year by year, and nothing can reverse this trend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/5 21:13:40

Two sessions will not dodge tough issues

Plans, decisions and resolutions for the most prominent problems of the moment will definitely be made during this year's two sessions. It is hoped the two sessions will be fruitful.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/4 21:11:35

Meng strikes back at US political persecution against Huawei

Huawei will live up to people's expectations if it leads the development of 5G networks, increases market share even under US pressure and finally wins the lawsuit. To be invested with great responsibility, one must go through all hardships. So should a company.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/4 17:49:12

Washington's paranoia toward China spreads to campuses

The action of the University of Minnesota is thought-provoking. Regardless of whether the US is open or closed, China must open itself. The overreaction of the US should sound the alarm bell and serve as a warning for us.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/3 20:32:08

Haste, lack of preparation curtail Kim-Trump summit

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho held a press conference on early Friday morning, refuting US President Donald Trump's claim that Pyongyang had demanded complete sanctions relief after the summit in Hanoi between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which failed to reach a deal.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/1 20:28:54

Summit fails, but not all progress is lost

The most effective way to stabilize the Korean Peninsula is to push North Korea and the US to move toward each other and try to promulgate a dual-track road map of denuclearization and peninsula peace that can be accepted by both.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/28 22:53:40

China supports N.Korea-US direct talks

Strengthening relations with Vietnam could bolster the US policy toward China. But Vietnam is a socialist country. It won't relax vigilance against US political subversion. No matter how close Vietnam-US relations, it will never become a US ally like Singapore or South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/27 23:13:40

Market surge shows trade talks meet demand

Wise and pragmatic, people understand China-US cooperation will result in mutual victory but conflicts only lead to mutual defeat. The optimistic response of the market is applause for the trade talks and the efforts of negotiators.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/26 21:55:33

Rationality needed for final stage trade talks

The two sides need to finish up the final work of the trade talks and make sure about the signing of the agreement. They also need to promote understanding with the public to support a final mutual compromise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/25 20:23:39

2nd Kim-Trump summit deserves more support

The upcoming second summit sends positive signals, indicating that Pyongyang and Washington have been moving forward on both denuclearization and permanent peace for the Korean Peninsula since the first summit last June.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/24 21:08:39

If China, US close a deal, it will be on equal footing

The seventh round of high-level China-US trade negotiations will end on Friday, US time. The media reported that the two sides are drafting six memorandums of understanding. It is largely believed they are on track to reaching a comprehensive trade agreement despite divergences.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/22 21:51:02

China never plays politics in Middle East

China won't be a geopolitical player in the Middle East. It has no enemies and can cooperate with all countries in the region. China's increasing influence in the Middle East comes from pure friendly cooperation. Such a partnership will be welcomed by more countries in the Middle East.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/21 21:18:42

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

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

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 tests Europe's independence

What Europe needs is not only the ability to distinguish between right and wrong, but also the courage to make its own independent choices. Europe's cooperation with Huawei on construction of a 4G network is already an established fact, but it seems now that beneficial collaboration has become one of the biggest risks.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/18 20:52:18

Germany wrong to involve China in INF

Germany believes that the more countries involved in INF, the better. However, many European countries can never understand the security risks and the urgency to strengthen national defense in other regions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/17 19:43:39

Unexpected twist in Gui case embarrasses Swedish FM

Ambassadors are usually among those in their own country who hope at the utmost to maintain sound relations with the country to which they are posted. Generally, they are supposed to play a dovish role, not a hawkish one. Some Western media authors need to learn basic ABC knowledge of diplomacy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/16 6:35:18