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PLA’s strength needs to be viewed fairly

Other countries need to get used to the presence of Chinese forces outside China’s coastal waters, whether they like it or not.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 22:48:39

Anti-Russia mood in US hard to eradicate

Washington has to weigh the consequences if it chooses to turn hostile toward Beijing as China is the biggest trading partner of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 22:38:40

A firm leader crucial for nation’s strength

People in China and around the world were impressed by Sunday's military parade of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) at the Zhurihe training base in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region as part of celebrations for the PLA's 90th anniversary.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 23:18:39

Britain risks disgracing itself by sending carriers to S.China Sea

During a visit in Australia, UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Thursday that Britain’s two new aircraft carriers could be sent to patrol the South China Sea, and he said that the operation was designed to vindicate the country’s belief in “the rules-based international system and in the freedom of navigation through those waterways which are absolutely vital for world trade.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/28 22:18:39

India Today draws a pipe dream for New Delhi

The Indian magazine India Today has gone viral in the past two days. Its latest cover story, headlined "China's New Chick," has an illustration of the map of China looking like a chicken, which excludes Tibet and Taiwan, and a map of Pakistan below, which looks like its chick. A subtitle to the headline declares: "How China is buying out Pakistan with massive new investments and why India needs to worry."
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 23:23:39

China’s growth shown in its naval fleet in Baltic Sea

The annual China-Russia joint drill, which this year is being held in the Baltic Sea for the first time, has almost come to an end. The drill has caught unprecedented attention from NATO and the European media. It also reflects the increasing influence of China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 23:48:42

Chinese navy can respond in kind to US provocation

The Pentagon claimed on Monday that two Chinese fighter jets performed an "unsafe and unprofessional" intercept of a US EP-3 reconnaissance plane while it was flying over the East China Sea the previous day.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/25 23:58:39

Doval visit won’t sway China over border standoff

Justice is on China's side, and Beijing is righteous and resolute to require New Delhi to unconditionally withdraw its troops.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 23:18:39

Oz media fusses over China’s freedom of navigation trip

The PLA Navy has a mission to safeguard China's national security. Now it is time to explore new ways to carry out such a mission.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/24 0:18:39

NATO shouldn’t worry about China-Russia drill

China and Russia are joining forces for military exercises in the Baltic Sea from Friday till July 28. Three Chinese warships will blaze a trail in the first-ever joint operation in European inland waters. NATO and the West are casting a sensitive and strange look at the exercises. Many Western media outlets view the operation as an example of China flexing its military muscle globally.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/22 0:23:39

Military conflicts to escalate if India refuses to withdraw troops

Addressing the ongoing border face-off between China and India, Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told her country's parliament on Thursday that "all countries are in India's support," and said India is alert to the need to protect its security near "the border where the boundaries of China, India and Bhutan meet," Indian media reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/21 15:50:43

American media bigoted on Sino-US trade ties

The Trump administration should remain clear-minded amid pessimistic voices in the US media against Sino-US relations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 16:53:39

Washington needs to take a fair look at Sino-US trade

The first China-US Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) kicked off in Washington Wednesday with the mission to expand the 100-Day Plan to a one-year scheme and to consolidate bilateral economic cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/19 20:58:39

Falling approval rate tolls bell for Abe’s rule

It is impossible for Abe to lead Japan to a dominant position in Asia. The Japanese public is more rational and realistic than Abe, and the prime minister is left with fewer chances to save his political reputation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 23:33:39

Overseas forces must stop politicizing Liu Xiaobo's wife

Liu Xiaobo has gone. Western forces and dissidents in exile can let go of Liu Xia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/18 0:18:39

Dissidents waste lives as China prospers

Liu Xiaobo's personal tragedy proves that surrendering to the West in politics will only end in failure.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 23:53:40

Liu family satisfaction more important than foreign demands

Following Chinese law and dealing with Liu's illness and death in a humanitarian way are all part of China's internal affairs. Outside forces simply do not have the right to interfere.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/16 5:17:06

Deification of Liu Xiaobo cannot negate his crimes

The West is abuzz with the fervor of deifying Liu Xiaobo. A raft of laurels such as “a great freedom fighter,” “a giant of human rights,” and “the Mandela of our age” have been conferred by the West on Liu, a Chinese convicted criminal, who just died of liver cancer. Liu seemed to have become a Chinese intellectual mostly praised by the West for the past decades.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/15 0:28:39