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No interference in Venezuelan issues

The international community should encourage forces of Venezuela to peacefully solve the issue within the framework of dialogue. Picking sides will not be conducive to the solution, but intensify the rivalry, worsen the situation and possibly push the nation into long-term turmoil.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/24 22:50:03

West should report detention professionally

According to Western media outlets, the Australian government said Wednesday that it has received notification from the Chinese side that the Chinese-Australian Yang Hengjun has been detained in China. A few days before that, Western media reported Yang "missing" in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/24 16:33:54

Prepare for protracted game over Meng

Any countries and forces that persecute Chinese citizens and infringe on China's interests will pay a heavy price.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 22:08:41

Canada must not extradite Meng Wanzhou

Canada, being a henchman for the US and abiding by the so-called extradition treaty between the US and Canada, persecutes senior executives of Chinese companies regardless of international law and friendly ties with China. How can Canada be detached from the case if Meng is extradited?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/22 20:58:41

How to correctly read China's GDP figure

The lowest growth rate does not indicate that China's economy is facing a crisis. Instead it's a process of resolving tough problems, controlling serious risks and finally realizing a soft landing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 21:28:39

US signals optimism on trade talks

As positive signals about China-US negotiations have helped stabilize the US market, it has become clear that an agreement is not only desired by China, but also accords with US interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 20:53:39

US missile defense plan reveals illusion disguised as safety net

This latest missile defense system will neither discourage Russia or China, nor benefit the US in negotiations with North Korea and Iran. It seems the real purpose of any US missile defense system is nothing more than a tool used by White House leaders to help fool the American public.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/18 7:41:46

Huawei victim of high-tech McCarthyism

It is hoped the Chinese government will figure out more solutions to protect Chinese enterprises from political discrimination. The countries and companies which rebuff Chinese firms for unjustifiable reasons will pay the price.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/17 21:50:24

US mind-set can never comprehend PLA

The US on the other hand uses military force willfully. If Washington judges Beijing by the experiences of the US itself, the conclusion is highly likely to be wrong.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/16 21:28:10

Canada's protests test China's reform

From conflicts to conflicts, through cooperation to cooperation, China's gate remains open to the US and Canada. The more flexible we switch between the two, the more it shows how open China really is.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/15 20:48:40

Schellenberg trial shows Canada's arbitrary view of rule of law

Canadian drug smuggler Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was sentenced to death on Monday by the Intermediate People's Court in Dalian, Liaoning Province. This is the latest ruling after the Liaoning Provincial High People's Court sent back the case and the Intermediate People's Court in Dalian opened a public retrial. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused China of "arbitrarily" applying death penalty to Canadian on Monday evening, Beijing Time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 23:56:45

US admiral visit a chance for dialogue

Richardson's visit to China is an important opportunity for China and the US to improve mutual understanding and reduce misjudgments. It is hoped the two sides can better understand each other and reach a consensus on how to avoid conflicts which neither side wishes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/14 21:08:40

Poland becoming a US accomplice

China must not be soft at this point. Beijing will not bully Warsaw – and it is unworthy to do so – but the latter must pay for the offense.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/13 20:33:39

Peninsula should break out of vicious cycle of talks and tensions

Kim Jong-un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, left Beijing for Pyongyang on Wednesday after a three-day visit, his fourth to China since March last year. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of China-North Korea diplomatic relations. The close high-level contacts between the two countries mean that China-North Korea relations are not only moving along the original path, but have begun to upgrade.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/11 18:48:40

Trade talks beget cautious optimism

It's hoped that China and the US will abide by the consensus reached by the two leaders in Argentina, cherish the hard-won progress and reach a mutually beneficial agreement. This will benefit the two peoples and the whole world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/10 19:28:22

US shutdown reveals flawed democracy

Political confrontation in the US will evolve in an extreme way and in the future there will only be more such increasingly severe struggles.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/9 22:48:40

Kim's China tour a good start for 2019

On the Korean Peninsula there are currently no more nuclear tests, missile tests or extreme threats between Washington and Pyongyang. That was unimaginable when Trump assumed office in 2017. Washington should cherish this hard-won achievement, follow it up, be determined to prevent retrogression and promote better results.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 20:38:39

Tesla factory in Shanghai attests to China's deepening reform

No external interference can change China's policy of deepening opening-up. Since Chinese enterprises can compete with powerhouses in the international market, they will also be capable of competing with foreign companies in the Chinese market. This is why China is confident in further expanding opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/8 18:43:39