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Boeing should act responsible and ground the 737 Max 8

China's Civil Aviation Administration announced it would suspend operations for all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. This is perhaps the first grounding decision made at the national level following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight over the weekend. The suspension will result in huge losses, but it's people's lives that matter more.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/12 6:56:07

US, NK best avoid rush to misjudgment

The US side must avoid the current delicate attitude toward North Korea being dictated by radical public opinion.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/11 22:01:06

China-US trade deal must be fair, equal

The outlook is optimistic for Beijing and Washington reaching a comprehensive trade deal. The trade war in the past year has proved that the US is not capable of forcing China to accept all its conditions and that the two countries will thrive if they get along.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/10 20:13:39

FM shows China's clear-cut, confident diplomacy

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met the press on Friday on the sidelines of the second session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing. His answers to 21 questions discussed the outlook and complexity of Chinese diplomacy. As the world's second largest economy and a rising power, China is apparently facing a growing challenge as to how to steer the ship of diplomacy.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/3/8 21:46:16

Truth will out with Huawei lawsuit

The court is the last hope for the truth to be heard, evidence presented and debates witnessed. It will test the independence of the US judicial system. People will be able to see how the court deals with facts, common sense and US geopolitical interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/7 20:18:42

If Europe continues to indulge US follies, nobody benefits

China's engagement with the world over the past decades has met with twists and turns. Even Chinese private companies like Huawei are experiencing unprecedented unfair treatment. But China will continue pushing forward cooperation based on openness and mutual benefit. Europe will gain more from its interactions with China and find its due place in the 21st century.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/7 20:18:41

US will only hurt itself playing radical Taiwan card

Relying on the US to confront the Chinese mainland will eventually not work as an election strategy. Eventually, the Taiwan question, once a major challenge to China's rise, will become history.
Source: Global Times | 2019/3/6 21:13:40

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