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Trump's reversal on Chinese currency a welcome move

US President Donald Trump said the Treasury Department will not label China as a currency manipulator in its semi-annual report. He explicitly noted that China is "not a currency manipulator."
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/13 23:43:39

Washington overstretches on Syria, N.Korea fronts

The US has no power to put global affairs in order at the moment. The White House needs to be aware of this reality. Washington seems to be poised to extend its battle line now, which however may not be what it desires.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/13 0:08:40

Is North Korea nuclear crisis reaching a showdown?

China supports solution of the North Korean nuclear issue under the framework of UNSC and Six-Party Talks. If the US takes unilateral action, it will win little international support.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/12 0:18:39

Public needs to be on guard against spying

China's education on national security has been relatively limited. TV programs on legal affairs rarely touch on spy cases.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/10 23:48:40

Steering away from mutual suspicion

Neither China nor US can afford the hefty price of abandoning means of cooperation. Neither goes all out of their way to push the other. Despite the potential structural conflicts between them, both countries are trying all possible means to mitigate them.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/10 7:49:29

After Syria strikes, will North Korea be next?

An aircraft-carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson is heading toward the Korean Peninsula. In the wake of a US airstrike on Syrian military targets, the moves of the USS Carl Vinson have garnered much attention.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/9 23:43:39

Xi-Trump meeting boosts dynamism in China-US ties

The immediate effect of the two-day summit has experienced an influx of tremendous dynamism into the complicated China-US relationship. The world's anxieties over uncertainties can now find a level of solace through optimistic expectations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/8 9:00:50

US airstrike on Syrian base a show of force

The US launched dozens of cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria controlled by President Bashar al-Assad on Friday morning Beijing time in response to an earlier chemical weapon attack.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/7 15:19:30

Xi-Trump summit transcends Sino-US ties

The meeting will have enormous ramifications not only for Sino-US relations, but also for international politics.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/6 19:58:39

India's use of Dalai Lama card tactless

When India emphasizes the relationship with China, it would place a tight control on the Dalai. When it has a grudge against China, it may prompt the Dalai to play certain tricks as a signal sent to China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/6 0:18:39

Limited options for US to tackle N.Korea

The US must bear the major responsibilities for the mess in Northeast Asia, as it has buried too much strategic distrust in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/5 0:48:39

Naturally shaped Sino-US trade cannot be twisted

The US Trade Representative's office released its annual trade barriers report on Friday, listing trade irritants in 63 countries and regions. In the China section, it accused China of pursuing a wide range of industrial policies and providing financial support to industries such as steel and aluminum, which have led to excess capacity in China and large volume of exports that have distorted global markets. The report also criticized China for imposing cybersecurity restrictions with a long-term goal of replacing foreign information and communications technology products and services with locally produced ones.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/1 1:10:48

Xi-Trump meet to set tone for Sino-US ties

Do China and the US have options other than cooperation?
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 23:38:40

Trump must be urged to save climate deal

What the US is doing undermines the other countries' dedication to implement the Paris Agreement.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/30 0:13:40

Paris police apathy, arrogance disappoint

Many Chinese in France think the case reflects the racial bias of the French police.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/29 0:13:39

Moscow rally may herald an active time of Russian politics

The geographic, national and cultural factors of Russia call for authoritarian rule, however, it adopts a multi-party election system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/27 23:58:39

Lam's election bodes well for HK's future

When there are growing signs of political chaos, public opinion is bound to oppose it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/26 23:18:39

Security comes first in cloud computing

More than 50 members of the US congress jointly signed and sent a letter to Chinese Ambassador to Washington Cui Tiankai regarding their "concerns" about China's restrictions on its domestic cloud computing market, requesting that US enterprises be given unlimited access, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/25 0:08:39