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Macron prevails over populism trend

Macron's victory provides significant relief to the EU. It will stabilize Europe's political structure, and help the EU to stop "bleeding" since the Brexit vote.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/8 10:28:37

Japan media overreached on Harris claim

By exploiting benefits from the Sino-US confrontation, the South China Sea disputes and conflicts on the Korean Peninsula, Japan is putting itself on the line.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/7 23:23:39

C919 maiden flight showcases success of China model

China's homegrown C919 passenger jet successfully completed its maiden flight on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/6 0:23:39

Issue of Hong Kong marginalized in Sino-US ties

The Hong Kong government is obliged to solve Hong Kong's own issues.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 22:58:40

KCNA critique won't ease mounting nuke tension

The differences and contradictions between China and North Korea will not be solved through any sort of argumentative effort.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/4 10:17:47

Is China-North Korea friendship treaty outdated?

Pyongyang should cherish the treaty and make it one of the foundations for its national security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/3 22:48:39

China, US share goal of halting North Korean nuclear tests

China's bottom line is clearer, which is that North Korea's nuclear activities shall never affect its northeastern region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/2 23:23:39

Is breakthrough likely on NK nuke issue?

Communication is needed for both sides to understand each other's interests and logic.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/1 23:53:39

Pyongyang's failed missile test adds to Korean Peninsula tensions

The latest failed missile test won't have strong repercussions, but tensions on the peninsula will linger, and all scenarios remain possible.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/29 13:36:36

China must be ready for worsened NK ties

The issue around the peninsula generally is the conflict between the US and North Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/27 23:33:41

THAAD puts S.Korea's prosperity at stake

The trajectory of Northeast Asian geopolitics is not determined by South Korea. Seoul should drop the illusion that it can act at will with Washington as its back.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/26 22:53:41

Besides stick, US should offer North Korea a carrot

Now Pyongyang is clear about the consequences if it continues to act recklessly. What it is uncertain about, though, is what benefit it will get if it stops nuclear and missile activities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 23:43:40

Will Pyongyang be wise to take a step back?

The North Korea nuclear issue is like a puzzle filled with bombs. Pyongyang must not strike a match and detonate it. What it needs is big wisdom to realize a soft landing.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/25 0:13:39

French election reveals emerging European trends

The first round of voting for France's presidential election concluded earlier today. As results have shown, the independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen will face off in the second and final round of the election on May 7.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/24 10:23:47

NK state media's broadside won't impact China policy

The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) published a commentary on Friday criticizing China, although without naming it, for “dancing to the tune of” the US' North Korean policy. Some emotional statements in the article expressed Pyongyang's determination to go down the nuclear path. The most provocative sentence that attracted worldwide attention in the commentary is that “if the country keeps applying economic sanctions on the DPRK … it should get itself ready to face the catastrophic consequences in the relations with the DPRK.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/23 23:53:39

Realistic solution needed for NK nuke issue

China opposes North Korea's nuclear program, and also opposes changing the status quo of the Korean Peninsula through military force.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/22 11:07:15

Protectionism cannot revitalize US steel

The decline of the US steel industry is a result of market forces. As with outsourcing, companies responded to high costs of labor and production in the US, coupled with a strong dollar. Therefore it is impossible that this sector be revitalized by administrative orders or protectionist policies.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/22 0:08:39

South Korea overly sensitive about historical ties with China

The South Korean media has launched a new wave of nationalism due to some remarks US President Donald Trump made during a media interview. However, the South Korean media has targeted China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/21 0:18:39