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US' accusation of China using trade as weapon is too hypocritical

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told lawmakers Wednesday that the US cannot allow China to use trade as a weapon. According to Washington Examiner, Tillerson said, "We cannot allow them to weaponize trade. And they are doing that today, and our message to them is, 'you will not buy your way out of these other difficult issues, like North Korea, the South China Sea, with your trade'."
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/16 23:18:39

Perpetrator of Fengxian explosion must be condemned by society

An explosion on Thursday afternoon in Fengxian county, East China's Jiangsu Province, killed eight people and injured 65 others. The police have identified the blast as a criminal act and the suspect was a 22-year-old man surnamed Xu, a local resident of Quanshan district, Xuzhou, which administers Fengxian. Police have found materials for making explosives in Xu's rented apartment and Xu, the suspected perpetrator of the explosion, was among the eight people killed in the incident.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/16 18:33:39

China must press ahead as West mired in chaos

Development in China and West has proved that China's path is right. Fragmented criticism from Western public opinion won't change the reality.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 23:28:39

Western media shouldn't speculate when reporting on China

No matter what the reason is behind Wu's stepping aside, the incident won't have a ripple effect as Western media has speculated. These media outlets need to understand that Chinese society is not built around a few entrepreneurs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 23:43:51

Another blow to Tsai Ing-wen administration

Taiwan independence thought will have to retreat in front of an ever powerful mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 14:43:39

IS killing won't impact China-Pakistan 'Iron brother' ties

The killings of the two Chinese citizens should serve as a lesson. It is necessary for China and Pakistan to understand the situation of South Korean missionaries and radical groups in Balochistan, so as to better protect the safety of Chinese nationals in Pakistan.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 0:03:39

Singapore's flip-flop stance toward China hard to change

Singapore may not abandon its flip-flop diplomacy and China needs to be prepared for this.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 23:48:40

Law will not bow to dirty tricks of Guo Wengui

This is an era of globalization. Precisely, it is a world in which the criminals have nowhere to hide, a world which will not tolerate their sins. Well-educated Guo Wengui should be aware of that. Maybe he has foreseen these and is pessimistic about the future. Whether it is due to his fear or desperation, his ridiculous confrontation with the law will only make him pay a higher legal cost. No matter how rich he is, he cannot escape this logic.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/10 1:59:22

May cannot bridge divisions in British society

The latest UK election outcome signals that the country, which not many decades ago was called an empire on which the sun never sets, is thrown into unprecedented uncertainty. With the Conservatives led by Prime Minister Theresa May failing to secure a parliamentary majority, the country now looks set for a hung parliament.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/9 23:28:39

China will never bow to terrorism

The violent acts carried out by terrorist groups should be strongly condemned, and indeed they will be. Their continued acts of murder and execution will never lead to anything good. Most of all, the Chinese government and its society will not bow to terrorism under any circumstances.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/9 5:58:32

Cooperation stressed as SCO expands

India and Pakistan will be officially admitted into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) when the group kicks off its annual summit today in Astana, Kazakhstan, expanding the organization from six to eight members.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 23:23:39

S.Korea can't strike a balance between China and US on THAAD

Once South Korea finishes its deployment of THAAD, China should have corresponding countermeasures immediately. Sino-Russian cooperation on this will be important. Seoul must know it cannot escape scot-free.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 23:58:39

Pentagon's unnecessary paranoia of China's military strength

The Pentagon released a 106-page report titled "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2017" on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:58:39

Abe's B&R change of heart a welcome step

Whether Tokyo is sincere or not to join the Belt and Road, the change is worth encouraging. No matter how far Tokyo will go in the right direction, China should promote this change and make the change stick, which is in line with China's national interests.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/6 23:54:45

Mideast diplomatic row shows deep-rooted conflict

The incident, all of a sudden, displays some deep-rooted disputes in the Middle East and Arabian world.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/5 23:53:39

London attack exposes gaps in anti-terror effort

London was struck by terror on Saturday night yet again. A gang of knife-wielding men drove a van into pedestrians at high speed on the iconic London Bridge before stabbing pedestrians on the street and in bars in the nearby Borough Market area. Seven people have been confirmed killed and at least 20 injured.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/4 20:23:39

Balanced dialogue needed at Shangri-La

The Shangri-La Dialogue seems to have been the place where the US can demonstrate the strength of its alliance system and where some members can express their arrogance in civilized tones. Senior officials sent by the US, Australia and Japan talked about rules as defined by their own interests. They regarded China and the South China Sea as one of the focal points of their conversations, expressing their disapproval or criticism over China's security policies at varying degrees.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/4 9:48:13

Turnbull mends his broken heart by targeting China

Trump kicked Australia and in return Australia kicked China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/3 1:43:39