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Reform pain offset by growing economy

The main reason there won’t be a lay-off wave is because China’s economy is many times bigger than it was 20 years ago.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/7 0:33:01

China’s promising, reality-based economic future

On hindsight, it is easy to see that what we are striving for today is different from years ago. We are building a society of a higher standard. We do face many problems, from risks in the financial sector to a sluggish real economy. But Chinese economy has more resources to solve these problems. For example, rising consumption is proof of confidence in China's economic future.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/5 14:52:13

PLA budget slowdown meets needs of times

The National People’s Congress spokesperson Fu Ying disclosed on Friday that China’s military spending is expected to grow between 7 and 8 percent. It is surprisingly lower than media expectations of up to 20 percent, or at least that it would be higher than last year’s 10.1 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/5 0:08:01

Harris is making waves in S.China Sea

We are afraid Harris and his troops will have to go it alone if he wants to make choppy waves in the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/4 0:43:01

Nuclear path will lead to dead end for Pyongyang

It already fired several short-range projectiles into the sea off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula Thursday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/3 13:01:29

No more ship-grounding tricks allowed in South China Sea

The Chinese foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday that China had towed away a foreign ship that was grounded on Wufang Jiao in the South China Sea. For safety concerns, China urged nearby fishing ships to leave.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/2 22:36:01

Joint letter disrespects China’s rule of law

Legislation is part of China’s sovereignty, and opinions from outside cannot replace China’s legislative body in law-making.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/2 0:18:01

Open Internet must be controllable

The Chinese Internet is still in a beta phase to test how the diversity of public discourse can shape society.
Source: Global Times | 2016/3/1 0:25:10

Pro-independence forces rip Taiwan apart

As one of China’s most established political parties, the KMT is having a tough time.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/29 0:38:01

China today is not Japan of 1985 accord

As financial ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 convened in Shanghai on Friday, talk of reenacting a “Plaza Accord”-style currency interference has been drawing attention.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/27 0:23:01

Harsher sanctions on NK are inevitable

If Pyongyang hopes our bilateral relationship should respect its nuclear ambition, then it is not a realistic wish.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/26 0:23:01

US muscle-flexing hikes S.China Sea risks

The increasing presence of US military power at China’s doorstep has greatly unnerved China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/24 23:43:01

US push leaves China no wiggle room

The US putting a gloss on its muscle-flexing in the South China Sea as “defending freedom of navigation” is simply hypocritical.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/23 23:53:01

A lesson from caste-triggered India unrest

China, though ahead of India in economic development, also faces huge pressure to fix social unfairness.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/23 0:43:01

Party principle guides media innovation

We should not view guiding the media’s coverage on complicated issues as restricting media reporting.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/22 0:23:01

New CSRC chief must provide stock market with a sound direction

The CSRC chairman is one of the most frequently changed positions. It is hoped that Liu will succeed in dealing with the challenges of the Chinese stock market.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2016/2/20 18:57:39

US spurs Pyongyang’s risky nuclear moves

US President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law new sanctions on North Korea. Anyone cooperating with North Korea in weapon programs or other areas opposed by the US will also be targeted.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/20 0:43:01

HQ-9 missile prompted by US threat

We are safeguarding our legitimate rights without any radical moves.
Source: Global Times | 2016/2/19 0:28:01