OP-ED >> Editorial

Military headquarters reform to stress politics, modernization

If a modern military cannot constantly rejuvenate itself, it will stumble at some critical juncture.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/12 0:48:01

Will Taiwan vote sway cross-Straits peace?

Compared to the Chen Shui-bian era, the strength of the mainland has been greatly boosted.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/11 0:08:02

Zhou Enlai still inspires people 40 years later

Friday marked the 40th anniversary of former premier Zhou Enlai’s death. A large number of articles showed up in the media and social media remembering him.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/9 0:13:01

Trump is dead wrong on NK nuke issue

There is no hope to put an end to the North Korean nuclear conundrum if the US, South Korea and Japan do not change their policies toward Pyongyang.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/8 0:58:01

Nuclear test won't change NK’s destiny

Pyongyang must consider the long-term negative impact on Beijing-Pyongyang ties and its own development.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/6 19:23:01

We must condemn revenge against society

Now people have reached a consensus that they should unconditionally condemn these cases of revenge if they occur.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/6 0:38:12

Saudi-Iran row shows waning US clout

The Saudi Arabia-Iran confrontation is by no means a one-against-one rivalry.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/5 0:58:01

Gauthier no fighter for speech freedom

But by siding with terrorists in Xinjiang, Gauthier has gone beyond the bottom line as a correspondent.
Source: Global Times | 2016/1/4 0:33:01

New aircraft carrier leads to complete national defense system

On the last day of 2015, China's Ministry of Defense confirmed the country has started building a second aircraft carrier. The new one, domestically designed, has a displacement of 50,00o tons. It will be conventionally-powered and features J-15 fighters using the ski-jump takeoff method. From these features, it's clear that the country's second aircraft carrier shares some similarities with the first one, Liaoning.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/12/31 22:49:25

New conditions require stronger Chinese military

On the very first day of 2016, China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) released a guideline on deepening national defense and military reform. A day before that, the CMC announced the establishment of the General Command of Army, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Rocket Force and the PLA Strategic Support Force. The PLA is now standing at a new historical crossroads.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2016/1/2 1:51:32

2016 a year of tenacity for world powers

The year 2015 is ending today. Most regions in the world will be looking toward 2016 with confusion and anxiety.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/31 0:43:01

Washington alone in refuting China’s MES

Europe has its own interest at heart in changing its attitude toward China’s MES.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/30 0:43:01

Comfort women deal will not aid Tokyo

The comfort women deal doesn’t mean the South Korean society has endorsed the attitude of the Japanese government over history.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/29 0:58:01

Japan’s propaganda war on Diaoyu absurd

Japanese coast guard vessels in the area are equipped with guns and cannons. How can they expect Chinese ships sailing in the area to be unarmed?
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/28 0:53:06

L’Obs’ China articles biased, unprofessional

French newsmagazine L’Obs published an editorial on Tuesday saying its Beijing-based journalist Ursula Gauthier has been threatened.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/26 0:58:01

HK radical camp misguided about its role

How the city governs itself is up to the Basic Law, which is made by the central government.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/24 23:58:01

Criticism of anti-terrorism law misguided

US has adopted an arrogant attitude toward China’s regulations surrounding State security.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/24 0:28:01

Verdict on lawyer highlights dignity of law

The trial will have a long-term effect in many aspects, and become a landmark case for further establishment of the rule of law.
Source: Global Times | 2015/12/22 23:38:01