OP-ED >> Editorial

Parade, military cut send explicit message

If China intends simply to “awe” the outside world, it is unnecessary to pledge to cut 300,000 troops at this juncture.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/6 0:08:01

China parade promises peace through power

The military parade to commemorate World War II on Thursday has drawn world attention. China clearly displayed its military power as well as its pursuit of peace at the same time – during the parade, President Xi Jinping announced the cut of 300,000 soldiers.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/3 23:43:01

Obama's absence at parade costs US chance to display leadership

The Chinese have learned how to deal with narrow-mindedness, so they don’t actually mind whether Obama or a high-level official from Washington will attend. China’s open mind will help steer both countries away from unnecessary disputes.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2015/9/2 21:11:50

Invite of Bashir to WWII parade justified

As the North African region was a battlefield during WWII, there are no grounds to criticize China’s invitation of Bashir for commemorative events for WWII.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/1 23:58:01

Can mass protests defy Abe’s militarism?

Besides economic interests, China has few other interests in Japan. Therefore, China stresses more on historical issues.
Source: Global Times | 2015/9/1 0:18:01

Snubbing parade embarrasses Tokyo itself

Can money buy justice? Tokyo seems to be nursing a grievance for not being able to do so.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/30 23:58:01

President Park’s China trip a logical choice

Tokyo should be at ease. The parade is absolutely not aimed at making Sino-Japanese relations trickier. On the contrary, the mainstream wish of Chinese society is to take this opportunity of the 70th anniversary of the end of the war to promote reconciliation between the two sides, rather than increasing antagonism.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/21 0:03:01

Peacekeeping main focus of new parade

The anti-fascist parade must stress the interconnection between China’s military power and the determination to keep world peace.
Source: Global Times | 2015/1/28 0:23:01

Washington wants Xi’s trip to be success

US National Security Adviser Susan Rice started her two-day China visit on Friday, in preparation for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s US visit in September.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/29 0:43:01

Trump’s war of words needn’t be one way

On China’s Internet, some netizens have their own style to mock Western politicians, which can be seen as a special way to counter them.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/28 0:33:01

Hype against economic model unjustified

The model of China’s development needs adjustment, and society has a consensus about this. But it is too much to hype against China’s political system.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/27 0:13:01

Japan reads too much into WWII parade

The upcoming commemoration in Tiananmen Square will be a grand ceremony, rather than a political maneuver or tactic.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/10 0:33:01

Abe’s WWII speech sticks to glib words

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe drew global attention on Friday in one of Japan’s biggest moments in recent years. But there is nothing to be proud of, as the world is inspecting the trustworthiness of the Japanese government over historical issues.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/14 23:23:01

Plunging market won’t halt economy

At this critical juncture, the government is sending the signal that what is happening currently is not “dangerous.”
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/26 0:18:01

Morale needed as pessimism roils market

This temporary lack of confidence will not snowball to become destructive.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/25 1:13:01

Korean tensions won’t take China hostage

Tension on the Korean Peninsula is not an easy issue for anyone, including China. But China is not the one with the most thorny problems. China is promoting peace on the Peninsula out of shared concern, and what China is doing is to protect the common interests of all the nations within the region, including North and South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/24 0:38:02

Escalating conflict would hurt Koreas

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday ordered the Korean People’s Army (KPA) to enter a wartime state and be full prepared for battle.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/22 0:08:01

Sino-Russian drill should be read correctly

It is undeniable that the biggest motivating factor that makes China and Russia continue to come closer militarily is the performance of the US-Japan alliance.
Source: Global Times | 2015/8/20 0:33:03