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Hong Kong sees changing political winds with LegCo by-election

The radicals that had intended to attract more support by appearing pathetic were frustrated by the by-election. They must have seen the unfavorable tendency.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/12 22:43:40

Western system not reference for China's Constitutional change

The Constitutional amendment comes at a good time as it consolidates the guiding thought, Party leadership, the leadership structure and the improved supervisory mechanism when China faces arduous tasks in the new era.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/11 23:03:40

How China should respond to US-NK talks

It is unnecessary for China, a major power, to worry about North Korea "turning to the US."
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/9 22:47:18

China won't be bullied by Trump's trade war threat

If the US cannot adjust its own industrial structure to reduce its trade deficit and orders the world to follow its words, China and the rest of the world will have no choice but to meet the challenge head-on.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/8 22:38:39

Can North Korea, US grab chance for talk?

Negotiations must be aimed at both sides' common interests and a solution that is better than confrontation. Every side hopes to maximize its interest, but in the end, they will need to compromise. What Washington and Pyongyang need is sobriety and a clear mind.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/7 21:33:40

UN should back new inter-Korean rapport

The US should give up its fantasy of bringing North Korea to its knees. Trump's team may think it is their maximum pressure that caused Pyongyang's change. But the reality is that North Korea now has an intercontinental ballistic missile that can allegedly hit targets in the US. No one can intimidate anyone. Negotiation is the only way out.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/6 22:56:33

Defense budget displays China's steadiness

These two figures – 8.1 percent and 6.5 percent – show the outside world China's strategic choice. After years of reforms, the country abandoned the pursuit of quick success and instant benefits and established sustainability in its development. It sacrificed the benefit of developing at a high speed and eliminated many risks in return.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/5 23:13:39

Two sessions boost dynamics, solidarity

How should the two sessions convene? There should be no simple, final answer. But the answer must be closely linked to the basic purposes of Chinese politics, the mission of China in the new era and the fundamental interests of the Chinese people.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/4 23:08:40

Trump building 21st century economic Great Wall

US President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the US will start imposing a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum starting next week.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/2 22:38:39

US lawmakers vent anxiety via Taiwan bill

Blocking the US from passing the Taiwan Travel Act is difficult. The mainland can choose to handle cross-Straits ties in accordance with its own agenda.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 22:53:40

3rd Plenary Session of 19th CPC Central Committee sets new milestone for nation

Once these reforms are implemented, they will profoundly affect the institutional structure of the Party, government and military as well as their working relationships with each other.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/1 0:08:39

Solidarity cornerstone of China in new era

Solidarity is for Chinese the nation's most crucial political resource and firm support for the CPC Central Committee is the lifeline of China's long-term unity.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/27 22:47:35

Constitutional amendment responds to new era

Since the 18th CPC National Congress in 2012, Chinese society has faced serious challenges brought about by previous internal problems and tremendous changes in the outside world. The new ruling team has not just been muddling along under the leadership of General Secretary Xi Jinping. Instead, it quickly started to deepen reforms in a comprehensive and magnificent way.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/26 22:48:40

Constitutional amendment will improve CPC leadership

The constitution amendment is the punch line of legislative framework of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, and an essential constitutional insurance for China to advance. Out of rationality and faith, all Chinese people support the amendment and hope it can contribute to our well-being.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/25 18:13:40

US proves to be such a narrow-minded country

From its attitude toward Confucius Institutes, we can see just how extreme and lacking in confidence the US could become.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/24 0:13:39

Attack on China's judicial system driven by bigotry

Rule of law has been regarded by Westerners as their advantage. China, defying Western accusations, develops well and is more confident in its national path. Conservative Western elites are upset by this fact. Views differ as to which political and judicial system is better. It will be judged by the results of social development and governance eventually. China is confident in this regard.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/22 23:28:40

Carry forward national pride, and stay modest

While China should carry forward a sense of national pride and stand firm on safeguarding national interests, it also needs to stay modest, advocate the spirit of internationalism and sincerely push forward the construction of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/21 22:48:39

Williamson wags limp finger at China

China is facing a split Britain, with May and Williamson perhaps representing different diplomatic approaches to Beijing. This is typical Western diplomacy toward China. Beijing is aware and is adapting.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/13 22:33:41