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Zero sum harder than win-win approach

The world needs more certainties in 2019 and so does the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/7 20:38:19

9 months on: Are we closer to a trade deal?

A good China-US trade agreement that can stand the test of time must be fair and realistic.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/6 20:18:39

China should expect more US provocations

In the face of strategic US pressure, peaceful development does not mean grin and bear it. Confronting malicious provocation, China must resolutely clarify our attitude, not being afraid to pay some prices, in order to set up rules that all external forces must respect China's core interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 21:03:40

A road map for peaceful reunification

Taiwan will be keeping up with the tide of history when “Taiwan independence” is abandoned by Taiwan's mainstream politics. That day will come very soon.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/2 21:18:40

China will tread own path steadily in 2019

In the face of sudden escalation of China-US trade conflict throughout 2018, Beijing chose neither a concession nor a confrontation. The country has continued advancing and establishing its position as the world's second largest economy, maximizing its vitality and cooperation. Undoubtedly, that is China's lifeline to keep steady progress in an increasingly restless world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/1 15:33:39

Phone call between Xi and Trump conveys positive signs

The phone conversation between President Xi and President Trump, including the tone of Trump's subsequent tweet, fits the logic in terms of the general direction for developing Sino-US relations. And this talk will definitely play a positive role in boosting confidence in Sino-US negotiations. It is sincerely hoped that the power of logic is stronger than that of uncertainty.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/30 7:10:04

Past 5 years historically significant for deepening reform   

The year of 2018 marks the special commemoration and practice of China's reform and opening-up. It is the 40th anniversary of the Third Plenary Session of the 11th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, when the decision of carrying out reform and opening-up was made. It is also the fifth anniversary of the Third Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee. The 40th anniversary has been frequently discussed while the fifth anniversary also has its own great historical significance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/28 22:38:39

China excels in testing year of 2018

After this tough year, China has more adequate policy and mental preparations, no matter how 2019 turns out. China needs to be well-prepared for difficulties. No external force can bring China down and those who try will pay a hard price. This is the confidence that 2018 has brought China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 20:43:40

Chinese diplomacy defeats US interference

China should be confident in this: As long as China maintains steady peripheral diplomacy, the US can do nothing to China and Beijing will gain the initiative in diplomacy toward Washington.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 21:13:41

US economy exhibits more uncertainties

The US is not familiar with its current political tension, and public opinion diverges on its economic prospects. China should be firm and steady in contact with the US. For China, being flexible as well as persistent will help rationalize China-US interests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 20:53:39

Why Trump withdrew troops from Syria

As long as the US doesn't provoke a real Cold War, China-US relations are destined to be highly complicated. There is a slim chance that Washington will be driven by a certain overwhelming goal in handling China affairs. We should expand instead of further shrink the space of sound China-US bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 20:48:39

Canada will pay for its bad behavior

China's diplomatic wisdom will be tested after the Huawei case. China should neither overreact, nor be soft in counterattacking the most active countries of the “Five Eyes” intelligence alliance. Canada will pay the price if it extradites Meng to the US and helps the US harm China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/23 21:33:39

Maintaining proactive fiscal policy key to China's 2019 economic growth

China faces challenges, but they can be overcome with government officials playing a crucial role. Their enthusiasm to a large extent depends on how much encouragement they are offered. Therefore, strengthening incentive policies is as important as education and mobilization.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/22 1:09:46

US IP hacking allegations reach new depths in whimsical thinking

The US allegations against China are practically hysterical all by themselves. This latest round shows the US attack on China has become more comprehensive, which could see more of China's government agencies getting involved. Actually, it is inevitable. Therefore, instead of adhering to a low profile strategy, China must face these provocations from and do more to safeguard national interests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/21 8:05:07

Tibet Act a gargantuan bluff by US

Almost all of the West's solutions to developing countries' ethnic and regional affairs failed, causing turbulence and casualties. Western countries definitely have no right to find fault with China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 21:53:41

China's economy not on cliff edge

Although nothing in the economic field is 100 percent certain, the predictability of the Chinese economy remains one of the highest in the world's major economies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 21:33:40

China to stick with reform and opening-up

There's no way back from China's modernization. China should follow the CPC's leadership and overcome the difficulties by pursuing firm reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 21:18:40

Why reform and opening-up is the only path for China

The CPC launched its policy of reform and opening-up, and has led its people to remarkable achievements in the 40 years since.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 20:47:57