OPINION

US foreign aid cut would worsen global woes


At this critical juncture when the global order is experiencing a fundamental transformation and adjustment, inward-looking and utilitarian tendencies of a leader are obviously not a good thing. China can play its part, but certainly cannot replace or fulfill the role of the US.

US foreign aid cut would worsen global woes

At this critical juncture when the global order is experiencing a fundamental transformation and adjustment, inward-looking and utilitarian tendencies of a leader are obviously not a good thing. China can play its part, but certainly cannot replace or fulfill the role of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 19:03:39

Afghan-Pakistan mechanisms introduced by China key to regional reconciliation

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Afghanistan and Pakistan from June 24 to 25, as China takes over the rotating presidency of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). This is the first time that a top Chinese official visited South-Central Asia since Pakistan joined the SCO. One of the important purposes of this visit was to improve relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan and mediate in the Afghan reconciliation process.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 19:03:39

US unrealistic about turning India into a pawn

Pundits addicted to safeguarding US interests by reining in China had better take a drive along the Chengdu-Lhasa highway. When they see the well-protected environment, booming infrastructure and people's living conditions, they may stop thinking about Asian nations as Washington's pawns.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 18:58:39

West needs new angle and logic to view China

The West needs a new angle, mentality and logic to view China's development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 18:13:39

Yoga not as safe as people once thought, says expert

Yoga is one of the fastest growing sports in Australia and worldwide, but new research released on Wednesday suggests that it is not as safe as previously believed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/28 15:37:14

Liu Xiaobo's medical treatment arouses clamor from West

China has not collapsed as the West forecast in the 1980s and 1990s, but has created a global economic miracle. A group of pro-democracy activists and dissidents lost a bet and ruined their lives. Although Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, he is likely to face tragedy in the end.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/6/28 0:28:44

May’s lifeline

May's political lifeline
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 23:58:40

Missing Chinese student raises question over FBI's efficiency

Amid splashy media coverage of the US flexing its muscles all over the world, news of a missing Chinese student from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (UIUC) has faded out of US media attention. Zhang Yingying, 26, has been missing for over 19 days. The FBI says the case is a national priority for the agency.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 23:03:39

Indian troops’ provocation brings disgrace to themselves

Chinese and Indian soldiers are locked in a face-off at the Sikkim section of the China-India border after Indian troops crossed the boundary and entered Chinese territory.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 22:58:40

‘One country, two systems’ a complex success

Viewing "one country, two systems," an innovative political practice, from a one-way angle will underestimate its complexity and rich connotations. To gain more accurate answers for the system, comprehensive, developing and multi-dimensional perspectives are required.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 19:53:39

Readers chime in on Dalai Lama speaking at US commencement ceremony

Last week, US Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein asked the Global Times to apologize and retract a commentary titled "US university fails to teach students correct history of Tibet." On Monday, the Global Times published an editorial, "Senator Feinstein's request for apology absurd," to counter her. How should we view UCSD's invitation of the Dalai Lama? Why did the incident concern the Chinese public? The Global Times has collected some online comments on this issue.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 19:48:39

Five challenges for China and ASEAN as region faces rebalance of power

This year marks the 50th anniversary of ASEAN. ASEAN, with a total area of 4.46 million square kilometers and a population of nearly 600 million, has come a long way in political, economic and regional cooperation, becoming the main cooperation mechanism in Southeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 19:18:39

Modi, Trump don’t see eye to eye on bilateral ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the US early this week to meet President Donald Trump, business elites and representatives of Indian Americans. Modi's official trip to the US has received massive media coverage in India, focusing on Trump hosting a "working dinner" for Modi at the White House for the first time. In this regard, the Indian government has scored a win. However, US-Indian ties haven't made remarkable progress.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 19:08:39