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.

Fears of Chinese infiltration of Australia overblown

On June 5, the Global Times (Chinese edition) published an article by myself on the phenomenon of "Sinophobic" fear-mongering in the Australian media and popular discourse in light of the Four Corners/Fairfax report on Chinese influence in Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 22:03:39

US’ lack of integrity hurts cooperation

Several days ago, far from making "America great again," US President Donald Trump took the decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate agreement, a truly global agreement based on more than 20 years of work and an enormous international effort. Trump's announcement risks damaging the US economy and reflects a lapse of integrity toward global governance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 21:28:39

RIMPAC develops Sino-US military ties

It has been confirmed by the US Navy that China has been invited to attend next year's Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC 2018), the world's largest biennial international maritime exercises. If China accepts the invitation it would mark the third consecutive time for People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ships and personnel to participate in the naval drills.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 21:23:39

SCO offers better chance for India-Pakistan detente

In the Western dominated world order, the Eurasian states have always tried to create a regional organization to maintain a balance of power and their wish has finally achieved fruition in the form of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 21:18:39

New members bring challenges for Eurasian bloc

India and Pakistan's admission to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will be formalized at the group's summit on June 8-9 in Kazakhstan. The SCO will have eight member states thereafter.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 20:48:39

S.Korea can’t strike a balance between China and US on THAAD

Once South Korea finishes its deployment of THAAD, China should have corresponding countermeasures immediately. Sino-Russian cooperation on this will be important. Seoul must know it cannot escape scot-free.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 23:58:39

Protecting workers’ rights no excuse for illegal investigation

The Western media has been hyping up the detention of three activists that were apparently investigating working conditions in Chinese factories that make products for a number of foreign brands.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 23:28:39

Abe takes to the road

Abe offers olive branch on the Belt and Road initiative
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 23:23:39

Tensions boil over between Doha and Riyadh

Major Arabian countries have announced the severing of diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing the country of backing extremist groups, including the Islamic State and Al Qaeda.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 21:03:39

US domestic woes have global implications

The current US government appears to be in a state of chaos, suffering from both internal issues and failures in diplomacy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 20:53:39

Sino-Kazakh ties see deeper cooperation and substantial results

Chinese President Xi Jinping embarks on a four-day journey to Kazakhstan Wednesday. At the invitation of his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev, Xi is scheduled to pay a state visit to the country and attend the 17th Meeting of Heads of State Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 20:38:39

Sino-Indian ties from a spiritual perspective

I went through the security check along with a stream of visitors and entered the Agra Fort through a grand and shadowy entrance gateway. The gentle April morning twilight shone on the red walls, emanating a dazzling orange color.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 20:33:39

Pentagon’s unnecessary paranoia of China’s military strength

The Pentagon released a 106-page report titled "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2017" on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/7 15:58:39