OPINION

US should desist from roiling South China Sea


Washington has taken a more active stance toward Southeast Asia, trying to restore and consolidate security relationships with regional countries and allies. But Trump's hard-line policy on the South China Sea has been counterproductive for regional stability.

How to correctly read China's GDP figure

The lowest growth rate does not indicate that China's economy is facing a crisis. Instead it's a process of resolving tough problems, controlling serious risks and finally realizing a soft landing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 21:28:39

China-Cambodia relationship scales new heights

The ongoing visit of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to China, his first overseas trip of 2019, will mark another milestone in bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 20:47:44

Davos doubters

Leaders of several countries including the US and France have cancelled planned trip to the annual general meeting of the World Economic Forum.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 18:58:39

West's unease sprouts after lunar probe lands

This is how China works to develop science. In turn, in a world that adopts a different approach, very few countries have the ability to become great scientific powers.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 17:58:40

Australia hovers on China outreach to Pacific

The sudden reversal in stance has been unambiguous keeping in mind so-called China's presence and influence in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 13:53:22

Can US' Asia Reassurance Initiative Act contain China?

However, these allies and partners are not likely to go openly against the US, and many may adopt an ambiguous strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/21 13:33:39

US signals optimism on trade talks

As positive signals about China-US negotiations have helped stabilize the US market, it has become clear that an agreement is not only desired by China, but also accords with US interests.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 20:53:39

Sanctions relief key to moving denuclearization forward

North Korea should make concrete denuclearization steps and Washington should apprehend Pyongyang's demand for sanctions relief, economic development and an end to maximum pressure.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 20:07:11

Shutdown shambles

The longest government shutdown in history
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 18:08:39

Brexit drags UK into a political stasis

This is a grim prognosis, but there hasn't been a real constitutional crisis for over a century, when the House of Lords and the House of Commons fought for political supremacy in 1910. That too took two general elections to resolve. Most people would feel glad if Brexit could be resolved as simply.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 17:58:39

Macron tries to get his mandate back on track

Although whether the national debate will be constructive or not remains to be seen, Macron already sparked new outrage on Tuesday when he said in Normandy that his administration was going to “help people in difficult situations take responsibility for themselves. Some make efforts, and some act stupid.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 17:48:39

Coping with a common enemy is conducive to China-US ties

It is undoubtedly wise to prevent trade harm China-US ties. As Trump eyes a second term, he may change aggressive policies against China when the trade war begins to harm American people.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 13:04:30

No easy solution to Tokyo-Seoul row

Amid rising global trade protectionism, inspiring Japan and South Korea to thaw relations will help accelerate the negotiation process of the China-Japan-South Korea free trade zone, thus contributing to regional and global economic development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/20 12:38:39