OPINION

Sino-US ties back on track after Tillerson visit


I can imagine that if Trump visits China, he will not face any massive demonstrations and the Chinese will not embarrass their visitor.

Border areas crucial to China’s poverty-relief campaign

More wisdom is needed to establish related laws, regulations, supervision and education systems to diminish security risks in the border, stabilize border regions while fighting the war on poverty and clear the way for the Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 0:08:40

Korean Peninsula tension escalates a notch

By firing four missiles at once this time, the military confrontation between Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington escalates a notch.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 0:03:39

Calls for boycott might set off unwanted reactions

After one of South Korea's five biggest business giants Lotte approved a land swap with the government that will allow the US deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system in the country, Chinese consumers began boycotting Lotte-brand supermarkets and products.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 21:43:39

Internal divisions put eurozone at risk

Undoubtedly, future decisions are in the hands of Germany, which does not positively see a holistic transfer union. It, therefore, only takes cautious and baby steps toward this direction. In recent years, the eurozone has preserved its unity principally due to the self-preservation instinct. But, this is no longer sufficient.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 21:38:39

Trump presidency unlikely to disturb robust Beijing-Moscow ties

Some hold the view that the US approaching Russia would directly lead to a turnaround in the Sino-Russian relations. Nonetheless, a shift in the bilateral relations between China and Russia will hardly happen.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 21:28:39

Legislative body addresses call of the world

It is that time of the year again, when China's "two sessions" season is in full bloom.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 20:08:39

Security dilemma further chokes peninsula

The annual US-South Korea joint military exercises, code-named Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, are now taking place around the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 19:48:39

New Delhi’s objection to CPEC in Kashmir not to its own benefit

Beijing has reiterated its stance on the India-Pakistan disputes over Kashmir many times.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 11:58:39

I spy a wiretap

Donald Trump accuses Barack Obama of tapping Trump Tower
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 0:53:39

India using Dalai Lama card risks worsening bilateral ties

Despite objections by China, India will host the Dalai Lama in a disputed region on the China-India border in the coming weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 0:38:39

6.5% growth target consolidates faith in economy

China's GDP growth target for 2017 will be around 6.5 percent, or higher if possible in practice.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 0:33:39

‘Post-West’ order outweighs US concerns

Russian President Vladimir Putin often used the annual Munich Security Conference as a stage to deliver Moscow's national security policy to other countries. He scolded the US and NATO for their Russia policy at the 2007 conference, which marked an end to the ameliorated US-Russia ties, resulted from their anti-terrorism cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/5 22:38:39

China’s defense budget increase conforms to economic growth pace

China said on Saturday, during the 12th National People's Congress, that its military spending is expected to grow by approximately 7 percent in 2017, the lowest increase in six years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/5 22:23:39