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.

No backing down

No backing down in the Qatar crisis
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 23:33:39

China strives to reconcile Kabul, Islamabad

China is not willing to intervene in peripheral countries' internal affairs, and is especially cautious of any involvement in political conundrums of countries where the US has troops stationed. This time, Afghanistan and Pakistan have brought the request to China, and Beijing, under this situation, has reached out to help mediate.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 23:28:39

Being a pawn for US containment strategy a trap for India

Indians might feel a sense of pride as the strategic importance of their country in counterbalancing China was hyped by US think tanks and media outlets. However, being a "key piece in the jigsaw for the US" is nothing to be proud of. Instead, it is more likely a trap that deserves India's vigilance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 23:28:39

Sino-US dialogue raises hopes for smoother ties

The Mar-a-Lago meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump earlier this year could be said to have set a new tone and expectations for closer and better relations between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 19:03:39

Dialogue key to a bright future for HK

I remember the efforts, leniency and patience displayed by Beijing and of course the city of Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 18:53:39

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor takes form amid serious security concern

Many Chinese have serious concerns about the security environment and prospects of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) after the recent kidnapping and alleged murder of their compatriots there.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 18:43:44

Can Moon close gap in US-S.Korea alliance?

The rift in the alliance may be patched up, but visionary South Korean politicians must have realized that the more consistent their policies are with American policies, the further they are from the path of independence.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 18:43:39

EU misreads Greece’s support on China’s human rights

All in all, selective criticism does not facilitate cooperation with China, especially taking into account that the new president of the US, Donald Trump, has so far decided to sideline references to human rights.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 10:53:39

Receiving refugees on large scale unrealistic for China

The true way out to solve the refugee problem is to achieve stability and development in refugees' own countries and help them return to their own homes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 0:13:40

Senator Feinstein’s request for apology absurd

We hope Senator Feinstein will reflect on her comments. Why does she insist her understanding of the Dalai Lama is correct and why is she so sensitive about criticism from the Chinese media? This does not look like an open mind. Those rigid concepts are too rusty.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 0:13:40

Different priorities

Trump and Modi have different priorities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 23:48:40

China helping lift Africans out of poverty

Some countries frequently advocate "freedom" and "democracy," but China has been embarking on the path of poverty relief step by step. Apart from the accomplishments, the experience and knowledge in this area also constitute a huge source of soft power in China-Africa cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 19:23:40

Trade, exchanges can unlock BRICS potential

The road ahead is long and winding for the BRICS grouping and there are as many expectations and demands as there are cynics. The BRICS foreign ministers however should firmly assert their grip on the levers of this grouping to negotiate a stronger and brighter future of the group.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 19:18:40