OPINION

Will Bannon’s exit affect the US’ China policy?


The role of Trump's advisors outside the White House such as Henry Kissinger and Stephen A. Schwarzman is also uncertain. In the following months, the China-US relationship may face economic friction as well as a potential crisis stemming from the Korean Peninsula.

A pattern of reshuffling in Japanese politics

The Japanese public's support rate for the cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has plummeted. According to opinion polls conducted by some newspapers and TV stations, the rate at one point dipped below 30 percent.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 19:53:39

Roadblock

Shanghai forbids the input of new shared bikes
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 23:58:39

Western support for HK trio betrays double standard

By hyping the sentences, Western media is hurling abuse at Hong Kong's judiciary and interfering with its judicial independence. This is not democratic, but it is spoiling democracy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 23:48:39

China Quarterly debate a matter of principle

It doesn't matter if some articles on the China Quarterly disappear on the Chinese Internet. But it is a matter of principle. Time will tell whose principles cater more to this era.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 23:48:39

China’s growing health aid to Africa encouraged

China's engagement with Africa is no longer limited to economic cooperation. The eastern nation is increasingly diversifying its support and partnerships in the southern continent.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 20:13:39

The ‘American century’ has come to its end

These have become overlaid crises, creating economic hardship and political turmoil that provide fertile ground for the rise of populism. With the deepening of geopolitical competition between major powers, the post-American era does not guarantee peace and requires continued hard work by all sides.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 20:08:40

Will Kathmandu swing to Beijing and stay away from New Delhi?

Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang visited Nepal recently, marking one of the most important China-Nepal high-level interactions in recent years. As the trip came several days after Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's visit to Kathmandu, many Indian people regarded Wang's visit as a clear example of China and India's competition for Nepal, believing Nepal is getting closer to China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 20:03:40

Modi is not India’s Deng Xiaoping

In contrast with the brilliant achievements of Deng's reform and diplomacy, Modi's willful diplomacy is costing India strategic opportunities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 19:53:39

Bannon's China agenda should leave White House

It is sincerely hoped that Brannon's departure is more than just a symbolic exit. It should hopefully allow people to feel reassured that the strategic mindset of the Trump administration is "hitting an inflection point.”
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/19 9:58:24

Despite fear, terrorism can’t overtake our lives

The famous Las Ramblas boulevard in Barcelona was turned into a bloody killing field by terrorists on Thursday. A white van zigzagged down one of Barcelona's busiest tourist attractions and plowed into a crowd of tourists from all over the world, killing at least 14 and injuring more than 130. The Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the deadly attack but it was not immediately clear if the jihadist group had falsely claimed responsibility.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/18 23:48:39

Parents shouldn’t force unfulfilled dreams on children

Chinese parents sacrifice a lot for their children under the banner of selfless love, while the hidden requirement is that the children obey their words and follow their will. Children are independent individuals rather than parents' tools to fulfill their unfulfilled dreams.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 23:35:04

Not amused

According to recent media reports, the newly employed postgraduates and doctors of medicine in a hospital in Guangzhou, East China's Guangdong Province, have had their pre-job training in an amusement park.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 23:35:03

Can US overcome social division this time?

China and the US have two completely different cultures and systems. Both of them will encounter problems and then solve them. History will prove which system is more effective in a longer span of time and make the two complement each other.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 23:08:39