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.

Infiltration of Islamic State into Southeast Asia brings lingering danger

The shadow of IS will linger in Southeast Asia for a long time, and gradually become more established and dangerous.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 19:08:40

Modi seeks partnership not alliance with US

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the White House and meet US President Donald Trump on Monday. Trump spoke to Modi over the phone four days after he took office and said that the US considers India "a true friend and partner in addressing challenges around the world." This will be Modi's fifth visit to the US since he assumed power in 2014 and hence his visits to the US are far more frequent than former Indian prime ministers, indicating the importance of the US to India, and Modi's emphasis on US-Indian relations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 19:03:40

Notes of top scholars of little use to other students

The top scorers on the national college entrance examinations, or gaokao, that concluded earlier this month will be announced soon, followed by a scramble for their academic notes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:43:03

Selfie destruction

With the popularity of social media, selfies have become a trendy form of self-expression, especially among young people.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:38:40

Dialogue may lead to better ties if Trump can ignore US media criticism

China and the US held a high-level dialogue on diplomatic and security issues on Wednesday. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson later said at a joint press conference he had a day of very “productive meetings” with State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Chief of the Joint Staff Department of the PLA Fang Fenghui.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/24 0:03:39

Did the law bow to public opinion in Yu Huan’s case?

The Shandong Provincial High People's Court on Friday overturned the life imprisonment sentence imposed by a lower court against a man who fatally stabbed a violent debt collector while defending his mother. The court sentenced Yu Huan to five years in prison on the charge of intentional injury caused by excessive force in defense.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/23 21:13:40

Disconnect from reality costs Democrats Congress seats

US bipartisan competition has become increasingly absurd, and this will for sure consume Trump’s ruling power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 23:33:40

Restraint crucial for peace in S.China Sea

The two countries should take the advantage of their same political system to address maritime disputes. If this advantage cannot be unleashed, it may function adversely to intensify bilateral conflicts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 23:28:40

Positive steps

A friendly atmosphere for China-US dialogue
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 22:08:40

Chinese companies in US face legal peril

Short sellers filed complaints against many Chinese companies for the discrepancies in their financial statements and dragged their stock prices down. Many companies were forced to delist and retreat back to China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:58:39

Will Europe turn to China in era of Trump?

Even if Beijing might not gain a new ally in the EU, China will gain confidence in its chosen path internally and internationally. It will take time for Europe and the US to again begin doing the same.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:53:40

Win-win result in Cambodia’s commune vote

On June 4, Cambodia held its commune elections, a crucial test for the country’s political strongman, incumbent Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has warned of “civil war” if his party loses.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:40:38

Belt and Road helps Nepal diversify relations and expand trade ties

These deals will be the gateway for Nepal to diversify trade and diplomatic relations beyond neighboring countries.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 19:03:39