OPINION

Pain-free Brexit is a Utopian dream


Where does this leave the government, and indeed the UK as a whole? There must still be a vote on May's Brexit deal, for which all signs are there still isn't a majority.

Canada can end Huawei case, but will it?

The global business community has been alarmed by the executive's arrest in Canada. This has created uncertainty over international travel among corporate executives. Unconditionally freeing Meng will allay such apprehensions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 16:23:40

Innovation will be decisive for China's next development stage

China-US relations have never been free of conflicts and struggles.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 16:08:40

Will new CDU leader inherit Merkel's legacy?

If Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds Merkel as chancellor in 2021, her administration is likely to face huge political constraints from within her party, like what Merkel faced in the early days of her rule. That would make it hard for Kramp-Karrenbauer to break new diplomatic ground in foreign relations, including ties between China and Germany.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 15:43:40

US, Canada risk opening Pandora's box

If the US insists on Meng's extradition, it will become an epoch-making evil in international business, tantamount to opening Pandora's box.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 21:36:57

No global warming

The US is making troubles, again, at climate talks.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 20:33:39

China has key role in protecting biodiversity

Many people will not ever think of these resources in purely economic terms. But now in this increasingly money-driven world, people may only pay attention if an issue is couched in dollars and cents.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 18:23:39

Yellow vest protests indicate cloud over Europe

The concerns of local people on the impact that globalization had on jobs, income, social security, etc have intensified, making them susceptible to policy changes. Hence, any new proposals of the government are likely to increase discontent and drive protests.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 17:58:39

BRI calls for joint efforts by China, Myanmar

China-Myanmar BRI cooperation demands concerted efforts. Myanmese government and people have to work to facilitate trade with more inclusive, rational and open mind-set.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 12:17:43

Do not let US drive wedge into Sino-Japanese ties

China's market is much larger than Japan's, and will certainly be much bigger than the US' in the future. Tokyo need not toe the American line and should defend its privilege to take prudent business decisions in keeping with its sovereign rights.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 15:38:40

'China threat' bogey won't work in South Pacific

Hyping up the “China threat” theory is the simplest and the most morally deceptive method to demonize China's assistance and infrastructure building activity in other developing countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 21:31:28

Tibet Act may further jeopardize China-US relations

The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act is another US instrument to interfere in China's domestic affairs under the name of “human rights”.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 22:22:35

Washington's move to stifle Huawei will undermine itself

In the end, is the US threatening Chinese companies or its own enterprises?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 21:57:13

Europe

Yellow vest protests are spreading across Europe.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 19:53:39