OPINION

US should desist from roiling South China Sea


Washington has taken a more active stance toward Southeast Asia, trying to restore and consolidate security relationships with regional countries and allies. But Trump's hard-line policy on the South China Sea has been counterproductive for regional stability.

Following US Cold War path undermines Europe's position

At a time when the US feels China will surpass and challenge its supremacy, Washington turns its back on the very order that it established after World War II with the aim of holding onto its own dominance.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/12 20:03:34

996 is not the formula Chinese companies need to rise above competition

Google believes that a stress-free work environment boosts efficiency. They feel that during free time employees are able to create the most valuable products. To determine the best time to launch a “saturation attack,” control the work rhythm, and maintain production, plus adding to the team's combat ability. This is essential for long-term growth. US companies feel their competitive strength lies in fostering creativity. Chinese companies should see beyond expense and time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/12 17:48:40

Turkey should shed blinkers on Xinjiang

As Turkey continues to look Eastward amid strained relations with the West, China's peaceful rise and its Belt and Road initiative both provide Turkey an opportunity for healthy development. Turkey would be much better off if it focused on its strategic partnership with China while trying to gain realistic understanding of the Xinjiang issue, avoiding its Muslim leadership aspirations being misused.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/12 17:43:40

Will INF withdrawal reignite arms race?

Dealing with US and Russian withdrawal of the INF Treaty needs the collective wisdom of global politicians. The system of arms control needs to be maintained. No country can secure absolute safety at the expense of international security.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/12 14:33:39

Turkey in no position to judge Xinjiang

To stabilize Xinjiang is the core matter of Xinjiang governance, no matter what the outside world says. A prosperous and dynamic Xinjiang is the best answer to external accusations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/11 21:08:38

Spring Festival stats bode well for economy in 2019

The most basic feature of China is its big size. As long as the country is politically stable, turbulence will be diluted by society. The Chinese public is creative and adaptable in nature, and the country will not be held back by a certain challenge.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/11 20:23:40

Australia smearing China with spying brush

The ignominious times of the Yellow Peril have not been seen Down Under for quite some time, but the ghost of the Red Scare now hovers above. May the fireworks of the Lunar New Year celebrations drive it away and bring hopeful future for China-Australia relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/11 17:48:41

Extreme climate

Extreme climate hit the US and Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/11 16:28:39

Can playing China card boost BJP's chances in India's general election?

The BJP projected the move as a "game changer" which it claimed would win it the support of a certain section of society but now finds itself on the back foot as the Congress came out with a proposal promising "minimum income guarantee" for every poor villager if the party was voted to power. The idea has left the BJP leadership unnerved.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 21:13:39

Oddly, Lithuania plugs China threat theory

The alleged Chinese espionage threat will fade away sooner or later from the Western media. We cannot tell when or how will it happen, but we are sure that it will be linked to China's further growth.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 21:07:56

Visiting disputed region not a wise campaign move for Modi

Modi should understand this: The solution to the China-India border disputes can't be based on India's domestic politics. We also want to remind India that its politics should not be mixed up with sensitive border issues. Garnering support for the BJP in such a way is absolutely unwise.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 19:43:40

A nuclear North Korea only worsens, not improves interests of region

Given the territorial and historical disputes and balance of power in the region, a nuclear North Korea will drive South Korea and Japan to develop nuclear weapons, resulting in an arms race and fragile security. This does not help countries in the region, including North Korea, to achieve long-term stability and peaceful development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 19:33:40

What to expect from the second Kim-Trump summit?

Kim and Trump will continue to play important roles in promoting peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, but they need to consult the leaders of other stakeholders and seek their support and cooperation during the negotiation and implementation stages.
Source: Global Times | 2019/2/10 12:38:39