OPINION

Hard for Turkey to walk away from US


If extraordinary measures – Ankara is now forced to take – work, Turkish-American relations will possibly return to relative normalcy despite the existing disagreements.

India should realize value of true friends

India needs friendly relations with Russia and cordial relations with America. India also needs working relations with China because Beijing is the main force in the institutions emerging in the place of declining Western institutions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:58:40

Controversy over unleashed dogs needs a sane solution

Dog owners who disregard leash-laws are somewhat like an illness in the neighborhood. But when you face a patient, even if he is very sick, would you recommend the right medicine, or pass him a poison pill?
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:53:39

Dog killing advice shows gravity of the problem

It must, however, be made sure that the campaign shouldn't go overboard and become an animal welfare crisis. It will be a tough test for Chinese city administrators.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 18:48:40

China needs to catch up in discourse power

The world order may seem like an anarchy, a zero-sum game or a community of shared future. That's up for professional debate and verification. Whatever it really is, it's not, and will never be, a Trump estate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/14 15:58:39

One year after Charlottesville, populism, racism not waning

One year on, the Charlottesville clashes again remind people in the US and around the world what risks are imminent for us.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 22:23:40

German student case distorted by West

Missal seems to have only learned a little from China. Perhaps he has never wanted to learn anything from here. His behavior and remarks showed he has neither understood the logic of Chinese politics and laws, nor learned Chinese people's reserve and modesty. Yet he is very young. We cannot ask too much from him.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 22:23:39

Of a single mind

Fewer Chinese people choose to get married nowadays.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 21:23:40

Will Sino-US trade war turn into a negative-sum game?

What are the prospects of the trade war? What should China do to move forward? Chinese scholars exchanged their views on these issues at a forum hosted by The Charhar Institute and the publicity department of Zhangjiakou, Hebei Province, on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 18:23:40

New religion needed to address today's issues

For humans are moved not only by survival needs and the pursuit of material comfort. They also have emotional needs which are best satisfied by myths, narratives and rituals. That is the handling of symbols.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 18:23:39

Time for US to recalibrate China policy in Southeast Asia

When evaluating Pompeo's pyrotechnical ASEAN-centric diplomatic engagements in the past few days, can we infer that the Trump administration has upgraded and advanced Southeast Asia to the primary diplomatic agenda? My answer is no.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/13 13:28:39

Protecting peace, stability is top of human rights agenda for Xinjiang

Xinjiang is China's territory. It is led by the Communist Party of China and operates according to Chinese laws. Whoever tries to incite violent confrontation there will only head down a dead end and national solidarity is the only way forward for Xinjiang's future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 21:43:39

Oily slide

Oil prices continue downtrend amid trade tensions, rising rigs count.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 21:23:39

Don't view Maldives from lens of sphere of influence

Indian companies can also benefit from the infrastructure projects under the initiative. The Maldives can be an opportunity for cooperation between China and India, as long as India can drop its unnecessary wariness.
Source: Global Times | 2018/8/12 21:10:50