OPINION

Finance trumps military power in global politics


For the audience, it was a feast of thought and dialogue which ended in laughter echoing in the room. I hope China and the US can argue while being able to laugh in the future.

US freedom of speech shows true face

The US is a country that puts great emphasis on politics. Its ideology is often extreme. American society ranks highest on exclusiveness of viewpoints beyond its “political correctness.” The next time the US advocates “universal values” such as “freedom of speech” to the world, it should be honest.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 23:08:41

China soars

World intellectual property organization (WIPO) annual report: China has accounted for half of the world's patent applications, ranking first for eight consecutive years
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 21:03:41

Arab world sitting on powder keg due to rifts

Turkey, Iran and Israel, which were once playing supportive roles in the region, start to have greater ambitions, turning the vast Arab world into a geopolitical battlefield. Israel's regional policies are getting tougher. Iran is proactively expanding its own influence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 20:58:40

US 'hegemonic tariff' will not make America great again

The key to making America great again is to boost the country's competitiveness and innovation, rather than slapping “hegemonic tariffs.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 20:38:41

China, South Korea cross paths in industry

Under such circumstances, the development of China-South Korea economic and trade relations will rely on how to expand and enhance cooperation, rather than how to curb or control competition.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 20:28:40

American politicians' separatist designs on Hong Kong will fail

Whether US Congress out of sheer political opportunism passes an act regarding the city or not, the outcome concerning this city's sense of belonging cannot be changed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/16 19:03:40

US creates new chaos in Middle East

Instead of solving the problem, the US is increasingly creating a problem for the world. It is hoped the US can reflect upon itself. As a superpower with far-reaching interests, the US will benefit the most from a benign world order.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 22:13:41

West has to understand and appreciate China's system

Over the years, the ancient Chinese tradition and China's current governance system still have similarities. The tradition of selecting the good and the capable for public services has not changed.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 21:33:40

Cruz's egregious intentions exposed during his HK visit

Cruz's behavior once again proved the necessity and urgency for Hong Kong to enact security legislation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 20:53:40

Five reasons for India to embrace RCEP

India could find a firm economic foothold in South Asia by joining the RCEP. By being part of the deal, the second most populous state could consolidate its position as an economic hub in South Asia. Even if the partnership expands in the future, as the first South Asian member of the RCEP, India's voice will have more weight.
Source: Global Times-Agencies | 2019/10/15 20:48:40

China, Mongolia share development goals after 70 years of diplomatic relations

China's proposal to build a community with a shared future for mankind will guarantee comprehensive cooperation between China and Mongolia. In the future, the two countries should broaden consensus, continue to establish and strengthen partnerships in terms of development initiatives, and further push good neighborly relations to new heights.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/15 20:38:40

Trade data shows resilience of China's economy

There will always be uncertainty, but it is nothing to be feared. The Chinese economy is undergoing a historic transformation, which won't be an easy process. But we will not be overwhelmed by the difficulties. Hard work, perseverance and an optimistic Chinese society will create a better future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 23:43:46

Desperate Japan turns to China

Up until now, Japan has not done much to corroborate its words. If the kindness is shown only to assure President Xi's visit to Japan in the coming year, which would serve as a major diplomatic event before Abe steps down, Japan will finally find itself in a situation that doesn't have a way out.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/14 20:28:40