OPINION

PLA drills in Taiwan Straits send clear warning


Taiwan independence forces' attempt to cozy up to the US and their secessionist activities will only result in strong opposition from the mainland. The Tsai administration should recognize the 1992 Consensus and negotiate with the mainland. US endeavors to play the Taiwan card will only complicate China-US relations and the situation across the Taiwan Straits.

Lessons shared for China-Africa relations

The Sino-Mauritius relationship is playing a unique role in China-Africa relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/15 20:43:39

US, allies risk Russian retaliation in Syrian attack

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response to a chemical attack last weekend. He said the strikes were in coordination with France and the United Kingdom. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his country is being "invaded" by the three countries. The Russian Embassy in the USA said in a statement that "insulting the President of Russia is unacceptable and inadmissible."
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/14 12:59:53

Drill a warning to secessionist forces

The news that the People's Liberation Army will conduct live-fire military exercises in the Taiwan Straits on April 18 has shocked Taiwan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/13 22:48:40

Strong navy steers more balanced, steady rise of China

The Chinese navy has rapidly developed, and we believe it will continue to do so until it reaches its maturity. China will be more secure and the world more peaceful as the Chinese navy sails into the deep blue sea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/13 5:12:28

Vulgar online streaming content should be forbidden

Content generating and sharing platforms should beef up efforts to regulate content. Content providers and broadcasters should abide by relevant laws and regulations to create a healthy online environment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/13 5:03:40

Teachers versus parents

It is a teacher's duty to make students learn, while a family teaches a child the meaning of life and love, helping him or her become a better person. Schools and families need to take on their own responsibilities and should not pass the buck!
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/13 5:03:40

Moscow faces serious test to resist West

Once NATO takes direct military action against Syria, will Russia fight back? Does Moscow have the nerve and the ability to do so? That would be the test. But once Russia fights back, what would that mean for the world? An even bigger test.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 21:43:43

Sino-Philippine cooperation defies Western naysayers

China's assistance to the Philippines is concrete and pragmatic, and improved Beijing-Manila relations are an inevitable outcome. Sino-Philippine cooperation will promote common development in the region and is a good beginning for the establishment of a new regional order for sustainable peace.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 21:43:42

West weighs Syria attack

Regional tensions soar in Syria as US President Donald Trump threatens to strike
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 20:58:40

India's adjustment of China policy a good start

Nonetheless, India's adjustment of its China policy is a return to its principle of strategic autonomy and the non-alignment policy. The change serves as the start of getting back on the healthy development track of its ties with China. Beijing-New Delhi ties are heading for more mature and stable development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 20:23:40

US, Russia camps weave complex Syria chaos

The two camps dominated by the US and Russia are not impregnable fortresses, with the biggest variable undoubtedly coming from the capricious Trump administration. So far, we cannot see clear logic and content in US Middle East strategy. Therefore, in the coming period, the game in the Middle East may still be centered on the rivalry between the two major camps, and this will extend out an interwoven web entangling all kinds of forces and contradictions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 20:18:40

2018 Boao Forum sets general tone for China's economic approach

Beijing is looking toward the future continuing, improving and enhancing the policy of reform and opening-up. Xi's address in Hainan was structured around those pillars, sent vibrant messages to recipients and was complemented by specific measures as announced by his colleagues.
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 20:03:40

White House reality show always entertains

There is still one more change that needs to be made: If movie stars are eligible to run for public office, why are politicians not eligible to compete for Oscars?
Source: Global Times | 2018/4/12 19:58:40