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.

Classroom seat of 'power'

Is classroom seating linked to academic performance at school?
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 16:18:40

Will Ne Zha break out to embrace the Oscar statuette?

Chinese film has not had an Oscar award since Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon in 2001 and the steeply rising cinema market did not even come close to victory after the Oscar nomination of Hero in 2003. Will Ne Zha, an animated film about a beloved Chinese mythical figure, a huge hit in the country this summer, break the 19-year Oscar statuette drought?
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/11 16:08:40

Tsai's speech malign, ridiculous

What hasn't changed is Tsai and her Democratic Progressive Party's attitude against reunification. This has pushed the island to the edge of the cliff. We don't know what was in Tsai's mind after she watched the military parade held on National Day in Beijing. What we know is confronted with such power and the strong will of the mainland, the island can easily see the consequences.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 23:53:36

With Xi's visit, the spring of China-Nepal ties has arrived

The spring of China-Nepal cooperation has arrived. People on both sides of the Himalayas are expected to hold hands and move toward a common future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 22:28:41

Asian century impossible without China-India cooperation

Some observers say Beijing and New Delhi “never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.” This might be exaggerated but makes sense. Only when the two overcome their disagreements and start sincere collaboration can they send encouraging messages over the arrival of a real Asian century.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 22:13:40

Wuhan to Chennai: Xi, Modi set key milestone

After months of intense preparations, with the stage set for the second informal summit and with a desire to build a partnership free of the constraints of doubt, hesitation, contestation and claims, Chennai promises to be another important milestone in bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 19:53:40

Spying slur looms large over Chinese in US

They seem to be taking an approach of, to quote a Chinese warlord in the early 20th Century, “rather wrongfully beheading a thousand innocent than risking missing out one guilty.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 17:23:40

US moves concerning Xinjiang doomed to fail

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday announced visa restrictions on Chinese government officials "believed to be responsible for so-called suppression of Muslim ethnic minority groups" in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Family members of those officials could also be subject to the restrictions.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 0:03:53

Americans can't understand China through South Park show

Our world is diverse. China and other countries will not act according to the US attitude. Such an era has already passed. The US should try to understand China and coordinate with China. This is not catering to China, but an inevitable choice for different countries' common development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 22:48:40

Trade war won't distract China's development

The world is changing. We need to gather strength to deal with potential threats, and stay kind to make it possible to eliminate conflict. As a big power, China should be confident to move forward.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 22:43:41

China and India can surmount geographical barriers to come together

As splendid ancient civilizations and big developing countries, China and India can do a lot on the world stage. Although China-India ties have been through twists and turns, as co-proposers of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence, the Asian neighbors clearly have enough wisdom to overcome difficulties and push forward a closer development partnership.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 21:18:40

K-pop strikes the right chord in East Asia

The Chinese version of the song says, “the whole world is jealous of me for holding your hand.” I would like to present these lyrics to all people who devote themselves to promoting cooperation in East Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 19:48:40

Hong Kong's future lies in being part of China

I think that demonstrations in Hong Kong have got completely out of hand and violent. I think in many respects they can be described as nihilistic. The destruction of public property has a very bad effect on Hong Kong's economy and the viability and harmony of Hong Kong society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 18:03:40