OPINION

Sino-US ties back on track after Tillerson visit


I can imagine that if Trump visits China, he will not face any massive demonstrations and the Chinese will not embarrass their visitor.

US military spending a cause for concern

The White House on Wednesday released its budget blueprint for the fiscal year 2018, which significantly increases defense budget by $54 billion, or 10 percent, from the previous year, while proposing to cut the funding for non-military departments.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/18 0:08:39

Broken pivot

The death of rebalance to Asia-Pacific
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/17 0:38:39

Taiwan will be more secure by accepting one-China policy

Taiwan's "Minister of National Defense" Feng Shih-kuan presented the 2017 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) to the "Legislative Yuan" on Thursday. In the four-yearly review, a military strategy of "resolute defense" and "multi-deterrence" is designed to serve the tenure of Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/17 0:38:39

China alone unable to solve North Korea nuke crisis

Washington and Seoul are trying to shift all the burden of solving the North Korean nuclear issue onto China and include China into their strategy toward Pyongyang.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/17 0:33:39

Paid leave for filial piety

At China’s just-concluded annual legislative and political advisory sessions, or the “two sessions,” a member of the national committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference proposed that children in one-child families be given paid annual leaves so that they can spend at least two days caring for their parents.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/17 0:28:48

Chinese youth values patriotism over South Korea glitz

The latest display of patriotism saw young Chinese putting their country before South Korean idols.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/17 0:28:48

Deep-seated racism persists against Asians

The latest came from some scholars in Canada whose newly published report found that people with Asian last names are 28 percent less likely to be called for a job interview than those with the same qualification but a Western last name. The study was based on data collected in Canada, but the authors told the media they believe the result can be applied to the US too.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 21:03:39

Going global induces economic efficiency

Amid an atmosphere of general global uncertainty, the delegates and decision-makers at the two sessions currently taking place in Beijing have a historic opportunity to establish a firm foundation for China's economic reform process.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 20:48:39

Seoul’s irresponsible policy pushes peninsula further to the edge of war

After South Korean conglomerate Lotte approved the land swap with its government, allowing the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, boycotts against South Korea have emerged from the Chinese public and then, the China-South Korea relations reached an unexpected freezing point.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 20:38:40

Tillerson to deepen alliance with Japan, South Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has set out on his first official trip to Japan, South Korea and China from March 15 to 19.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 20:08:39

No home run

House prices in China are surging.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 0:33:39

BJP’s election win has implications for Sino-India ties

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently led his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a sweeping electoral victory in Uttar Pradesh, the country's most-populous state, as well as garnering vigorous support in several other major state elections.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 0:28:39

Premier puts a confident China on display

A sound economy serves as a solid foundation for China's long-term stability.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/16 0:23:39