OPINION

Bold Saudi Arabian reform may risk provoking regional instability


While the domestic political situation and regional chaos have pushed the crown prince in the limelight, reforms also brought Saudi to a crossroads.

US participation in Belt and Road inevitable

Although the US has not announced it will take part in the Belt and Road, it already has connections with it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/13 18:38:39

CEE countries cooperation with China is pragmatic, not dogmatic

China’s economic presence in Central and Eastern Europe is too strong to be shaken.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/13 18:33:40

A real competition between China and India

Without sound development of a manufacturing industry, how can the country accumulate enough funds and personnel for environmental protection, which requires demanding investments?
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 23:13:40

China-Vietnam ties immune to sowers of discord

China-Vietnam ties have been steadily developing in recent years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 23:13:39

A tipping point for the TPP

Can the TPP be resurrected?
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 21:58:40

Challenge to cut ties between US business, govt officials

Those senior counselors and high-ranking officials in the US doing businesses, who possess substantial money, resources and contacts, on the other hand, may easily get involved in questionable business. This is determined by the US system, which can hardly be changed. Cutting these officials' connections with capital and how to better select and supervise them are pressing challenges for Washington.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 21:19:20

China lays out multilateral vision at APEC

We should firmly support the multilateral trade regime, practice regionalism and build an open economy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 19:18:39

What prevents Europe from staying united

The UK and Spain are not the only countries with active secessionist movements.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 19:08:39

Is it ‘America Alone’ on climate change?

It is to be hoped that whatever Trump says or does during his term will not be able to derail the global, political and business-led consensus on climate change.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 18:58:39

Why joining Quad is not in Australia's national interest

Australia needs to return to creative diplomacy in the region based on regional integration rather than regional division.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 16:03:39

Sino-US ties can avoid Thucydides Trap

US President Donald Trump’s erratic statecraft, his incomplete working team and wavering China policy make it difficult to take a holistic view of his foreign policy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/11 0:14:32

Xi-Putin meet highlights value of China-Russia ties

President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Friday on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Da Nang, Vietnam. Meanwhile, it was reported that US President Donald Trump would not meet Putin during the APEC summit.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/11 0:03:39

Online vanity fair reveals abnormal parent-school affair

Both parents and schools should make clear their own responsibilities and not interfere in each other's affairs. Governments and school authorities should also pay attention to problems caused by limited access to quality educational resources, so as to reduce parents' dread over children's education.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/10 5:03:41