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 political correctness kills NBA's market in China

Some American elites want to turn the NBA's promotion in China into a powerful display of the arrogant US political correctness. This is a luxurious idea.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/9 1:34:05

China-India bid can forge united Asia

While learning from the cultural achievements of the West, the two sides should enhance mutual understanding through people-to-people and cultural contacts and dialogues among civilizations, and promote exchanges and dialogues on development and governance models.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/8 23:13:40

China-US competition won't split the world

With varying attitudes, China and the US are not pitted against each other. This precludes the possibility of a global rift amid heightened antagonism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/8 23:03:40

HK needs to fight fake news through legislation

To prevent disinformation from misleading more people, and, in particular, to fight foreign smear tactics against the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, the SAR government should increase its efforts to crack down on hostile information and impose heavy penalties on people who deliberately spread falsehoods. Fake news should not be allowed to affect the society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/8 22:13:40

Frank trade talks needed to solve tough issues

China and the US are at the forefront of shaping international relations in the 21st century. How do we define fairness and rationality? It can only be answered through interactions and adjustments. A unilateral definition does not count. It is hoped that after rounds of trade war and talks, some consensus can be reached, instead of widening the gap between the two.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/8 22:08:41

Double standards of West push Iraq to abyss of violence

Hong Kong has its own rules, which both the government and the citizens should abide by. Whoever breaks laws ought to be punished. Hong Kong is not and will never be allowed to become like Iraq.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 21:57:10

Global brands better stay away from politics

How much wisdom the Rockets have to overcome the crisis and minimize the adverse effects will become an interesting test case.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 21:57:02

Africa has a lot that China can learn from

Chinese people need to completely change their view of Africa. They should show more appreciation to Africa for the help the continent has given to China in the past and the fact that it is still better than China in some aspects, so as to better tap the great potential for cooperation in the future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 18:45:54

Impeachment effort likely to define US vote

If most US citizens gradually feel tired of Democrats' political assault on Trump and believe that the impeachment is merely a tool for a partisan fight, the opposition will end up hurting themselves. The Democratic nominee could take a hit due to disapproval by independent voters and some Democrats in Congress may lose their seats.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 18:28:39

Black-clad Western puppets continue rampage amid HK anti-mask law

It is time for logic to resume its position among Hong Kong public opinion. It would be in the best interests of everyone for the city to reclaim its natural identity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/7 7:23:37

AI ripe for US-China cooperation

One of the key issues of the 21st century is whether artificial intelligence (AI) is a force for good or the ruin of humanity. With AI at the center of US-China tech rivalry, whether common ethical norms and standards can be adopted, or whether US-China zero-sum competition will lead to a race to the bottom, is a loaded question.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/6 9:56:59

China-US technological cooperation will benefit humanity

A recent article in Foreign Policy called on the US and Europe to forge a digital governance alliance as China is "pulling to the pole position in this [technology] race," which reflects typical Cold War mentality.
Source: Adam Garrie | 2019/10/5 10:34:56

Hong Kong's mask ban follows global standards

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR)'s chief executive, announced on Friday that the Hong Kong SAR government would introduce an anti-mask law invoking emergency law to prevent violence from further escalating in the city. The ban on face masks would take effect on Saturday.
Source: Global TImes | 2019/10/4 18:41:40