OPINION

US president makes ‘America first’ priority in early months


Trump’s first 100 days in office have displayed what the priorities of his presidency are, with articulate policy measures on the US’ foreign relations and the “America first” strategy.

Washington needs to apply both stick and carrot on the Korean Peninsula

China has put forward a dual-track approach to promote the denuclearization process and establish a peace regime, as well as a method called "suspension for suspension," by which it means when the North suspends all its nuclear and missile activities, the US and South Korea should cease their military drill. It is expected that Washington will not merely drop the "stick" but also pick up the "carrot."
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 19:33:39

Boundary line drawn over N Korea nuke issue

It would be a pity of historical consequence if Pyongyang were to continue with its obsessive and unrealistic nuclear ambitions, along with its ongoing complaining.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/18 7:22:28

Race to Blue House won’t change China’s opposition to THAAD

The official campaign for South Korea's presidential election kicked off on Monday. Polls suggest that among the five candidates, Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party and Ahn Cheol-soo of the People's Party are running neck-and-neck, making the May 9 election results more unpredictable.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 23:48:39

6.9% growth points to robust economic prospects

So far, GDP is the most scientific data to measure a nation's economic performance. The whole world attaches great importance to it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 23:33:39

Back in fashion

US President Donald Trump embraces NATO now after he dismissed it as "obsolete," which has been mocked by media and also criticized by some political figures like the far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 22:13:39

Romanticizing white men is outdated

I firmly believe that the generalization of the relationship between white men and Chinese people is not helpful in improving the understanding between the two groups. On the contrary, it serves to divide them.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 20:08:39

Asians must stand against Western vulgarity

A Vietnamese-American doctor, David Dao, was brutalized by United Airlines on April 9. He lost two front teeth and suffered from a concussion after being beaten and dragged off the plane like an animal by airport security. But many people fail to recognize the degree to which Western culture, or Western "soft power," played a role in the beating.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 19:48:39

No unilateral solution to N.Korea nuke issue

North Korea launched an unidentified missile from the eastern port of Sinpo, South Hamkyong Province on Sunday morning, but the test ended in failure since the missile blew up almost immediately after the launch. At a time when US Vice-President Mike Pence was heading to South Korea, the launch was to some extent a warning to Washington.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 19:33:39

Chinese model more suitable for Africa: envoy

China and Rwanda have been engaged in close economic and trade partnership for more than two decades. While China is capable of boosting Rwanda’s investment and trade, Rwanda plays a vital role in China’s One Belt and One Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/17 17:53:39

Recycled cash

Chiina's bike-sharing start-ups Mobike and Ofo have begun preparing money in red packets for their potential customers.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 23:33:39

Turkey’s referendum may affect future of Islamic world

Turks went to the polls on Sunday to choose between the parliamentary system which they have lived under for almost a century and a presidential system that would put all executive power in the hands of their president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. While media attention is focused on the political pathway of the president, there is something more at stake.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 23:28:39

China-Africa relations redefine foreign aid

There is nothing new about communications and exchanges between China and Africa. What have been making news recently are the changes in geopolitics as a result of China's entry into Africa and its ensuing partnership with the continent.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 19:48:39

US’ focus unchanged after Syria attack

On April 7, the US military struck a Syrian airbase in response to chemical weapons attack in Idlib, Syria.
Source: Global Times | 2017/4/16 19:43:39