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.

Seoul shares fate with Pyongyang, not Washington

The South Korea-US Combined Forces Command kicked off their annual joint Key Resolve military exercise on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 0:08:39

AI innovation facilitates economic vigor

Bill Gates recently said during a media interview that robots are going to replace human workers and should be taxable. He argued that owners or manufacturers of robots should pay additional taxes, and "people are saying that the arrival of that robot is a net loss."
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 20:28:39

Will Washington, Pyongyang come to terms with reality over peninsula?

Since the mysterious death of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13, a diplomatic spat emerged between the two countries, which started with expelling each other's ambassador, to banning each other's citizens from returning home.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 20:23:39

China justified to sanction South Korea

Some members of the Chinese public started to boycott South Korea's Lotte Group after the company signed a land-swap deal with the South Korean government for the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Western media outlets described the boycott against Lotte and sanctions on South Korea as chauvinistic actions. This is a ridiculous accusation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 19:43:39

Sex education needs to be integrated into China’s classrooms

Sex education is a significant aspect of individual growth as well as the advancement of civil society. Therefore, an advanced society should provide the space and resources to enable such learning to take place in the classrooms and public spheres.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 15:43:40

US, China should accommodate each other

Since taking office in January, US President Donald Trump's Asia-Pacific policy has been closely watched by China and other Asia-Pacific countries given the rising uncertainties in the Korean Peninsula and the South China Sea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 15:43:39

Ousted from office

South Korea's Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 0:53:39

Japan hyping China’s defense budget for its military ends

Japan making an issue of China's military spending is mainly because of its ambition to become a major political power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 0:48:39

Beijing won’t turn international trade into geopolitical game

Chile will hold a high-level meeting this week about trans-Pacific economic cooperation and China has expressed that it is actively considering attending this gathering.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 0:43:39

Western media distort BRICS’ rising clout

The question that seems to linger in Western mainstream media is, "for how long will BRICS hold?" Initial reports by the same media seem to suggest that it was the West, and in particular Jim O'Neill of Goldman Sachs, who is responsible for the establishment of this organization. What a fallacy!
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/12 22:03:39

Park ousted, but chronic ailment in South Korea’s politics lingers

Former president of South Korea Park Geun-hye was officially removed from office on Friday after the country's Constitutional Court unanimously upheld her impeachment, a decision made by the National Assembly over corruption and influence-peddling scandals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/12 21:33:39

Containing China is a strategic trap to India

The Asia-Pacific security pattern is witnessing drastic changes, with all forces being regrouped and readjusted. Indian and American scholars have said that cooperation among India, the US and Japan "will determine the parameters of security" in the Indian Ocean and Pacific regions in the face of an "assertive" China, India's Zee News reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/12 21:18:39

Chinese won’t tolerate German online store’s racist slurs

Stereotypes of the Chinese community partly results from biased coverage of Western media.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/12 12:28:39