OPINION

US should desist from roiling South China Sea


Washington has taken a more active stance toward Southeast Asia, trying to restore and consolidate security relationships with regional countries and allies. But Trump's hard-line policy on the South China Sea has been counterproductive for regional stability.

Have China-Japan relations entered a new era?

If the US continues to impose unfair sanctions on Chinese companies this year, whether Japan will follow suit shall determine the direction of its relations with China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/27 12:15:20

Canadian envoy's apology shows 'political correctness' subverts rule of law

Canadian Ambassador to China John McCallum admitted on Thursday that he misspoke on the case of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou by suggesting that she had a strong case to fight extradition to the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/25 23:30:55

US warships' futile geopolitical provocation in Taiwan Straits

The US Pacific fleet's guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell and the USNS Walter S.Diehl transited through the Taiwan Straits on Thursday. This is the first time that US warships passed through the Taiwan Straits this year, and the third action of such kind since October. Such high frequency has been rare in recent years.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/25 19:48:40

No interference in Venezuelan issues

The international community should encourage forces of Venezuela to peacefully solve the issue within the framework of dialogue. Picking sides will not be conducive to the solution, but intensify the rivalry, worsen the situation and possibly push the nation into long-term turmoil.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/24 22:50:03

Huawei

Huawei is about to become the world's second largest producer of smart phones.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/24 19:33:17

West should report detention professionally

According to Western media outlets, the Australian government said Wednesday that it has received notification from the Chinese side that the Chinese-Australian Yang Hengjun has been detained in China. A few days before that, Western media reported Yang "missing" in China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/24 16:33:54

Prepare for protracted game over Meng

Any countries and forces that persecute Chinese citizens and infringe on China's interests will pay a heavy price.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 22:08:41

Time for China, India to cast off competition mentality

Given the fast economic growth China has been enjoying for years, some Chinese people have formed a superior mentality over India. But it is worth pointing out that the prospect of India is promising in many ways.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 21:33:41

Lower GDP growth will not hide China's growth potential

China has comprehensively made economic, social and political adjustments in recent years. The GDP growth rate has lowered. But with clean governance, increased social righteousness and fairness as well as recovering soil, water and air, isn't our society moving in the right direction?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 21:28:44

'Cut it' after 'action': Morality fades out off screen

Mistakes ordinary people make can be made by celebrities as well, such as taking drugs and having extramarital affairs. The difference is that celebrities are supposed to set an example to the public – role models of virtue and moral generosity. Perhaps this is the cost they need to pay for being celebrities and living their characters.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:23:40

No kidding over a children's compartment

Should trains have children's compartments?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:18:40

Holiday happiness

The annual travel rush in China began on Monday as people are travelling home for the approaching Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:13:42

Chinese parents find it hard to wear their heart on their sleeve

Today, I sent out those three little words to my family and my little sister was the only one who responded with those exact words back. Silence was all I got from my parents, but in their defense, TV and sleep are very important to them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/23 19:13:40