OPINION

Emasculated US learns to deal with new status by changing policy


With its leadership eroded, America has started changing the nature of its policy. It tries to make up its diminished influence through policy adjustments, particularly bullying and intimidation. This may work in the short term. To avoid direct strategic confrontation with the US, other countries tend to make certain concessions to it. But in the long run, it will hurt the US' own interest. America's relations with other countries, including China, will eventually return to the conventional logic of international relations.

'996' debate does not point to social crisis

In fact, during China's pursuit of modernization, the Chinese devoted much more than Westerners to their success by working longer hours and keeping themselves occupied during the weekends.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 19:13:39

Why is the US critical of India's ASAT test?

The so-called space war is essentially an ASAT war. Global military powers are sparing no effort to carry out ASAT tests and develop related weapons. Some experts believe there is still a gap between India's ASAT ability and its need for such weapons. They are absolutely correct. China is in a similar situation. Beijing still has a long way to go before being a great space power.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 17:28:39

Europe's concern over China is an overanxious response

There should be not only competition but also cooperation and coordination between China and the EU. The two sides need to actively cope with challenges, coordinate on disputes, and seek more new collaborative opportunities, so as to assure stable and long-lasting ties.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 17:20:47

EU anxiety about China driven by difference in approach

As we wait and see what comes out of the China-US talks, one hopes that Xi's visit to Europe will serve to demonstrate a practical interest in rules and standards alongside the transactional approach to bargains among nation states.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/8 17:18:39

China-EU momentum can't be derailed

It is worth noting that there is a trend that as China becomes more open, the EU has become more vigilant against China. This will negatively affect the expansion of bilateral cooperation. The EU needs self-reflection.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/7 23:08:22

China's actions to sinicize religions rational and lawful

The vocational education and training centers in Xinjiang are part of China's efforts in religious sinicization. They help trainees get rid of extreme thoughts and learn to integrate into the country's development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/7 21:53:40

Full house

'Our country is full': Trump says immigration system overwhelmed
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/7 21:38:40

Australia's bid to mend ties may be insincere

China has become Australia's largest trading partner, export destination, source of tourism revenue and foreign students. China is indispensable to Australia's sustained economic prosperity and employment.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/7 16:52:24

China's rise has helped European integration

After Italy signed up to the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China-EU relations are once again under the global spotlight. Meanwhile, China's rise is believed to be worrying Europe. Which way will EU-China relations go? What do Europe and European enterprises expect from China? How will China's rise affect European integration? Before the upcoming EU-China summit scheduled for April 9, Daniel Gros (Gros), director at the Brussels-based Centre for European Policy Studies, shared his views on these issues with Global Times (GT) reporter Xu Hailin.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/6 12:04:23

More questions than answers around Prosur

Representatives of eight Latin American countries came together in the city of Santiago, Chile on March 22 to sign a document proposing the creation of a regional forum called Prosur. Present at the meeting were presidents and representatives from Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Paraguay and Guyana, according to The Santiago Times. Other countries such as Bolivia, Uruguay and Suriname sent observers, but did not sign the proposal. Some countries were excluded from the meeting.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/5 10:05:34

China and Russia should address lack of equilibrium in ties: experts

The opening ceremony of the CASS-FEFU Center of Russian Studies (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Far Eastern Federal University) was held in Beijing on Monday. How can China and Russia - two close strategic partners - deepen their cooperation? What can they do to bridge their differences? The Global Times chose opinions of four experts present at an academic conference organized by CASS after the ceremony.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/4 11:19:43

US in no position to criticize China's religious policy

Instead of criticizing China's domestic affairs, Washington should just mind its own business. All in all, the US shouldn't always play the missionary's role and force its faith on others.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/3 21:48:40

US containment strategy full of fallacy

The US should focus on solving those issues rather than containing China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/3 20:08:00