OPINION

China-LAC relations ride rising trade wave


For too long, Latin America has depended on the ups and downs of the commodity cycle. While, especially in South America, raw materials and natural resources will continue to be a critical part of its export basket, what is crucial now is to increase the investment rate, to improve productivity and to add more value to its exports. In this, it can partner with China.

Armed police move heightens central control

Since the founding of the People's Republic of China, its armed forces have not changed their purpose of serving the Chinese people wholeheartedly and the fundamental principle of abiding by the Party's absolute leadership. This adjustment to the armed police under the socialist military system with Chinese characteristics displays the vitality and confidence of socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:38:40

Foreign meddling not needed in Iran unrest

The protests are now controllable, and whether they will continue to fester in the future depends on whether the Iranian government can develop its economy and improve people's livelihood within the existing institutional framework, taking the push for social change into consideration. After all, the internal causes are fundamental to the turmoil. In such troubled times for Iran, intervention by the outside world will not help. After all, no one wants to see a disturbed Iran becoming a new hotspot for regional turmoil.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 18:33:39

Big bad bugs

The global economy is facing challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 23:27:39

Washington casts aside Pakistan as purpose served

A major reason for the fact that Washington dares to humiliate Islamabad now is that it does not depend on the country the way it used to. The scale of today's US troops in Afghanistan is much smaller than before. Washington is casting Pakistan aside now Islamabad has served its purpose.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 23:23:40

Iran chaos reflects US' declining authority

How Iran solves the crisis should be determined on its own.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 23:23:39

'Trumpism' unavoidable new norm, research concept for world

Trumpism is the most important transformation that the US has faced since the end of the Cold War and its influence will go beyond Trump's four or eight-year presidency. As Trumpism goes ahead, its influence and destruction will also grow. How to understand the new norm of US politics and handle Trumpism will be a major research subject for the whole world. If there is anything comforting, I would say it has been only one year since Trump took office and there is still time.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 19:38:14

Tokyo-Canberra 'quasi-alliance' threat to peace

Japan has been emphasizing that a constitutional amendment is not aimed at waging war, but its actions don't conform to the promise. Such behavior can only deepen Japan's neighboring countries' doubts about whether it has sincerely reflected on the historical lessons of its aggression toward other nations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 18:28:40

2018: China to grow stronger in chaotic world

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the country's reform and opening-up. The CPC has guided the Chinese people through tough times and now will lead them to a brighter future.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/2 18:08:39

Iran turmoil offers lesson for non-Western nations

But the government systems of this world are not up to the West to decide. Each country's history, culture, economy and social development differs from another. The one-size-fits-all Western political standard will only create blood and pain and is not in the interests of the general public in developing countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 23:13:39

Asia needs to explore regional solution for ethnic woes

In 2018, China will continue its efforts in maintaining stability in the Southeast Asian neighborhood and preserving the sound momentum of regional cooperation. Beijing will actively explore a way of resolving hotspot issues with Chinese characteristics so as to promote development through cooperation and settle regional issues through development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 22:53:40

Banned from China

China bans foreign waste
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 22:53:39

Nepal learns to strike a balance in ties with China and India to reap maximum benefit

Nepal's priority should be to maintain a balance to reap the maximum benefit for development. Fostering an environment of mutual trust with both countries is the key to achieving this.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 18:53:39

Outdated geopolitical mindset hinders India's development

As emerging powers responsible for propelling the new international order, China and India should abandon an outdated antagonistic mind-set, uphold the values of friendship, justice and shared interests, participate in regional governance and develop new state-to-state relations. That's how we can foster a peaceful global environment and stable international order, strive for development featuring openness, innovation, inclusiveness and mutual benefits, boost national, regional and global development and build a community with a shared future for mankind.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 18:48:40