OPINION

Chile, China scale new heights in relations


The II China-Latin America Ministerial Forum will take place January 19-22 in Santiago. It should provide a renewed impetus not just to the excellent relations between Chile and China, but also to those between China and the region as a whole.

Chinese heartthrobs attest to country’s prosperity

Only when a sense of political and economic crisis has been averted can people divert their gaze toward entertainment and the unparalleled appeal of celebrity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/9 21:58:39

Paper cutter-in-chief

Trump announced to decertify Iran nuclear deal.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 23:18:39

India must overcome security paranoia

India must overcome its paranoia and China has no obligation to indulge India's capriciousness.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 23:13:39

West’s criticism of Suu Kyi misses big picture of Myanmar

Myanmar needs genuine support rather than purposeful idolization.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/8 21:38:39

25 years on, CICA remains relevant for regional peace

The Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) has come an incredibly long way since President Nursultan Nazarbayev stood before his fellow world leaders at the 47th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on October 5, 1992 and told them of his proposal. In the 25 years since then, it is fair to say that the initiative has brought about tangible fruits and promising prospects.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/10/5 18:12:43

Party Congress offers insights into China governance

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will attract domestic attention in coming weeks. This process may be familiar in Chinese political culture but it is not very well known in the West. Naturally it provides a good opportunity to better understand China. The development of socialism with Chinese characteristics is interwoven into the CPC National Congress and - if carefully studied - can offer useful insights into China's governance.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/10/3 11:30:13

US mass shootings reveal vicious cycle

It seems that the issue of gun control is a never ending source of debate in the US, thus preventing lawmakers from implementing gun control measures of any kind.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/3 4:20:58

Saudi steps on gas by letting women drive

The New York Times reported on September 26 that Saudi Arabia declared an end to its longstanding ban on female drivers. Before this day, Saudi Arabia was the only country in the world to prohibit women from driving.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/2 10:01:23

45 years on, Sino-Japanese ties eye a bright future

This year marks the 45th anniversary of normalization of Sino-Japanese diplomatic relations. 45 years ago, then Japanese prime minister Kakuei Tanaka began his visit to China and then the two countries signed the Japan-China Joint Communiqué on September 29.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2017/9/30 9:38:42

Lessons to be drawn from Sun Zhengcai’s fall

Sun Zhengcai, the former secretary of Chongqing Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has been expelled from the Party and dismissed from public office for "serious discipline violations," the Xinhua News agency reported Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/30 0:23:39

Not only China but also the US, North Korea should comply with UN resolutions

China's commerce ministry announced on Thursday that China will close joint ventures (JVs) or cooperative and foreign entities established by North Korean organizations or individuals in China within 120 days of the adoption of Resolution 2375 by the UN Security Council.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/29 20:33:27

How can US, NK avoid a head-on collision?

In order to live together on this planet, the urgent task is to ease tension and reduce confrontation. The US should consider changing its policy toward North Korea and avoid too much inference by hardliners in its government. For North Korea, the need for survival and the enduring external pressure will sooner or later cause internal weakening and bring about change, although the process may be slow and arduous.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 23:43:39

Holiday scam spots

A recent report from Zhangjiajie, a famous tourist scenic spot in Hunan Province, said that shops were selling products at sky-high prices. In most cases, the cost of the items was just 10 percent of the selling price.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 23:29:30