OPINION

Causes of China-US tensions go beyond trade


The causes of the current US-China discord are deeper and more structural than just competition over tariffs and technology. It's rooted in the transitional forces in world order.

Defense chief sends China's clear message

The 18th Shangri-La Dialogue was held in Singapore from May 31 to June 2. Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe, who is the first Chinese defense chief to attend the Dialogue in eight years, delivered a speech on June 2. Why did China send top-level leaders to the forum this time? What did Wei's remarks on Taiwan, South China Sea and China-US ties convey?
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 22:18:40

Outrageous fortune

The US-initiated trade war is hurting the country's own stock market.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 21:03:40

Deepening cooperation can help dissolve cold-war risks in the region

China has always been ready for constructive cooperation with the US. The problem is whether the US is willing to treat China fairly and make adjustments that will benefit China, the US and the rest of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 20:48:41

White Paper reveals how US acted irresponsibly in trade war

We would advise the decision-makers in Washington to read up the white book carefully and ponder the meanings and attitudes it conveys.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 19:47:46

On its National Day, Italy fetes ties with China

I am convinced that Italians and Chinese are both determined to live up to this challenge and to the highest expectations of their ancestors, being so ingenious and forward-looking in connecting two continents so far apart. On this basis, Italy and China look to the future of their partnership with growing confidence and everlasting optimism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 18:08:39

Doubtful whether Japan can bring about rapprochement between US and Iran

Abe's visit to Iran would be welcomed, but it would be unnecessary to place too much hope on Japan to participate in dispute settlements between Washington and Tehran.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 18:03:40

Modi 2.0 to balance ties with China and US

In Modi's second term, India will pursue a hedging strategy of carefully balancing ties with two giants. New Delhi will cooperate with the US in security, while coordinating with China in development and some hot issues such as multilateralism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 17:38:39

Investigation into FedEx expected to be fair and just

Chinese authorities announced on Saturday that relevant department has decided to open an investigation into whether FedEx violated the legitimate rights and interests of its Chinese clients. Huawei recently revealed to the media that FedEx had diverted two parcels sent from Japan destined for an address in China to the US, and two others from Vietnam to Hong Kong and Singapore respectively were also diverted to a US address after delay.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/1 23:36:25

China's entity list sends clear signal

China's Ministry of Commerce announced on Friday that the country will release its non-reliable entity list. Foreign entities, individuals and companies that block and shut the supply chain, or take discriminatory measures over non-commercial reasons, and when their actions endanger the business of Chinese companies will be included in the list.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/31 20:09:26

US ambitions threaten Asian security

The annual Shangri-La Dialogue kicked off in Singapore Friday. Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will attend the event and make a speech, raising observers' expectations on this year's Dialogue.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/31 18:10:39

US has shot itself in the foot by escalating trade war

On a global scale, the Trump administration has made enough enemies and its blunders in the Middle East and Latin America have caused intractable crises. None of these will make Trump successful in the 2020 election. Undoubtedly, messing up the China-US relationship will never make the US great again.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 21:25:48

Phone guard

Chinese online video platforms are starting an anti-addiction system to protect adolescents and ensure their healthy development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 20:38:40

Stereotypical question reveals Regan's poor understanding of China

We kindly advise Regan to learn more about China. Here is also a tip for the US: Stop playing on words and perform some real deeds for the people. In particular, stop engaging in a trade war that severely affects the two peoples – that matters most now.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 18:58:00