OPINION

Sino-US ties back on track after Tillerson visit


I can imagine that if Trump visits China, he will not face any massive demonstrations and the Chinese will not embarrass their visitor.

Australia needs to do more to curb racism

Recently, reports in Chinese language media of a severe racial attack in the Sydney suburb of Burwood have ignited public discussion on the issue of racial violence in Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 21:58:39

Foreign Minister articulates China’s global vision

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met the press Wednesday to discuss China's policy on international and regional issues for the Fifth Session of the 12th National People's Congress.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 21:38:40

THAAD pushes South Korea to forefront of geopolitical contention

The first pieces of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) arrived at the Osan Air Base in South Korea Monday night.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 21:13:39

Why ‘recover’ Kokang is not an option for China

Fighting has resumed in northern Myanmar, forcing a large number of Myanmese to flood into China. Kokang, a region bordering China, has once again aroused widespread public concern.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 20:58:39

Partners in corruption

According to reports, South Korean President Park Geun-hye colluded with a friend to take bribes from Samsung Group.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 0:58:39

Northern Myanmar fighting calls for Beijing's tactical involvement

Fighting has erupted in northern Myanmar again. According to the office of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, rebels from a local armed ethnic group launched a surprise attack early on Monday against police and military posts in Kokang, a region bordering China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 0:48:39

THAAD provides a reason for China to elevate nuclear prowess

The THAAD installation has offered China a crucial reason to increase and improve its tactical nuclear weapons. It would be worth it if Beijing can comprehensively elevate its strategic nuclear power because of THAAD.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 0:43:39

Women are the embodiment of strength in our society

Many of these were just ordinary women but each of them accomplished extraordinary things, showing how women were - and remain - the strength of our society.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 21:48:39

Female leadership makes the world a better place

Today is my mom's birthday. We used to smother her with affection, telling her they chose this day to celebrate International Women's Day because she was the World's Greatest Mom. And indeed she was.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 21:38:39

Two sessions’ impact on global affairs grows

The intense international interest in this year's two sessions reflects a combination of long-term trends in China and the current global uncertainty created by the Trump administration. As the international impact of the two sessions deepens, it is important to analyze the international significance of this year's two sessions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 21:33:39

Murakami’s depiction of Nanjing Massacre fights against Japan’s rightists’ uproar

In his new novel titled Killing Commendatore, Haruki Murakami mentioned the Nanjing Massacre, in which around 400,000 Chinese were killed in December 1937 during the Japanese aggression.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 20:58:39

Maritime interests bind Australia, Indonesia closer

Indonesian President Joko Widodo made his maiden state visit to Australia in late February. During the two-day trip, Widodo and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull released a joint statement in which they agreed to fully restore military ties, which were suspended on January 4 following an incident involving offensive education materials found at an Australian army facility.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 15:28:39

Free to roam

China's three major telecom operators plan to scrap roaming charges from Oct. 1.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 0:18:39