OPINION

Abe faces tight rope walk in repairing China ties


China and Japan are the two most important nations in East Asia and good bilateral relations are significant for regional peace and prosperity. This golden chance of improving Sino-Japanese relations should not be missed. At the same time, it is also important to keep a low profile and proceed cautiously instead of hyping up the issue.

Pyongyang joint declaration:one stride forward in denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Moon and Kim continued to make history. If Kim follows through by turning his will into commitments in his second meeting with Trump that may take place soon, the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and normalization of US-North Korean relations will officially take off.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 21:49:18

Sweden vote shows EU social rift growing

After various elections throughout Europe in 2017, the populist trend is rising. It not only won populist parties higher ratings and seats, but also brought the European continent under the shadow of populism.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 19:48:40

Why today's parents can't take it easy

I sincerely hope the widespread and contagious anxiety about elementary education can be reined in so that parents and children don't have to be always immersed in intense competition. When I have a school-age kid, I wish I won't be flooded by such anxiety.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 19:48:40

South Korea visit plan shows Kim ready to admit development gap

In the past decades, the central question on the Korean Peninsula issue has been whether North Korea is inclined to reforms. But now the focus would be more on how the US and President Trump could grasp this historic opportunity to make change happen earlier and smoother by skillfully navigating US domestic politics.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 19:43:40

Pyongyang joint declaration a landmark in inter-Korean ties

If the US is not satisfied with the progress of North Korea's denuclearization, it is likely to obstruct South Korea's plans and measures.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/20 19:38:40

China must open up despite external risks

The road to solidarity will reflect the times and China still needs to accumulate experiences. But as long as all of China's policies aim at serving the people, the country's solidarity won't go wrong.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 23:33:40

China-Vatican rapprochement good for Catholics

Those who are making an issue of China's religious freedom to create obstacles for the improvement of China-Vatican ties do not care about the development of the Catholic Church. It's believed the Holy See will not be affected by them.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 23:28:42

Peninsula picture

The third inter-Korean summit has promising results.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 23:28:41

US in one-sided Cold War with China, Russia

The world has been undergoing dramatic changes as the US has soured its relations with both China and Russia, and wielded trade war stick against not only China, but US allies. Is a second Cold War imminent? How should China and Russia react to the changes?
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 21:08:40

Why Thailand is seeking Sino-Japanese cooperation in infrastructure

A new model of cooperation that is market-oriented and mutually beneficial and allows enterprises to play the leading role should be set up and be promoted to regions including Southeast Asia and Africa.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:38:41

Huawei ban will sour Indian business climate

It is possible that Huawei may strive for an appropriate way to participate in India's 5G construction. It is hoped that the Indian government will create a more friendly and positive environment for economic cooperation between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:33:44

Catalonia issue wallows in uncertainty

Not only does the Spanish government doesn't have the answer, but also the Catalan administration doesn't know how to get out of this imbroglio.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/19 19:08:40

Fly me to the moon

SpaceX tourist revealed: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to fly around moon
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/18 22:38:40