OPINION

US foreign aid cut would worsen global woes


At this critical juncture when the global order is experiencing a fundamental transformation and adjustment, inward-looking and utilitarian tendencies of a leader are obviously not a good thing. China can play its part, but certainly cannot replace or fulfill the role of the US.

Theresa’s Mayhem

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain suffered a setback in the 2017 general election.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 21:28:40

Beijing ties key to May’s Brexit negotiation

If she manages to guarantee internal certainty and stability as she has promised, the Sino-British partnership will certainly benefit.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 18:43:39

Europe giving up on ‘reforming’ Trump

However, it should be noted that economic globalization is circuitously but resolutely breaking down protectionism, and multi-polarization is pushing more emerging powers onto the world arena. The twists and turns within the EU-US relationship are merely a small part along the course of history.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 18:38:39

THAAD’s deployment delay may overshadow US-South Korea alliance

The twists and turns in THAAD’s deployment are rooted in South Korea’s political upheavals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/11 18:23:39

Law will not bow to dirty tricks of Guo Wengui

This is an era of globalization. Precisely, it is a world in which the criminals have nowhere to hide, a world which will not tolerate their sins. Well-educated Guo Wengui should be aware of that. Maybe he has foreseen these and is pessimistic about the future. Whether it is due to his fear or desperation, his ridiculous confrontation with the law will only make him pay a higher legal cost. No matter how rich he is, he cannot escape this logic.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/10 1:59:22

May cannot bridge divisions in British society

The latest UK election outcome signals that the country, which not many decades ago was called an empire on which the sun never sets, is thrown into unprecedented uncertainty. With the Conservatives led by Prime Minister Theresa May failing to secure a parliamentary majority, the country now looks set for a hung parliament.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/9 23:28:39

Abe's B&R decision hinges on Washington

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said at a forum on Asia's future in Tokyo on Monday that his government is ready to cooperate with China's Belt and Road (B&R) initiative under certain conditions, the Kyodo news agency reported.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/9 16:23:20

China will never bow to terrorism

The violent acts carried out by terrorist groups should be strongly condemned, and indeed they will be. Their continued acts of murder and execution will never lead to anything good. Most of all, the Chinese government and its society will not bow to terrorism under any circumstances.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/9 5:58:32

Scarcity of public-use facilities creates tensions

Recently, a video capturing an altercation between a group of young basketball players and square-dancing seniors went viral on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/9 0:26:14

China can contribute to ease Mideast tensions

The diplomatic spat between Gulf nations and Qatar continues to unfold. As eight nations announced they were severing diplomatic relations with Qatar over its alleged support for terrorist groups, how this diplomatic standoff matters to China has raised concern.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 23:28:39

Cooperation stressed as SCO expands

India and Pakistan will be officially admitted into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) when the group kicks off its annual summit today in Astana, Kazakhstan, expanding the organization from six to eight members.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 23:23:39

The danger of uncivilized driving

Most drivers today have become conditioned to uncivilized driving behaviors on the road.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 22:38:40

In suspension

South Korea suspends THAAD missile system
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/8 22:18:39