OPINION

US immigration policy just a political tool


Under the pressure of the upcoming presidential elections, the room is squeezed for both parties to concede and the protracted war on immigration policies will be the new normal in US domestic politics.

Down 'Syndrome'

The report set China's boisterous online media afire, sparking a smokey discussion. While some saw red over the possibility of parents riding the gravy train on the back of their precocious model children, others gloated over the rich experience it could provide the kids. Whatever the reason, parents should desist from making their children face the heat of the baking sun for something that is not worth the risk.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/2 13:58:40

DPP's extreme policies hurting island

Mainland tourists to the island are considered the epitome of cross-Straits exchanges. The DPP will cause Taiwan society to suffer losses by undermining such exchanges. This shows that the cross-Straits policies of Tsai and the DPP cannot be sustained long-term.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 22:42:19

Innocent victims

UN reported that more than 12,000 children died in military conflicts in 2018.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 20:53:40

With a relatively modest nuclear arsenal, China should stay away from INF treaty

What does the breakdown of the INF treaty mean for Russia-US ties and the world? The US is seeking a new arms control treaty that also includes China, why will China not join an internationalized INF-style treaty?
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 20:38:04

US relations with other countries should not target China

Washington should understand that simply training some military personnel or providing military aid cannot make China's neighboring countries develop. China has helped these countries' infrastructure, including power plants, railways and highways, and they serve not only Chinese companies. The infrastructure also helps US and other countries' investment, logistics and electricity in the region. China has set an example for the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 20:27:38

Taiwan currying favor with US would only anger the Chinese mainland

In comparison to China's white papers on national defense issued in 2013 and 2015, the latest one devotes more text to show the mainland's position toward the island of Taiwan, using harsher language.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 20:23:39

Tale of Cities: Similarity breeds contempt

Maybe it's just one of the downsides of modern society - it is basically market oriented and leans toward efficiency so that replication is inevitable. Still, I cannot help wonder what a toll the sameness of cities will take on our souls. Maybe I'll have to wait until sameness 3.0 is here to find the answer.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 20:23:31

Tariffs in glare as India-US ties wobble

While conflicts may significantly set back the relations when the need to cultivate trust and to achieve some confidence-building outcomes is urgent, with a broader strategic convergence in hope, they may also create new leverages and focus political capital to eventually hammer out some agreements.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 19:13:39

Scary future

US National Security Adviser John Bolton confirmed that “This Friday will mark the official end of the INF treaty when the United States withdraws.”
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/1 10:08:40

Xinjiang situation to realize a soft landing

Officials from Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region said at a press conference on Tuesday that most trainees have graduated from the vocational education and training centers in Xinjiang and secured jobs. This has garnered extensive attention both at home and abroad.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/8/1 0:14:40

China, US restart to untangle trade deadlock

The 12th round of China-US trade talks is a good new start. It is definitely a politically sensible choice for both sides to follow the positive clues they have created.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 23:33:40

Red Scare hype won't derail China's continued rise

US media also plays an important role. The media should not completely follow the political trend. If the US media can be more reasonable and objective in reporting, then Americans will have more reliable information. This also helps shape a more positive public opinion in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 22:28:40

Competition won't even spare civilization

The world is entering a new era of competition among civilizations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/31 22:23:40