OPINION

PEN America imposes double standards of free expression in Hollywood


The US, which stresses political correctness more than ever, does not enjoy so-called freedom of speech as much as it claims. While Hollywood blockbusters have be shown in China, such as superhero movies like Captain America, The Avengers and Spider-Man, to name just a few, will US authorities give the green light to films featuring Chinese heroes? The answer is no. So where does their touted freedom of speech lie?

Will non-aligned India break oath under US' lure?

By keeping a proper distance from the US, India aims to make the world's largest two economies willing to cozy up to it. This is India's ideal goal. Therefore fundamentally speaking, India is still striving to strike a balance among major powers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 19:22:53

US policymakers should shift to a cooperative mind-set with China

If US policymakers always adopt a competitive rather than cooperative mind-set toward China, China-US relations will only end up slipping to the edge of a cliff, which serves the interests of neither.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 19:18:40

Why does UK follow crazy US policy while EU stays sane?

Will London and Brussels go separate ways in their China policies after Brexit? Signs have been emerging since the UK began closely following US' footsteps. By contrast, certain EU members are maintaining cooperative attitudes toward Huawei as well as China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 18:26:04

Africa, China build future road maps for pandemic prevention, BRI

The COVID-19 is posing challenges for public health and economics worldwide. At this time, however, cooperation between China and Africa has not been disrupted. Is there anything new in China-Africa collaboration to fight the pandemic this time? How is continued cooperation under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative going?
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 16:12:26

Washington should reposition itself and learn to live in peace with others

Forty years of relatively stable ties between China and the US is proof that the two countries can put aside their differences in political systems and achieve mutual benefits.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 14:38:40

US cannot get away from China's countermeasures against consulate closure

Will China retaliate against the US for abruptly ordering China to close its consulate in Houston? How will China strike back to such action? Reuters reported that China is considering shutting down the US consulate in Wuhan. It is very likely that the news agency is wrong this time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/23 12:27:16

US presidential election driving Washington mad: Global Times editorial

The US has opened a diplomatic battlefield that it is doomed to lose. The US presidential election is costing the major power relations in the 21st century. Mankind, who desires peace, stability and development, has to pay for it. Individuals and political groups' frenzied harm of the US and the world's public interest is losing control.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 22:30:55

Europe unwilling to take sides between China and the US

China needn't worry too much about US wooing Europe. Cooperation still dominates China-Europe relations, and the two sides are partners in regards to global governance and promotion of multilateralism. Policymakers in Europe will try to retain favorable relations with the US, but they will not sacrifice their friendly relations with China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 21:13:40

India needs rational foreign policy to boost its economy

Although facing arduous tasks in boosting its economy, India has great economic potential. It's hoped that India could take a more rational foreign policy to serve its economic development. India's development will also be conducive to South Asia and broader region.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 20:24:03

US escalates cold war by demanding China close Houston consulate

The US has abruptly asked China to close its Consulate General in Houston within 72 hours. From high-tech, media to the diplomatic fields, is the US leading bilateral relations to an all-out new cold war? What is the intention behind such a drastic US move?
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 17:36:55

Washington squeezes transatlantic partnership to contain Beijing

The ties between the US and its European allies are indeed undergoing a huge transformation. In the domains of politics, security, and economics, the two sides tend to be self-reliant. However, the US will still rely on its national power and make use of these three above-mentioned measures to ensure its European allies stay on its side.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 15:38:14

US targets TikTok's global soft power

The US is not targeting TikTok for what it can do. Rather, the app is being targeted for what it represents: a China that cannot be demonized nor used as a scare tactic, nor be seen as a menacing threat to the West.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 14:16:47

The West must shed its arrogance in the battle against COVID-19

With no country being immune to the COVID-19, it is apparent that the unity of world leaders should become a priority to win this monumental battle. No nation is bigger or smaller in this outbreak. Drawing from other countries' experiences will be of no harm in this arduous task.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/22 12:19:35