OPINION

Will Bannon’s exit affect the US’ China policy?


The role of Trump's advisors outside the White House such as Henry Kissinger and Stephen A. Schwarzman is also uncertain. In the following months, the China-US relationship may face economic friction as well as a potential crisis stemming from the Korean Peninsula.

Helping art career by harming public order

The boundary of individual freedom and how it should interact with public order is the subject of a long debate. Ge's aim is to provoke public's participation by creating interference. In this sense, his artworks have achieved the goal.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 20:18:39

Russian sanctions push EU from US

But certainly Moscow should not be regarded as being isolated at the international level - and this certainly refers to Europe.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 20:13:39

Ouster of Nawaz Sharif adds variables to economic corridor plan

A five-member larger bench of Pakistan's Supreme Court unanimously disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption charges on July 28.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 20:08:39

US may have to accept a nuclear N.Korea

With North Korea developing its nuclear and missile capabilities, the US seems to have come to a crossroads - either admitting North Korea's nuclear status or launching military strikes on North Korea which may cause countless deaths of civilians.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 19:58:39

Removing unlawful apps better protects user data security

Days after Apple removed unauthorized VPN (Virtual Private Networks) apps from its Chinese App Store, another American technology company Amazon announced a ban on VPN services from its cloud computing platform.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 23:03:39

Controlling the message

Human beings should control the development of AI
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 22:48:39

Tillerson’s North Korea statement shows courage

Many Americans would think Tillerson is showing weakness, but we see his statement as the most courageous expression from Washington regarding the Korean Peninsula issue.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 22:37:24

Sichuan tackles environmental problems

So in the end is Sichuan seeing any positive signs? Despite the slowing economic growth and increasing workload for officials there, the province's Department of Environmental Protection reported that 21 cities in Sichuan have seen 80 percent of good days with sufficiently low air pollution. Although the benefits are not immediate, the green policies are nevertheless showing signs of improvement.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 20:19:14

Hashima film reveals dark history of Japan

The Battleship Island, a film narrating the story of a group of about 400 Korean workers who risked their lives to escape from their forced labor camp in Hashima during the Japanese colonial era, made its debut on July 26 in South Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 19:58:39

Afghan conflict transforms from ‘war on terror’ to minerals exploitation mission

In 2001 no Afghan had an idea what exactly the US was looking for in their country. The ultimate goal was concealed under the banner of the "war against terrorism." As the dust of ambiguity is settling down, Afghans are realizing that the objectives of Washington are not what was stated in 2001.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 19:48:39

US using N.Korea issue to isolate China

North Korea's latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile last week aggravated tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Using sanctions passed by the UN Security Council, the US has been pressing China's neighboring countries to cut their economic ties with North Korea, stepping up its strategic control of China's neighborhood.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/2 19:38:39

Venezuela a microcosm of Latin American conundrum

The economies of China and Latin America complement each other. China's presence in the region does not involve a geopolitical motive.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 23:33:39

PLA’s strength needs to be viewed fairly

Other countries need to get used to the presence of Chinese forces outside China’s coastal waters, whether they like it or not.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/1 22:48:39