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Students conjure up witty charms against gaokao’s annual fears

Given the a soaring unemployment rate of college graduates and expanding employment channels outside the academy, the old belief that “gaokao changes one’s destiny” has been under question.
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/2 17:43:02

US charges alleging Chinese cyber-espionage are bizarre

In any case, hiding behind the word “security” to justify attempting to collect the e-mails, phone calls and other cyber-information of people and institutions of the whole world does not make the US state look good. What makes it look worse is charging Chinese military officers for alleged crimes which the US side commits on a daily basis.
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/26 19:33:01

Chinese dream should include vision of global peace for all

Let the Chinese dream hold up anti-corruption as a real policy to cleanse China’s soul, and let its global policy act, understandably, for China.
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/19 19:03:01

A Bite of China sentiment, not propaganda

making food a political tool seems to be out of track
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/12 22:08:02

Beijing could make own case at UNCLOS arbitration

By careful and just tactics, China will end up with the last laugh.
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/7 23:58:01

Hong Kong under pressure as trash mounds grow everyday

To mitigate the current waste problem, Hong Kong has created a Blueprint for Sustainable Use of Resources.
Source: Global Times | 2014/5/5 21:28:02

Japan's pathway to peace lies in minority rights

The biggest challenge for Japan will be to confront the assumptions long used in the racial politicking in the country and convince its neighbors that it is serious about changing its relationship with the Korean people.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/28 22:13:01

Chinese talent will benefit, not threaten, global community

This “talent threat” is probably just a new variety of the lingering sense of China threat.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/20 19:53:01

What is the best way to combat air pollution?

By changing our own behaviors, we help reduce pollution. Individual contributions might be minimal, but every bit counts.
Source: Global Times | 2014/4/7 23:28:01

Netizens should put down MH370 torches and pitchforks

We can only hope that the search finds the remains of the plane and its critical “black box” soon, as only hard facts can throw cold water on the public’s paranoia.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/31 22:53:01

Chinese media has failed in MH370 coverage

No one disputes that the reports by the Western media demonstrated a high degree of professionalism. For Chinese media, professionalism remains a dream for many journalists, despite the rapid growth of the media over the past couple of decades.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/24 19:18:01

Diplomacy better than politics for first lady’s China trip

A confrontational approach on the visit would only lead to a round of complaints from the Chinese. As a guest, it’s better to concentrate on points of mutual cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/17 19:43:01

US hypocrisy on full view over Kunming knife terror attack

Although the international community has so far failed to agree on a uniformed academic or legal definition of terrorism, there is a minimum consensus in this regard.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/10 19:33:01

Water pollution threatens to choke national growth at root

The deteriorating water is not a local threat, but a national presence.
Source: Global Times | 2014/3/3 15:58:01

Are Chinese kids quiet scholars or squalling brats?

A child who gets everything they want, a child who is spoiled silly, and a child who knows no other way but their way will make for a dangerous adult
Source: Global Times | 2014/1/20 22:23:01

Panic unhelpful in dealing with real issues over vaccine reactions

What can we do to alleviate public anxiety? There is a Chinese proverb saying “we should not stop eating for fear of choking.”
Source: Global Times | 2014/1/14 0:33:05

US response to Abe agenda reveals shared global concern

It is fair to say that China has nothing to lose in its relations with Japan and that in a predictable future the chance for improvement in bilateral relations is slim.
Source: Global Times | 2014/1/6 21:48:01

Myanmar faces daunting challenges on path to reform

The problems of the reforms failing to reach the massive rural areas, especially the north of Myanmar, are obvious. In those places, Myanmar’s reforms seem a world away.
Source: Global Times | 2013/12/23 17:13:01