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Good teaching can burnish image overseas

When Chinese-speaking foreigners bring hope and profits back to their own countries, these countries may have felt the meaning of mutual benefits and stop speculating about the Confucius Institutes' intentions.
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/23 19:21:58

Yulin officials must cook up better dog plan

The dog meat festival is a custom and business-oriented event, and shouldn't be labeled as a brutality. The involvement of the local government is not an attempt to manipulate the free market, but an effort that must be taken to restore the image of Yulin.
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/16 18:33:01

Youthful ambition isn't limited to vast metropolises

There are so many lifestyles in this world. It is not that working in a big metropolis means chasing a successful career, and going to smaller cities means becoming idle.
Source: Global Times | 2014/6/9 18:58:02

Beijing 'Kremlin' shows need for corruption crackdown

Will anyone believe that the officials inside these buildings live a frugal lifestyle?
Source: Global Times | 2013/12/30 22:33:02

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