OP-ED >> Observer

Western support for HK trio betrays double standard

By hyping the sentences, Western media is hurling abuse at Hong Kong's judiciary and interfering with its judicial independence. This is not democratic, but it is spoiling democracy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 23:48:39

Nations’ flowers need more protection from sexual abuse

In the past four days, three cases in which underage girls were molested were exposed in different parts of China, triggering heated discussions about child protection on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 21:13:40

Indian media provokes border peace, escalates tensions

India cannot ensure that it can stay unpunished for keeping its forces on Chinese territory. Its immediate withdrawal is the most reliable way to safeguard national security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 23:23:40

US beset by acute racial conflict as strength slides

In the past half century, the US has been vigorously interfering into other countries' affairs without being disturbed by domestic chaos. With strategic confidence, the US regards nothing as a problem. But the country is undergoing a slow, but seemingly irreversible change, which is gradually eroding the US' confidence.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 23:43:39

China-made dinghies not to blame for refugee problem

Recently, online news portal Middle East Eye criticized Chinese manufacturers for selling "high-quality refugee boats" to people-smugglers in the Mediterranean Sea. It quoted an aid group as saying the sales were "highly irresponsible" and putting the lives of people crossing the Mediterranean at risk.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 23:38:39

As US struggles with chaos, China responds with stability

Racial hatred has stirred violent clashes in the US, and the world's superpower is increasingly mired in chaos. The world is closely monitoring the changes in the US, and concerns have begun to deepen. The source of global instability may not be North Korea's nuclear ambitions nor Europe's refugee crisis, but the chaos in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 23:43:39

At wit’s end, India resorts to Dalai Lama card

It must be pointed out that there are outcomes for wars. India seems to be ignorant about diplomacy and war. It acts like an illiterate tumbling out in the international community and will have to face grave consequences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:28:40

Chinese god statue controversy shows cultural conflicts

Communications are needed to strengthen mutual understandings, and all parties should learn to stand in each other's shoes in addressing disputes. Cultural symbiosis is of vital importance as well. A community of common destiny is a prerequisite to a more tolerant attitude toward differences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 23:23:40

Chinese businessmen must resist mercenary thinking in Africa

As China rises, Chinese people need to avoid belittling themselves and meanwhile refrain from becoming arrogant. In the meantime, when Chinese businesses go global, there are some basic principles that they should adhere to.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 0:03:39

Online rumors may sway Kenya’s election, cause violence

With its highly anticipated election kicking off Tuesday, rumors and counter-rumors are sweeping across Kenya's social media platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 0:01:16

BBC sees Wolf Warrior II through Western bias

The BBC's China prejudice is just the tip of the iceberg, and is very common among Western media. When reporting on China and Chinese civilization, they desperately need to do some homework.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/6 22:53:39

Why missing sailor arouses vigilance against aggression

A US sailor was reported missing from the USS Stethem destroyer, approximately 225 kilometers west of Subic Bay in the Philippines, in the South China Sea around 9 am Tuesday. American and Japanese ships and aircraft are jointly searching for the sailor.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/3 23:08:39

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

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

Unconditional withdrawal only way for India to save face

China will make no concessions over the territorial issue nor will it yield to anyone when it comes to national security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 22:43:40

Trump’s wrong tweet no help to solving NK nuke issue

Following North Korea's latest missile test Friday night, US President Donald Trump complained on Twitter the next day, saying "I am very disappointed in China. Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet they do NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk. We will no longer allow this to continue. China could easily solve this problem!"
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 23:23:39

US report mistaken in South Korean automakers' loss in China

The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a congressional commission of the US government, claimed Wednesday in its report that Beijing has used economic coercion to retaliate against South Korea for its 2016 decision to deploy the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system on its soil.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/27 23:28:40

Beijing, Manila explore joint development in S.China Sea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Philippine counterpart Alan Peter Cayetano talked of joint development in the South China Sea in Manila Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 23:48:39