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Wuhan pneumonia a wake-up call for basic Chinese research

Time is needed for basic research. But times waits for no one. Any attempt to seek quick success and instant benefits must be avoided. However, it is time for China to increase investment, focus on talent training, team building and policy adjustments in this field.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 23:08:40

Wuhan pneumonia response reflects progress in China's system

More adjustments and improvements are needed in China's governing system. In the Wuhan pneumonia case, is it possible to release information more timely and comprehensively? It will prove to be a test of China's system. But more and more Chinese people believe the system will stand the test and improve itself amid the challenge.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/21 21:43:40

Narrow minds hinder cooperation between China, Japan

Japan should treat China's rise rationally. Japan's current foreign policy toward China still has strategic vigilance against the latter as its main focus. Although Tokyo hasn't blindly followed Washington's Indo-Pacific strategy, it is being affected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/20 21:38:40

Europe can benefit from China-US phase one trade deal

Some European countries are still treading on the heels of the US, especially with regard to Chinese high-tech giant Huawei and the 5G technology issue. These countries have not yet figured out how to treat Chinese companies and technologies fairly, and are still taking sides based on ideology.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/19 20:28:40

Time for Action

UN member states have committed to a decade of action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. There is no time for delay.
Source: Beijing Review | 2020/1/16 21:43:37

Despite phase one deal, some Americans stuck in old mind-set

The phase one trade deal has sent a signal – treating trade conflicts as a war while viewing the opposite side as an enemy is a mistake. No country can claim victory in trade wars, but consensus between China and the US can be found, eventually.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/16 21:13:42

Senator Rubio blind to fact that Tibet is a part of China

Refusing the fact that Tibet is part of China, Rubio-like Westerners have no interest in knowing a real Tibet. No matter how hard they attack China and try to confuse right from wrong, different ethnic groups in Tibet will form a closer bond and the region will become better under the leadership of the CPC.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/15 21:53:40

Be wary of US move to stir up trouble in South China Sea

No matter what situation China is confronted with and what provocations the US makes, China should always keep a reasonable tempo and maintain a clear policy direction in this critical year of 2020.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/14 21:38:41

Western NGOs seek attention through China bashing

Facts and history will eventually prove China is on the right path of human rights development. Western NGOs will gain nothing from their accusations and smear campaign of China in the long run.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/13 20:53:40

China-Myanmar ties attest to vitality of win-win cooperation

All mankind will ultimately live in a community of a shared future. Dividing the world into different camps and creating confrontations, which the West is good at, is doomed to be marginalized amid growing globalization.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/12 22:03:41

Politics shouldn't step into China-Australia educational ties

It is time for Australia to respond to the case more proactively and not make academic exchanges and joint research cannon fodder of ill-intentioned political hype.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/9 21:08:40

As US creates chaos, China must maintain stability

China must see through the US' real intention of escalating tensions with Iran and messing up the Middle East. China has urged calm as geopolitical tensions escalate in the Middle East, which shows it's a responsible power.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/8 21:48:41

Time for Canada to correct mistakes on Meng case

By holding the candle for the devil but not being aware of it, Canada would make itself a fool on the international political stage. To wake up in time or to continue shaming the rule of law. This is the time for Canada to make the right call.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/7 20:43:40

'Sweatshop' accusation reveals Western elites' ignorance

It is hoped that some Western elites can be more concerned about their country's own problems rather than groundlessly criticizing China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/6 20:48:40

Bridging wealth gap tests Chinese, US competitiveness

Which country can stand the test of the trade war will to a large extent depend on which side can realize balanced and sustainable development. This is not only China's task and challenge, but also that of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/5 20:38:40

Muslim ethnic minorities not forced to work in Xinjiang

The human rights of Uyghur people in Xinjiang are not up to the US or any other Western countries. As Xinjiang region is becoming a manufacturing center in Northwest China, Muslim ethnic minorities will really benefit from the support of the central government's policies. Time will tell.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/2 21:32:38

US won't succeed in driving a wedge between China and Central Asia

Mutually supporting each other in terms of counter-terrorism and deepening cooperation between China and Central Asia is in line with all sides' interests. The good momentum of mutual trust and cooperation won't, and shouldn't, be impeded by the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/1 20:15:58

Russian resolution to fight cybercrime worthy of support

The West's so-called protection of freedom of speech is in fact an attempt to use the internet as a tool to interfere in other countries' internal affairs and disrupt other societies' stability. Their behavior will only foster cyberterrorism and extremism by creating conditions and opportunities for them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/12/30 23:07:57