OP-ED >> Observer

China’s economic leverage fits demands of new diplomatic situation

As for the US, there is no way it can really contain the process, which is inevitable because of globalization.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/25 23:48:39

‘Make America great again’ will meet systematic woes

Evidently the working class is furious, and elected Trump in protest.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/22 22:33:39

New Delhi overreaches to meddle in China’s core interests

India’s way of dealing with the issue shows, once again, the gap between its ambition and its strength.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/21 23:43:40

Can Western audiences accept a Chinese hero on screen?

It is hoped the movie can generate interest among Western audience to learn more about the Great Wall and China.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/20 23:33:39

China’s influence in Asia: a challenge more than a feat

It indicates that in future, how much influence China can assert in the region will in large part depend on the quality of the Sino-US relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/19 23:28:39

Diplomacy 101 for Trump: Don’t mess with one-China policy

Trump should face the fact that even at the pinnacle of its strength, the US was not powerful enough to force any country to surrender its core interests, not to mention the current situation.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/18 22:43:39

Asian power dynamic will be remolded in Trump era

For instance, if Trump adopts increasing protectionist measures in trade against China, this will also implicate Japan and South Korea. China should keep a close eye on interactions between countries in the region, enhancing communications with them as well as strengthening strategic planning.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/15 22:48:39

Washington’s bargaining chip only bodes ill for Taiwan

In a lecture on Tuesday, former Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou said full consideration should be given to cross-Straits relations and Taiwan’s ties with the US, and the two should never be used against each other. His clear-minded remarks need to be taken seriously.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/14 23:13:39

China should seize opportunity to reshape South China Sea order

This will give China a peaceful and stable environment for development, and its neighboring countries a free ride to benefit from its growth. Addressing the South China Sea disputes could be the first step.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/13 23:53:39

Chinese should reflect on billionaire’s Caltech donation

China is attaching greater importance to scientific research and attracting more and more researchers from abroad. But in the meantime, it still has lots of deficiencies in funding the research projects. This needs much self-reflection and immediate action.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/12 22:48:39

Ambassadors wrong on China’s human rights record

It seems that Western countries are unable to realize there is a discrepancy between China’s legal system and the West’s.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/11 23:23:39

Mongolia should soul-search on hosting separatist figure

It is even more politically harebrained to ask for support from India, a move that will only complicate the situation and leave a narrower space to sort the issue out.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/8 23:58:40

Merkel’s burqa ban appropriate for religious equality

This principle is reached in European countries at the cost of blood and lives. It merits attention from other countries where multiple religions exist.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/8 0:13:41

Development model must stem from country’s reality

We hope developing countries can learn tactical experiences from China’s achievements, but they must make their long-term strategic plans based on their national conditions. China is willing to help those who can help themselves in the first place.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/6 23:53:39

South Korea should reflect on itself before finding fault with China

If South Korea insists on going its own way, it should be aware that China will not make compromises and sacrifices over its national interests just to show generosity.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/5 23:28:39

Italy’s referendum hints of European faith in globalization

China doesn’t want to see a moribund Europe, but hopes to march forward together with a Europe that remains open and rational.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/5 0:18:39

Democracy cannot evade its flaws with falling strength

Each political system has its own problems and flaws. Reform and keeping up with the times is the only way to keep the systems alive.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/1 23:53:39

Separatists must be barred from HK chief executive electoral process

We expect Beijing and Hong Kong authorities to be more decisive in re-establishing boundaries and reinstall the rule of law.
Source: Global Times | 2016/11/30 23:43:39