OP-ED >> Observer

What Cuba can learn from China's reform and opening-up

Anyone who tries to understand Chinese experiences or models, or anyone who has tried to forecast China's future, should first of all understand why and how China is sticking to reform and opening-up. Openness brings progress and closing one's doors against the world only leads to falling behind.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 19:53:39

'On Protracted War' teaches China to be persistent with reform

In spite of external pressure from the US, we will promote reform and opening-up in accordance with our designed pace and timetable. In this sense, the significance and application of On Protracted War nowadays lie in that it has taught us to be persistent – in meeting our targets through continuous reform and opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/24 19:28:39

Christmas is celebrated in China, but excessive commercialization is curbed

It's been 40 years since reform and opening-up and absorbing the essence of Western culture is one of the crucial reasons for the country's huge progress. Why would China shut its door to Western civilization now, including Christmas?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/23 19:08:40

Beijing starts buying US soybeans, Washington needs to reciprocate

China will never yield to such political blackmail.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/20 18:28:41

Can US realize technological decoupling from China?

As capital, talent and technology flow worldwide, China's technological exchanges with other countries are reciprocal. Stifling Huawei, Washington will only get itself stuck in the mud.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/19 21:08:40

US suppressing Huawei is unfair persecution

Huawei's case sets up an extremely unfair stumbling block to China's rightful development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/18 18:51:30

Is neo-McCarthyism what US elites want to see?

We should be vigilant that the trade dispute has already spilled into US public domain, and among intellectuals and academics.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/17 17:03:36

Canada Goose in crosshairs as Beijing-Ottawa ties sour

It's understandable that some angry Chinese consumers are asking people to boycott Canadian goods. After all, all consumers around the world hope other countries will respect their homeland.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/16 17:48:40

Canada must set Meng completely free, and this is why

Trump may believe he showed goodwill to China, but he is actually feeding the belief that Meng's episode is nothing more than a political case.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/13 17:07:21

Does Google matter to development of China's internet?

Whether Google comes back or not is of little influence to China's future internet development, nor will China interfere in Google's decision。
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/12 20:42:26

Do not let US drive wedge into Sino-Japanese ties

China's market is much larger than Japan's, and will certainly be much bigger than the US' in the future. Tokyo need not toe the American line and should defend its privilege to take prudent business decisions in keeping with its sovereign rights.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/11 15:38:40

Washington's move to stifle Huawei will undermine itself

In the end, is the US threatening Chinese companies or its own enterprises?
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/10 21:57:13

Diplomatic naiveté puts Canada in awkward position

Canada shouldn't have made itself an accomplice in containing China's tech development. This is no good to its interests as China will react powerfully to any efforts to thwart the country's development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/9 20:26:33

Europe's bruises need more than Pompeo's sweet wooing

If Washington truly walks on a path Pompeo described, its journey is destined to be an exhausting one and will end up badly. The path will have to be given up sooner or later, and Europe is surely not listening to and following the US this time.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/6 17:08:41

Why Crazy Rich Asians failed to impress Chinese audiences

What are Asians like to Americans? Two movies, Crazy Rich Asians, and Shang-Chi, offer some clues. In American eyes, they are either crazily making money or seeking revenge against Westerners for the past hu-miliations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/5 23:05:23

Blind anger won't help France out of economic woes

Today's France is more known as a country resistant to change. Street protests cannot bring the French people what they want. France has a glorious past built upon the hard work and spirit of sacrifice of predecessors. But the young generation is seemingly forgetting these virtues.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/4 22:03:42

Have Western media given up duty of objective reporting?

It is unfortunate to see Time magazine, which enjoys an influential readership among US intellectuals, degenerating into one of the media that focuses more on selling eye-catching, groundless stories rather than proven facts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/3 22:43:39

Gun control tests effectiveness of country's governance

A modern country has to explore a governance model that best suits itself. Gun control is just one example. Government must take proactive measures to sort out entangled interests and advance governance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/2 21:53:41