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Lee Hsien Loong visit augurs increasing cooperation

Rebalancing between Beijing and Washington seems to be a new diplomatic design for Singapore. The country has played a positive role in China’s reform and opening up. Despite all the ups and downs, there is reason to be optimistic about the future Sino-Singaporean relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/19 23:18:40

Blue sky campaign in Beijing gauges China's progress in environmental protection

Global warming resulted from a development model based on heavy pollution and greenhouse gas emissions leading to abnormal climate conditions in many parts of the world. The survival of humankind will be at danger if environmental conditions deteriorate any further. As the world’s second-largest economy, China, is obliged to protect our planet. The first step is to improve the local environment and so contribute to the improvement of the global environment. This best proves that China is a responsible power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/18 23:03:39

Cambodia justified in alertness to color revolution

Cambodia’s economic growth is expected to hit 7 percent this year. Indeed, the country should reform itself to ensure the stability of its political institutions, but color revolutions will only result in unrest, inflicting relentless harm on ordinary people. Cambodia should be alert to Western “export of democracy.” Intervention by the West, directly or indirectly, will not help solve the country’s practical issues. A country’s economic and political mechanisms are determined by the needs of its people after all.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/17 23:08:39

Trump’s China policy follows pragmatic aims

The Trump administration is showing more respect to China than to some of its allies, which is earned by China’s strength, restraint and persistence on important issues. China must stick to this path.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/14 23:08:40

Campuses in Hong Kong shouldn’t become political battlefield

Extreme forces in Hong Kong will not disturb the whole country, but will only cause more disruptions for Hong Kong. We believe Hong Kong society won’t allow the city to be wantonly disrupted by the extremists.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/11 23:18:39

Chinese fugitive's asylum application tests US judicial system

Guo Wengui hopes to find long-term refuge abroad, but he will always live in fear this way.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/10 23:13:39

Malala has a lot to learn before hitting out at Suu Kyi

Malala has a lot to learn, rather than posing as a “Peace Master” to lecture others who she thinks don’t understand the true essence of peace.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/7 22:28:39

Social ideology needs to catch up with nation’s new status

Major power diplomacy is highly sophisticated and requests skills.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/6 22:48:39

Braised Chicken Rice gives US taste of Chinese culture

China is learning, absorbing, improving and eventually exporting its culture overseas in the process of opening-up.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/5 22:23:39

Chinese should rise above fuss over ‘slant-eyes’ gesture

China is at the center of the world stage and is the second-largest economy in the world. How foreigners adapt to this fact is not our business.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/4 23:03:40

West’s partiality worsens religious divides in Myanmar

China sincerely hopes for a peaceful and stable Myanmar, and does not shy away from its interests in Rakhine.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/3 21:23:40

In face of Harvey, the US looks like a developing country

If there is a hurricane or flood in China, officials at both the local level and the central level are required to participate in on-site rescue relief and the whole of the nation is united.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/31 22:58:40

Give pandas a break from excessive livestream cameras

Animals deserve better protection, and should not be a tool for gaining commercial benefits, which is a basic principle of modern society.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/30 22:58:39

West’s suspicion of BRICS cooperation outdated

Apart from their economic contributions, BRICS countries have established comprehensive cooperation mechanisms on the basis of equal consultations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/29 22:08:39

Real-name system needed for Internet’s development

China needs an orderly Internet, including an orderly public opinion field on the Internet.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/28 22:13:39

Riots over sect head conviction expose India’s woes

It is quite ironic that modernization in the means of communication by these so-called gurus has become the barrier that impedes the Indian public from spiritual modernization.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/27 23:13:39

China’s image at risk as cross-border crimes rise

Recently, two Chinese citizens were detained by inspectors of the Land of the Leopard National Park in the southwest region of Primorsky in Russia's Far East, according to a news release from the reserve. They were suspected of poaching ginseng, which in Russia only grows in the Primorsky and Khabarovsk regions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/24 23:03:40

Japan’s lobbying over massacre remembrance day in Canada a sign of cowardice

Remembering the Nanjing Massacre is not for revenge, but to ensure a better future. Remembering well the lessons of the past is of vital significance, especially when fascism, neo-Nazism and Japan's right-wing forces are seeing a resurgence.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 23:08:41