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France cannot restore greatness by closing its doors

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday officially launched her bid to become the country's next president. Inspired by US President Donald Trump, she blasted globalization while vowing to put "France First" in her election manifesto.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/7 0:18:39

US campuses need to teach true history of Tibet

The University of California San Diego (UCSD) announced Thursday that the 14th Dalai Lama has been invited to address graduating students at commencement in June and speak at a second event on campus that will be open to the public. The announcement has triggered strong opposition from students from the Chinese mainland at the university.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/5 23:33:39

Helping stray soldier will help Sino-Indian understanding

Whether a Chinese soldier who has been trapped in India for over half a century can return home has garnered extensive attention.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/3 0:08:39

Endurance needed in fight against Japan’s rightist forces

It’s irrational to boycott everything from Japan, but in the APA case, a boycott is useful.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/24 23:13:39

Territorial, historical issues drag down Northeast Asia

As a region that used to be dominated by development and cooperation, it is now shrouded in divergences and antagonism.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/23 23:08:39

Nationalism gives rise to ultra-rightist mood in Europe

Once nationalism goes to extremes, it will turn into a hotbed for far-right forces to thrive.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/22 23:48:39

Political slander sours Sino-Malaysian ties

It would be despicable if some ill-meaning people tried to fulfill their political motives by means of slandering Chinese investment.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/19 23:48:40

US can’t keep Asian leadership role with unilateralism

How to reasonably deal with relations with China and jointly provide public goods with Beijing is the key to maintaining the US’ position in Asia-Pacific affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/18 23:38:40

May’s address sets off worry over disintegration of EU

EU skeptics argue that the integration is of little help in improving employment and creating prosperity. However, the problem doesn’t stem from globalization, rather it resulted from the EU’s worsening competitiveness.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/17 22:28:39

Ban Ki-moon fails to understand THAAD’s damaging effect

Even if the Blue House’s decision was made for defense, has Seoul ever pondered the consequence of turning Beijing hostile?
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/16 23:33:39

Inexperienced, complacent Trump stuns public

Calling for “America first,” Trump seemingly intends to eat up whatever interests other countries have in hand.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/15 16:43:39

China leads by striving to advance globalization

Given tricky international conundrums, simple resolutions such as trade protectionism will never work out.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/12 23:48:39

Fantasy Cold War plotline no basis for real Sino-US ties

A writer is free to put down whatever is in his mind, be it fact or fiction. But it can never be what the US government counts on to make its policies over China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/11 23:08:39

Indian arms sale to Hanoi disturbing if aimed at China

Beijing always emphasizes the importance of cooperation with New Delhi.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/11 0:13:40

Development ultimate solution to cure smog

Coping with air pollution and maintaining rapid economic growth can be promoted simultaneously.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/9 22:53:39

Spending power backs China’s influence in world arena

A consumption-driven economy is taking shape in China and the trend is driving the development of many other nations simultaneously.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/9 0:13:39

US democracy takes a hit if Trump throws out old legacy

Trump’s rule by Twitter had better not turn into a farce as the world has no time to deal with such an America.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/6 0:23:40

Anti-graft drive lays foundation for 19th Party Congress

The 19th CPC National Congress is pivotal for the country. Many foreign observers mistake the meeting as simply a move by the Party to cement its grip on power. Yet they miss the point.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/4 23:08:39