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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

Strike on ETIM chief points to joint Sino-US anti-terror action

The recent drone strike will without question help take joint work between Beijing and Washington in anti-terrorism to the next level as well as promote global coordination over the issue.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/3 23:43:39

Xi’s New Year speech offers peaceful development vision

China’s peaceful rise creates jobs, investment projects and economic opportunities.
Source: Global Times | 2017/1/2 23:18:39

Trump’s look-alike rooster hints at US loss of soft power

But as the US tends to increasingly present itself as divided, isolated and unpredictable under Trump’s presidency, perhaps the only thing that will attract and lighten up the world is being able to mock the eccentric and bombastic president.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/29 23:43:39

US anti-propaganda law risks reviving cold war

Ideology used to be a bone of contention in the Cold War.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/28 23:58:39

Protecting cyber sovereignty urgent task for all countries

Besides, keeping cyberspace safe and stable is significant for not only China, but the entire world.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/28 0:08:39

China, Holy See need real push to formalize ties

After all, such a large number of Chinese Catholics should not be excluded out of the Holy See’s social network forever.
Source: Global Times | 2016/12/26 23:33:39

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