OP-ED >> Observer

Racism stems from disdain, indignation over China’s rise

Spreadshirt, a German online retail company, was recently found selling T-shirts with slogans insulting to Chinese people.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/14 0:13:39

Japan hyping China’s defense budget for its military ends

Japan making an issue of China's military spending is mainly because of its ambition to become a major political power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/13 0:48:39

Building up nuclear deterrence best response to THAAD

THAAD poses threats to both China and Russia. Joint work against the system is the new bond of the Sino-Russian comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination, and will strike a heavy blow to the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/10 0:33:39

CIA hacking leak exposes cyber governance loopholes

Your phone and TV are likely being spied on! This is what WikiLeaks claimed in the latest dump of 8,761 files about the US Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA) worldwide hacking operations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/9 0:38:39

Northern Myanmar fighting calls for Beijing's tactical involvement

Fighting has erupted in northern Myanmar again. According to the office of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, rebels from a local armed ethnic group launched a surprise attack early on Monday against police and military posts in Kokang, a region bordering China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/8 0:48:39

Border areas crucial to China’s poverty-relief campaign

More wisdom is needed to establish related laws, regulations, supervision and education systems to diminish security risks in the border, stabilize border regions while fighting the war on poverty and clear the way for the Belt and Road initiative.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/7 0:08:40

India using Dalai Lama card risks worsening bilateral ties

Despite objections by China, India will host the Dalai Lama in a disputed region on the China-India border in the coming weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/6 0:38:39

China must remain steadfast over its North Korea policy

China's decision to halt imports of North Korean coal is right and persuasive, but it would be naïve to rupture diplomatic ties with Pyongyang. Beijing remains steadfast in its compliance with UN sanctions, but it has no intention of giving up its friendly Pyongyang policy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/3 0:58:39

China’s veto on Syria sanctions sends consistent message

China and Russia on Tuesday vetoed a UN resolution to impose sanctions against Syria over alleged chemical weapons attacks in the war-torn country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/2 1:48:39

Cash alone cannot salvage Chinese soccer

In recent years, in addition to Chinese soccer teams' disappointing performances, most reports on this sport are related to money.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/1 0:43:39

US political chaos reveals urgency to advance globalization

The chaos in the US under Donald Trump’s presidency may last for a while, but it could be an opportunity to gather global forces together to advance globalization.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/28 0:48:39

Hong Kong must break away from UK intervention

The UK government released the Six-monthly report on Hong Kong: July to December 2016 on Friday last week, noting that the period "saw a number of developments which caused concern in Hong Kong and internationally," influencing confidence in "one country, two systems."
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/27 1:13:39

India should have an open mind toward CPEC

Many observers consider the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) an important opportunity, not only for the potential economic benefits it brings to China and Pakistan, but also because it allows greater cooperation among nations in the region. Yet, it has made neighboring India apprehensive.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/23 23:13:40

Why Shambaugh is wrong again on China’s future

None of the fast developing nations over the past decades, including the 13 nations which joined the club of high-income economies mentioned by Shambaugh, achieved what they have today because they strictly followed the prescriptions provided by Western nations. Their success stems from the development path based on their own national conditions. Many countries get stuck in the middle-income trap because they couldn't find a suitable development path and have to copy the so-called democratic system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/22 23:38:39

Lotte should move out of China over THAAD land deal

South Korea is becoming tougher. Besides THAAD, it also fired shots at Chinese fishermen. But there's a payback for every action.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/21 23:23:39

Strategy coordination between US, China good for region

Asian countries will be assured and regional development guaranteed when the world's top two powers can properly coordinate their strategies.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 23:53:39

Deng’s legacies continue to inspire China across the years

Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of the death of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. As can be seen from the Internet, many Chinese remember the day and are spontaneously commemorating Deng, one of the greatest men of the last century.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/20 0:03:39

Trump trademark win shows importance of IP to China

The Chinese government has awarded US President Donald Trump the rights to his own name, in the form of a 10-year trademark for construction services. The media sees it as Trump's triumph in his decade-long battle in China's courts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/2/17 0:43:40