OP-ED >> Observer

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West's suspicion of BRICS cooperation outdated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

West's accusation of unfair trials in China outdated

The rule of law is developing in China. Challenging China's basic political system under the name of law is nothing but a joke.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/23 0:37:19

Persistent online rumors call for harsh punishment

An unfounded rumor stops with the wise. In the Internet era, it's essential for individuals to be wiser and distance themselves from rumors.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/21 23:48:39

Western support for HK trio betrays double standard

By hyping the sentences, Western media is hurling abuse at Hong Kong's judiciary and interfering with its judicial independence. This is not democratic, but it is spoiling democracy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/20 23:48:39

Nations' flowers need more protection from sexual abuse

In the past four days, three cases in which underage girls were molested were exposed in different parts of China, triggering heated discussions about child protection on social media.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/17 21:13:40

Indian media provokes border peace, escalates tensions

India cannot ensure that it can stay unpunished for keeping its forces on Chinese territory. Its immediate withdrawal is the most reliable way to safeguard national security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/16 23:23:40

US beset by acute racial conflict as strength slides

In the past half century, the US has been vigorously interfering into other countries' affairs without being disturbed by domestic chaos. With strategic confidence, the US regards nothing as a problem. But the country is undergoing a slow, but seemingly irreversible change, which is gradually eroding the US' confidence.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/15 23:43:39

China-made dinghies not to blame for refugee problem

Recently, online news portal Middle East Eye criticized Chinese manufacturers for selling "high-quality refugee boats" to people-smugglers in the Mediterranean Sea. It quoted an aid group as saying the sales were "highly irresponsible" and putting the lives of people crossing the Mediterranean at risk.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/14 23:38:39

As US struggles with chaos, China responds with stability

Racial hatred has stirred violent clashes in the US, and the world's superpower is increasingly mired in chaos. The world is closely monitoring the changes in the US, and concerns have begun to deepen. The source of global instability may not be North Korea's nuclear ambitions nor Europe's refugee crisis, but the chaos in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/13 23:43:39

At wit's end, India resorts to Dalai Lama card

It must be pointed out that there are outcomes for wars. India seems to be ignorant about diplomacy and war. It acts like an illiterate tumbling out in the international community and will have to face grave consequences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/10 23:28:40

Chinese god statue controversy shows cultural conflicts

Communications are needed to strengthen mutual understandings, and all parties should learn to stand in each other's shoes in addressing disputes. Cultural symbiosis is of vital importance as well. A community of common destiny is a prerequisite to a more tolerant attitude toward differences.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 23:23:40

Chinese businessmen must resist mercenary thinking in Africa

As China rises, Chinese people need to avoid belittling themselves and meanwhile refrain from becoming arrogant. In the meantime, when Chinese businesses go global, there are some basic principles that they should adhere to.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 0:03:39

Online rumors may sway Kenya's election, cause violence

With its highly anticipated election kicking off Tuesday, rumors and counter-rumors are sweeping across Kenya's social media platforms.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/8 0:01:16