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US shows rogue mentality over Huawei boycott on BRI

If the US is not capable of setting global standards for 5G technology and not willing to help other countries build next-generation networks, the best choice for Washington is to take a step back and take care of its own business.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/13 21:08:41

Greater Bay Area will lead Hong Kong's youth to prosperity

Hong Kong's young people, if you work as hard as your predecessors, your glorious expectations for the future are not illusory, but will fall on the land of the Greater Bay Area.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/12 23:03:40

Political correctness no solution to ethnic conflicts worldwide

Pretending to stand on the moral high ground while holding on to so-called political correctness will cause Europe more trouble.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 22:03:40

Banning Huawei may jeopardize Africa's digital future

If Huawei is banned in Africa, African people will be deprived of their right to access the 5G network as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/10 22:08:41

Modi should improve Pakistan ties to realize regional goals

Modi's second term is a good chance for India. If he can grasp the chance and restrain nationalist sentiment to improve ties with Pakistan, it would be significant progress for the two countries and for the stability and development of the region and Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/9 20:48:40

US arms sales jeopardize cooperation, stability in Asia-Pacific

The US is subduing China while simultaneously selling arms in the region and establishing a security framework aimed at China. Asia-Pacific countries should be vigilant in case the US' moves intensify the regional situation and seriously endanger regional cooperation – what they and China need most.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/4 21:08:40

World should unite against US global economic terrorism

The conventional views of globalization and its benefits are still shared by most countries, and many countries and regions are continue to open their economies. They should unite to face the chaos created by the Trump administration and find a way forward, so the process of globalization will not be held hostage by the US' economic terrorism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/3 21:03:40

Deepening cooperation can help dissolve cold-war risks in the region

China has always been ready for constructive cooperation with the US. The problem is whether the US is willing to treat China fairly and make adjustments that will benefit China, the US and the rest of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/2 20:48:41

Stereotypical question reveals Regan's poor understanding of China

We kindly advise Regan to learn more about China. Here is also a tip for the US: Stop playing on words and perform some real deeds for the people. In particular, stop engaging in a trade war that severely affects the two peoples – that matters most now.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/30 18:58:00

Capricious appointments create US policy confusion

Trust is the foundation for countries to get along with each other. Deliberately and arrogantly hurting trust will eventually make the US a loner and lose its leading position in the tide of globalization. What is really good for the US? Trump should figure that out carefully.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/29 20:03:40

US inhumane sanctions on Venezuela violate UN Charter

If the US wishes to restore its influence in Latin America, it must first of all show respect for others' sovereignty, instead of rude interference. It's time for Washington to consider lifting the sanctions as soon as possible. Otherwise, the reputation of the US will be further jeopardized.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/28 20:33:40

US starts to feel pain from its own trade war

China is well-prepared for a protracted war. If Washington insists on engaging in such a trade war, China will certainly not hesitate to fight back. But now, just let the US pay the painful price of its trade war.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/27 21:03:43

Jakarta must be wary of anti-China sentiment

China has been Indonesia's largest trading partner for many years. Stable China-Indonesia ties are a requirement for further development. The Indonesian government must be more vigilant in preventing anti-China nationalist sentiments from being used maliciously, which could cause incalculable losses to the country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/26 20:23:40

Can Japan stand up to US request to contain China?

Emphasizing "America first," Trump has seldom provided Japan any benefits. But in the meantime, China-Japan ties have finally returned to the right track after twists and turns with emerging economic and trade potential. Does acting at Washington's beck and call prove rewarding for Tokyo? It's time for Abe to think this through.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/23 21:03:40

Trade war may further worsen US local infrastructural woes

The public spending of the US federal government and that of state and local governments function differently. Nowadays many states lack money to improve public services and Chinese products at reasonable prices are lending a helping hand. But if they don't want help, then let it be.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/22 20:13:40

China's active neighborhood diplomacy to improve regional peace

During the upcoming IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, China will make full use of the multilateral platform to make more friends and communicate with more leading figures of Asia-Pacific countries' defense departments and armies to build consensus, and make the best efforts to maintain regional stability and development.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/21 20:38:40

Modi reelection will further enhance China-India trust

Modi's reelection benefits the continuity of his policies toward China and the two countries' mutual trust. India is China's important neighbor and the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative has created beneficial results in South Asia. We hope New Delhi can join in the progress and work together with Beijing for the development of India and the region.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/20 22:03:40

Concurrent trade war and talks will become new norm

Beijing will grasp the general direction of the consultations instead of being bothered by some particular matters at certain times. The contest between China and the US rests on the negotiating skills and the determination of the political system. In terms of the capability of comprehensively countering the US' attacks, today's China is far more powerful than it was in the 1950s during the Korean War.
Source: Global Times | 2019/5/19 21:28:40