OP-ED >> Observer

PLA Djibouti base must be viewed objectively

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) support base in Djibouti was established on July 11. It is China's first overseas base, attracting wide attention from the international community.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/13 0:03:40

Constructive engagement marks China's policy in South Sudan

We hope South Sudan can achieve peace and start reconstruction at an early date. During the process, China will offer the necessary help based on the country's needs.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/12 0:28:36

Combating rumor critical in hunting fugitives abroad

Fighting against corruption suspects, especially suspects who have fled overseas, is a long-term arduous undertaking. The departments concerned must strengthen their communication and launch a media offensive according to the relevant laws to combat rumors. The more rumors they make or help make, the greater the price the suspect will pay.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/10 23:33:40

New Delhi must resist using Dalai Lama card amid border spat

New Delhi should think more about how to de-escalate the border face-off at this moment. China is India's biggest trading partner. For India, with a vast population living in poverty, peace and opportunities of development are of vital importance. New Delhi cannot afford to mess up the China-India bilateral relationship.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/9 21:58:39

Will Trump-Putin meet see new start for US foreign policy?

Major power relations in the 21st century can no longer be a hegemonic pattern, nor can it be that of two against one, as the interests of the three countries are already tied together.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/7 0:07:17

Western groups can help more cancer patients besides Liu Xiaobo

It is hoped that foreign forces and agencies can also provide support to a large number of Chinese people, not just one single person.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/5 23:43:39

Fate of WSJ China Real Time marks end of an era

In the farewell note, China Real Time stated that "the China story has changed, and so have the tools for telling it." If the Western media really wants to tell a good China story, it needs more than a change of platform - it also needs a fairer attitude when it looks at China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/4 23:57:45

Maritime provocation in Trump era will make no difference

On Sunday, the US missile destroyer USS Stethem trespassed into China's territorial waters off the Xisha Islands. China responded quickly and dispatched warships and fighter jets to warn off the US ship.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/4 0:03:40

American liberals, not the Chinese, take Trump as a chump

"Those who say Trump is a chump are the real chumps. They say so out of their demands to oppose Trump," said some Chinese WeChat users - they have sharp eyes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/2 23:43:39

Feud between Trump, US elites caused fake news epidemic

The recent CNN scandal is only a reflection of the confrontation between Trump and the US media. The real cause of the recent fake news epidemic is the conflict between the politically correct, elite values represented by the US mainstream media and political incorrectness and "America First" represented by Trump.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/29 23:43:40

Missing Chinese student raises question over FBI's efficiency

Nineteen days after Chinese student Zhang Yingying went missing from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC), the FBI announced a breakthrough that the car related to her disappearance was found. The whereabouts of Zhang is still unknown.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 23:03:39

Indian troops' provocation brings disgrace to themselves

Chinese and Indian soldiers are locked in a face-off at the Sikkim section of the China-India border after Indian troops crossed the boundary and entered Chinese territory.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 22:58:40

Being a pawn for US containment strategy a trap for India

Indians might feel a sense of pride as the strategic importance of their country in counterbalancing China was hyped by US think tanks and media outlets. However, being a "key piece in the jigsaw for the US" is nothing to be proud of. Instead, it is more likely a trap that deserves India's vigilance.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 23:28:39

Receiving refugees on large scale unrealistic for China

The true way out to solve the refugee problem is to achieve stability and development in refugees' own countries and help them return to their own homes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 0:13:40

Disconnect from reality costs Democrats Congress seats

US bipartisan competition has become increasingly absurd, and this will for sure consume Trump's ruling power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 23:33:40

Change of crown prince heralds new era in Saudi Arabia

The appointment of the new crown prince marks an end to Saudi Arabia's royal tradition that a younger brother succeeds his late elder brother and heralds a new era of father-to-son throne transition, a normal tradition of a monarchic system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 22:18:40

US university fails to teach students correct history of Tibet

Don't naively believe that China will acquiesce to the chancellor of UCSD. His support for Tibet independence will affect his personal and the university's exchanges with China. Chinese universities will take cooperative programs with it into prudent reconsideration.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 23:43:39

Brexit talks will bring more troubles for UK if divisions remain

The British government would do well to heed the calls for cross-party consensus to work on avoiding a hard Brexit, or the country will surely be heading for difficult bargaining and a drawn-out struggle.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/19 23:48:39