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Why Mercedes-Benz's Dalai ad irritates Chinese audience

It is hoped Mercedes and other foreign companies will become more cautious in selecting advertising slogans in future and avoid any other controversial behavior that can be interpreted as supporting Tibet's independence.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/7 22:23:40

Beijing has duty to make Taiwan abide by UN sanctions

Without Beijing's approval, it would be very difficult for the island to seek inclusion in international organizations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/6 23:28:40

Misguided academics promote China-EU confrontation

An adverse current is emerging in EU intellectual circles with the potential to divert China-EU relations toward a devastating confrontation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/5 23:13:39

Despite airport rage, majority respects rules when abroad

With more and more Chinese going abroad, it's of vital importance that they maintain rationality and act in line with rules and laws. This is not only related to better safeguarding their rights overseas, but also closely related to the image of China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/1 22:43:41

China-Vatican ties shouldn't be beset by external forces

China's governance of religion has grown increasingly mature and its handling of Catholic affairs fits the interests of believers. The two sides should also keep in mind that international forces may try to sabotage the negotiating process by spreading rumors that are harmful to Sino-Vatican ties.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/31 23:03:40

Rural schoolgirl can teach West lesson about China's rise

Competition coexists with cooperation. Through the world, joint efforts are essential for a bright future. In fact, China's Belt and Road initiative is also sharing developmental dividends with the international community.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/30 23:18:40

Independent policy in best interests of India

To strengthen cooperation with China is not to stand against the US. From China's perspective, India doesn't need to take sides between China and the US. It holds an open and welcoming attitude toward normal cooperation between India and the US and other countries. It's expected India can continue to stick to the principle of non-alignment in developing foreign relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/29 22:48:39

Territorial integrity is not a matter of free speech

China didn't intervene in the internal affairs of Western countries. Rather, it is opposed to Western interference into its own affairs.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/28 23:33:39

China follows ethical line while advancing technology

Since the 1996 birth of Dolly the sheep, the first cloned mammal, cloning controversies, especially human cloning, have never stopped.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/25 22:58:40

Pursuit of efficiency explains China's fast growth

Efficiency is the key to development. Chinese workers are highly mobilized and organized. Different from foreign laborers who squander hours at tea breaks chatting, Chinese are known for their diligence and spirit of dedication.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/24 23:08:39

Inefficiency erodes US public faith in government

Americans never had that much faith in their government in the first place. But what little faith they had is seriously deteriorating.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/23 22:23:39

US partisan wrangling leaves public interest unattended

The American public expects a decisive government that can fight for their interests, but Congress has become a club of empty talk where politicians care more about their private gains than the public interest. Political polarization is a major issue that the US needs to address and all sides need to try harder.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 23:13:39

Washington underestimates China's contribution to WTO

Seeing Beijing is about to surpass Washington economically, the US seems to be utterly discomfited. It does not care if China has taken over 1 billion people out of extreme poverty, or how much it has contributed to the globe. The US' own interests must come first. Looking for excuses to break the China-WTO contract is, thus, not surprising. Nevertheless, disputes in trade can be resolved through the WTO, instead of a trade war.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 22:53:39

Philippines-China maritime cooperation shows good start

It's high time that China and the Philippines put aside disputes and joined hands to conduct scientific research in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 22:58:40

Witch hunt in US endangers Chinese community

Sensational reports of Chinese infiltration and espionage and Chinese institutions jeopardizing US national security must have an unimaginable effect on the living environment of US-based Chinese expats and Chinese companies.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 23:18:40

Hawaii false alarm reveals more than human error

Offering Pyongyang a sense of security is the solution. But there is no sign so far that the US is willing to decrease its military pressure on North Korea.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 23:08:41

Rule of law not contradictory to religious freedom

No unlawful religious activity can be exempted in China and no licit religious exercise will be suppressed here. Religious affairs in China deserve to be highly respected in this world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 23:03:40

Despite Marriott gaffe, China's business climate unaltered

Instead of throwing mud at China's business environment by deliberately connecting it with the Marriott case, Western media outlets should pay more attention to China's efforts to attract foreign capital, as this is what objective and fair reporting should be.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/14 23:13:40