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'Snowflake boy' raises awareness of educational inequality

More efforts should be invested to provide snowflake boys and girls with easier access to the educational resources on which they can rely to pursue better prospects. This is the basis for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 22:48:40

Bellicose US public opinion may lead to war in peninsula

As the predominant player in the crisis, the US is critical to deciding whether there will be war or peace on the peninsula. The US should be careful what it wishes for. The more it talks about and prepares for war, the more likely it becomes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 23:23:41

West sees China's DNA database through skewed lens

It's high time that those prejudiced against China abandon their stereotyped mentality. Instead of pointing fingers at China, they should allocate more attention to privacy issues in their own countries instead.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/9 22:58:39

Scandal shows hip-hop cannot thrive in China

No one can transplant a cactus to Siberia or move polar bears to the equator. In this case, the living environment matters. Without a native culture for hip-hop, the cultural form can scarcely blossom in China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/8 23:13:40

Education can be effective channel to bring China, India closer

Intense educational communications can play an important role in helping Indians to know more about China, an effective means to lower tensions in Beijing-New Delhi relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/7 22:33:40

Addressing sexual harassment needs more than #metoo

Some Western media outlets are using China's sexual assault cases to insinuate that the Chinese system is to blame for the issue, as if the problems their countries are struggling to address are all about legal loophole.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/4 23:18:40

Global responsibilities need to be shared by all nations

The end of US hegemony may eventually result in disorder, and this depends on whether the West can treat a multipolar world rightly and squarely face China's rising international status and growing leadership in global affairs. No country will be capable of independently leading the world. The international community should find an order where all states jointly bear responsibilities. This is an arduous process, in which China is very willing to invest efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 23:25:32

Asia needs to explore regional solution for ethnic woes

In 2018, China will continue its efforts in maintaining stability in the Southeast Asian neighborhood and preserving the sound momentum of regional cooperation. Beijing will actively explore a way of resolving hotspot issues with Chinese characteristics so as to promote development through cooperation and settle regional issues through development.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 22:53:40

US is dividing, but it's not all Twitter's fault

A responsible US government should regulate online information with the advancement of internet technologies. Such management may be at odds with free speech and affect the values of US society. It tests the wisdom of the US leadership about how to utilize social media as a tool of engagement with its people and in governing the country.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/28 22:18:40

UN taking sides could worsen Rohingya crisis

At the current stage, the UN should support and help the Myanmar government to find a solution first, instead of blaming or shifting all the responsibilities to Myanmar.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/26 22:38:39

Christmas-ban debate in China misses big picture

Western opinion does not have the right to set agendas and dominate debates in China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/25 23:23:40

Playing Taiwan card dangerous for New Delhi

New Delhi should abandon geopolitical mentality and view ties with Beijing from a cooperative perspective. China and India highlighted the significance of border security on Friday. This is the right direction for Beijing-New Delhi interactions, and we hope both governments can seize this as an opportunity to improve their relations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/24 23:08:39

China addresses Mideast woes via neutrality, investment

A number of Middle East countries have joined the Belt and Road initiative and are actively interacting with China. This is because China's solution has taken all parties' interests into consideration and answered their call for development. We hope China's proposal can be inspiring to other major powers, and encourage them to make joint efforts for regional peace and development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/21 23:28:39

Is China ready to face direct competition with US?

China has always valued collaboration, but that does not mean it is reluctant to confront competition. Beijing has no interest in seeking global hegemony, and yet it will realize its goal of development. Such a process cannot be blocked by any force.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/20 23:18:40

Why The Economist failed to grasp China's influence?

China's emergence has triggered an intense reaction from the West. The hardest part for Western countries is to accept that no country in the world that is so different from their ideology, political system and culture can rise so fast to become the world's second largest economy.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/19 22:43:39

CPC's role cannot be detached from Chinese influence

As someone born in the mid-1970s, many of my childhood readings were stories about how Chinese people had to be alert to and thwarted plots of infiltrating spies from the imperialistic US. In hindsight, that was a ridiculous period of time in the modern history of China-West engagement. It is hoped such an absurd time will not be repeated in the West today.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/18 23:48:39

Can Rahul Gandhi lead a comeback of Congress?

Gujarat, Modi's home state, is widely considered as a stronghold of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Will the Congress defeat the BJP in the Gujarat assembly election? The result, which will be announced on Monday, may be an indication of what could happen in India's general elections in 2019.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/17 23:08:40

Google's return indicates openness of Chinese market

Google reverses its decision seven years on. But when in China, it must follow China's rules.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 23:18:39