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Challenge to cut ties between US business, govt officials

Those senior counselors and high-ranking officials in the US doing businesses, who possess substantial money, resources and contacts, on the other hand, may easily get involved in questionable business. This is determined by the US system, which can hardly be changed. Cutting these officials' connections with capital and how to better select and supervise them are pressing challenges for Washington.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/12 21:19:20

Beijing-Manila ties won't be swayed by Philippine domestic politics

If Duterte wants to bring up the South China Sea issue during the APEC meeting, that is his business. But he should think carefully what he will get from it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/9 23:28:43

Why do American millennials favor socialism more than capitalism?

Not knowing what socialism means is no more than an excuse for the fact that US millenials are becoming more interested in socialism. The country must face up to its young generation's dissatisfaction with its system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/7 23:53:39

Power wrangle puts tech titans at odds with Washington

Powered by capital, US technology companies have grown to the degree that they face little restraint. The US' partisan politics is also limited by the influence of the capital, which gives external forces the opportunity to infiltrate American politics. Tied by current institutions, Washington can do nothing about it.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 23:18:40

France needs immediate action to stop its decline

France might be sick. But it has many chances to recover with its renowned enterprises, as well as advantages, including a sound medical care system, the highest birth rates in Europe, plenty of successful career women and sufficient preschool and daycare centers. French people must take immediate action to make a change.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 23:03:39

Guerrilla warfare requires new global anti-terror strategy

Preventing such trends of terrorism under the framework of the United Nations might be a priority of the international community.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/2 23:18:39

Human rights best protected by stricter laws, not moral high ground

Without strict enforcement of anti-terror laws, anyone can become the victim of terrorism some day.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/1 22:38:39

Troubled by Internet trolling? China may offer management inspiration

Beijing is still adjusting and reforming its way of social media management. But its basic position is that government must not simply be a spectator. Perhaps the US can find some inspiration from Chinese experience.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 22:48:40

Washington loses sight as Russiagate scandal drags on

Confronting the US' own domestic issues, the nation has not yet seen a solution which is supported by the vast majority.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/30 23:13:40

Russiagate reveals Americans lack confidence in own system

For Russians, "Russiagate" did not affect them much, but for Americans, it exposed their lack of confidence toward their own system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/29 22:53:39

Military cooperation to promote China-ASEAN trust

As Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said, next year will be the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the China-ASEAN strategic partnership. It's an opportunity to forge higher level strategic partnerships and build a closer China-ASEAN community of common destiny.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/25 23:50:13

Washington's vain hope of turning ASEAN against China

Developing a good relationship with China, especially expanding economic collaboration with Beijing, serves the interests of every single country in the region.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/24 20:28:39

Beijing's aid to anti-terror fight supports regional stability

More and more facts have demonstrated that cooperation between Southeast Asian countries and China is conducive to regional stability.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/23 23:13:40

Apple respects laws of other nations more than US senators

US officials are used to pointing their figures at and imposing their will on other countries. Such a conceited mentality has to change. Since the US has been saddled with problems that need to be fixed immediately, the senators had better focus on their own business.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 22:23:41

US-India rapport more symbolic than substantial

Washington has failed to contain China's growth in the past and cannot succeed in this goal in the future. Such a goal would actually hinder growth for the whole of Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 23:18:39

Xi's report offers blueprint for future decades

At the door of a new era, we sincerely wish the CPC and China accomplish more successes in the future, which concerns everyone of us.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 0:03:40

Mogadishu deaths remind world of cruel reality

The explosions in Somalia are both a deafening denunciation of the West and a reminder to the world. The demise of so many lives is a lesson for all humanity.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 23:03:39

Bishop's warning to students driven by ideological bias

The reality is discrimination against Chinese students is rising in Australia.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 23:18:40