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West risks becoming the frog in the well

While with arrogance and self-satisfaction, the West will find itself stuck in a political and economic impasse in the end.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 21:43:59

China explores new international financial governance path

China still needs to learn a lot from the US about regional and international financial governance. But in terms of the concepts and practice, China could also teach the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 19:33:39

China faces up to challenges at key time

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China takes place at a momentous time in world affairs. As seldom before in recent decades, we are going through a turbulent period, marked by great uncertainty.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 18:48:40

World awaits major outcomes of 19th CPC Congress

As the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China convenes, worldwide attention is once again trained on Beijing as China's ruling party gathers its delegates to take stock of the nation's accomplishments over the past five years and also to chart the nation's course for the next five years.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 18:48:39

National parks must be affordable to all

The affordability of national parks in the US is a result of the amazing centennial national parks system.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 18:38:40

Brexit meltdown leaves Britain in limbo

Brexit is not about Europe at all. It is about Britain's view of itself. It is about the desire to recapture what is gone, to resuscitate lost greatness. It is neither realistic nor positive, and, sadly, there now appears to be no way out of the cul-de-sac into which the British have misguidedly driven themselves.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 0:03:39

Xinjiang should be wary of pan-Turkic history

We should have a correct understanding of the history and reality of Xinjiang, adhere to ideology of China as an inseparable unity, set up the right national identity of Xinjiang people, resist against all kinds of risks of ideological corrosion and build up a strong national ideological security.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/18 21:08:39

Innovative diplomacy addresses intl issues

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, has charted the course of major-country diplomacy with distinctive Chinese characteristics and ushered in a new era of China as the pioneer in shaping the international order.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/18 20:03:39

Sino-German partnership: success based on openness

Since establishing diplomatic relations 45 years ago, the partnership between China and Germany has prospered.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/18 19:53:39

Will we see a Russia-Saudi oil cartel?

Political agreements between the largest players in the Middle East can bring economic benefits to them; however, as has been noticeable over the past years, the situation can change at any time.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 20:33:39

Disoriented Europe slow to find way forward

Germany wants to alter the EU political and public agenda by pushing toward a more constructive dimension. This cannot only happen at the communication level. Action is required and the younger generation should be the core of all efforts. As long as this is not happening, more extreme views will continue to rise.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 20:28:39

China’s military achievements benefit national interests, world order

China's military has made remarkable progress since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 19:48:39

EU expects deeper reforms from Congress

They say a year is a long time in politics, so the five years since the last Party Congress in 2012 can be considered a very long time indeed. Certainly the world has changed in many ways, some good, some not so good.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/17 19:43:39

UNESCO exit a loss for US, multilateralism

Trump's withdrawal doctrine is a loss not merely for multilateralism but also the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:58:39

Chinese learning to act like global citizens

The Belt and Road initiative has enhanced China's global influence and in turn reshaped the image of China and Chinese society. This presents a new mission. Every Chinese resident should learn to eye the globe and keep up with national development, and behave like the citizen of a global power.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/16 18:43:39

HK must back China national anthem law

In a political game, Hong Kong should use both hard and soft power. Isolating a few radical forces and at the same time gaining the support of mainstream society need wisdom and a clear understanding of public opinion in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 21:48:39

19th Communist Party of China National Congress: It’s not ‘Game of Thrones’

To better understand the future direction of China and its unique multi-party cooperation system under Party leadership, we need to leave the fantasy drama on the cutting room floor and examine the wisdom, governing philosophy, strategy and plan of the largest political party in the world: the Communist Party of China. It is in this sense only that the 19th congress opens a window on the inner workings of Chinese politics.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 21:38:39

Online travel platforms need more regulation

Although China's tourist market is developing fast, complaints and poor service in the OTA sector abound. This merits close attention and should be handled in a holistic fashion, in a bid to bolster the benign development of China's tourism industry.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 23:42:57