OP-ED >> Viewpoint

US foreign aid cut would worsen global woes

At this critical juncture when the global order is experiencing a fundamental transformation and adjustment, inward-looking and utilitarian tendencies of a leader are obviously not a good thing. China can play its part, but certainly cannot replace or fulfill the role of the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 19:03:39

West needs new angle and logic to view China

The West needs a new angle, mentality and logic to view China's development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/28 18:13:39

Yoga not as safe as people once thought, says expert

Yoga is one of the fastest growing sports in Australia and worldwide, but new research released on Wednesday suggests that it is not as safe as previously believed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/28 15:37:14

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

‘One country, two systems’ a complex success

Viewing "one country, two systems," an innovative political practice, from a one-way angle will underestimate its complexity and rich connotations. To gain more accurate answers for the system, comprehensive, developing and multi-dimensional perspectives are required.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 19:53:39

Readers chime in on Dalai Lama speaking at US commencement ceremony

Last week, US Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein asked the Global Times to apologize and retract a commentary titled "US university fails to teach students correct history of Tibet." On Monday, the Global Times published an editorial, "Senator Feinstein's request for apology absurd," to counter her. How should we view UCSD's invitation of the Dalai Lama? Why did the incident concern the Chinese public? The Global Times has collected some online comments on this issue.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/27 19:48:39

Sino-US dialogue raises hopes for smoother ties

The Mar-a-Lago meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump earlier this year could be said to have set a new tone and expectations for closer and better relations between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 19:03:39

Dialogue key to a bright future for HK

I remember the efforts, leniency and patience displayed by Beijing and of course the city of Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 18:53:39

EU misreads Greece’s support on China’s human rights

All in all, selective criticism does not facilitate cooperation with China, especially taking into account that the new president of the US, Donald Trump, has so far decided to sideline references to human rights.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/26 10:53:39

China helping lift Africans out of poverty

Some countries frequently advocate "freedom" and "democracy," but China has been embarking on the path of poverty relief step by step. Apart from the accomplishments, the experience and knowledge in this area also constitute a huge source of soft power in China-Africa cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 19:23:40

Trade, exchanges can unlock BRICS potential

The road ahead is long and winding for the BRICS grouping and there are as many expectations and demands as there are cynics. The BRICS foreign ministers however should firmly assert their grip on the levers of this grouping to negotiate a stronger and brighter future of the group.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/25 19:18:40

Chinese companies in US face legal peril

Short sellers filed complaints against many Chinese companies for the discrepancies in their financial statements and dragged their stock prices down. Many companies were forced to delist and retreat back to China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:58:39

Will Europe turn to China in era of Trump?

Even if Beijing might not gain a new ally in the EU, China will gain confidence in its chosen path internally and internationally. It will take time for Europe and the US to again begin doing the same.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 21:53:40

Striking a balance between great civilizations

Whereas classical Confucianism harmony was based on hierarchical relations, we, in the 21st century, need a floating balance between symmetrical and hierarchical relations, combining the best of the two philosophical traditions set by Clausewitz and Confucius.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 17:43:40

High hopes ahead of new Sino-US dialogue

In the past few months, Sino-US relations have achieved unexpected stability.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/21 11:13:39

Russia-China rivalry in Central Asia overblown

Whether it is BRICS, SCO, the Eurasian Economic Union or talks about the Belt and Road initiatives, Russia and China have clear incentives and goals to meet for further collaboration to ensure that the challenges in the region can be addressed and dealt with while maintaining economic growth through holistic engagements. This sustainability can only be achieved if all can continue to participate in open dialogue, maintain a “multi-vector approach” to such matters and strike a balance both domestically and regionally in their respective decision-making processes.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 22:43:39

Decoding US policy on arms sales to Taiwan

The one-China policy is the political foundation of Sino-US relations. The US selling weapons to Taiwan will only cause damage and instability on the bilateral relations. It is hoped that the US will not use Taiwan as a bargaining chip and make efforts toward a better relationship with China.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 20:53:39

Is the US becoming a banana republic?

No one should underestimate US resilience. But for the moment, the widespread perception of Trump’s behavior is leading many to discount the US, more in sorrow than in anger.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 20:53:39