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World order in crisis as US-EU ties fray

In Davos, Merkel will probably forge an alliance with Macron to counter Trump's anti-globalization policies and express EU's support for globalization to the rest of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 19:43:40

China opens new chapter in Africa relations

In response to Africa's strong demand for cooperation, China will hold the FOCAC this year in Beijing, which will be the first multilateral activity since the 19th CPC National Congress. This highlights China's determination to develop Sino-African ties to new heights in the new era.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 19:38:40

Chinese Charge D 'Affaires Says 'Na Qai Qo Ena Qai Ga'

The Chinese Charge d'Affaires Gu Yu aptly put it yesterday when he quoted a famous iTaukei saying “na qai qo ena qai ga”. When literally translated it means “there's no turning back, only forward”.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 16:03:40

P.M. addresses concerns about China, debt and aid

In light of criticisms of China's aid to the Pacific from Australia, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi has risen to the defense to China's aid programme. In the following interview with the government-owned Savali Newspaper, released by the Principal Communications Officer - Press and Communications Division, Funefea'i Dikaiosune Tamali'i, on Saturday night, Prime Minister also addresses questions about Samoa's debt and aid from other countries.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/22 16:03:39

Obama legacy suffers to boost 'America First'

If the Trump administration cannot strike a balance between “America First” and American responsibility, “Make America Great Again” will just become an empty slogan.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 18:48:39

Trump's nuclear plan risks arms buildup

As the only superpower with the strongest nuclear and non-nuclear forces, the US under Trump believes that its nuclear forces are not sufficient, and more efforts should be made to turn the nuclear triad into a more “modern, flexible and resilient” force, so other countries lagging behind will learn their lesson and follow suit. Thanks to the Trump nuclear doctrine, the coming years will witness a stronger momentum for nuclear buildup and nuclear proliferation around the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/21 18:43:39

Harsher punishment only solution to stop cyber bullying

With netizens' joint efforts, the alleged dog killer's residential address was dug out within days. It seems netizens can offer help faster than police in some cases, a sad truth that cannot be denied.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 21:35:59

Game for a game!

It is ridiculous to believe that a game can suddenly make you rich.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 21:35:59

China-LAC relations ride rising trade wave

For too long, Latin America has depended on the ups and downs of the commodity cycle. While, especially in South America, raw materials and natural resources will continue to be a critical part of its export basket, what is crucial now is to increase the investment rate, to improve productivity and to add more value to its exports. In this, it can partner with China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 20:33:39

Reform hits US Chinese migrants' family ties

It's hard to tell where things are heading to in terms of immigration policy reform or anything else in this country now. But I only hope that Chinese Trump supporters' altruism won't lead them to face a new wave of non-discriminatory discrimination triggered by the anti-immigration heat.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 20:18:39

Many bumps on road to better China-US ties

The US faces an increasingly confident Chinese people, something it is uncomfortable and unfamiliar with.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 20:58:39

University action against professor a milestone

Considering the current emphasis on the protection of rights of women and children, it is possible that the Beihang University incident becomes a milestone in the protection of women's rights and the development of society.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 20:53:40

#MeToo campaign should not lead to a gender war

The #MeToo movement should not lose focus and digress from its original aim. It needs to provide solutions rather than becoming a channel for venting ire.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/17 20:43:40

Mild approach pays off for China in East Asia, Western Pacific

After the 19th CPC National Congress, China will be more active participating in international politics, economics and global governance, and will play a leading role in certain fields.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 20:33:40

Moon deserves chance to let sunshine in

History has made it clear that tough resolutions will not work in addressing the nuclear issue. The right choice is openness, inclusiveness and consultation. Given more time, perhaps Moon's efforts will work out this time.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 20:33:39

Oprah Winfrey not the answer to Democratic electorate exhausted by political correctness

Winfrey, however, does not have any connections within the party. Thus, although Winfrey's fans are eager to see her storm the Oval Office, the hard truth is that the possibility of the Democrats taking her seriously is not likely, let alone all US citizens.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 20:23:40

Germany on way to forming government

Merkel has steered both Germany and the EU during particularly turbulent circumstances. What should be her last term in office will define her legacy: Final impressions certainly matter. She has already worked well with several politicians at the national and international level and she is determined to do so with Schulz.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/16 20:18:40

India's sense of superiority miffs neighbors

As a major power in South Asia, India insists on a superior status in its neighbors' foreign policies, and has been wanting these countries to follow the “India First” policy since the end of WWII.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/15 21:18:40