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What effects will US midterm election results exert upon China?

Where will the US head in its trade war with China? The midterm elections are not a decisive factor. Whether Trump will continue the trade war depends on his judgment on whether the trade war will help him win the 2020 re-election. It's very likely Trump will change his tough attitude.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 21:18:41

China, US must try to stop new 'iron curtain'

With China's rising power and the US desire to adjust its relationship with the world, Beijing and Washington need to find a way to competitively coexist, even if it is doomed to be very difficult. It requires mutual respect, high-quality dialogue and actions acceptable to both sides.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/8 21:13:40

China-backed projects meet demands of Africa

Earlier this year, former US secretary of state Rex Tillerson warned African countries to be careful not to forfeit their sovereignty when they accept loans from China. Yet in the 19th century, Europe once loaned substantial quantities of money to the US to help it build its railway network. Why was no American worried about forfeiting their sovereignty?
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 19:33:40

Why I enjoy China From Above TV series

In what way should a complex, diverse and rapidly changing China be presented to the world? Many Chinese and foreign documentary-makers are trying to find the answer. Documentaries filmed by China used to focus on generality rather than details, visuals rather than connotations. But things now have changed.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 18:48:40

What Merkel departure will mean for Germany, Europe and China

As far as Sino-German relations are concerned, the departure of Merkel does not constitute good news as she has generally favored close cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/7 18:43:40

How opening-up changed China's diplomacy

China has been changing its diplomatic thinking according to the international situation, and has also been adjusting them as Beijing deepens the understanding of the world and increases its own strength. What hasn't changed is China's perseverance for peace and cooperation, and the balance between the world and itself, interests and responsibilities.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 20:03:39

US waywardness signals declining hegemony

To pursue narrow interests, the Trump administration is trying to redefine the international order. The current order supported US hegemony, but it is also the one that will destroy US hegemony as Trump is changing it.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 18:28:40

Can Morrison bring China ties out of doldrums?

Morrison said he looks forward to meeting with Chinese leaders in the forthcoming G20 and APEC summits. We hope he is sincere and genuinely aims at a thaw in Australia's relations with China. China is not a card to be played to make partisan gains. It is in the long-term interest of both countries to achieve a win-win outcome in bilateral relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 12:58:39

A grand Eurasia cooperation can provide antidote to unilateralism and hegemony

While superpowers are still ganging up, developing countries, especially emerging economies, should eliminate strategic suspicion and increase mutual trust, forge partnerships rather than alliances, set up a united front of emerging powers different from the West, and promote multilateral global governance to build a new international order where the developing world can have a say.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/6 10:48:39

China has a role in Afghanistan peace process

Both Afghanistan and China inherit rich civilizations. They have lived peacefully together for centuries and the legacy must be continued by the current and future leaders of the nations. Afghanistan and China can benefit from each other through political, economic and geo-strategic ties and act as stabilizing forces for the region.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/5 20:53:47

Post-Merkel Germany may be more open to Russia, China

The starting point to speculate over a post-Merkel era and its related implications for Germany's foreign policy and European integration is the patent failure of the European Union, at least in terms of popular consensus/democratic legitimacy, it amounts to “democratic deficit”.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/5 19:23:39

Mutually beneficial ties needed in a flat world

Friedman coined the term “entanglement” as a way to position China-US relations. If the core is engagement, then it is desirable. If China-US relations need to be “reset,” then it is necessary to return to the correct path of building a new type of major-country relations built on non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 18:38:39

Non-traditional military alliance, community in Northeast Asia can benefit Asian people

In Northeast Asia, if we can set up a non-traditional military alliance as well as a community, it will be good for the Asian people.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 13:33:39

Trump cranks up pressure on India by rejecting invitation

Rejecting the Indian invitation for the Republic Day doesn't mean Trump won't visit India. This can probably be Trump's way of cranking up the pressure.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/4 13:23:39

Anxiety behind superstitions, nothing fishy about it

When we reposting koi for luck, there are people dashing to their dreams.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 23:53:40

AI can create art work, without the humanity

AI might quickly learn to think like humans and produce art that makes sense. But even if more robots succeed in producing art, human artists will not be replaced.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:52:13

By distrusting immigrants, US invites its decline

Distrusting, discriminating against and excluding immigrants will bring huge risks and uncertainty to the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 18:48:40

China, India and Japan synergy can help Asia

During Abe's recent visit to China, he pledged to actively participate in China's Belt and Road initiative (BRI). The AAGC and the BRI can coordinate as they share similar geographical range and idea. If China, Japan and India can achieve cooperation, they will boost the world's confidence in the Asian economy.
Source: Global Times | 2018/11/1 14:03:39