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Hong Kong elite need to update their national recognition

They must update their concept of the new era, re-recognize China and the world and go in line with the central government so that they can maintain their leadership and influence in Hong Kong. Otherwise, they will be marginalized together with the decline of the West.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 22:28:41

How Western media promotes color revolution: a case study of Hong Kong

It is crucial to wake up from the dreams created by the Western mainstream media. The practice of these media actively participating in the color revolution will eventually be discarded by history. This tendency cannot be stopped by any forces.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 22:23:40

China-Canada relations shouldn't be held hostage by Ottawa politics

The revival of China-Canada relations is in the interest of both sides. Canada is the key to whether bilateral relations come out of the quagmire.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 20:48:39

What US embassy's mooncake gift means

Indeed, amid fraught China-US relations, the coexistence of competition and cooperation will be normal in the future. Everyone has the responsibility to prevent risks from aggravating.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/9 20:28:39

How to close understanding gap between China, the US?

While the US now wants to contain China there is little evidence that it wants to understand China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 22:23:40

Amid festering trade war, frustration mounts inside US

The fresh round of trade negotiations are expected to take place in October. If Washington does not fully reflect on its miscalculations, it may be tough for both sides to reach a positive outcome. As what Beijing has constantly emphasized, if the US wants a trade war, China will fight back to the end.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 20:38:40

Fans fan the fire of obsession with idols

Sasaeng fans need to rein in their love and stop living in a fantasy world. Fans are meant to admire and love their idols, not to stalk or control them.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/8 19:33:40

Consumption craze drives burgeoning Chinese economy

There are many sectors attached to trade and given how consumers go after similar things, we should embrace products regardless of where they are manufactured since a long supply chain spread over many countries is behind the production.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/6 15:08:40

German chancellor's trip a benchmark in many ways

Merkel's visit to China will, at least, demonstrate that Berlin is willing to have strategic talks with Beijing and seek consensus through high-level dialogues, making cooperation the keynote of China-Germany relations.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 20:18:40

Willy-nilly, US shutting the door on itself

If nothing is done immediately to stop the bleeding of international students and skilled foreign workers, it won't take long for the public to realize that Trump's supposed welcome mat for skilled immigrants doesn't exist. And hidden beneath is a future US that has its door shut to outsiders, the reins of the future firmly in the hands of people with light skin.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 20:13:40

Merkel's China visit will leave important legacy for future German leaders

Merkel's change in attitude toward China was due to the realization that benign relations benefit Germany, Europe and the world. Her experience is an important legacy for future German leaders who excessively value ideology, are pro-US, or have biased knowledge of China.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/5 11:28:40

Wang's visit key to reviving NK peace process

However, quite a lot is needed to change the more than five decades of hostility between North Korea and the US. China-US cooperation is indispensable to creating such conditions. Reviving Pyongyang-Washington negotiations with the help of Beijing will guide international opinion and strengthen world confidence in solving major regional issues through multilateralism and international cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 23:26:12

More exchanges may help restore HK order

Above all, Hong Kong authorities must take a closer look at the operations of Western NGOs. Hong Kong should remain open, but if subversive activities are being conducted, then they are a threat to the city's stability and should be curtailed. Given the highly coordinated student unrest, there should be an investigation into who and what was behind their organized efforts.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/4 10:13:40

Japan's aid to Africa influenced by ideological, security calculations

If Japan's care for Africa is not aimed at the well-being of Africans and is focused solely on the competition of big powers, the division of influence spheres and ideology, it will hardly win the support of Africans no matter how successful TICAD is or how much it supposedly aids.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 20:18:40

HK adolescent protesters reveal a breakdown in family and school values

An old Chinese saying goes “a son's mistakes should be blamed on his father's failure to teach him.” The root of the problem among Hong Kong's adolescents can be found within their families and schools. Unfortunately, a few teenagers have engaged in the violent protests blindly. They will be taught a lesson for life.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 18:33:41

Cybersecurity has geopolitical consequences

This means that the EU, which has the same concerns, could share preferred outcomes with China – to pursue a stable internet, to protect intellectual property and to fight against fake news and destruction. Sharing preferred outcomes could be a basis of creating norms of cyberspace in the future. We need to bring cybersecurity and internet governance right into the heart of foreign policymaking.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/3 18:33:40

Trump delusional in believing trade war will not harm US

People may have different opinions about who has suffered the most from the trade war and who will come out the winner. One thing that can be guaranteed is the trade war will not end with one clear winner and one completely damaged loser.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 21:28:40

China's defensive military policy traces its roots to history and reality

China's defense policy will follow the trend. Based on China's own national and military conditions, the country will adhere to fortified national defense and build a world-class military, contributing to establishing a community of shared future for mankind.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 21:03:41