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Trump's about-face on racist virus term is strategic, temporary

It is worth noting that if the US asks China for help but once a national emergency is over, Washington very likely returns to its deep-rooted mind-set of strategic and geopolitical competition.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 13:13:40

Cuba medical expertise strengthens COVID-19 fight

How is this small island, blocked economically by the US, doing so much in the global fight against the pandemic?
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 12:13:40

Trump's promise not to use 'Chinese virus' unlikely to stop US' ethnic slander

Their attacks on China won't change the fact that the coronavirus is spreading across the US and that the federal government is not dealing with it appropriately.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 19:23:40

US virus fight lacks China's courier services

In Europe and the US, there are plenty of groceries and toiletries on store shelves, but due to a lack of delivery services, people cannot stay home for extended periods. They have to go out to buy daily supplies, which has created window for the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 18:23:40

'Open letter' should have been sent to US govt

While China is engaged in a seemingly Herculean task, it is neither ethical nor professional for US media to put extremely insulting labels on China, and use a double standard in reporting similar actions taken by China and other countries during their respective fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/25 16:28:40

China's coronavirus aid to Cambodia will boost regional relations

May the Cambodia-China friendship ties that were established during the time of His Majesty King Norodom Sihanouk will continue to grow. We must unite against all the obstacles in our countries' relations, especially COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 18:48:40

Security woes hamper Afghanistan virus fight

During this difficult time, Afghanistan is turning to China for help, and is expecting urgent assistant to help fighting the likely uncontrolled spread of the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 18:33:40

Africa looks Eastward for COVID-19 solution

The biggest lesson coming from China is that each and every citizen has a role to play, and that the fight against this pandemic is not solely a government affair, and ordinary citizens have joined this fight.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 22:33:40

Trump govt's three big lies hurt Americans

China's image will not be dented by lies which will however ultimately hurt Americans. There are three main “China lies” promoted by the Trump administration.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 18:38:40

China returns favor to EU when US help is absent

A global pandemic calls for global solidarity not narrow-mindedness. Helping Europe as best as we can is also helping ourselves, because no country in a globalized world is immune to the misery of others. The butterfly effect is everywhere, including the grave, potential effects of imported cases and the spill-on damage being done to the global economy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 18:18:40

Pandemic may further drive Europe, US apart

Now that Europe is the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, how it copes with the outbreak is crucial to the global fight against the virus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 15:03:40

US steps up maritime provocations in attempt to distract China's COVID-19 fight

In the face of such provocation, China must raise its guard and should take actions, such as launching military exercises in the South China Sea. This would send a signal to the outside world, especially to the US, that the preparedness of the Chinese military in safeguarding its country has not relaxed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:23:40

Virus control tests solidarity of South Asia bloc

SAARC is facing several obstacles, including the ongoing poor relations between India and Pakistan. By not attending Modi's conference call, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan revealed his distrust of India.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:08:40

Sharing and giving to fight COVID-19 in the globalization era

China's outbreak measures and methods were effective. They were based on simple rules of social distancing and personal hygiene. We are supposed to learn from them and implement them in our countries however possible. It is also up to China to share their experiences with the world to help other nations curb the outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 18:08:40

Western political system gets a radical health check

There has been nothing like the current crisis for 100 years, so any President might struggle to get a grip on such an unprecedented challenge. But with Trump in charge, the problems of lack of preparedness, years of inadequate health funding, and a blithe disregard for the most disadvantaged members of society, are compounded by a leader who is clearly out of his depth.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 17:33:41

China's virus fight projects an image of responsible major power

China has actively implemented pandemic prevention and control and achieved good preliminary results. It has demonstrated the strong national spirit of the Chinese nation that is not afraid of sacrifice and dedication to a cause.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 14:23:40

'Trump pandemic' grips the US, no escaping accountability this time

Quite a few US elites think Trump is a “barbarian.” Their disdain for Trump will increase as the coronavirus pandemic rages. It is likely that more American people will think the same way.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/21 21:48:40

US needs to understand cooperation, not xenophobia, is the right way forward

It's high time for Westerners to cease the blame game. In the era of globalization, no country can survive all on its own. Chinese people have made great efforts and substantial contribution to curb the spread of the COVID-19. They should not be bullied and stigmatized.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/21 18:18:40