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US political elites attempt to save economy before people's lives

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he hopes to “have the country opened up” by April 12, Easter Sunday. The plan obviously places political interests above the health of millions of Americans.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 18:48:40

China's experience beam of hope in global COVID-19 fight

The special G20 summit on March 26 was a very important, timely and a remarkable meeting. The meeting marked two firsts in the G20's 20-year history: The first is a video conference for the first time; Second, for the first time the theme of the conference is to cope with COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 14:23:40

Global solidarity crucial to fight against pandemic

COVID-19 is the enemy of all people and one of the greatest non-traditional security challenges and economic risks ever faced. No country can stand alone in this storm. Shifting responsibility will not solve problems but intensify conflicts. Only through cooperation and practical actions can we overcome our difficulties together.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 11:58:40

8 reflections from China's experience in fighting COVID-19

To wipe out the virus, China's successful experience is extremely helpful and enlightening, as China knows the pain and is getting through it. Here are at least eight crucial takeaways the world can learn from China's measures.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 20:43:40

Regardless of speaker's intentions, 'Chinese virus' is racist

Regardless of the speaker's understanding and intention of choosing a word, it is the listener's feeling that matters in the judgment of the legitimacy of a word.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 14:58:40

Neoliberalism aids rapid spread of virus

A virus knows no borders, and the epidemic is the common enemy of humanity. The international community needs to strengthen cooperation, jointly respond to the COVID-19 and finally win the battle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 13:13:40

G20 comes to the fore again

There is no substitute for concerted multilateral action. For this, we happen to have an instrument that seems made-to-order for this extreme emergency. The G20 should once again come to the fore and do the needful.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 14:48:40

Warnings from Macao helped American parents prepare

Luckily, my family heeded the warnings I told them about from China's frontlines.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 14:23:17

Trump's policies fueling racial tensions in the US

As long as Trump remains in office, his mostly white supporters will feeling like they have a sympathetic voice in the White House that encourages their perceived racial anxiety.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 14:03:40

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