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Will Justin Trudeau win Canada's federal election?

The Trudeau administration has appointed Dominic Barton, who was based in Shanghai as McKinsey's Asia chairman from 2004 to 2009 and has immense knowledge about China, as its new ambassador to China earlier in September. The nomination to some extent showed the Trudeau government's resolve to better relations with Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 21:48:40

China development model draws Africa

As China celebrates yet another landmark in its history, there are many lessons for Africa from the east.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 21:08:32

UK's attitude resembles that of a US auxiliary

Are China-UK relations still in a golden era? How will Brexit affect UK's policy toward China?
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/22 21:08:31

Will declining population endanger the human race?

Fewer babies. Fewer marriages. Rise in the single population and divorces. Traditional concepts will face more questions since for the young workforce, having children and a family and compromising one's own goals does not seem to make sense.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/20 17:58:40

The Guardian's criticism of China's climate change effort misses the point

Countless people in China are in fact contributing to protecting the environment and dealing with climate change, but they just don't want to publicize it.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 22:18:40

US Chinese caught in linguistic quagmire

The attractions of mainstream culture for young people and the lack of opportunities to practice Chinese in the US make it an uphill battle.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 22:03:40

After Li's Russia visit, ties eye new avenues

In the new era, China and Russia will face unprecedented development opportunities as well as fiercer competition. The two countries should cherish political trust and maintain a leading position in the international arena.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/19 21:58:48

Facebook loses face over Hong Kong riots

It is obvious that Facebook and other enterprises enjoy damaging China's reputation and benefiting from the country at the same time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/18 19:43:40

US bellicose stance cannot jolt China

China is open to financial interactions with the US and welcomes the latter to enter the Chinese financial markets in a proper manner. This will create new economic connections between the two countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 22:23:40

No end in sight for Taiwan's 'diplomatic crises'

China's influence is rising and the one-China principle has become an international norm. Whatever strategy the Tsai authority adopts to boost its position in the global arena will only turn out to be a fruitless endeavor.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 19:58:48

Economy, dialogue calm 'yellow vest' movement

Macron dared to take a plunge because he believes that the French economy is on the rise, but his reform drive still faces big challenges.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 18:08:40

Xinjiang visit exposes hollow Western media claims

China is doing its part, it would be important to talk about it honestly and respectfully.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 23:48:40

China's rise: Diamond doesn't know its worth

More efforts are needed to be made by Chinese intellectuals. Many of the experiences gained from China's successful practices are beyond the explanation of Western theories.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/16 23:13:40

US hawks' 'China threat' paranoia knows no bounds

The US must introspect on its relative decline in a multipolar world. Washington urgently needs a new China policy that is constructive.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 15:18:39

China can play more active role in mediating Japan-South Korea spat

China can be an important mediator between Japan and South Korea. Up until now, the US played the role, but it is time for China to play that role, because cooperation among China, Japan, South Korea is extremely important for peace and stability, as well as the common prosperity in Northeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/15 18:58:39

US hard-liners' trade war stance destined to backfire

Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Chief Economics Commentator Greg Ip recently wrote a piece titled "Has America's China backlash gone too far?" The piece, posted on the WSJ website, quoted Stephen Hadley, former US national security advisor that said, "The attitude among the American foreign-policy elite has changed dramatically over the last three or four years to a very much hardened attitude towards China."
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/13 9:51:25

Anti-mask law imperative for Hong Kong

In movies, masked people cloaked in black are almost always bandits who kill and plunder. Such image is also typical of a member of the Islamic State. However, in the riots that started after the anti-extradition bill protests morphed into a so-called "pro-democracy movement" during the last three months, the belligerent protesters acted violently under the garb of masks and black clothes.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/12 10:51:58

Prisoner exchange sign of easing tensions

We still cannot say whether negotiations between Moscow and Kiev will carry on or whether Zelensky can show his diplomatic capabilities in balancing Russia with the US and the EU, especially in issues involving NATO.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/11 19:03:40