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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

China's monetary sovereignty stands strong

For Chinese people, the US dollar's exorbitant privilege is a bullying act in the finance sector. Fortunately, China's yuan is rising unhindered, and the nation has dealt a blow to the US dollar's exorbitant privilege in defending monetary sovereignty. However, this is still a difficult path and China needs to walk in a more steady fashion.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/2 21:03:40

Demise of GSOMIA deals a blow to US Indo-Pacific Strategy

The Blue House once said that it may reconsider its decision to end GSOMIA if Japan abandons its export curbs. With the US vigorous intervention, South Korea and Japan might find a way out of current friction, but it is not easy for both sides to reverse the trend.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/1 23:14:20

Much care needed for the visually impaired in China

More must be done and changes must continue to ensure that every citizen is properly cared for. This is what every nation should strive for.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/30 19:38:40

Suppressing Huawei beyond US security concerns: expert

How is cybersecurity connected with geopolitics? In what way will cyber geopolitics influence a country's diplomacy? How to establish effective diplomatic mechanism in cyberspace?
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 22:23:40

Real portrayal of Chinese factory in Obama film

This should be the takeaway for whoever has goals similar to Cao's.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 22:03:40

China and Russia should join hands to safeguard political stability

The meaning of the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era is broad. It is of overall significance for the two countries to maintain stability and independently choose their development path.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/29 21:58:41

Will Zarif's surprise G7 visit help resolve row?

More and more countries are aware that Trump's maximum pressure campaign against Tehran is not sustainable.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 20:53:40

West's attempt to slander Huawei will fail

China is cooperating with Africa wholeheartedly. The West's scheming is bound to achieve nothing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 17:53:40

As HK festers, questions aplenty for the West

So, will Hong Kong with support from the US-led West be an exception? Hardly. The US has already sought to use the Hong Kong protests as a bargaining chip in its strategic game with China. Hong Kong's special customs status with the US is also under threat from Washington. Hong Kong protesters may ask those Western politicians if the latter really treat them as advocates of peace or merely political tools.
Source: Global Times | 2019/8/28 13:43:40