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US' long-arm jurisdiction must be combated

The US is not a global policeman, nor is it a global judge and jury. “Blocking statutes” can be the start of countries saving the world from becoming mired in the US' legal system and safeguarding the balance of power in the field of international law.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/6 18:00:51

Is China still haunted by century of humiliation?

Is it Chinese that can't cast off the shadow of past suffering, or is it the West that can't face other civilizations equally?
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/6 12:24:05

Online lingo gains popularity as older practices die

Ancient Chinese texts and sayings are much more significant and beautiful and thus, deserve our attention and popularity.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 20:48:39

Beijing brooks no external interference over the Taiwan question

What's the implication of President Xi Jinping's speech for the reunification of China? What measures will the process entail and what are the obstacles? Global Times sought the opinion of two experts on Xi's speech.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 17:48:40

Xi charts course for peaceful reunification

Political dialogue with the island is a highly sensitive issue. The time for resolving the conflict through talks has come after there was no fruitful discussion during the period of cooperation between 2008 and 2016. As long as the institutional arrangement for peaceful development of relations is made, the road to China's reunification will not be far.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 17:48:39

Beyond Doha: Building trust and connectivity

Trust cannot be bought overnight. But trust can be nurtured over time by investing in connectivity. This deepens the economic and cultural ties between us, aiding mutual understanding and binding us together in a shared community. A more connected future is a safer, more prosperous future.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/3 17:28:40

China should adopt own age ratings for games

China is a large country with huge population and obvious gaps in education among people. China's traditional culture is different from that of the Western world, so the country shouldn't simply adopt a ready-made age rating system for games, but figure out its own way.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/2 17:48:39

China-US relations test future generation of leaders

In late November, America and the world said goodbye to former President George H.W. Bush. His passing marked not only the end of a life richly lived, but also the end of an era in US-China relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/28 9:37:15

Will Abe-Putin talks lead to a resolution of islands dispute?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is likely to visit Moscow on January 21, 2019 to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which has stirred fresh discussion on the long-lasting territorial dispute between the two nations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/31 11:00:58

China's reform efforts an example to the world

Today, with populism and protectionism intensifying globally, China's reform and opening-up and governance modernization practices will clearly provide insightful lessons for other developing countries in their endeavors to transition to a more prosperous and just society.
Source: Global Times | 2019/1/1 14:48:39

Making Chinese cities safer and enjoyable for pedestrians

A female pedestrian was sentenced to 10 months in jail and a year's probation recently by a court in Zhongshan, South China's Guangdong Province. She had been in a collision with a motorcyclist, who fell off his bike and later died. What was unusual was placing the blame for the accident on the pedestrian rather than the driver of the faster, heavier motorized vehicle. In this case, not only was the woman jaywalking, but she was also glued to her smartphone.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/30 10:24:36

The forbidden phone: Buy an Apple, lose promotion!

Huawei is already the favorite of a large number of people who rely on its superior quality. The treatment Huawei has received in some countries is unreasonable, but China should be reasonable in not discriminating against foreign products.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 20:18:39

Side effect a consenting partner of MeToo

Every movement, even when it is overwhelmingly for the good of society, has its negative side.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 17:03:39

BRI, aimed at economic uplift of partners, is not a geopolitical tool

Some in the West call the BRI China's Marshal Plan. They are two different things that are not comparable.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 11:18:39

A Chinese garden in America's backyard? Sino-LAC links in 2018

The United States and China make up close to 40 per cent of the world's GDP. Open, export-led economies like those of Latin America and the Caribbean need strong ties with both giants to prosper and make the great leap forward to the condition of fully developed nations. Developments in 2018 seem to confirm that there is little that can be done to change that hard fact.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/27 10:53:39

Will tech revolution overwhelm global system?

There is the question of how emerging technologies impact national security and even the nature of future wars.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 14:53:39

How sustainable tourism can benefit China

Unlike the problem faced by some countries with limited number of sites and things to do, China can plan it well so that foreign visitors are able to discover and understand more about the country – not through a third-person recount such as the news, but through their own eyes and interactions with locals.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/26 15:28:39

Governance index will help China showcase its achievements to world

On the basis of a governance index system, it is possible to assign annual rankings, prepare annual reports and other related assessments, and to build a database every year, providing necessary preconditions and support for China to consolidate the right to speak out.
Source: Global Times | 2018/12/25 18:28:40