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Can China-US military ties stay above acrimony?

Both countries hope to maintain healthy and stable military ties when economic relations are leaving a lot to be desired. This will also play a positive role in stabilizing the overall relationship between China and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/18 12:13:02

What other countries can learn from China's successful governance model

There are many lessons the world can learn from China's ascension. But one lesson that should be at the core of benchmarking is China's state competence.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 19:58:40

US politician calling Hong Kong 'new Berlin' absurd

Politicians like Cruz are stumbling blocks that impede the healthy development of China-US ties and instead raise the devil within the US, which offers nothing but bad news for the benign relationship between both countries.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 19:58:39

Inequality, social rift behind Latin America discontent

The time has come for Latin American countries to seriously rethink the approach to development they have followed until now.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/17 19:31:36

It's not ok to ignore kids gone berserk in public

If parents don't teach them, someone else will do the job, and it could be a stranger, police, or the laws. And such a lesson would be harsher.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/15 20:03:40

Macron's 'brain-dead' label for NATO points at growing chasm between Europe and US

The rift between Europe and the US is evident and is widening though the two sides are still allies.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 21:48:40

BRICS leverages strength of emerging markets

We can hope that the 11th BRICS summit will grapple with these challenges efficiently and heads of states will offer guidance that will enable the economic and innovation space to thrive and position member nations as well as countries of the Global South in an advantageous position.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 21:43:40

Why looking your age is not uncool

If women need approval from men before they can feel proud of their “age-appropriate” appearance, then women will never be liberated.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/14 18:38:40

China-Japan ties shouldn't be subject to US' whims

It will not be wise for China to expect a sudden spurt in ties, but there is a need for making a real difference in its Japan strategy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 22:28:41

West hits wrong button as China curbs gaming

Perhaps to some Western media outlets, everything the Chinese government does shall be opposed or criticized as long as the country is advancing, even though they must call white black.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 22:18:40

UK lorry tragedy defies humanitarian image of European countries

Given the lack of consensus, the EU has failed to find a solution for its refugee crisis. Meanwhile, each country has adopted tougher migrant policies. The “humanitarian” image of Europe will continue to be tested.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 22:13:40

Amid BRICS, Brazil needs foreign policy rejig

There are certain people in Brasilia among diplomats, academics and, politicians saying that Brazil has not given the necessary attention to the BRICS. If such sayings are confirmed after the end of the summit, Brazil needs to carefully rethink its foreign policy.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 22:08:40

Norwegian perspectives on international cooperation in the Arctic

To deal with the challenges and to take advantage of the opportunities in the Arctic, Norway continues to believe in effective multilateral cooperation within the framework of international and national law and well-established governance structures.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/13 21:38:40

China-built rail will help Kenya develop

The second phase of a Chinese-built Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that links the Kenyan capital of Nairobi with Naivasha, a small town, was opened in the middle of October. The SGR is expected to boost trade along the route and help Kenya's industrialization.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/12 21:43:40

Russia to throw weight behind China's concept of BRICS+

As two core BRICS members, Russia and China are capable of pushing cooperation to more sectors. Thus, through cooperation in the BRICS format, Russia and China can strengthen bilateral ties, achieve political goals, and create a multipolar global system.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/12 20:28:40

BRICS empowers cooperation among emerging countries

In an attempt to further promote cooperation, BRICS members should strive to tackle divergences, enhance political consensus, reinforce consultation and coordination on major issues and speak with one voice.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/12 20:23:40

India will lose both ways after rejecting RCEP

India will find itself in a dilemma that would be of its own making. It will lose the opportunity of development along with links to the international community. At the same time, New Delhi will also not be able to reap the benefits of protectionism.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/11 22:18:40

US withdrawal from Paris Agreement shows it is an untrustworthy partner

China should strengthen its own mechanisms to deal with climate change, such as taxing carbon emissions and strengthening cooperation with other countries under the UN framework, to establish the image of a major responsible and reliable country.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/11 21:58:40