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Freedom of speech becomes a casualty in US

Back to Chinatown, after a few protests, the city finally hosted meetings with community members. It remains to be seen how much difference these meetings can make in changing announced decisions.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 18:38:40

China-Russia cooperation contributes to world stability

To a great extent, world stability and security will depend on how Russia and China build and develop their relations.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/13 18:33:41

What makes effeminate men popular in China

There is no need to worry about the popularity of effeminate men that partly reflects the achievement of social economy. However, singing praises for feminine traits among men and reviling masculinity as cancer is also inappropriate.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/12 19:23:41

Can Sweden defend European core values?

Identity crisis has become a key factor leading to ethnic, religious and cultural clashes not only in Europe, but also in the rest of the world.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/12 19:18:40

Europe, China must come together for Africa

My wishful thought is that Italy could be able to influence the EU in this direction, as in the official intention of the undersecretary Michele Geraci and the former European Commission president Romano Prodi.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 19:48:39

Eastern Economic Forum to boost China-Russia cooperation

President Xi's presence at the EEF will definitely promote China's participation in Russian Far East development and open up new space for future China-Russia cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 19:33:40

India playing wily game with US, Russia and China

India is playing games to gain benefits from all sides – China, Russia and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/11 14:08:39

Can culture be used for consensus in NE Asia?

They found transformative power in that past culture that helped them push toward new horizons. Looking back was not nostalgia, but rather an opportunity for innovation. China can lead the way in promoting such a transformation of the civilization in Northeast Asia.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 20:18:39

Is there optimism for China-US relations?

The investment ties, the student ties, the complementary interests ultimately will pull the two societies together. That does not mean we are not going to have difficulties in the short term. It also tells everyone who cares that they can't sit back.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/10 19:28:39

'BRI' Express and future of China-Africa ties

As the Belt and Road is a critical paradigm and harbinger of an emerging inclusive and participatory global order, Africa has a unique opportunity to make original contributions to a new world order.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 18:08:39

US tries to dictate WTO reform by pullout threat

Reports show that the US is strengthening communication and coordination with the EU and Japan, hoping to reach a consensus with them over WTO reform. That being said, more attention should be paid to WTO's future reforms, instead of a possible US exit.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 18:03:39

Many hurdles in the way of India's 100 airports plan

If the ambitious plan can be implemented smoothly, it will not only meet the travel demands of the Indian public, but also help the country augment infrastructure on a massive scale. Ultimately, it can serve as a catalyst for India's economic development, especially in the manufacturing sector.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/9 12:13:39

Students struggle with rich-poor gap in top universities

Receiving higher education so far has still been acknowledged as the most effective ladder for upward social mobility. Those graduating from top universities, poor or rich, are more likely to find decent and high-paying jobs. But windows will certainly be closed if the poor students idle themselves complaining about the disparity with the rich.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 21:26:56

China, Greece deepen ties in economy, environment despite EU unease

Collaboration on culture can in the future be complemented by closer media cooperation, people-to-people exchange, academic visits and joint research projects as well as youth programs. The mobilization of the Chinese and Greek societies will – in the long term – provide a sustainable continuity to the economic bonanza.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 19:13:40

US' Africa policy driven by convenience

We would like to see the US government adopt a rational approach – getting rid of the mentality of the Thucydides Trap, realizing the limitation of its Africa policy driven by external factors, and exploring feasibility of China-US cooperation in Africa.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 19:08:40

New financial oasis shines in Kazakh capital

Competition for investors is becoming increasingly tough and only the product that meets the requirements of the modern times will be able to draw investment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/6 19:03:40

China, US may tide over conflict in long run

Even the word cooperation sounds hackneyed but it helped define Sino-US relations in the last few decades and it paid off. We expect that the two largest economies will weather the current predicament and bring cooperation back in through negotiations in the near future given that their mutual interests far outweigh the disadvantages of conflict.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/5 18:48:40

Is rent rise affecting consumption in big cities?

With competition intensifying among cities, many small and medium cities are striving to attract more talent through various means with the aim to boost development. Those worrying over reduced consumption power may seize the chance.
Source: Global Times | 2018/9/4 19:13:40